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Tyrone Ready To Right Last Season’s Wrongs

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Clones, Co. Monaghan 18/6/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's Ronan McNamee Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

A first Ulster title since 2010 was welcomed by Tyrone in 2016, but that was as good as it got when defeat to Mayo at the quarter-final stage ended their season. All eyes are focused on ensuring 2017 is different.  This weekend sees one of GAA’s most eye-catching rivalries reignite as Tyrone take on Armagh in the first of this Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-finals. …

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Tyrone Can Show Their All-Ireland Credentials Against Armagh

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Clones, Co. Monaghan 18/6/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's manager Mickey Harte speaks to his team

In 2016, Tyrone won their first Ulster title in six years with late points from Peter Harte and Kieran McGeary sealing the 0-13 to 0-11 victory over Donegal in the provincial final. A quarter-final against Mayo followed and a flat Red Hand performance saw the Connacht side advance to the All-Ireland semi-final. With captain, Sean Cavanagh, off the pitch after receiving …

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Tyrone’s Unique Pre-Match Ritual Has Seen Them Grow Closer As A Team

Tyrone have emerged as serious All-Ireland contenders after blazing a trail through Ulster on their way to retaining the Anglo-Celt Cup.  The Red Hand cast Derry, Donegal and Down aside handily as they successfully defended their provincial crown. The manner of their victories, coming out on top with dominating displays is what will have sent a warning message to the …

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Tyrone Looking For More Than A Positive Result Against Derry

Allianz Football League Division 1, Healy Park, Omagh, Co. Tyrone 12/3/2017 Tyrone vs Cavan Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

Tyrone become the latest big gun to open their championship campaign on Sunday when they face Derry for a spot in the Ulster semi-final against Donegal. With Monaghan, Mayo and Rory Gallagher’s men already having started 2017 with a win, it is the turn of Mickey Harte’s side to show what they can do, in this potentially tricky opener. While …

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National Football League: Five Young Players To Watch Out For This Weekend

Allianz Football League Division 1, Austin Stack Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry 11/2/2017 Kerry vs Mayo Stephen Coen of Mayo Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Last week, we looked at the hurling fixtures and picked out six players who could make a difference in their National Hurling League matches.  Now, we look at the young footballers in league action over the weekend to keep a watchful eye on. _______ Josh Keane (Tipperary) The 21-year-old Golden-Kilfeacle native came to national prominence during last year’s championship after he …

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Gaelic Football: Roscommon Manager Resigns And End In Sight For Mickey Harte

Ulster GAA Football Final Media Event, The Fir Trees Hotel, Strabane, Co Tyrone 11/7/2016 Tyrone Manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Darren Kidd

While all the talk this week has been surrounding the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final, there have been some major developments in gaelic football. In Connacht, Fergal O’Donnell has stepped down as joint-manager of Roscommon. Selectors David Casey and Stephen Bohan have also resigned with immediate effect. The County Board will meet tonight to discuss the next step for the senior …

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GAA Fans Divided Over Sean Cavanagh’s Sending Off

After a closely fought contest, Mayo claimed a one point win over Tyrone in this afternoon’s All Ireland quarter final. The game was tense throughout, with both teams trading scores during an even contest. However, while there was much to admired, the game was marred by a number of off the ball incidence. Some Mayo fans will no doubt accuse Tyrone of …

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GAA: The Black Card Needs Adjustment Or Abolishment

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Conor McManus is dragged down by Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Without doubt, since the introuduction of the black card to Gaelic football, the number of cynical fouls has decreased immensely.  To tackle the situation relating to cynical fouling, the introduction of the black card was perfect. Players fear committing fouls such as body checks and trips. These are the main fouls that they would have committed and gotten away with before. …

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Injury Boost For Tyrone Footballers

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has received a huge boost ahead of next Saturday’s All-Ireland Football Quarter-Final against Mayo. All-star Mattie Donnelly will be available for the clash having been cast as a major doubt only a few weeks ago. Donnelly sustained a concussion playing with his club, Trillick, and was thought to be a major doubt for the quarter-final in …

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Tyrone Hit With Injury Blow Ahead Of All-Ireland Quarter-Final

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Celtic Park, Derry 22/5/2016 Derry vs Tyrone Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte is sweating over the fitness of 2015 All-Star Mattie Donnelly ahead of the Red Hand’s quarter-final in two weeks. The Ulster Champions beat Donegal in an exciting finish to land provincial honours. They will now face one of Cork, Mayo and Westmeath in the final eight. According to RTÉ, Donnelly sustained a head injury during a …

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Tribute Tuesday – Peter Canavan

Tyrone were victorious in last weekend’s Ulster final. Sean Cavanagh was captain, leader and Man of the Match. We gave the Ulster final negative press, but let’s put some positivity back in Ulster by remembering Tyrone’s greatest ever captain and leader, Peter Canavan. It might be the second week in a row that we are paying tribute to a Tyrone footballer. …

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Ulster Football Final: The Game Of The Summer So Far?

Ulster GAA Football Final Media Event, The Fir Trees Hotel, Strabane, Co Tyrone 11/7/2016 Tyrone's Ronan McNamee and Manager Mickey Harte with Donegal's Manager Rory Gallagher and Frank Glynn Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Darren Kidd

We have made no secret of our admiration for Ulster Football on our pages and our Podcast so far this summer. The championship concludes today with the Ulster final. Could it prove to be the game of the summer so far? Rarely has there been so much neutral anticipation for an Ulster Football Final. It is usually the game that …

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Deserving Harte Can Lead Exuberant Tyrone To Glory

Ulster GAA Football Final Media Event, The Fir Trees Hotel, Strabane, Co Tyrone 11/7/2016 Tyrone Manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Darren Kidd

As the Ulster final looms, here at Pundit Arena HQ, we believe that no man deserves another Ulster title than current Tyrone manager, Mickey Harte. As Tyrone ready themselves to take on Donegal in this Sunday’s Ulster final, the Red Hand County will look to their long-serving manager for wisdom and inspiration. After years of success, Mickey Harte’s men have endured …

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Tyrone And Donegal: Similar Beasts, Different Animals

Ulster GAA Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Replay, St Tiernach's Park, Clones, Co. Monaghan 3/7/2016 Tyrone vs Cavan Tyrone manager Mickey Harte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

A sweeper covering touchline to touchline in front of a disciplined, dogged and durable back row. A high-energy, swarming defence, featuring a half-back line that break with pace, incision and ruthless precision. An inside forward line that blends power, pace and deft skill seamlessly. That was Donegal in 2012. This is Tyrone in 2016. It’s taken him five years, but …

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Harte’s Resurgent Tyrone Can Break Dublin’s Grip On The Sam Maguire

Having coming within touching distance of an All-Ireland Final in 2015 and after such a clinical and merciless victory over Derry last week, it baffles me how Tyrone aren’t being considered huge contenders for Sam Maguire this year. Derry put up a spirited fight in Celtic Park but their obvious lack of organisation, technical ability and quite obvious fear of Tyrone …

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