Truagh and ‘Blayney players battle it out for GL All-Star

CASTLEBLAYNEY continue to dominate the Monaghan hurling scene, but over the last few years Truagh have started to make a move – and they will be encouraged by recent championship runs.


Deaglan Crowe and Castleblayney may have a lot of success under their belts, but their unrelenting desire is one of the reasons why the titles keep coming. He was a workaholic in the county final win over Truagh and was named Man of the Match. A key player on a team that continues to produce the goods year after year.


Anyone involved with Truagh will know how much effort McKenna puts into promotion the sport in the club, but he is just as talented on the field too as he showed in the side’s run to the 2020 final. Scored four of the side’s eight points in the final loss to ‘Blayney with two of those coming from play. A richly-deserved nomination.

Rafter’s class is well known not only at club level, but also at county level. Not the first time he has been in the Gaelic Life All-Star hunt and unlikely to be the last either. Grabbed a goal in the county final win over Truagh to go with his eight points. His unerring accuracy is one of the greatest assets of the current Castleblayney side.

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