McCarron a Jack of all trades says McArdle

By Shaun Casey JACK McCarron made the telling difference for Scotstown last Sunday, kicking half a dozen points as they overcame Inniskeen by three points to reclaim the Mick Duffy Cup for the eighth time in eleven seasons – something team captain Damian McArdle was thankful for. McCarron, following in his father Ray’s footsteps by claiming championship gold […]

Scotstown hoping to recapture their throne

By Shaun Casey 77 days after locking horns in the opening round of the championship, Inniskeen and Scotstown will once again do battle on Sunday in the Senior Championship Final (Clones, 3.30pm). That day, two points were on offer at the start of the group stages, but now, the Mick Duffy Cup is the prize […]

A long time coming for Inniskeen

These days don’t come around too often for Inniskeen as we reflect on the last time they reached a Monaghan SFC final all the way back in 1990. Shaun Casey reports…. NO one imagined it would take over 30 years for Inniskeen to reach another Senior Championship final, especially at half time of the 1990 […]

Donaghmoyne determined to secure status

By Shaun Casey IT’S do or die for Donaghmoyne on Sunday afternoon when they host Magheracloone as both sides hope to retain their senior status. Donaghmoyne manager David Lennon’s hails this as a must win for all sides involved in the four-team relegation group. “It’s a must win for all teams,” said Lennon. “Ballybay can […]

Aughnamullen boss not shocked by start

By Kieran Lynch THE Monaghan Senior Championship always has the ability to throw up surprise packages, and in this year’s competition no side has fit that bill better than Aughnamullen. Manager Lee Conlan only came into the role at the beginning of June, but he was unable to prevent the team from suffering relegation in the […]

JACK MADDEN: Lesser Spotted Ulster

HANNAH Tyrell has earned the privilege of becoming the final hero of the 2023 inter-county season. The former Ireland international will have the Rugby World Cup to keep herself amused during the off season. That and a seven-week-old child. The dust begins to settle, and those heroics will slowly fizzle out of relevance. The tumbleweed […]

McCarron makes his move in Monaghan

NEW Scotstown manager David McCague will have a welcome boost this season with the arrival of 2022 All-Star nominee Jack McCarron. The Farney star, who saved the county from relegation with his heroics against Dublin on the last day of last season’s league, has moved from his native Currin, a club operating at junior level […]

McEntee takes over from McConville in Inniskeen

By Michael McMullan CROSSMAGLEN and Armagh All-Ireland winner John McEntee has been appointed as the new Inniskeen senior football manager. McEntee takes over from another Cross man Oisin McConville will stepped into inter-county management with Wicklow. Inniskeen were on the wrong side of a 3-8 to 0-13 defeat at the hands of Scotstown in this […]