Gormley and Leonard take reins at Beragh Red Knights

BERAGH Red Knights have formally appointed a new management team headed up by Tyrone legend Conor Gormley and Damian Leonard. It’s a high-profile appointment for the club, who reached this year’s Division Two promotion play-offs where they fell narrowly short against the Moy. Gormley and Leonard have already accrued experience of working alongside each other […]

‘Mackers’ giving serious consideration to hanging up the boots

By Niall Gartland HAVING represented the club at senior level with distinction for nearly two decades, Coalisland veteran Stephen McNally says that he is “99 per cent” sure that he has hung up the boots for the final time following his side’s Division One-salvaging victory over the Moy last Sunday. If indeed he does formally retire […]

Fintona braced for major step up

By Niall Gartland FINTONA are gearing up for their first Junior Championship semi-final appearance since 2011, but their captain Niall Murray recognises they won’t get anything handed to them by a strong Aghaloo side. The Pearses last reached the final four back in 2011, coming up short against Killeeshil, and it would be a big […]

Dooher and Logan expected to be reinstated

By Niall Gartland FEARGAL Logan and Brian Dooher have put their names forward to stay on board as managers of the Tyrone senior intercounty football team, and it is expected that they will be ratified on a new three-year term at a meeting of the county committee next Tuesday evening (August 8). Logan and Dooher […]

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 […]

Ballybofey bout could revive Tyrone’s campaign – McAliskey

By Niall Gartland TYRONE will head into the bearpit of Ballybofey with their championship campaign firmly on the line this Saturday, but Connor McAliskey believes they have what it takes to book their place in the last eight of the All-Ireland. The former Tyrone sharpshooter recognises that the team is yet to reach the heights […]

Oguz driven to succeed with Red Hands

By Niall Gartland LINING out in the red and white of Tyrone is an achievement in itself, but it’s a results business and Joe Oguz was relieved to come out on the winning side of a competitive tussle against Armagh last Saturday evening. He was granted his first championship start at senior inter-county level against […]

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 […]

Derry are Ulster’s best bet in All-Ireland race says O’Shea

By Shaun Casey AFTER this year’s dramatic Ulster final that was ultimately decided via a penalty shootout, and won by Derry, Paul Flynn caught the headlines for his views on the best team in Ulster. Derry had just edged out Armagh to complete back-to-back titles for only the second time in their history and their […]