REFEREE Josh Porter and his officials had to be escorted off the pitch by stewards at last night’s controversial and explosive Mulhern Cup semi-final at Darragh Park, during which Strabane attacker Aaron Brennan sustained a broken leg.
Tyrone enter Sunday’s Division Two league final against Kildare with just seven players who featured in league opener with the lilly whites in Croke Park.
A SPONSORED dog walk in aid of Grovehill Animal Shelter has been hailed a great success by all involved. Organised by Parkview Veterinary Clinic on Sunday afternoon past, the walk attracted a host of pet-owners and their canine companions.
STRABANE completed an historic schools cup treble yesterday (Wednesday) at a blustery Ballymena Showgrounds.
HAVING left the rest of the Division Two field trailing in their wake, Tyrone boss Mickey Harte admits it will be a little ‘galling’ if they are now denied the League trophy in their final game.
LATER this evening (Thursday) Strabane Athletic will attempt to complete an impressive double for the north Tyrone town. Last weekend their Northern Ireland Intermediate League neighbours Strabane and Sion Swifts United (SSSU) booked a place in the Northern Ireland Challenge Cup Final following a narrow 1-0 victory over Magherafelt Sky Blues.
With 33 and 32 years playing – respectively – the McBrine brothers Junior and James have had an illustrious career –although perhaps ‘illustrious’, isn’t quite a good enough word.
Four Strabane ladies are set to embark on a fund-raiser with a difference later this year, when they take on ‘the Plod’.
OVER £1 million is owed in child maintenance payments in the Strabane area, according to figures just released.
Holy Cross students have been learning about Strabane legend Flann O’Brien’s impact on visual arts recently, when they attended the ‘Myles Away from Illustration’ exhibition at the Alley Theatre.