Tyrone make two changes for trip to Donegal

TYRONE have named their name to face Donegal in Saturday evening’s All-Ireland Round Robin opener at Ballybofey. They have named two changes from the starting team that lined out against Jim McGuinness’ side in last month’s Ulster Senior Championship semi-final clash, a pulsating encounter that saw Tyrone lose out after extra-time on a scoreline of […]

Tyrone U20 captain Michael Rafferty joins senior set-up

By Niall Gartland TYRONE’S All-Ireland U20 winning captain Michael Rafferty has been called into the senior intercounty set-up. Rafferty was an inspirational figure en route to Tyrone’s All-Ireland success at U20 level, providing leadership in abundance and delivering a string of top class defensive performances. Sunday’s win over Kerry marked his second success at this […]

Tyrone U20 star McElholm drafted into senior intercounty panel

By Niall Gartland TYRONE U20 star Eoin McElholm has been drafted into the senior intercounty set-up on the back of his Man of the Match performance in last Sunday’s All-Ireland final victory over Kerry. The Loughmacrory youngster scored seven points from play in a sublime personal performance against the Kingdom, and now he has been […]

Revival of historic Tyrone cup competition

By Niall Gartland THE Jim Devlin Cup is set to be revived in the spring to mark the 50th anniversary of the murders of Jim and Gertrude Devlin by loyalist gunmen outside Edendork in Tyrone. It will take place between the 16 Division One teams in Tyrone on a knock-out starting in April and culminating in […]

Dooher targeting a winning start

By Barry O’Donnell SLOW starts in the league have blighted Tyrone in recent seasons, a pattern which joint-manager Brian Dooher is keen to rectify this weekend The Red Hands begin what looks an arduous schedule of matches in Division One at home to Roscommon in O’Neill’s Healy Park this Sunday afternoon (throw-in 3.45pm), in a […]

Conor Bradley – the making of a star

By Niall Gartland WHEN a young lad makes it all the way to the bright lights of the multi-billion pound business that is the famed Premier League, you can rest assured that it didn’t come about by chance. Conor Bradley made his Premier League debut for Liverpool at the weekend and he delivered a typically […]

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 […]