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Fresh Twist In Conor McKenna Saga As Latest Test Returns Negative Result

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Conor McKenna’s latest Covid-19 test has come back negative after the Tyrone player was vilified in Australia for putting the AFL season in doubt. The former Tyrone minor star was the first AFL player to test positive for the coronavirus at the weekend with this leading to his club Essendon’s game against Melbourne being postponed indefinitely. The asymptomatic McKenna showed …

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“He Should Be Suspended Indefinitely For An Act Of Stupidity”

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Conor McKenna is undergoing fresh tests for Covid-19 in the hope that the Tyrone native experienced a false positive which led to his club Essendon’s AFL return against Melbourne on Sunday being postponed.  The former Tyrone minor star became the first player to test positive for the coronavirus since the AFL returned after a three-month shutdown. McKenna flew back to …

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Conor McKenna Puts A Timeline On Tyrone Return

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Essendon’s Conor McKenna has said he will return home to Tyrone in the next few years.  The Bombers star, who scored a goal with his first kick in senior AFL action, has long admitted that he is a home bird and has struggled with homesickness throughout his six years in Melbourne. McKenna is currently back in Ireland after the 2020 …

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Corry’s Corner: Red Hand Rising As Tyrone Strike Fear Once Again

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Tyrone deserve credit… there, I said it! For nearly two full decades, the Red Hands have dined at Gaelic football’s top table winning three All-Ireland titles and seven Ulster Championships. Despite the fact their last All-Ireland win came over a decade ago, Mickey Harte’s men have consistently competed in the latter stages of the championship. Since 2008, they’ve reached six …

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Conor McKenna Reportedly Set For ‘Indefinite’ Return To Tyrone

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Essendon’s Conor McKenna has unexpectedly returned to Ireland just a few weeks prior to the 2020 AFL season.  McKenna starred on the Tyrone minor team that won an All-Ireland title in 2012 before impressing several AFL clubs at a talent combine in December 2013. By the end of 2014, the Eglish club man had signed a two-year rookie contract with …

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McKenna Expresses Zero Regrets Over Decision To Play In Club Game

Conor McKenna has expressed zero regrets over lining out for his club Eglish in a relegation playoff two weeks ago.  The former Tyrone underage star has been under contract with AFL side Essendon since 2014 and has firmly established himself in the club’s first-team squad. However, upon his return to Ireland, McKenna scored a goal for his club as they …

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Conor McKenna Pulls Off Outrageous Solo Dummy In AFL Game

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We could watch this one over and over and over again… The toe-tap or solo is something we Gaelic football heads hold very close to our hearts as it’s something seldom seen in any other sport. However, the seemingly simple act of dropping a ball onto your toe and kicking it back up into your hands is something that is …

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No Surprise Return To Tyrone Squad For Conor McKenna

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Conor McKenna will not be making a surprise appearance for Tyrone in the All Ireland final against Dublin on Sunday, according to his club secretary. McKenna is currently with AFL club, Essendon for whom he has made 18 appearances and is due to return to Ireland ahead of Sunday’s final. Rumours were rife that the 22-year-old would make an appearance for …

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Tyrone Native Aussie Rules Player Could Be In Big Trouble For Alleged Biting Incident

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Conor McKenna could be in big trouble after allegedly biting an opponent in an AFL clash on Sunday. The Essendom Bomber player clashed with Tory Dickson of the Westtern Bulldogs when the latter tackled the former to the ground to prevent a breakaway, with Dickson subsequently claiming that he was bitten by McKenna during the tussle that followed. Conor McKenna is likely …

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