Tyrone name team to face Roscommon


By Niall Gartland TYRONE have named their team to face Roscommon in tomorrow’s All-Ireland Preliminary quarter-final at O’Neill’s Healy Park. The team has been rejigged in the middle sector with Conn Kilpatrick ruled out due to suspension, subject to any further appeals. Mattie Donnelly has been named in midfield, with captain Peter Harte slotting into […]


Tyrone make two changes for trip to Donegal


TYRONE have named their name to face Donegal in Saturday evening’s All-Ireland Round Robin opener at Ballybofey. They have named two changes from the starting team that lined out against Jim McGuinness’ side in last month’s Ulster Senior Championship semi-final clash, a pulsating encounter that saw Tyrone lose out after extra-time on a scoreline of […]


Captain Harte as driven as ever


By Niall Gartland BLITHELY describing Peter Harte as an ‘experienced footballer’ would be doing the man a considerable disservice. Having made his senior debut with the county all the way back in February 2010, the Errigal Ciaran man is now on the cusp of his 15th uninterrupted Championship campaign with Tyrone – and it’s fair to […]


Murphy doesn’t expect rash of Tyrone retirements


By Niall Gartland DONEGAL legend Michael Murphy expects at least some of Tyrone’s elder statesmen to return for the 2024 season following Saturday’s disappointing championship exit at the hands of Kerry. Murphy, who hung up the boots at intercounty level last November at the age of 33, thinks that the raft of young talent coming […]


Minor miracles


Tyrone (Eight All-Ireland titles) TYRONE are fourth in the overall leaderboard with a very impressive eight All-Ireland titles to their name (only Kerry, Cork and Dublin have fared better over the years). The Red Hands won their first All-Ireland titles in 1947 and 1948, and their winning run in 1998 laid the platform for their […]


The Red Hands are on the right track says Sean Cavanagh


By Niall Gartland SEAN Cavanagh believes a few subtle adjustments could transform Tyrone’s season for the better as they gear up for Saturday’s All-Ireland group stage clash against Armagh. While the Red Hands are certainly playing well, they’re yet to hit the heights that saw them surge to All-Ireland glory back in 2021. Five-time all-star […]


DERBY DAY DUELS


  2023 McKenna Cup R3 Derry 0-10 Tyrone 0-10 The latest chapter in this storied rivalry, if any game summed up Derry’s intentions to replace Tyrone as the noisy neighbours, it was this one. In years gone by, the Oak Leaf County would have fallen away as Tyrone gained the upper hand, but not Rory […]


Harte and Donnelly expected to go again as Tyrone plan for 2023


By Niall Gartland WITH the dawn of a new intercounty season fast approaching, Tyrone joint-managers Feargal Logan and Brian Dooher will be busy knitting together their panel ahead of January’s McKenna Cup competition. A batch of would-be newcomers who impressed during the Tyrone Club Championships will be put through their paces in the coming weeks […]


County contingent stand tall for Errigal insists Glen selector


By Michael McMullan GLEN selector Johnny Bradley was impressed with how Ulster opponents Errigal Ciaran stood tall in the face of Carrickmore’s brave comeback in Sunday’s Tyrone decider. Former Derry player Bradley, a highly-rated performance analyst, was also full of praise for the Glen squad who delivered back-to-back Derry championships in commanding style. Glen host […]