Kilpatrick ready for Orchard test

By Alan Rodgers ALL the permutations surrounding relegation or deciding the National League final pairing will only be secondary to the fact that this latest clash of Tyrone against Armagh carries massive significance for both counties. Two wins on the trot mean that the Red Hands enter this round seven game in buoyant mood. Victory […]

McGarrity hopes Galbally resilience gets its reward

By Niall Gartland GALBALLY midfielder Enda McGarrity knows it won’t be easy to get the better of Edendork, but if they do fall short, it won’t be for a lack of moral fortitude, as they say. The Pearses have shown immense resilience throughout their championship campaign – they didn’t muster a single score in the […]

Practice makes perfect for McCurry

By Niall Gartland DARREN McCurry is in the form of his life. Last year he was named man of the match in the All-Ireland final, won an All-Star and he was even labelled as the best forward in the country by Joe Brolly back in the springtime. The 29-year-old wasn’t afforded the same opportunity to […]

Semi spots up for grabs in Tyrone

TYRONE INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINALS OWEN ROES V KILLEESHIL Friday, O’Neill’s Healy Park, 8.15pm OWEN Roes are a strong, combative team and will be full of confidence after their win over Gortin in the first round. Killeeshil know they’ve room for improvement after their narrow win against Cookstown on their first day out. Advertisement Verdict: Owen […]

Brian McGuckin looks at what makes up his perfect player

WE asked former Tyrone player Brian McGuckin what made up his perfect player… INTELLIGENCE Brian McGuigan (Tyrone) / Malachy McGlinchey (Edendork) I would find it hard to pick one of them. MOTIVATOR Ronan McGuckin (Ballinderry) My cousin Ronan could definitely get you up for a game. STRENGTH Niall McCusker (Ballinderry) / John Mallon (Edendork) Neither […]

“The man was on fire that day”

THIS week we look back at some of the memorable games from former Tyrone forward Brian McGuckin. Teams played for: Edendork St Malachy, Ballinderry Shamrocks, Tyrone and UUJ. Current involvement: Advertisement Co manager/coach, alongside Damian Barton, with Magherafelt O’Donovan Rossa. Which club game, that you played in, will you never forget and why? The 2010 […]