4ni Home Northern Ireland Weather Forecast

Temp: 4°C

used BMW Northern Ireland
Flagship Media Group Ltd
CPL NI
DB Tiles & Bathrooms
ShredBank
Martin Phillips Carpets
Best Kiln Dried Logs
Geoghegan Conservatory Conversions NI
Quarrystore
Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service
Speedy Registrations Co Ltd

Northern Ireland News

4NI National News
05 September 2005

Tyrone to meet Kerry in GAA football final

It took a late resurgence by Tyrone to beat Armagh in the Bank of Ireland All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday.

While the first-half was not without excitement, it was a story of missed chances as Ryan Mellon should have taken the first goal of the match for the Red Hand men but was denied by Armagh keeper Paul Hearty. Tyrone keeper Pascal McConnell in turn denied Ronan Clarke to keep the match alive as the team swapped points in the first-half. The first goal came from a well struck penalty by O'Neill in the last few minutes of first-half stoppage time. At the break Tyrone led by 1-4 to 0-5.

Armagh came out in the second with two swift frees from McDonnell and McConville that by the 47th minute had levelled the match again.

But when it mattered most it was Tyrone who moved up a gear taking a three point lead, before the Orchard County men edged back in front thanks to a goal by Steven McDonnell with 11 minutes to go. Two points from Clarke and one from Kernan had moved Armagh ahead again 1-12 1-10 with five minutes left to play.


Sean Cavanagh brought Tyrone within one point of Armagh, and then Shane Sweeny took his chance to tie the match at 1-12 1-12.

Finally, it was Tyrone who secured the match in injury time from a cleanly struck free by veteran Peter Canavan that divided the posts after O'Neill had been fouled gratuitously.

Speaking after the match Tyrone Manager Mickey Harte hailed the performance of his players after the narrow victory: "Our boys did not give up and were not intent on giving up this year. The only thing is we have to keep our feet firmly on the ground.

"There's celebration going on here at the minute and people are very happy, but we have to be mindful of the fact that we're only in the All-Ireland final. We haven't won one yet."

Final Score: Tyrone 1-13 Armagh 1-12.

Tyrone meet Kerry in the final on September 25.

(SP)
Bookmark and Share
Submit a news item
News Archive
News Archive For Sep 2005
northern ireland news
news headlineSSE Airtricity Confirms Price Cuts
news headlineMan Jailed For Possessing Explosives
news headlineWarning Of 'Treacherous Driving Conditions' On M1
news headlineMan Charged With Murder Of Pauline Carmichael
news headlineNI's Most Popular Baby Names Revealed
news headlineFirst Minister's Visit Described As 'Historic'
news headlineMasked Men Force Gritter Lorry To Carry 'Device' To Police Station
news headlineUlster Bank Reports 600m Profit
news headline2.5m Investment For New Sports Pitches
news headlineMan Injured After Bomb Explodes
News headlineOther News In Brief
United Kingdom News
News headlineMan Jailed For Nursery Rape
News headlinePolice Divers Searching Lake For Missing Bristol Teenager
News headlinePrime Minister Defends Security Services Over 'Jihadi John' Criticism
News headlineRoyal Mail Announce Stamp Price Rise
News headlineLabour Pledge To Cut Tuition Fees To 6,000
News headlineGary Glitter Sentenced To 16 Years
News headlineMP Claims LU Worker Sacked For 'Having Epilepsy'
News headlineIdentity Of 'Jihadi John' Revealed
News headlinePolice Continue Search For Missing Bristol Teenager
News headlineNew Rochdale Council Leaders Named
News HeadlineOther News In Brief
northern ireland news northern ireland business news
Subscribe to news feed
download the 4ni app
Torquetronix
Allianz Insurance Northern Ireland
Island Limousine Hire
BFI Bathrooms for Ireland
Sliding Robes NI
Paschal J O
The Mortgage Shop
Alloy Wheels
Optilase Laser Eye Clinic
Shelbourne Motors Ltd
Steppingstone Timber Products

NEWS ARCHIVE Northern Ireland News CUSTOMER LOGIN WEBMASTER RESOURCES WHATS NEW ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
Flagshp Media Group Ltd,
Unit C3, 6 Westbank Drive, Belfast,
BT3 9LA, Northern Ireland
Tel : (028) 90319008
Contact : Click Here
Directory terms
VER= yyz00000007 x yyz000000w10  0 Time=0.015625, DT=02/03/2015 05:02:52, 404, 8573, 8977, J4826, 54.211.182.241,
ActAdSet=4, AdsetForTime=, Setforthisrotation=4,Banner=1, AT=1 Staticset=,
ccbot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)

It took a late resurgence by Tyrone to beat Armagh in the Bank of Ireland All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday. While the first-half was not without excitement, it was a story of missed chances as Ryan M..