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 […]


Harte quashes Oakleaf challenge as Tyrone reach decider


Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup Semi-Final 2019 Tyrone 0-14 Derry 1-8 From Odhrán Crumley at the Athletic Grounds Advertisement Tyrone have overcome a valiant Derry effort to reach their seventh Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup decider in a row.  The sides were level at the break despite the Red Hands playing with a […]


Eight Changes as Tyrone team to face Fermanagh named


Mickey Harte has made eight changes to his Tyrone side for Wednesday night’s final Dr McKenna Cup group game against Fermanagh.  Rory Brennan, Peter Harte, Niall Sludden, Conall McCann and Cathal McShane return to the starting fifteen after the team holiday to Thailand. The Tyrone team is as follows; Niall Morgan Liam Rafferty  Hugh Pat […]


Harte hails impact of Tyrone coach Peter Donnelly


TYRONE struggled to match Dublin in last year’s wretched All-Ireland semi-final loss to Dublin, but there were more encouraging signs in the recent ‘Super Eight’ clash at Healy Park that they have closed the gap. Speaking ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final against the Dubs, Peter Harte attributes much of the credit to the team’s strength […]