Eglish in All-Ireland semi-final action after lengthy lay-off

By Niall Gartland EGLISH camogs haven’t plotted the typical path to this Saturday’s All-Ireland Intermediate Championship semi-final clash against Meath side Na Fianna. Their last competitive outing was a Tyrone Senior Championship final replay victory over Dungannon-based Naomh Treasa in mid-September as there was no Ulster Intermediate Championship to play for this year. A decision […]

Cormac McAnallen: The Brantry Boy will remain forever young

By Niall Gartland CORMAC McAnallen is forever young. The Brantry Boy is immortalised in the mind’s eye as the fiercely determined Tyrone footballer whose mid-season reinvention as a full-back was the missing piece of the jigsaw in 2003. Four games was all it took for Cormac to nail down the All-Star full-back position. Tyrone’s calamitous […]

Clonduff camog O’Hagan savours Ulster success

By Shaun Casey CLONDUFF edged out old foes Eglish last weekend to earn their first Ulster title since 2019. A super second-half display from Kieran McGourty’s side was enough to capture the trophy, with three points the difference in the end. “It was a great game, Eglish put it up to us every step of […]

Eglish hoping to overcome long layoff

By Shaun Casey EGLISH retained their Tyrone title way back in September and two months on they’re back in action competing in the Ulster Intermediate final. Páirc Esler plays host to their clash with Down champions Clonduff this weekend, as a curtain-raiser to the senior showpiece between Loughgiel and Sleacht Néill. It’s been a long […]

Clonduff out to reverse fortunes

By Kieran Lynch CLONDUFF and Eglish will renew acquaintances once more in the Ulster Intermediate Camogie final when they collide in Páirc Esler this Saturday, and the Hilltown club will be looking to reverse the fortunes of last year’s decider. The sides have met in four provincial finals in recent years, with Eglish winning a […]

Tyrone star Conor McKenna cements his 2023 plans

By Michael McMullan TYRONE All-Ireland winner Conor McKenna will return to the AFL with Brisbane Lions next season after making the decision to return to Australia. McKenna won an All-Ireland with the Red Hands in 2021 but was one of a host of players to pull out of the panel this season. The Eglish man, […]

CATHERINE McGOURTY: The usual suspects

IT’S that time of year again when we begin to see county finals take place across the country. Around the Ulster scene so far we have seen Crosserlough crowned champions of Cavan, Granemore are top dogs in Armagh and Loughgiel declared Antrim champions. Eglish will also represent Tyrone in Ulster while Sleacht Néill aim 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 […]

Fionnuala Carr: 20×20 female sport campaign launched

This week the Federation of Irish Sport launched their new campaign 20×20 campaign which aims to increase the participation in female sport and physical activity by 20% by the end of 2020. It also aims to increase media coverage and match attendances. They’re three main targets are to achieve: * A 20% increase in media […]