McEntee back with Inniskeen

By Shaun Casey LAST season’s beaten Monaghan finalists Inniskeen have retained the services of their manager John McEntee. McEntee led the club to their first Senior Championship final appearance since 1990, but they lost out to Oriel kingpins Scotstown. The 2002 All-Ireland Armagh winning centre half-forward has already tasted championship success in the Farney County […]

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 […]

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 […]

Contenders collide in Monaghan championship

By Shaun Casey SATURDAY’S clash between Inniskeen and Donaghmoyne has the potential to be the game of the weekend in Monaghan as both have been in fine form throughout the season. Inniskeen currently sit top of Group Two with two wins from their two outings, having saw off both Scotstown and Magheracloone. John McEntee’s side, […]

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. […]

McAree steps down from Scotstown

SCOTSTOWN are on the look-out for a new manager after Colin McAree stepped down from his post at the end of three successful seasons at the helm. The former Farney minor boss, appointed in 2020, steered the club to back-t0-back senior titles before seeing his side lose out to Ballybay in this year’s decider. McAree […]