Brian Dooher

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Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey, Paul Mannion and Niall Scully celebrate after their All-Ireland SFC win over Tyrone. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

It was a day full of regrets. Pat Spillane said he was sorry for ever using the “puke” word to describe Tyrone’s football. Colm O’Rourke mourned the(...)

Mattie Donnelly of Tyrone: until now, Tyrone were not ready for the penultimate leap. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho

They all remember 2008. Brian Dooher’s freakish points. Tommy McGuigan’s toe poke. Hounding the Gooch into the realm of endangered (and eventually ext(...)

Currid and O’Connell:  The pair continue to work together in a different way now that O’Connell’s playing career is over. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

One August day in 2008, an aspiring sports psychologist got in her car and drove down to Limerick to meet Paul O’Connell. Caroline Currid wanted to in(...)

Peter Harte has been top scorer for Tyrone in four out of the last five football championship seasons, and has scored 3-7 so this year. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

You look at Peter Harte and you see bones. Elbows and shoulders, pointed and raw. At first glance, he looks like he was borrowed from the 1980s, the s(...)

Seán Cavanagh: the last remaing link with the  Tyrone team that won a historic first All-Ireland in 2003. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

With the patience and precision of a lathe turner, Mickey Harte has crafted his latest team with big ambitions. There’s been a sense of inevitabilit(...)

Mickey Harte will stay on as Tyrone manager for at least two more years. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Mickey Harte has been re-appointed as Tyrone manage on a two-year term during a meeting of club officials at Garvaghey on Tuesday night. There had bee(...)

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 Sean Cavanagh in action against Tipperary in Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tyrone are a young superpower in football terms. They were never really a dominant force in Ulster in the past, with their first All-Ireland only arr(...)

Tyrone under-21 selector Peter Canavan doesn’t coach or condone cynical play. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

A far more cynical affair is expected when Tyrone face Donegal in the preliminary round of the Ulster football championship on May 17th than what was(...)

Roscommon’s Ronan Daly surrounded by the Tyrone defence during the Red Hand’s semi-final win at Markievicz Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tyrone 0-17 Roscommon 0-12Tyrone U-21 manager Feargal Logan commended the grassroots effort in the county that is coming to fruition in his All-Irelan(...)

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