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DEFENDING CHAMPIONS TAKE SPOILS IN HARD-HITTING CLASH

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13 Sep 2018 Comments Off on DEFENDING CHAMPIONS TAKE SPOILS IN HARD-HITTING CLASH
DEFENDING CHAMPIONS TAKE SPOILS IN HARD-HITTING CLASH

John Graham reports Scotstown 0-10 Ballybay 0-09 Reigning champions Scotstown are through to the semi-final of the Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship but they had to dig deep into the resources of courage and commitment to get over the challenge of Ballybay in what was a tough, hard-hitting encounter in Clontibret on Sunday evening last. In the final analysis though Ballybay are still in the championship but were left to rue a number of missed chances, particularly their failure to convert a first half penalty which would have given them a greater foothold ...

‘MONAGHAN IRISH CHALLENGE’ COMES TO CONCRA WOOD

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7 Sep 2018 Comments Off on ‘MONAGHAN IRISH CHALLENGE’ COMES TO CONCRA WOOD
‘MONAGHAN IRISH CHALLENGE’ COMES TO CONCRA WOOD

Patrick Smyth The hugely popular Concra Wood Golf Club (pictured) will add to its haughty reputation as a course par excellence next month when it plays host to professional golfers from all over Ireland and Europe for the ‘Monaghan Irish Challenge’ which will take place from October 4th-7th. Ever since three PGA Europro tour events were hosted by the Castleblayney place of sporting excellence in 2012, 2013 and 2014 Concra Wood’s profile has soared, gaining global recognition and exposure on Sky Sports TV. However the upcoming Challenge Tour promises to steer ...

MONAGHAN HARPS RUN OVER …

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7 Sep 2018 Comments Off on MONAGHAN HARPS RUN OVER …

Colm Shalvey reports Carrickmacross 2-18 Monaghan Harps 0-14 Carrickmacross got back to winning ways when they saw off Monaghan Harps in this Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship qualifier in Clontibret last Saturday. A week after falling to their first defeat of the year at the hands of holders Scotstown, the Senior Football League leaders got their SFC campaign back on track, ending their long wait for a championship win at the top level. Carrick had stand-out performances from Aaron Lynch and Peter O’Hanlon, who hit a combined 1-9 from play. Stephen O’Hanlon also ...

CUP WINNERS!

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31 Aug 2018 Comments Off on CUP WINNERS!
CUP WINNERS!

CUP WINNERS: Doohamlet captain Sean Markey holds the Cup aloft after his side beat Naomh Muire na Mullaí in the Connolly Meats Minor Football League Division 2 Cup Final at Tyholland on Tuesday night. More coverage inside. © PEADAR MCMAHON.

TRUAGH HIT HARPS WITH A VERY IMPRESSIVE 1-25

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31 Aug 2018 Comments Off on TRUAGH HIT HARPS WITH A VERY IMPRESSIVE 1-25
TRUAGH HIT HARPS WITH A VERY IMPRESSIVE 1-25

Truagh 1-25 Monaghan Harps 0-06 COLM SHALVEY the Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship in a surprisingly onesided preliminary-round tie against Monaghan Harps in Scotstown last Saturday. With Oran McElligott and Adam Treanor in prolific form up front and Paudie McKenna orchestrating the play for Truagh, the Gaels built on a dominant start to run out convincing winners. Truagh got off to a flying start with points from play by Ryan Mohan and Oran McElligott and a free by Christopher McKenna inside…

UNDERAGE FOOTBALL FINALS

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24 Aug 2018 Comments Off on UNDERAGE FOOTBALL FINALS
UNDERAGE FOOTBALL FINALS

COLM SHALVEY There were juvenile final wins for the footballers of Donaghmoyne, Tyholland (on the double), Killeevan and Éire Óg in the last week. Donaghmoyne needed extra-time to win Tuesday’s Manor Farm U-15 Football Championship Division One Final against Monaghan Harps in Drumhowan. Hugh Murnaghan and Gerry and Kyle Finnegan (Donaghmoyne) and Jamie Coyle and Jake Power (Harps) were among the scorers in a closely-contested first half that ended with the town side 1-5 to 0-7 up, thanks to a brilliant goal from Nathan Lavery. A deflected goal edged ...

SCOTSTOWN CHALLENGE FOR TITLE

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24 Aug 2018 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN CHALLENGE FOR TITLE
SCOTSTOWN CHALLENGE FOR TITLE

Scotstown seek hat-trick of blue riband triumphs! JOHN GRAHAM After the euphoria which engulfed Monaghan’s push for a place in the All-Ireland SFC final, it’s back to basics this weekend for the club seniors. We’ll have a double header in Scotstown on Saturday afternoon with Monaghan Harps v Truagh and Clontibret v Latton, followed by the meeting of Castleblayney and Inniskeen in Aughnamullen on Sunday at 2:30pm and then a double bill in Clontibret later on Sunday afternoon, Ballybay v Magheracloone at 4:30pm, with reigning champions Scotstown, taking on Carrickmacross at 6:15pm. ...

EXIT AGONY FOR FARNEY MEN

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17 Aug 2018 Comments Off on EXIT AGONY FOR FARNEY MEN
EXIT AGONY FOR FARNEY MEN

O’Rourke eager to highlight lack of injury time PATRICK SMYTH The half-time whistle can sometimes come at the wrong time. For the chasing team, full-time always comes at the wrong time. And that was the case last Sunday at Croke Park when Monaghan had the momentum and were urgently winning their game of catch-up against Tyrone when match referee Anthony Nolan (Wicklow) called a halt to proceedings in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final just three minutes after the requisite 70 minutes had passed. While Monaghan supporters took turns in the immediate aftermath of ...

SLUDDEN GOAL PROVES KILLER FOR MONAGHAN

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17 Aug 2018 Comments Off on SLUDDEN GOAL PROVES KILLER FOR MONAGHAN
SLUDDEN GOAL PROVES KILLER FOR MONAGHAN

Tyrone edge thriller to set up final spot Tyrone 1-13 Monaghan 0-15 JOHN GRAHAM John P Graham They had brought colour and excitement to a variety of venues all over the country in Monaghan’s All Ireland qualifier journey – and they descended on Dublin in their tens of thousands, not only from County Monaghan, but Monaghan people domiciled in the capital, and all corners of the country and even some from abroad, to be there on a day that promised to end Monaghan’s Croke Park famine. It was an occasion that had all the ...

MONAGHAN JUST TWO WINS FROM THE TITLE

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10 Aug 2018 Comments Off on MONAGHAN JUST TWO WINS FROM THE TITLE
MONAGHAN JUST TWO WINS FROM THE TITLE

Colm Shalvey reports After memorable scenes in Galway last weekend, Monaghan will be looking to create a piece of history at Croke Park this Sunday when they take on Tyrone in a landmark All-Ireland SFC semi-fina l de rby.Monaghan are bidding to qualify for their first All-Ireland final since way back in 1930 just a week after bridging a 30-year gap by making it through to the last four. The inaugural ‘Super 8s ’ se ries end ed wit h M onagh an topping Group 1 with an unbeaten record after ...