Final four face off in Farney County

By Shaun Casey SEMI-FINALS are for winning and at St Tiernach’s Park this Sunday, four teams are 60 minutes away from securing their spot in the Monaghan SFC final. Scotstown are part of the furniture on county final day at this stage, having featured in the last ten, while Clontibret have collected the Mick Duffy Cup […]

JACK MADDEN: Moving day in Monaghan

THE Monaghan Senior Football Championship hasn’t been hugely kind to Donaghmoyne Fontenoys. Last year, their campaign began with a daunting trip to 2019 champions Clontibret. Former Sigerson player of the year Davy Garland was deployed as the sole forward, as Donaghmoyne set up a rigid 14-man defence, breaking at rapid pace to feed Garland. Conor McManus […]

O’Dowd set for McEntee reunion

By Kieran Lynch ON Saturday, Clontibret host Inniskeen in a top of the table clash in Group Two of the Monaghan Senior Football Championship, with the potential to jump above them and move into first place. However, because that game throws in at 6pm, with Donaghmoyne facing Scotstown at 3pm, Clontibret manager Mick O’Dowd believes […]

Champions Ballybay eyeing up first win

By Shaun Casey DEFENDING champions Ballybay are aiming for their first victory of the 2023 campaign after suffering a stuttering start to their title defence last weekend, drawing with Seamus McEnaney’s Corduff. Ballybay made the much brighter start, racing into a 5-1 lead during the first quarter, but two goals either side of the half-time […]

Monaghan club scene enters knockout phase

By Shaun Casey THE Monaghan club league scene enters it’s knockout phase next week and things are beginning to really hot up at both ends of the senior table. Some of the traditional big hitters of Monaghan club football are hovering around the bottom end of the senior division and are battling to avoid relegation. […]

Clontibret look to make the most of miracle goal

By Kieran Lynch CLONTIBRET are on the highest of highs heading into this week’s Monaghan Senior Football Championship semi-final, after a last gasp goal got them through the group stage. With the seconds ticking away, they were heading out of the championship at the hands of Scotstown, before a late, late goal levelled the scores […]

Big hitters collide in Monaghan semi-finals

MONAGHAN SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINALS CLONTIBRET V BALLYBAY Sunday, Clones, 2pm CLONTIBRET edged out the first meeting between these sides during the group stages with one point to spare and ended up topping the group. That just about makes this favourites heading into this weekend. Advertisement Verdict: Clontibret   INNISKEEN V SCOTSTOWN Sunday, Clones, […]

Monaghan championship continues this weekend

MONAGHAN SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP ONE SCOTSTOWN V CLONTIBRET Sunday, Pairc Mhuire, 5pm Both are already through to the next round but still these two would like to finish the group stages with a win. The victor will go straight through to the semi-finals. Scotstown are the team to beat in Monaghan and could be just […]

Clontibret in must-win mood

BY KIERAN LYNCH CLONTIBRET face two tough challenges in the upcoming weeks in the form of Ballybay and Scotstown, as they look to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Monaghan Senior Championship. The 2019 championship winners knew they had a difficult group going into the tournament, but having lost to Donaghmoyne in their opener, after […]