BOSS ‘BANTY’ HAILS DOUBLE-WINNING MINORS

14 December 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

COLM SHALVEY

The presentation of the county minor footballers’ 2018 Ulster MFC and MFL medals brought a big crowd and a celebratory atmosphere to the Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan Town last Friday night. Outgoing Monaghan minor manager Séamus McEnaney was enthused by the event: “The night itself was fantastic, the couple-of-hundred people here were very special to the players: their families, club-people etc. This is a phenomenal group of players; very special in my mind for as long as I live because they delivered a minor double.”

‘Banty’ spoke about the hard training that helped build the group’s character: “It won us the Ulster title, no doubt about that. The heavy, hard training is when you find character in fellas, you see who’s always driving. The big thing was this was player-led, especially by our captain, …

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