Dooher and Logan granted new term as Tyrone managers

By Niall Gartland FEARGAL Logan and Brian Dooher have been granted a new three-year term as Tyrone joint-managers at a meeting of the County Committee in Garvaghey this evening. Club delegates offered no dissent when the matter was tabled by the County Board and Logan and Dooher were therefore ratified to lead the county’s senior […]


Some savagely tough nuts have graced the fields of Ireland. Michael McMullan takes a look at home he recalls watching in action. Brian McGilligan THE fact Kevin Heffernan took him to the International Rules in 1986 after just one senior appearance tells you enough. Starting him at full-back ahead of Mick Lyons is another example […]

Dooher and Logan expected to be reinstated

By Niall Gartland FEARGAL Logan and Brian Dooher have put their names forward to stay on board as managers of the Tyrone senior intercounty football team, and it is expected that they will be ratified on a new three-year term at a meeting of the county committee next Tuesday evening (August 8). Logan and Dooher […]

Sparks expected to fly

All-Ireland SFC Round 2 TYRONE v ARMAGH Saturday, O’Neill’s Healy Park, 7pm (Live on RTÉ) By Niall Gartland Advertisement ARMAGH dumped reigning All-Ireland champions Tyrone out of the race for Sam with surprising ease this time last year, but the feeling is that the gap between the two teams has been not just narrowed but […]

Cathal McShane set to miss Armagh match through injury

CATHAL McShane is unlikely to play any part in Tyrone’s Saturday night clash with Armagh, according to joint-manager Brian Dooher. The Owen Roes forward missed the tail-end of Tyrone’s Division One campaign due to injury and he has yet to make it back to full fitness. While he was named on the subs’ bench for […]

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 […]