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Season-ending injury for Cavanagh

Sean Cavanagh's season is over, and he will play no part in Tyrone's push for championship honours in 2012, manager Mickey Harte has revealed.

Cavanagh has suffered an injury similar to that which kept him out of action for six months in the latter part of last year, a detached shoulder tendon.

"Unfortunately, it's a similar injury two what he got last year, only on the other side, and it looks like a season injury again," said Harte.

"We're really disappointed for him, we're all devastated, but that's where it's at, and

And Harte revealed that he has been in touch with one of the players who retired prior to the beginning of this season with a view to stepping back in to address a crisis which has seen four attackers ruled out by injury. He refused to identify the player in question.

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