Rebel star Sheehan makes return to action

The Cork footballers received another boost over the weekend when attacker Ciarán Sheehan returned to action for the first time since tearing his cruciate ligament in last July’s Munster final.

Sheehan lined out for the opening half of his club Éire Óg’s Cork Division 3 FL tie against Castletownbere on Saturday night.

The 21-year-old kicked 0-2 and suffered no ill-effects.

Meanwhile Tyrone boss Mickey Harte last night confirmed that defender Aidan McCrory did not suffer a serious injury following his collision with Kildare forward Tomas O’Connor in yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division 2 final at Croke Park.

McCrory was treated by medical personnel for almost 10 minutes on the pitch before half-time but his manager revealed that the Errigal Ciarán player was stretchered off as a precaution after getting ‘pins and needles’ in his arm.

Harte said: “Aidan McCrory is okay, thank God. It’s just that the physios went in and he was getting some pins and needles down his arm. Their medical expertise says you don’t let a player play on when that’s happening.”

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