Tyrone Minors crowned Jim McGuigan Cup winners

April 14th, 2019

Tyrone needed extra-time to see off Monaghan in an entertaining Jim McGuigan Cup final in Glen on Saturday.

It was Monaghan who led early and asserted their dominance building up a 1-4 to 0-1 lead in the opening opening quarter.

Tyrone battled to get back into the game but trailed at the interval by five points, 1-6 to 0-4.

The young Red Hands steadied the ship in the second half and got back into the contest a Danny Fullerton goal proving crucial as the game ended level 1-7 to 1-7

Tyrone would kick ten extra-time points five from the boot of Mark Devlin as they claimed the title 1-17 to 1-10.

Meanwhile in Clones, Sligo claimed the Ulster Minor Jim McGuigan Shield with a  narrow 1-9 to 1-8 victory over Down.  Captain Oran McDonagh received the Shield from John Connolly of Ulster GAA