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Two changes on Tyrone team ahead of trip to Cork

One tactical, one injury related change for Mickey Harte’s men.

Darren McCurry is back in the Tyrone starting XV.
Darren McCurry is back in the Tyrone starting XV.
Image: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

TYRONE HAVE MADE two changes to the starting XV who defeated Westmeath in the last round of Allianz National Football League Division I fixtures as they get set to take on Cork this weekend.

Tiernan McCann comes in to the half-back line in place of Conor Clarke with the Omagh St Enda’s player dropping out of the squad altogether due to injury.

The other change sees Darren McCurry, fresh from U21 duty, return to corner forward at the expense of Conan Grugan.

Niall Morgan, Mattie Donnelly and Peter Harte remain the only three members of Mickey Harte’s panel to start every game in this year’s league campaign.

Conor Gormley and Justin McMahon return to the squad for the first time in 2014.

Tyrone team to play Cork: Niall Morgan (Éadan na dTorc); Aidan McCrory (Aireagal Chiaráin, Ronan McNamee (Achadh Uí Aráin), Ryan McKenna (Eaglais); Tiernan McCann (Coill an Chlochair), Matthew Donnelly (Trí Leac), Peter Harte (Aireagal Chiaráin); Colm Cavanagh (An Mhaigh), Sean Cavanagh (An Mhaigh); Ciaran McGinley (Aireagal Chiaráin), Shay McGuigan (Ard Bó), Mark Donnelly (An Charraig Mhór); Darren McCurry (Éadán na dTorc), Kyle Coney (Ard Bó), Connor McAliskey (Cluain Eo).

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