Effort of Red Hand players can’t be faulted says Dooher

By Niall Gartland TYRONE joint-manager Brian Dooher said he “couldn’t fault” the application of his team during their narrow defeat away to Galway last Saturday in Salthill. Pádraic Joyce’s side led for practically the entirety of the game and had the benefit of an extra man following the first-half sending off of Frank Burns, but Tyrone […]

Tyrone have it all to prove

ALL IRELAND SFC ROUND 1 Galway v Tyrone Saturday, Pearse Stadium, 5.15pm By Niall Gartland Advertisement ONE wonders whether the Tyrone camp will have appreciated Paul Flynn’s comments at the weekend on the Sunday Game. Whatever about the Derry and Armaghs of this world, the gravelly voiced Dub opted to hype up the Red Hands […]

Can Farney derail Tyrone?

By Niall Gartland ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINAL Tyrone v Monaghan Sunday, O’Nelll’s Healy Park, 4pm Advertisement LET’S get ready to rumble and all that, but there’s a nagging feeling that the Ulster Championship has been diluted by the decision to essentially prise apart the provincial championships from the race for the Sam Maguire. Indeed, a few commentators […]

Tyrone just need a few tweaks says Devlin

By Barry O’Donnell FIRST the good news… to say Tyrone’s track record in Castlebar is very good would be something of an understatement. In fact you have to go all the way back to Art MacRory and Eugene McKenna’s first match in charge as a joint management team in 1992 for the last occasion that […]

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 […]

Dooher demands improvement after last season’s letdown

By Barry O’Donnell WHETHER its bouquets or brickbats, the Tyrone senior players and management have experienced vastly contrasting receptions at the conclusion of the past two seasons. From the highs of Croke Park on September 11th, 2021 (victory vs Mayo in AIF) to the lows of the Athletic Grounds on June 5th, 2022 (Armagh loss […]