Trillick starlet Daly savours an ‘unbelievable feeling’

By Niall Gartland YOUNG Trillick forward Ciaran Daly is living the dream as a fully fledged scoring forward on the newly crowned O’Neill Cup winners Daly, still only 20 years of age, was in top form last Sunday evening on a historic evening for the Reds, scoring 1-2 from play on the way to an […]

25 years on: The story of Ardboe’s 1998 title success

Ardboe took home the O’Neill Cup 25 years ago. Benny Hurl and Brian McGuigan were key cogs in their winning team. Michael McMullan went to meet them. THE glint in Brian McGuigan and Benny Hurl’s eyes tells it all. It’s a random Thursday evening in Ardboe and their hands are clasped on the O’Neill Cup […]

‘Two championships’ in one season in Tyrone

By Michael McMullan THE O’Neill Cup hasn’t been defended since Carrickmore’s 2005 title and two Ardboe championship winners have their thoughts on the competitive nature of Tyrone club football. In a feature interview for Gaelic Life, Benny Hurl and Brian McGuigan look back at their memories to recall their 1998 success. “We nearly play two […]

McCusker ready for another battle royale

By Niall Gartland LEAGUE form counts for very little in the bearpit that is the Tyrone Senior Club Championships but Dromore’s Ryan McCusker says they have no issue whatsoever with the traditional knock-out format. Dromore finished top of the pile in Division One but already two of the four semi-finalists, namely Killyclogher and Carrickmore, have […]

Carrickmore want to take next step says McGarrity

By Niall Gartland CARRICKMORE teenager Lorcan McGarrity is having a debut championship campaign to remember, and he’s keen to take the next step of featuring in the blue ribbon event of county final day. It won’t be easy – Clonoe have parked a lacklustre league campaign and wins over Moortown and Donaghmore have undoubtedly restored […]

PREVIEWS: The start of the Tyrone Senior Championship

TYRONE SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND ONE DUNGANNON V TRILLICK Thursday, Omagh, 7.30pm DUNGANNON claimed an unforgettable victory over Trillick in the 2020 final after penalties. 2015 and 2019 champions Trillick haven’t gone anywhere and this is a block-buster way to throw-in the Tyrone senior championship. Advertisement Verdict: Dungannon GREENCASTLE V DONAGHMORE Friday, Omagh, 6.45pm THESE two […]

Errigal Ciaran sweating on fitness of Ruairi Canavan

BUDDING Tyrone star Ruairi Canavan has emerged as a serious injury doubt for Errigal Ciaran’s Senior Championship opener against the Moy on September 24. Canavan hasn’t played any competitive football since starring in Tyrone’s All-Ireland U-20 final victory over Kildare on May 13 due to a groin problem, and faces a race against time to […]