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Owen Mulligan: London Camp On The Same Level As Tyrone

The All-Ireland Championship kicks into gear this weekend when London welcome Galway to McGovern Park, Ruislip, for the quarter-final of the Connacht Senior Football Championship. It’s a tough ask for London taking on last year’s All-Ireland semi-finalists with former player, Owen Mulligan, admitting as much. However, the Tyrone legend was adamant in his assessment that there is no difference between …

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Owen Mulligan: One-Match Ban For Donie Smith Not Good Enough

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One of the big talking points following Round 1 of this year’s Allianz Football League was Roscommon forward Donie Smith’s alleged eye-gouge on Mayo defender, Keith Higgins.  Whilst it wasn’t the first incident of its kind on a GAA field, the grimace across Smith’s face as he drove his finger into the eye of Higgins failed to paint a pretty …

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Mulligan: Canavan Will Stay Grounded Despite ‘Exceptional’ Talent

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Tyrone legend, Owen Mulligan says up and coming talent, Darragh Canavan, will remain grounded despite his prolific rise.  Darragh, son of Peter Canavan, burst onto the inter-county scene last year when he starred for the U17 side, scoring 1-03 against Roscommon alone. He made his senior debut off the bench in the McKenna Cup earlier this month. Mulligan has been …

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Owen Mulligan: “Jonny Cooper Is The Sergio Ramos of Dublin”

Former Tyrone star, Owen Mulligan has praised the role “match winner” Jonny Cooper plays for Dublin as he admits that no team are close to concocting a game plan that will beat the All Ireland champions.  The Paddy Power GAA ambassador and columnist believes every team needs a defender who plays the game on the “edge”, comparing him to controversial …

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Owen Mulligan On Harte Effect: “He Makes You Feel 10-Foot Tall”

Former Tyrone player, Owen Mulligan believes Mickey Harte will have Tyrone’s young players full prepared for the All Ireland final on Sunday against Dublin. The Paddy Power GAA ambassador and columnist with Paddy Power News, was involved with the winning squads in 2003, ’05 and 08 and while it has been 10 years since their last final appearance, he does not …

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No Surprise Return To Tyrone Squad For Conor McKenna

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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Owen Mulligan On Dublin: “You Have To Get In Their Faces”

Three-time All-Ireland winning footballer Owen Mulligan shares his views ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland final when Tyrone will attempt to put a halt to Dublin’s winning streak in this year’s All-Ireland football final at Croke Park.   The Paddy Power GAA ambassador and columnist with Paddy Power News famously played a part in doing just that when he scored one of …

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Owen Mulligan Identifies Key Dublin Weakness Tyrone Must Exploit

Former Tyrone player, Owen Mulligan has identified a key weakness in the Dublin defence that he believes Tyrone must exploit if they are to have any chance of winning the Sam Maguire cup in Sunday’s final.  The two sides have already met this summer, in the second round of the Super 8s in Omagh with the Dubs emerging with a three-point victory. …

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Owen Mulligan: “Shrewd” Harte Will Relish Chance To Beat Monaghan

Former Tyrone sharpshooter Owen Mulligan believes that his “shrewd” former manager, Mickey Harte will have a plan up his sleeve to rectify the mistakes his team made in their last outing against Monaghan. The reigning champions were knocked out of the Ulster championship by Malachy O’Rourke’s side in May, in a game that saw Peter Harte receive a straight red …

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Mulligan: Boring Football Championship Would “Break Your Heart”

Former Tyrone star, Owen Mulligan has lamented the defensive state of the current football championship when compared to hurling. GAA fans were treated to two thrilling hurling semi-finals at the weekend and they proved that it is the best sport in the world, according to the Paddy Power GAA Ambassador and columnist. “Hurling is the best sport in the world …

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Owen Mulligan: “Cork Looked Like They Wanted To Go On The Beer”

Former Tyrone star, Owen Mulligan has blasted the performance of the Cork footballers in their championship exit at the hands of his county, saying they should be “embarrassed”.  The Paddy Power columnist believes the side lacked the physicality, self-belief and “swagger” that Cork teams have been known for in the past. “They really should be embarrassed. The whole set-up should …

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