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ULSTER SHOWDOWN

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13 Jul 2018 No Comment
ULSTER SHOWDOWN

Minors set for another ding-dong tussle against Derry COLM SHALVEY The Electric Ireland Ulster Minor Football Championship Final takes centre stage tomorrow evening (Friday) in Armagh, with Monaghan (PICTURED) facing an intriguing rematch against Derry. The first game of the competition saw these teams clash at Celtic Park back in April, when Derry came from seven points down at the end of the first half to eventually deny Monaghan by the narrowest of margins after extra-time. Monaghan recovered to beat Antrim, Donegal and Down – the latter in extra-time – to qualify ...

MORE SUCCESS IN NAVAN AS MONAGHAN KNOCK OUT LAOIS TO REACH THE ‘SUPER 8S’

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13 Jul 2018 No Comment
MORE SUCCESS IN NAVAN AS MONAGHAN KNOCK OUT LAOIS TO REACH THE ‘SUPER 8S’

Monaghan 0-19 Laois 1-11 JOHN GRAHAM Monaghan travelled to Navan on Sunday last with a place in the Super 8’s at stake in their joust with defeated Leinster champions Laois and on the day, they proved too potent for the Leinster men and achieved their goal of reaching the Super 8’s, but they made hard work of it at times in the second-half as Laois gained momentum …

MINORS IN ULSTER FINAL

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6 Jul 2018 No Comment
MINORS IN ULSTER FINAL

Mistakes worry for Malachy PATRICK SMYTH The banana skin planted by Leitrim last weekend might have been avoided but Monaghan manager Malachy O’Rourke wasn’t totally pleased with his charges’ display. “I have to say there were parts of the game that were good but parts of it that were not so good either,” O’Rourke commented. “It was a bit of a mixed bag really, but what we have to do now is analyse it and see what more we can get right for the next day. “It was quite a sluggish start ...

GOALSCORER MCCARTHY DRIVES MONAGHAN TO VICTORY OVER LEITRIM

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6 Jul 2018 No Comment
GOALSCORER MCCARTHY DRIVES MONAGHAN TO VICTORY OVER LEITRIM

Monaghan 1-19 Leitrim 0-09 JOHN GRAHAM In the end Monaghan experienced little difficulty in disposing of the challenge of Leitrim in sun kissed Parc Sean MacDiarmada, Carrick on Shannon on Saturday afternoon last, to book their place in round 4 of the All Ireland Senior Championship Qualifiers and also retained their unbeaten run against Leitrim, which goes back all the way to the early 1970s. Monaghan led from gun to tape with the best that the home side could achieve was being level on three occasions in the opening quarter but…

LEITRIM NEXT

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29 Jun 2018 Comments Off on LEITRIM NEXT
LEITRIM NEXT

Qualifiers start with a scorefest… now for Leitrim Colm Shalvey reports Monaghan are on the road once more this Saturday when they will again carry a strong favourites’ tag into their Round 3 All-Ireland SFC Qualifier against Leitrim in Carrick-on-Shannon. Monaghan’s first two qualifier ties in 2017 took them away to teams who had competed in Division Four that spring and it’s a similar story this summer after a record win over Waterford last Saturday. Monaghan’s 5-21 tally in Dungarvan trumped the county’s previous…

NO MESSING AS MONAGHAN DELIVER DEADLY DISPLAY TO EDGE CLOSER TO THE SUPER 8S

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29 Jun 2018 Comments Off on NO MESSING AS MONAGHAN DELIVER DEADLY DISPLAY TO EDGE CLOSER TO THE SUPER 8S
NO MESSING AS MONAGHAN DELIVER DEADLY DISPLAY TO EDGE CLOSER TO THE SUPER 8S

Monaghan 5-21 Waterford 0-09 JOHN GRAHAM Monaghan are back in the championship race after they blitzed a hapless Waterford in this totally one sided All-Ireland Senior Footbal lChampionship Round 2 Qualifier played in sweltering conditions in Fraher Field, Dungarvan, on Saturday afternoon last. Monaghan were on a mission when they went to the Deise County, in that they had to first of all get a result, which they did and also put on a performance, which they also did, and while there were aspects of their play at times that was a little ...

MONAGHAN U18 BOYS OPEN GOLF COMPETITION APPLICATION FORM

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25 Jun 2018 Comments Off on MONAGHAN U18 BOYS OPEN GOLF COMPETITION APPLICATION FORM
MONAGHAN U18 BOYS OPEN GOLF COMPETITION APPLICATION FORM

MONAGHAN HOLD ACES

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22 Jun 2018 Comments Off on MONAGHAN HOLD ACES
MONAGHAN HOLD ACES

Colm Shalvey reports Monaghan will be expected to return to winning ways in the All-Ireland SFC when they contest a rare clash with Waterford in Round 2 of the Qualifiers this Saturday. Monaghan will travel to Dungarvan to take on Waterford at Fraher Field in a first SFC meeting of the teams and a first in any competition since 2003. Monaghan beat the Déise on that occasion in a league match in Clones, but their last trip to Waterford produced a dismal 0-8 apiece stalemate 12 months prior to that. A ...

MONAGHAN BADLY IN NEED OF LIFT AFTER ULSTER LOSS TO FERMANAGH

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22 Jun 2018 Comments Off on MONAGHAN BADLY IN NEED OF LIFT AFTER ULSTER LOSS TO FERMANAGH
MONAGHAN BADLY IN NEED OF LIFT AFTER ULSTER LOSS TO FERMANAGH

John Graham reports The hurt and the disappointment may not have totally abated but Monaghan will have to get their focus back for their trip to the south-east this weekend when they take on Waterford in Round 2 of the All Ireland Qualifiers this Saturday in what is a first ever championship meeting between the sides. Monaghan go into the qualifiers this year having lost out to a sucker punch injury time goal to Fermanagh in the Ulster semi-final, a game that Monaghan should have won, but recriminations in that regard ...

MONAGHAN LOOK AHEAD

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14 Jun 2018 Comments Off on MONAGHAN LOOK AHEAD

O’Rourke and co seek redemption in Dungarvan PATRICK SMYTH Monaghan manager Malachy O’Rourke will ask his players to show pride and ambition in equal measure as they seek to put behind them their unexpected early exit from this year’s Ulster SFC and, simultaneously, put together a decent assault on the All-Ireland SFC. In an interview with the Northern Standard held in the aftermath of the draw for round two of All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers which pitted his side against Waterford, O’Rourke didn’t put a tooth in it when assessing what lies ahead ...