Joe Martin’s parting gift to Tyrone GAA

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 […]

Art: The man who spearheaded the Tyrone football revival

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 […]

Cathal McShane set to miss Armagh match through injury

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 […]

Eskra ready for fight for survival

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 […]

Strabane starting from scratch

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 […]