TYRONE GAA fans, take note: at the annual County Convention on December 12, the fifth and final volume of the late Joe Martin’s acclaimed ‘The GAA in Tyrone’ history series will be officially unveiled. Entitled ‘Memories: 1900-56’, the book is a miscellany of fascinating stories, historical research and interview material. To say this is a […]
IT was rather poignant in the week that Feargal Logan and Brian Dooher were ratified to remain on as Tyrone senior joint managers, that their distinguished predecessor Art McRory should pass away. The current management team are just two of hundreds of players down through the years to have benfitted from the astute guidance and […]
By Niall Gartland TYRONE county chairman Martin Sludden has paid tribute to the late Frank Rodgers, stating that the impact of his role as a leading GAA administrator in the county reverberates to this day. The Beragh Red Knights clubman died on Sunday aged 82 having been involved in the GAA as a player, coach […]
CATHAL McShane is unlikely to play any part in Tyrone’s Saturday night clash with Armagh, according to joint-manager Brian Dooher. The Owen Roes forward missed the tail-end of Tyrone’s Division One campaign due to injury and he has yet to make it back to full fitness. While he was named on the subs’ bench for […]
IT’S no exaggeration to say that the race for survival in Division Two is on a knife-edge heading into the final three rounds of matches. Tattyreagh, Eskra, Rock, Clogher and Cookstown are in particular peril at the bottom of the table, and there are a few others who aren’t yet guaranteed of safety even at […]
By Shaun Casey “IT’S a rebuilding process,” says Strabane hurling secretary Chris McDaid as the club are targeting underage growth which they hope will blossom into a senior team in the near future. “It’s a rebuilding process. The club been in existence for a long time, 40 odd years, but over the past ten we’ve struggled to […]
Tyrone’s midfield maestro from the 1980s Harry McClure talks to Niall Gartland about his club and county career… HE was reared in Coalisland parish and his father played for Armagh – but it was with Clonoe and Tyrone that Harry McClure starred during the eighties and early nineties. McClure lined out in midfield alongside Plunkett Donaghy […]
Aidan O’Mahony played 155 times for Kerry, was twice and All-Star, won 10 Munster and five All-Ireland titles, was Man of the Match in the 2006 All-Ireland Final. He recalls his battles with Ulster teams, talks tactics, and the road to winning Sam in 2014 and gives his take on the changing face of football. […]
Omagh, St Enda’s man Liam Grugan talks about his battle with cancer.
There were some big changes in Tyrone this year.