GLIST: A selection of absentees

Many football team-sheets have changed over the winter with big names departing, and Shaun Casey puts together his best missing 15 1 Raymond Galligan (Cavan) The ex-Cavan netminder didn’t take much time off after retiring, jumping straight into management. The leadership and experience of the Ulster Championship winning captain will surely be a miss on […]

Logan pays glowing tribute to McNamee

By Niall Gartland TYRONE joint-manager Feargal Logan has labelled the newly retired Ronan McNamee as the very definition of ‘Laochra Gael’ in a glowing tribute to one of the greatest ever full-backs to emerge from the county. McNamee had worn the number three jersey with distinction since making his inter-county debut back in 2012 and […]

Distinguished defender Ronan McNamee calls it a day with Tyrone

By Niall Gartland VETERAN Tyrone full-back Ronan McNamee has taken the decision to retire after more than ten years of donning the county jersey with distinction. The Aghyaran man earned a deserved reputation as one of the most tenacious and talented defenders in the modern game, winning an All-Star award for his performances in 2019. […]

McNamee wary of Westmeath challenge

By Barry O’Donnell TYRONE must get their ‘own house in order’ in their final group game against Westmeath to avoid any last day concerns about missing out on the knockout stages of the All-Ireland series, Ronan McNamee insists. There is a scenario this Sunday afternoon where the Red Hands could suffer a shock loss to […]

Mattie hopes to maintain Tyrone’s momentum

By Barry O’Donnell CARRYING the momentum from the latter stages of the National League into the Championship is the prime objective of Tyrone heading into Sunday’s clash with Monaghan, seasoned operator Mattie Donnelly insists. It could be argued that the individual display produced by the Trillick ace in the vital home victory over Kerry was […]

McNamee happy to be on home soil

TYRONE star Ronan McNamee swapped the county jersey for the green and gold of Aghyaran following their early exit from the All-Ireland race, but he doesn’t blame his county colleagues who are spending the summer in the United States. Conor Meyler and Michael McKernan are among those on the other side of the Atlantic at […]

McNamee determined to fight for a starting jersey

RONAN McNamee will hope to avoid injury as the clock ticks down to Tyrone’s home date with Monaghan on May 20, but there’s no guarantee of selection with the competition for places hotting up in the full-back line. Former Tyrone U21 captain Michael McKernan has slotted in seamlessly in debut season at senior level, while […]