Armagh have enjoyed a period of domination over Tyrone ladies lately, winning the last three clashes between the sides.
Shane McCormack’s ladies head into this weekend’s encounter in fine form, winning their opening three games.
Sunday’s showdown with rivals Tyrone promises to be a tough test, but recent history shows Armagh have the edge.
2022: Armagh 5-9 Tyrone 1-10 (National Football League R1)
Armagh got their 2022 season off to a flying start as they overcame old rivals Tyrone in the first round of the league.
It was a campaign that ended in heartache, however. Armagh made it all the way to the final, in Croke Park, but lost out to Kerry.
Four first half goals put Armagh in the driving seat as they led 4-5 to 0-6 at the break. Blaithin Mackin, Catherine Marley, Aimee Mackin and Aoife McCoy all hit the net.
Niamh Reel added 1-1 after coming off the bench and helped Armagh secure a 11-point victory.
2021: Armagh 2-20 Tyrone 1-10 (USFC semi-final)
Given the league meeting between Armagh and Tyrone in 2021, this game was expected to be a whole pile closer.
But Armagh proved too strong in the Athletic Grounds and went on to secure the Ulster crown for the second year in a row.
The first half was tighter than the second and Armagh headed in at the break with a three-point cushion. 0-9 to 1-3.
But two goals from Aoife McCoy and Kelly Mallon opened up some daylight and Armagh ran out easy winners.
2021: Tyrone 3-10 Armagh 3-11 (National Football league R1)
A magnificent comeback from the Orchard saw them rob Tyrone of two points in the first round of the 2021 league.
Ronan Murphy’s side trailed by four points at the start of the second half but fought back to win by the minimum.
1-5 from Aimee Mackin, along with goals from Alex Clarke and Aoife McCoy handed Armagh the victory.