Positive omens for Tyrone against the Rossies

By Niall Gartland LAST weekend’s McKenna Cup final defeat to Derry has dampened expectations ahead of the start of Tyrone’s league campaign, but one thing’s for sure – the Red Hands won’t travel to Dr Hyde Park this Sunday with any sort of inferiority complex. Tyrone’s record against Roscommon down the years frankly couldn’t be […]

“When Aine McNulty marks you, you don’t get an inch”

Name: Sally McCann. Age: 32. Teams played for: Brocagh Camogie Club, Tyrone camogie, Ulster camogie, Cormac McAnallens (Sydney) Camogie and football. What team have you enjoyed the most success against? I would say we are pretty evenly matched with Éíre Óg, so we have enjoyed success in the club recently with winning the league. Advertisement […]


  2023 McKenna Cup R3 Derry 0-10 Tyrone 0-10 The latest chapter in this storied rivalry, if any game summed up Derry’s intentions to replace Tyrone as the noisy neighbours, it was this one. In years gone by, the Oak Leaf County would have fallen away as Tyrone gained the upper hand, but not Rory […]

‘Hurt’ of last year motivating Mattie and Tyrone

By Barry O’Donnell A PROLONGED spell of introspection over the off-season among the Tyrone players was necessary to try and avoid a repeat of 2022, Matthew Donnelly believes. With Tyrone set to meet Derry yet again in the final of the Dr McKenna Cup this Saturday evening in the Athletic Grounds, the match will provide […]

“She’s not bad at a bit of Philomena Begley”

Name: Sally McCann Age: 32 Teams played for: Brocagh Camogie Club, Tyrone Camogie, Ulster camogie, Cormac McAnallens (Sydney) Camogie and football. Which team mate has been the most inspirational and why? Advertisement Grainne McDonald. She plays on a few different teams and football as well. Flying fit and just a real asset to the team. With her beside […]

Teams named for McKenna Cup semi-finals

By Michael McMullan CAVAN and Derry name named their teams for this weekend’s Dr McKenna Cup semi-finals. Mickey Graham has made four changes for Saturday’s (5pm) visit of Tyrone to Kingspan Breffni Park. There is a first start of the season for Niall Carolan, with Padraig Faulkner, Conor Brady and Brandon Boylan returning. Advertisement Tyrone […]