Croker the perfect place to start says Mone

By Shaun Casey THERE’S nowhere else in the country Monaghan would rather start their National League campaign than in Croke Park, insists former Farney football Dessie Mone, speaking on this week’s Gaelic Lives Podcast. Monaghan kick-start their tenth successive season in the topflight, while Dublin return to Division One football having claimed the Division Two league […]

Clontibret chasing “magic” ten points

By Shaun Casey CLONTIBRET lead the way at the top of the Monaghan Senior League having picked up eight points in their first five outings, and manager Mick O’Dowd believes another two-points would shrug off any relegation fears. In Monaghan, the bottom four in the table at the end of the league contest the relegation playoffs, […]

Ulster GAA: Well-known GAA stars set for charity sky-dive

BE sure to get behind your County Star Jumping out of a Plane for Charity this Sunday. Each year the Ulster GAA President selects a good cause which becomes Ulster GAA’s Charity Partner for that year. The partnership enables Ulster GAA to promote the good work of the charity over the course of the year, while […]

McManus is still the man says Dessie Mone

By Shaun Casey CONOR McManus can still play a pivotal role for Monaghan this season, even if it’s only from the bench, suggests his Clontibret clubmate Dessie Mone. Mone spent many years battling alongside McManus in the blue and white of Monaghan, winning Ulster titles in 2013 and 2015. Mone also insists that Vinny Corey, […]

Excitement building for Ulster GAA charity skydive

There is just a week to go until GAA stars from across Ulster take to the skies for a daring skydive in aid of charity. GAA figures from each of Ulster’s nine counties will be taking on a 15,000 ft leap this Sunday, 12th March, to raise money for both the Patrick G Johnston Centre […]

Mone takes step forward in recovery

MONAGHAN defender Dessie Mone is making a late charge to be included in the squad for the county’s Ulster Championship opener with Fermanagh on May 20. The Oriel defender has not been involved since breaking his wrist in Monaghan’s McKenna Cup clash with Derry in January but he made his club return with Clontibret last […]