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DOUBLE JOY FOR CARRICKMACROSS AND CURRIN

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17 Nov 2017 No Comment

Carrickmacross and Currin both completed doubles in last w e e k e n d ’ s league finals. For Carrickmacross, it was their second Intermediate double of this decade and their third since 2006 and it was achieved with some ease as they racked up 3-20 against Inniskeen. Stephen Gollogly was pivotal to much of Carrick’s play, dictating their attack in trademark style and kicking nine points…

MCMANUS RULES

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17 Nov 2017 No Comment
MCMANUS RULES

AUSTRALIA 63 IRELAND 53 MCMANUS RULES:Conor McManus enjoys a drink during Ireland International Rules Squad training at Bendigo Bank Stadium, Mandurah, Australia. © Ray McManus/Sportsfile NORTHERN STANDARD REPORT: PAGE 47

DONAGHMOYNE OUT

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10 Nov 2017 No Comment
DONAGHMOYNE OUT

ST MACARTANS 3-04 DONAGHMOYNE 1-08 Donaghmoyne manager Francie Coleman before last Sunday’s 3-4 to 1-8 defeat to Tyrone champions St Macartans, with the Fontenoys failing to win an 11th consecutive blue riband provincial title. MATCH REPORT: Northern Standard page 47

FONTENOYS FALL TO SAINTS IN ULSTER FINAL

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10 Nov 2017 No Comment
FONTENOYS FALL TO SAINTS IN ULSTER FINAL

St Macartans 3-04 Donaghmoyne 1-08 ERIN TREANOR They say all good things must come to end and so it was on Sunday last when Donaghmoyne relinquished their long-time grip on the Ulster Ladies Club SFC title by dint of a 1-8 to 3-4 defeat to Tyrone tyros St. Macartans. After what was an excellently contested final played in St. Oliver Plunkett Park, Emyvale, Donaghmoyne had only themselves to blame for failing to win an 11th consecutive blue riband provincial title. The Monaghan standard bearers played a poor second….

KILCAR, MOY AND TATTYREAGH STRIKE TO KNOCK MONAGHAN OUT OF ULSTER

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4 Nov 2017 Comments Off on KILCAR, MOY AND TATTYREAGH STRIKE TO KNOCK MONAGHAN OUT OF ULSTER
KILCAR, MOY AND TATTYREAGH STRIKE TO KNOCK MONAGHAN OUT OF ULSTER

John Graham It was something of a black day for Monaghan’s three representatives in the Ulster club senior, intermediate and Junior football championship quarter-finals on Sunday last with all three, Scotstown (senior), Carrickmacross (intermediate) and Currin (Junior), all going out at the first hurdle. Scotstown in the senior competition …

CARRICKMACROSS CRASH OUT

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4 Nov 2017 Comments Off on CARRICKMACROSS CRASH OUT
CARRICKMACROSS CRASH OUT

Moy 0-09 Carrickmacross 1-05 COLM SHALVEY Carrickmacross made a disappointing exit from the Ulster Club Intermediate Football Championship when they were edged out by Tyrone side Moy in Omagh last Sunday. Tipped to make an impact on the provincial series after blitzing their way to the Monaghan IFC title, Carrick had more than enough opportunities to book a semi-final place, but they were let down by wasteful finishing. Even another ….

ULSTER’S FINEST COLLIDE IN ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER FINAL BATTLE

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27 Oct 2017 Comments Off on ULSTER’S FINEST COLLIDE IN ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER FINAL BATTLE
ULSTER’S FINEST COLLIDE IN ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER FINAL BATTLE

The dust has just about settled, although some of the arguments haven’t as yet regarding this year’s Ulster senior football championship, but already the draws been made for the 2018 series which will see changes in the timescale in which the championship will be run and the fact that the Ulster senior championship final will….

SCOTSTOWN AIM TO KILL OFF KILCAR’S ROUTE TO SEMI’S

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27 Oct 2017 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN AIM TO KILL OFF KILCAR’S ROUTE TO SEMI’S
SCOTSTOWN AIM TO KILL OFF KILCAR’S ROUTE TO SEMI’S

John Graham reports This Sunday Monaghan senior champions Scotstown embark on another Ulster Club championship campaign when they take on the Donegal champions Kilcar in Clones in a game that starts at 2.30 p.m. These sides are coming from somewhat contrasting situations with Scotstown in familiar…

DOMINATION OF THE MONAGHAN GAME GOES ON FOR BLUES

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20 Oct 2017 Comments Off on DOMINATION OF THE MONAGHAN GAME GOES ON FOR BLUES
DOMINATION OF THE MONAGHAN GAME GOES ON FOR BLUES

Scotstown won their third consecutive Monaghan SFC title with a commanding display against Magheracloone in last Sunday’s final in Clones. Scotstown’s first three-in-a-row since 1983-1985 was achieved with minimal fuss, with three county stars powering them to a comfortable win. Man of the Match Conor McCarthy hit 1-8, while Darren Hughes got the other goal and their Monaghan team-mate Rory Beggan gave an impressive ….

SCOTSTOWN’S BANDWAGON KEEPS ROLLING ON AND ON…

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20 Oct 2017 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN’S BANDWAGON KEEPS ROLLING ON AND ON…
SCOTSTOWN’S BANDWAGON KEEPS ROLLING ON AND ON…

Reigning champions welcome Mick Duffy back to the parish by PATRICK SMYTH Despite winning their third successive county SFC title, joy was still unconfined within the Scotstown ranks last Sunday as they took the slicer to their victory in the final over Magheracloone. When the back-slapping, hugs and cheers had subsided somewhat, Man of the Match Conor McCarthy (Scotstown) offered the view that things went very much the way the blues had planned, and hoped, for: “The early goal by Darren Hughes was a great lift for us and we had ….