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Sean Cavanagh sorry for flat Tyrone display against Kerry

Updated: Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 20:27 | Comments

Sean Cavanagh insists his side will improve after they were humiliated by Kerry
Sean Cavanagh insists his side will improve after they were humiliated by Kerry

Tyrone captain Sean Cavanagh has apologised to supporters in the wake of his side's emphatic 3-15 to 0-09 defeat at the hands of Kerry on Sunday.

The Red Hands suffered a dramatic second-half collapse against Kerry, scoring just one point as they gifted score after score to the Kingdom.

Cavanagh has insisted that a display that he labelled 'embarrassing' was not acceptable, but has vowed that he and his team-mates will put things right.

"It's not acceptable. You'd almost need a thesaurus to try and work out negative words to describe it,"  he told the Irish Independent.

"It was a disgrace for anyone standing out there in the second half as a Tyrone footballer. We know we didn't even decide to turn up or decide to even play. I don't know what happened.

"We came out in the second half and we were unbelievably flat. They bossed us about the pitch, bullied us about the pitch. We didn't even put up a whimper of a fight, which was embarrassing.

"Mickey Harte's not going to put it right, or Tony Donnelly - it's the players ourselves. We'll just have to look deep down and I have no doubt we'll be hurting for the next number of days but luckily this is the league."

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