Tyrone’s Justin McMahon tussles with Kieran Donaghy. Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s dedcision to introduce Paul Geaney for Donaghy at half-time had the desired effect for Kerry.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tyrone players will be thinking about Sunday’s semi-final a lot in the months to come. They did so much right in Croke Park on Sunday and had a rea(...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue jumps with joy following at the final whistle at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Well, Joe Brolly, what do you think of that? Last year’s booming riposte by Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy might well have served for all of Tyrone in the flo(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte was left ruing his side’s missed chances after they lost out to Kerry in the All-Ireland senior football championship semi-finals. Photo: Tommy Grealy/INPHO

Mickey Harte has never had a problem finding the point at which all the sound and fury dies away and all that is left are the brass tacks of thing. Hi(...)

  Seán Cavanagh celebrates Tyrone’s victory over Monaghan with team-mates. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tyrone, Tyrone: who cannot take some sly delight from the irrepressible talent the Red Hand team has for the getting under the skin of the establishme(...)

 Kerry’s Johnny Buckley competes with Mattie Donnelly and Colm Cavanagh of Tyrone: You’d have to imagine Kerry have enough about them to see their way to September. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

After the sideshow – if you want to call it the short-back-and- sides-show, that’s quite your own business – time again for the ball to be in and t(...)

Kerry’s David Moran: “Whatever about their defensive system, they haven’t got enough credit for some of the footballers they have.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

They say nothing else matters once the ball is thrown in, although when Kerry play Tyrone on Sunday, that will not be true. David Moran, without neces(...)

Peter Harte: “They all play the Tyrone way, if you like. A brand of football where you use your head in certain situations.” Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye /Inpho

“It’s all a blink,” says Peter Harte, and he’s not talking about that near non-stop journey which has taken Tyrone back into an All-Ireland football s(...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte fields the ball against Monaghan at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Not for the first time Tyrone have found themselves in an All-Ireland semi-final with a little dust kicked up in their tracks. As it clears, it doesn(...)

 Mark Bradley and Darren McCurry celebrate a Peter Harte point during Tyrone’s All-Ireland quarter-final win over Monaghan at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Tyrone 0-18 Monaghan 0-14 This is Tyrone. This is Mickey Harte. There to the end, still forging on long after the rest have run out of excuses.(...)

Cathal McCarron is one of Tyrone manager Mickey Harte’s solid back-line options. Photograph: Inpho.

All-Ireland SFC quarter-final Tyrone v Monaghan Croke Park, Saturday, 4pm Live: Sky Sports 5 With the clock running down on a mostly drab summer, you (...)