McCusker ready for another battle royale

By Niall Gartland LEAGUE form counts for very little in the bearpit that is the Tyrone Senior Club Championships but Dromore’s Ryan McCusker says they have no issue whatsoever with the traditional knock-out format. Dromore finished top of the pile in Division One but already two of the four semi-finalists, namely Killyclogher and Carrickmore, have […]

Dungannon Clarkes open impressive new hub

IT WAS an eventful and inspiring morning for the Dungannon Thomas Clarkes last Thursday as they officially cut the ribbon at the ceremonial opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art club facilities on the Lisnahull Road. The £1.3million health and community hub will include a community hall, fitness suite, dance studio, meeting space, mixed changing areas and aims to benefit […]

Art: The man who spearheaded the Tyrone football revival

IT was rather poignant in the week that Feargal Logan and Brian Dooher were ratified to remain on as Tyrone senior joint managers, that their distinguished predecessor Art McRory should pass away. The current management team are just two of hundreds of players down through the years to have benfitted from the astute guidance and […]

Clarke keen to keep St Patrick’s journey going

By Barry O’Donnell FESTIVE time indulgences will have to be put on hold among the teenagers of Donaghmore as the club’s Minors eye a very special Christmas present. The Tyrone double winners are now just sixty minutes away from an appearance in a provincial final, but standing in their way are Four Masters of Donegal […]

PREVIEWS: The start of the Tyrone Senior Championship

TYRONE SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND ONE DUNGANNON V TRILLICK Thursday, Omagh, 7.30pm DUNGANNON claimed an unforgettable victory over Trillick in the 2020 final after penalties. 2015 and 2019 champions Trillick haven’t gone anywhere and this is a block-buster way to throw-in the Tyrone senior championship. Advertisement Verdict: Dungannon GREENCASTLE V DONAGHMORE Friday, Omagh, 6.45pm THESE two […]

Feature: Ones to watch

The Tyrone Senior Championship gets underway in a week’s time and we take a look at a handful off the players who are likely to make an impact in the battle for the O’Neill Cup. Darragh Canavan (Errigal Ciaran) CANAVAN has been in scintillating attacking form for Errigal Ciaran during their league campaign. He’s scored heavily […]

Tyrone unveil championship fixtures schedule

By Niall Gartland THE full fixtures itinerary for the upcoming club championships was published this week with the curtain raiser for the senior tournament set to take place between Trillick and Dungannon Clarkes on the evening Thursday, September 22. Every first-round game in the Senior Championship will be played off in a five-day period centred […]

Dungannon boss concerned with fixtures vacuum

By Michael McMullan DUNGANNON Clarkes manager Christopher Rafferty isn’t convinced the split season is ‘completely fantastic’ for clubs. Rafferty, now in his fifth season as manager, steered the Clarkes to their 2020 and are unbeaten in the Ulster league so far this year. After a win over Erne Gaels, they drew with Coleraine and beat […]