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Peter Harte Puts Emphasis On Tyrone’s Attacking Play

Peter Harte is regarded as Tyrone’s main man to many GAA followers. Despite wearing number seven, Harte is seen as the fulcrum of the Red Hand attack. They are a side that has often been criticised for their defensive mindset but their attacking play has most definitely moved on another level in 2017. So far this season, Tyrone have amassed …

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A Win On Sunday Would Be Mickey Harte’s Greatest Achievement

When Mickey Harte became manager of the Tyrone minor football team in 1991, no-one could have anticipated the journey ahead. Twenty-six years later he is now into his 15th season in charge of the Red Hand county. And only another seventy minutes stand between his side and the fourth All-Ireland final appearance of his tenure. At each of his managerial …

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Mickey Harte Names Tyrone Team To Face Dublin In Sunday’s Semi-Final

Tyrone have named their starting fifteen for this Sunday’s All Ireland Senior Football Championship semi-final against Dublin at Croke Park. In all, manager Mickey Harte makes just one change from the comprehensive 3-17 to 0-8 win against Armagh in the quarter-final earlier this month with David Mulgrew, who gave a fine performance from the bench in that match, coming in from …

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Why Tyrone Can End Dublin’s Unbeaten Run

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 5/8/2017 Tyrone vs Armagh Tyrone manager Mickey Harte speaks to his team after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Dublin have lost one championship game in the last four seasons. In fact, that can be stretched to the Boys in Blue losing two championship games in the last six seasons and they are currently undefeated in the 2017 championship. Of the last nine national titles that have been on offer at senior level, Dublin have won seven of them. …

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Jim McGuinness Spots A Weakness In Dublin Tactics That Tyrone Could Exploit

Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness has had his say ahead of the highly-anticipated clash of Dublin and Tyrone on August 27. Writing for the Irish Times, McGuinness looked at how important it is that Tyrone give themselves the opportunity to compete while also outlining the necessary components when it comes to masterminding a victory over Dublin. McGuinness picked out what …

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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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