GAA: Four McKenna Cups in a row for Tyrone

Tyrone's winning team after the McKenna Cup final against Cavan
Tyrone's winning team after the McKenna Cup final against Cavan
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Tyrone made it four McKenna Cup titles in a row thanks to a 1-13 to 0-10 win over Cavan in Saturday night’s final at the Athletic Grounds.

Cavan led by 0-10 to 0-6 at the break but failed to score in the second half as Tyrone produced a quality display.

The Red Hands scored 1-7 without reply in the second period with Niall McKenna netting the only goal of the game after 57 minutes.

Half-time substitute Darren McCurry hit four points for Mickey Harte’s team.

MATCH STATS

Cavan: C Gilsenan; K Brady, R Dunne, J Hayes; N Murray (0-1), P Smith, M McKeever (0-1); D O’Reilly, K Clarke (0-1); M Reilly, M Lyng (0-1), D McVeety; R Flanagan, N McDermott (0-2), M Dunne (0-4, 1f) Subs: C Moynagh for Hayes (HT), J Brady for Lyng (44), E Hessin for Moynagh (55), T Corr for McKeever (59), P Tinnelly for O’Reilly (68)

Tyrone: N Morgan (0-1, f); A McCrory, Justin McMahon, C McCarron; R McNabb, Joe McMahon, B Tierney; P McNulty (0-2), C McCann (0-1); Mark Donnelly, R O’Neill, P Kane (0-1); K Coney (0-1, f), S Cavanagh (0-3, 3f), N McKenna (1-0) Subs: Mattie Donnelly for Joe McMahon (HT), C Cavanagh for Kane (HT), D McCurry (0-4, 1f) for Coney (HT), P Harte for Mark Donnelly (44), R McNamee for McCarron (62)

Referee: Ronan Barry (Down)