The big-game performers on Ulster final day

Niall Gartland takes a look at the footballers who have shone brightest on Ulster Championship final day in recent seasons, picking up the Man of the Match awards 2022: Brendan Rogers (Derry) ONE of the most likeable lads on the inter-county circuit and also one of the most talented, Brendan Rogers had a game to […]

Tracey looking forward to new challenge at Coalisland

By Niall Gartland THE expectation of success will be considerable, but new Coalisland joint-manager Barry Tracey says he was never going to shy away from taking the reins at one of the most prestigious clubs in Tyrone football. Tracey, who will manage the side with his brother-in-law Steven McNeice, has accrued a wealth of managerial […]

Padraig Hampsey trying to remain upbeat in uncertain times

IN these bleak and barren times on the football front, divining any morsels of positivity is no easy task – but Padraig Hampsey has three crumbs of comfort for Tyrone fans as a result of the current hiatus. With Croke Park confirming last week that there will be no inter-county Senior Championship action likely until […]

Hampsey: We never threw in the towel

PADRAIG Hampsey was named Tyrone’s player of the match at their post-match banquet for a sterling display in their All-Ireland defeat to Dublin. Like his teammates, he was emphasising his positives in the wake of their 2-17 to 1-14 defeat in a first All-Ireland appearance for the vast majority of Mickey Harte’s young squad. “We […]