Tyrone make two changes for trip to Donegal

TYRONE have named their name to face Donegal in Saturday evening’s All-Ireland Round Robin opener at Ballybofey. They have named two changes from the starting team that lined out against Jim McGuinness’ side in last month’s Ulster Senior Championship semi-final clash, a pulsating encounter that saw Tyrone lose out after extra-time on a scoreline of […]

McCurry recalled to starting line up for Donegal game

TYRONE have named their team for tomorrow’s All-Ireland SFC Preliminary Quarter-Final against Donegal in Ballybofey. There is only one change on the starting 15 with Darren McCurry returning to the side after sitting out last weekend’s clash against Westmeath, Meanwhile, Cathal McShane, who has struggled with injury as of late, has returned to the subs […]

McNamee wary of Westmeath challenge

By Barry O’Donnell TYRONE must get their ‘own house in order’ in their final group game against Westmeath to avoid any last day concerns about missing out on the knockout stages of the All-Ireland series, Ronan McNamee insists. There is a scenario this Sunday afternoon where the Red Hands could suffer a shock loss to […]

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 […]

Tactical versatility key to Tyrone says Cathal McShane

By Niall Gartland FORWARDS are expected to do much more than just score these days, and Cathal McShane was content to forage deep in the face of a 14-man Donegal defence last Sunday. Tyrone produced a composed, patient display against their neighbours to claim a fully deserved o-16 to 0-8 victory, and their tactical versatility […]

No substitute for a squad’s depth

A good squad is pivotal to success these days and we take a look at the best ‘super subs’ of the modern era. Shaun Casey writes… JIM Gavin developed the mantra that the team that finishes is more important than the team that starts. You have players to get you in the game and keep […]