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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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Darren Hughes Set To Miss Ulster Championship With Broken Ankle

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Monaghan have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their Ulster Championship quarter-final against Cavan next month with the news that versatile veteran, Darren Hughes is out with a broken ankle.  Hughes suffered the injury while on club duty for Scotstown against Ballybay and it is thought that the midfielder will be out for 10-12 weeks meaning that he is …

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BOI Celtic Challenge Round-Up: Group H Off To A Flying Start

The 2019 Bank Of Ireland Celtic Challenge got underway this weekend, with three cracking games in Group H opening the proceedings as Derry, Down and Armagh all picked up hard-fought victories. Read our full round-up of the games below. _____ Derry Edge Out Tyrone In Cracking Owenbeg Opener Derry 3-15 – 3-12 Tyrone Derry edged this thrilling Group H opener …

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Ronan O’Neill Quits Tyrone Panel Ahead Of Championship

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Talented Tyrone forward, Ronan O’Neill, has quit the panel following the conclusion of the Allianz Football League citing a lack of game time as the reason for walking away. As reported by the Team Talk Mag, O’Neill has opted out of Mickey Harte’s squad ahead of their 2019 Championship campaign after not having made a single league appearance this year. …

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Paddy Andrews Out With Fractured Jaw Following Clash With Niall Morgan

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It has today been confirmed that Dublin star, Paddy Andrews, fractured his jaw on Saturday night following a clash with Tyrone goalkeeper, Niall Morgan.  RTE Sport’s Darren Frehill reported the news this morning that Andrews did indeed fracture his jaw on Saturday evening and has since undergone surgery as a result. The St. Brigids’ player hadn’t long entered the fray …

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Conclusions Following a Jam-Packed Weekend Of GAA Action

And breath… 22 games in just two days. It really was a bumper weekend of GAA action. Corofin cemented their spot as the best football team in the country, while Henry Shefflin led Ballyhale Shamrocks back to the top in his first year of management. In the Allianz Hurling League, Cork took down Kilkenny in their ‘relegation playoff’ while Dublin recorded …

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Cluxton and McCaffrey Drop Out Of Dublin Squad To Face Tyrone

Despite making his return to the Dublin starting XV in their win over Roscommon in two weeks ago, Stephen Cluxton has been left out of the squad to face Tyrone this evening in Round Six of the Allianz Football League. Evan Comerford returns to take his spot between the goals following an excellent display against Mayo last time out in …

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Morgan Versus Beggan – Battle Of The Fly Keepers

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Tyrone and Monaghan come face to face for the fourth time in twelve months this evening in Round Four of the Allianz Football League.  The two sides have struck up somewhat of an intense rivalry over the past number of seasons and with both teams languishing around the bottom of Division One, expect tonight’s encounter to be a spicy affair …

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Four Players To Watch In Round Four Of Allianz Football League

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Come close of business this weekend in the Allianz Football League, we will begin to get a clearer picture of who’s looking at trophies and who’s looking at trouble. The situation as it stands is tight across all four divisions and teams will be looking to shut down certain individuals who have proved a thorn in many sides over the first …

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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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Harte Hands Two Debuts As Tyrone Name Team For Kerry Opener

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Mickey Harte has named two debutants in his side for Sunday’s clash with Kerry in the opening round of this year’s Allianz Football League. Galbally’s Liam Rafferty and Brian Kennedy of Derrylaughan come into the starting XV at right-corner-back and midfield respectively for the highly anticipated match at Fitzgerald Stadium. Meanwhile, Harte has named nine of the side that lost …

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McCurry: McKenna Cup Final Felt Like A Championship Match

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Tyrone and Armagh played out an intense, physical battle last night in the McKenna cup final in front of 11,000 spectators at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. In what was a joy to watch for fans given the time of year, with returning Tyrone forward Darren McCurry likening it to a Championship game in terms of atmosphere, as well as …

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