CAVAN CLASH

7 March 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Crunch derby against Cavan next up

COLM SHALVEY COMMENTARY

Monaghan’s battle to retain their Allianz National Football League Division One status will largely hinge on Saturday week’s crunch derby against Cavan after a fourth straight defeat away to table-toppers Kerry last Sunday.

An improved performance had Monaghan narrowly ahead for long spells of this game in snowy Killarney, but Kerry kicked seven of the last eight points to secure their fifth win from five. Monaghan were much better than in the tame defeat in Omagh in round four, but once again, their scoring dried up in the last 25 minutes, during which they could only manage…

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