Team news: Coney the sole survivor as Tyrone ring changes for Armagh clash

January 07, 2020

Tyrone's Kyle Coney and Armagh's Stefan Forker

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has opted for 14 changes to his starting line-up for tomorrow night’s third round Dr McKenna Cup visit to Armagh.

Full-forward Kyle Coney is the only survivor from last Sunday’s 1-16 to 0-13 win over Cavan, as ‘keeper Niall Morgan, Hugh Pat McGeary, Frank Burns and Ronan O’Neill all make their first starts of 2020 for the Red Hands.

Meanwhile, Armagh boss Kieran McGeeney has revealed his starting 15 for the derby clash, which shows Stephen Sheridan in at full-back from their own win over the Breffni men at the end of last month while Niall Grimley and Oisin O’Neill once again partner each other at centre-field.

Throw-in at the Athletic Grounds is at 8.00pm.

Tyrone (McKenna Cup v Armagh): Niall Morgan; Ciaran McLaughlin, HP McGeary, Niall Kelly; Michael O’Neill, Michael McKernan, Mattie Murnaghan; Ben McDonnell, Conor Grugan; Frank Burns, Niall Sludden, Kieran McGeary; Ronan McHugh, Kyle Coney, Ronan O’Neill

Armagh (McKenna Cup v Tyrone): Niall Brady; Conor O’Neill, Stephen Sheridan, Aidan Forker; Joe McElroy, Greg McCabe, Caolan McConville; Niall Grimley, Oisin O’Neill; Mark Shields, Stefan Campbell, Aidan Nugent; Conor Turbitt, Rian O’Neill, Jason Duffy

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