Mulligan back in Tyrone team

Former All-Star Owen Mulligan will start for Tyrone in tomorrow's All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Dublin at Croke Park (throw-in 7pm).

Former All-Star Owen Mulligan will start for Tyrone in tomorrow's All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Dublin at Croke Park (throw-in 7pm).

Mulligan's recall is one of three changes in personnel to the Tyrone side that overcame Roscommon in last weekend's delayed fourth round qualifier.

The Cookstown clubman, who had a brief self-imposed exile from the panel last month, comes in for Kyle Coney at left corner forward.

Martin Penrose is listed at top of the right, having missed the 3-19 to 1-14 win over Roscommon. Tommy McGuigan drops to the bench.

Justin McMahon also joins his brother Joe in the Red Hands' full-back line. He has been preferred to stand-in captain Ryan McMenamin, who is missing from the matchday squad.

Martin Swift is set to play in defence despite suffering a broken nose during the clash with the Rossies.

Meanwhile, former Footballer of the Year Stephen O'Neill has not been named on the bench, but is expected to be a late inclusion with his hamstring injury clearing up.

Tyrone have played in nine All-Ireland quarter-final matches over the years, winning four, losing four and drawing one. Mickey Harte's men are hoping to avenge last year's 1-15 to 0-13 quarter-final defeat to the Dubs.

TYRONE (SFC v Dublin): Pascal McConnell; Martin Swift, Joe McMahon, Justin McMahon; Sean O'Neill, Conor Gormley, Philip Jordan; Kevin Hughes, Sean Cavanagh; Colm Cavanagh, Brian McGuigan, Peter Harte; Martin Penrose, Mark Donnelly, Owen Mulligan.

Substitutes: John Devine, Dermot Carlin, Aidan Cassidy, Kyle Coney, Brian Dooher, Davy Harte, Cathal McCarron, Damian McCaul, Aidan McCrory, Enda McGinley, Tommy McGuigan.

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