Clinical Tyrone turn it around

TYRONE blasted their way into the Dr McKenna Cup final with a second half blitz at the Athletic Grounds.

Fermanagh led 1-2 to 0-3 at the interval but were blown away by a remarkable Red Hands second-half turnaround. Mark Donnelly, Martin Penrose, Ronan O’Neill and Coney all swept over points while Owen Mulligan and teenager Ronan O’Neill fired in a goal apiece.

Scorers for Tyrone: R O’Neill 1-4 (0-2f), O Mulligan 1-1, K Coney (2f), M Murphy 0-2 each, C Gervin, M Donnelly, M Penrose 0-1 each.

Scorers for Fermanagh: Seamus Quigley 1-0, Sean Quigley, C Quigley, J Sherry, P Ward (f) 0-1 each.

TYRONE: P McConnell, A McCrory, C Clarke, PJ Quinn, C McCarron, P Harte, Justin McMahon, N McKenna, C Cavanagh, C Gervin, K Coney, P McNeice, O Mulligan, M Donnelly, R O’Neill.

Subs: M Penrose for McNeice, Joe McMahon for Gervin, Sean O’Neill for Justin McMahon, Stephen O’Neill for Coney, M Murphy for McKenna

FERMANAGH: C Snow, N Bogue, B Owens, J Woods, C Quigley, R McCluskey, B Mulrone, E Donnelly, P Cosgrove, J Sherry, E Maguire, D Keenan, Sean Quigley, Seamus Quigley, B Óg Maguire.

Subs: M Little for Cosgrove, P Ward for Seamus Quigley, T Corrigan for Maguire, D Kelly for Mulrone, L Lynch for Connor.

Referee: J McQuillan (Cavan).

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