GAA Football

Harsh lessons learned with Tyrone serving Mattie McGleenan well with Cavan

Cavan manager Mattie McGleenan spent much of his inter-county playing career casting envious glances towards men with All-Ireland winners' medals. He came within a whisker of emulating them in 1995, but rather than look back with regrets, he has many valuable lessons stored in his little black book to assist him in his managerial career. Andy Watters spoke to him..

The Irish News Ulster GAA Allstars of 1997. Mattie McGleenan is third from left in the front row
Andy Watters
TYRONE were good, but when their Ulster rivals looked them in the eye in the early 1990s, the Red Hands blinked first and lost. It's hard to believe now, but back then the Red Hands were the poor re[...]

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