1. ITV Report

Tyrone secure All-Ireland final spot against Dublin

Tyrone have secured their place in the All-Ireland senior football final after defeating Monaghan by just one point.

It was a solid effort from Monaghan, who kept Tyrone on their toes.

A goal from Niall Sludden, however, proved crucial for Tyrone's win.

In the other semi-final, Dublin beat out Galway 1-24 to 2-12 on Saturday 12 August.

Mickey Harte's squad will face Dublin in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park on Sunday 2 September.

Monaghan 0:15 - 1:13 Tyrone

The two Ulster sides met in the semi-final at Croke Park. Credit: INPHO / Tommy Dickson

The opening couple of minutes seen three points.

Cavanagh and Sludden put Tyrone ahead with two, before McManus replied.

Tyrone maintained a three point lead for parts of the first half.

Monaghan managed to level things just before the break.

Both sides were level at 0-8 going into half-time.

Monaghan's Shane Carey and Kieran McGeary of Tyrone. Credit: INPHO / Ryan Byrne

Tyrone quickly got a two point lead minutes into the second half.

A 13-metre free from McManus put Monaghan ahead for the first time nine minutes before the end of the game.

The first goal of the game put Tyrone ahead once again.

Only one point remained between the teams in the last 90 seconds.

And that point put Tyrone through to the All-Ireland final.


The starting line-up for Monaghan. Credit: INPHO / Oisin Kenir
  • Rory Beggan
  • Kieran Duffy
  • Drew Wylie
  • Ryan Wylie
  • Colin Walshe
  • Vinny Corey
  • Karl O'Connell
  • Niall Kearns
  • Darren Hughes
  • Ryan McAnespie
  • Shane Carey
  • Conor McCarthy
  • Dermot Malone
  • Fintan Kelly
  • Conor McManus


The starting line-up for Tyrone. Credit: INPHO / Oisin Kenir
  • Niall Morgan
  • Michael McKernan
  • Ronan McNamee
  • Kieran McGeary
  • Tiernan McCann
  • Frank Burns
  • Peter Harte
  • Colm Cavanagh
  • Padraig Hampsey
  • Mattie Donnelly
  • Niall Sludden
  • Cathal McShane
  • Lee Brennan
  • Richard Donnelly
  • Connor McAliskey