Fintona veteran McCarroll ready for the big step up

By Niall Gartland THE All-County Leagues will step another notch this Friday night with the commencement of Division Two senior football. Initially, Division One was scheduled to begin in tandem with Division Two, but the Tyrone CCC have taken the decision to postpone top-flight football by a week as the starred games have had to […]

Morrison hopeful about young Strabane team’s chances

By Niall Gartland THIS weekend marks the return of All-County Football League at Division Three senior level in Tyrone, and while it’s a marathon not a sprint, there will be a natural degree of excitement at the return of competitive football after months of training and preparation. New to Division Three this season are Strabane, Tattyreagh […]

Team ethos key for injured Gortin ‘keeper

By Niall Gartland INJURED Gortin goalkeeper Cathal McCullagh has emphasised that the fortunes of his team remain the big priority as he faces into a potentially prolonged period on the sidelines. McCullagh was forced off with a serious shoulder injury in his side’s recent league encounter against Stewartstown, having landed awkwardly following an innocuous encounter […]

Donaghmore boss Tracey targets a strong finish

By Barry O’Donnell UPBEAT Donaghmore manager Barry Tracey insists his charges are capable of mixing it with anybody on their day if they hit their peak. The St Patrick’s were forced to chisel out a draw in their basement battle with bottom of the table Derrylaughan last weekend, ‘keeper Lorcan Quinn slotting over a 45m […]

Clonoe shotstopper calls on younger brigade

By Barry O’Donnell EXPERIENCED Clonoe goalkeeper Michael O’Neill feels it is up to the younger brigade now to carry on the club’s proud tradition after they chiselled out a vital league victory away to Dromore on Friday night. The Rahillys came into the contest at Gardrum Park having lost all bar one of their opening […]