Centre-half back Matthew Murnaghan is the first student from the integrated sector to receive an Allstar.
Matthew attends Drumragh College on the outskirts of Omagh and was a member of the school team that made a breakthrough this time two years ago when they won the Danske Bank JJ Reilly Cup – again a first for schools in the integrated sector.
Since then, Sperrin in Magherafelt have also picked up a trophy, while yesterday in the Mid Ulster Sports Arena (MUSA) in Cookstown more history was made when two Integrated schools, Drumragh and Lagan College, Belfast contested this year’s JJ Reilly Cup final, with Lagan coming out on top.
Matthew is an Ulster and All-Ireland medallist with the Tyrone U17s from 2017. He has also played at U20 level for the county in 2018 and a couple of weeks ago Micky Harte brought him into the senior county panel following some outstanding displays for Killyclogher minors and seniors, both of whom reached theire respective county championship finals this year.
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