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Tyrone-Cavan's postponed league clash rescheduled for Sunday week

The all-Ulster affair was Storm Ewan’s only victim yesterday in the Allianz Football League.

Updated at 14.26

THE ALLIANZ FOOTBALL League meeting between Tyrone and Cavan will take place on Sunday 12 March, it’s been confirmed.

A view of Healy Park after the match was abandoned due to a waterlogged pitch Source: Presseye/Declan Roughan/INPHO

Storm Ewan claimed its first victim over the weekend when the all-Ulster affair yesterday was postponed.

The rescheduled game on Sunday week will take place in Healy Park at 2pm.

Several grounds survived late pitch inspections as the storm battered the country, with heavy rain putting a number of games in danger of being called off.

In the end the clash at Healy Park was the only game to be postponed. Referee David Gough made the call after walking the pitch at 1.30pm – just an hour before throw-in.

It was a call that could have been made far earlier in the day with supporters in mind.

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Surface water covered significant portions of the field and the Cavan squad were left to wait on the waterlogged field before the referee’s eventual arrival.

The curtain-raiser of Tyrone v Donegal in the Allianz Hurling League was also been called off after initially being switched from Omagh to Carrickmore.

  • Division 1: Tyrone v Cavan, Sunday 12 March, Healy Park, 2pm

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