GAA fans are gearing up for the second meeting of fierce Ulster rivals Derry and Tyrone this weekend and it’s still only January.
The integrity of the rest of the preseason this month has been called into question, but the Dr. McKenna Cup remains a huge draw, with thousands of spectators braving the freezing weather to see their county teams play.
The serious business, of course, begins next weekend when the Allianz League kicks off, with both teams looking to build momentum ahead of what looks like a winnable opener.
The Tyrone start their Division 1 campaign with a trip to Dr Hyde Park to face Roscommon, who won the Division 2 title last season.
Derry hosts Limerick in Owenberg, with the Treaty side promoted to the second tier after promotion from the third tier last season.
Lachlan Murray’s late equalizer against the Red Hands ensured Derry progressed to the last four, having beaten Dunne on penalties at Newry last Sunday, while Tyrone beat Carvin on Saturday night.
Here’s more on Saturday’s Dr. McKenna Cup final and how to watch it.
Game time and place?
Derry vs Tyrone will be held at Armagh’s Stadium on Saturday 21 January
What time do you pitch?
Saturday’s game kicks off at 6pm.
Where can I see it?
Saturday’s game was not televised live, but on TG4’s YouTube channel.
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