The New Tyrone U.17 Manager Gerard Donnelly had unveiled his selections for the Tyrone Minor Captain’s role plus the Vice-Captain positions.
The Team captain for 2021 will be Cormac Devlin from the Ardboe Club. Cormac is a brother on Conan Devlin also on the team. Their Father is the former Tyrone Asst Manager and former senior player with Tyrone Gavin Devlin. Cormac has won Youth titles with Ardboe at both Gr.1 U,14 and Gr.1 U.16 Championships. Cormac was a member of the Tyrone U.15 side who won the Brian McLernon Cup in 2019.Cormac goes to school in St Patrick’s Academy Dungannon, where he has represented the school on various levels
The trusted deputies who have been given the Vice Captain’s role are Coalisland’s, Ruairí McHugh and Donaghmore’s Ronan Donnelly.
Ruairí currently plays for Coalisland’s U.17 team and was a member of the Tyrone Minor squad in 2020 also. Ruairí attends Holy Trinity in Cookstown. His two other brothers also play with Na Fianna.
The joint Vice Captain is Donaghmore’s Ronan Donnelly, Ronan is a son of Stephen & Denise Donnelly. Ronan is a dual player and plays his hurling with Dungannon Eoghan Ruadh. Ronan has won various County titles in both Football & Hurling. Ronan attends St Joseph’s Grammar School in Donaghmore where he has won a Colleges title with the school. Ronan is a nephew of both Gary and Mark Hetherington who both lined out for Donaghmore.
Cormac Devlin (Ardboe) Tyrone U.17 Captain
Vice – Captain’s Ruairi Mc Hugh (Coalisland) & Ronan Donnelly (Donaghmore)