Proud moment for Sludden household

By Niall Gartland NIALL Sludden was a thoroughly deserving recipient of the Man of the Match award in Dromore’s Jim Devlin Cup final victory over Clonoe last Wednesday evening – but he certainly wasn’t the only member of the Sludden household that made his mark in the rebooted competition. His three brothers – Ruairi, Oran […]

Dooher pays glowing tribute to retired Sludden

By Niall Gartland TYRONE joint-manager Brian Dooher has hailed the ‘pure honesty of effort’ from Niall Sludden, who has taken the big decision to call time on his intercounty career. Sludden has been one of the leading lights in Tyrone football for many years, winning back-to-back Ulster titles in 2016 and 2017 and playing a […]

Sludden looking forward to Tuam test

By Niall Gartland GALWAY in Tuam hasn’t proven the most straightforward of tasks for Tyrone in recent times, but forewarned is forearmed and Niall Sludden is looking forward to Sunday’s third round league meeting. It was a rotten day all round as Tyrone were dismantled by Pádraic Joyce’s side in early 2020 on a scoreline […]

Sludden inspired by fan reaction to victory over Meath

TYRONE’S Niall Sludden says the fan reaction didn’t go unnoticed after their dramatic qualifier win over Meath last Saturday. Sludden and his teammates mingled freely with their loyal supporters after an unforgettable encounter at Navan , and he hopes he can give them something more to cheer about in next Saturday’s round two clash against […]

Silky Sludden looks ahead to Ulster final

IN an era of heavy gym work, Niall Sludden believes that skill-work remains the most necessary component for success in modern day gaelic football. The 25-year-old Dromore man was widely praised for an astonishing attacking performance against the mighty Dubs back in the spring. On that occasion, he slalomed through the heart of the Dublin […]

Sludden moving on from black card controversy

VERSATILE Tyrone star Niall Sludden has already moved on from a league campaign that proved somewhat difficult from a personal perspective. The Dromore man, who hardly has a reputation was ill-discipline, was black carded in Tyrone’s final two league fixtures against Mayo and Kerry. Sludden, who also struggled to shake off a hamstring injury during […]

Sludden: I want to prove myself all over again

NIALL Sludden had a debut season to remember with Tyrone, culminating in an Ulster title and a richly deserved All-Star nomination in 2016. Speaking in today’s Gaelic Life, the Dromore man is determined not to rest on his laurels as the Red Hands target a sixth McKenna Cup on the trot, beginning in Sunday’s clash […]