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LIVE Senior Updates – Tyrone v Armagh – from 3.45pm
Penrose kicks point number 8 and that should be it as Tyrone lead by three and as the final whistle sounds Tyrone are through to the Ulster semi final on a winning score line of 0-19 to 1-13. Next up the winners of the Donegal v Derry game.
Four minutes of additional time and a point from Stevie O’Neill followed by a score from Clarke and the lead is now two points. Tyrone 0-18, Armagh 1-13.
Magnificent score by peter Harte and Tyrone have a free twenty metres out and Penrose makes no mistake with a magnificent 7 from him and Tyrone lead by two.
Mallon levels the game with a monster free after tyrone gave the ball away carelessly.
Brian Mallon with a fine kick makes it a one point game.
Clarke with a 13 metre free puts two points between the sides and the temperature is rising.
Jamie Clarke with a free sends a thirty metre free just wide and shakes his head with frustration.
Kingham comes in to full forward for Armagh, so it looks like route one for the Orchard county.
Penrose again this time with his right foot and Tyrone now lead by three. Dyas picks up a second yellow and Armagh are down to 14 men.
Stevie O’Neill works hard to win a free and Penrose has a chance to put two between the sides. Penrose converts and it is now Tyrone 0-14, Armagh 1-9
Another marvellous point from Mc Parland and Armagh are on top although they trail by one.
Gavin Mc Parland with a fabulous point and it is now 0-13 to Tyrone Armagh 1-8
A wonder point from Jamie Clarke makes it a three point game again.
Penrose converts another free with 8 minutes of the second half gone and Tyrone lead by four again.
Martin Penrose with a free on two minutes makes it 0-12 to 1-5 and almost immediately Jamie Clarke wins a free which Brian Mallon converts and it is now a three point game.
Micky Murphy is in for the 2nd half replacing Justin Mc Mahon, big Joe has moved into full back.
Armagh and the match officials are out for the second half.
Dermot Carlin makes it 11 points to 1-5 and Armagh win a 45 following a fine block from Ronan Mc Nabb. The 45 is kicked wide by Andy Mallon and Tyrone go in at the break leading by three.
A couple of Tyrone wides as they enjoy some good possession. 32 minutes gone in the first half and Tyrone still lead by a point. Make that two points as Penrose gets Tyrone’s tenth point of the half.
Mark Donnelly in support of Colm Cavanagh puts Tyrone one up again.
Armagh with a 13 metre free to level the game with 24 minutes gone and the teams are level again.
Kevin Dyas with a fine strike makes it Tyrone 0-8 Armagh 1-4 with 23 minutes on the clock.
Team captain O’Neill does well to win the ball in front of Mc Keever and finishes with his right foot on 21 minutes.
Peter Harte is fouled and Owen mulligan lines up and converts the free to make it 1-2 to 0-7 for Tyrone but Jamie Clarke makes it a one point game..
Martin Penrose brings the sides level with an outrageous point and Peter Harte puts Tyrone ahead with a fine left footed strike 0-6 to 1-2, it is warm out there and the game is being played at a serious pace.
Jamie Clarke makes it 1-2 to 0-4 with 13 minutes on the clock.
Colm Cavanagh and owen mulligan bring the sides level with two fine points. 16,418 in attendnace
Forker with a goal for Armagh after great build up play from the home side on 10 mins. Tyrone 0-2, Armagh 1-1.
Great save by Mc Connell in the Tyrone goals and Colm Cavanagh puts Tyrone 0-2 to 0-1 ahead with 6 minutes gone.
O’Neill fouled by mc Keever and Penrose misses a good chance to put Tyrone ahead.
Joe Mc Mahon levels the scores after three minutes. 0-1 a piece
a free to Armagh and a chance to open the scoring for Brian Mallon and Armagh lead after a minute.
The anthem is played and we are ready for the off.
It’s that time of year again. The Ulster Championship has seen some poor enough games so far but it looks like the real championship will get underway on Sunday afternoon in the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. The bookies may have Tyrone down as the slight favourites for this one but as Down found out in 2011 that means absolutely nothing.
Join us LIVE from 3.45pm as the Championship really begins to take shape.