McMahon hopes month-long break stands to Tyrone

By Barry O’Donnell A MONTH on from their painful Ulster exit at the hands of Donegal, Tyrone are primed for a quick rematch with their fierce Tir Conaill rivals, with assistant manager Joe McMahon hopeful that the extended break will work in the side’s favour. The Red Hands looked out on their feet at the […]

Tyrone’s McMahon wary of Oriel kick

By Alan Rodgers TWO more points on the Division One table just might be enough to secure Tyrone’s top flight survival as they prepare to meet Monaghan in this weekend’s crucial National League clash – but Red Hand assistant manager is wary of an Oriel kick. It’s rare for the Red Hands to be heading […]

Mighty Quinn reflects on ‘amazing’ journey

By Alan Rodgers ONE moment in last Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final encapsulated all that is good about what Conor Quinn has offered Galbally throughout a career which will reach another milestone when he lines out for them at Croke Park this Sunday. As their All-Ireland semi-final clash approached its climax, he embarked on a big run […]

Galbally have eyes on Croke Park

By Alan Rodgers A GROWING reputation of a top young manager has combined with the wily experience of a coach with impeccable credentials to provide the Midas touch for Galbally in their quest for honours this year. Joe McMahon from Omagh and Paddy Crozier from Ballymaguigan in south Derry are enjoying the journey that the Pearses […]

Painful memories of 2019 driving on the Pearses

By Alan Rodgers A DEFEAT in the Ulster Intermediate final three years ago has chastened Galbally as they aim to reverse their fortunes in this year’s decider. The Pearses meet Corduff of Monaghan in Newry on Saturday night. It’s a game offering them the opportunity to make their mark at provincial level, and they enter the tie […]

McMahon looks back on Cormac’s special welcome

JOE McMahon was a fresh-faced youngster when the call came to join the Tyrone panel for the start of the 2004 season. Just months earlier he had celebrated in the Cusack Stand as Peter Canavan lifted the Sam Maguire Cup. Now he was joining him and the other heroes in the dressing-room and readily admits […]