Aidan Mccrory

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Aidan McCrory: “Every team is beatable. But in order to beat them it will take the best of what we have.” Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

On first approach the Tyrone GAA complex at Garvaghey resembles a sort of fortified military compound. The vast 43-acre site is heavily ring-fenced a(...)

Tyrone’s Mark Bradley tries to avoid the Derry duo of  of  Enda Lynn and Carlus McWilliams during the Ulster SFC quarter-final at Celtic Park. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho/Presseye

Derry 0-11 Tyrone 0-22 If you are looking for evidence that the GAA may be in line for a future shock, then the disappearance of one of Ulster’s tru(...)

Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara with Ronan McNamee of Tyrone during their Allianz Football League Division 1 clash at Croke Park. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 0-10 Tyrone 1-7 The championship is for wimps. Over 28,000 huddled together in Croke Park to see Dublin rumble on towards history against a Ty(...)

 Mayo’s Lee Keegan celebrates at the end of the game. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 0-13 Tyrone 0-12 Mayo are through to a sixth All-Ireland semi-final in a row, mostly on the back of the bits and pieces they learned on the wa(...)

Kieran Donaghy of Kerry gets surrounded Tyrone players during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

The ballad of the unsung hero. How would that sound, exactly? Would it have to be accompanied by air guitar? The lyrics communicated by sign language?(...)

 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.(...)

Tyrone’s Conor Clarke holds off the challenge of Tipperary’s Alan Campbell during the qualifier at Semple Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tyrone 0-19 Tipperary 0-7 In Semple stadium, of all places, Tipperary’s promising football summer ended with a 0-12 to 0-1 second half blitz.(...)

Tyrone’s Ronan O’Neill in action against Donegal. The side will benefit from the introduction of him at centre forward, assuming the team starts as selected. Photograph: Inpho

Even in the era of the qualifiers it’s increasingly rare for the championship to throw up new pairings but this meeting of Tyrone and Limerick at O(...)

The presumed absence of Conor McManus (above) has a part to play, obviously. Though he looks certain to appear at some stage, Monaghan are plainly a reduced force without him.  Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

There is a definite sense of now or never for Monaghan here. The mental block certain counties have when it comes to certain other counties is irratio(...)

Tyrone goalkeeper Niall Morgan takes to the line after receiving a black card in last week’s drawn Ulster senior football Championship preliminary round game against Down at Healy Park. Photograph: Inpho.Omagh, Tyrone 18/5/2014Tyrone vs DownTyrone’s Niall MorganMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Russell Pritchard

Both teams would have been disappointed with last week’s outcome. Down manager James McCartan understandably said that he’d have taken a draw at ha(...)

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