Monaghan face uphill battle against Galway

By Shaun Casey HEADING into the final quarters of their respective final round games last weekend, the chances of Galway and Monaghan meeting at this stage of the season looked extremely unlikely, verging on impossible. Galway were comfortably controlling their own destiny against Armagh, leading by five points before crumbling and surrendering that margin. That […]

Monaghan name squad for Meath meeting

MONAGHAN have made one change to the starting team that drew with Louth as they take on Meath in a winner takes all clash this weekend. Whoever loses the game will crash out of the championship while depending on how Louth get on against Kerry, Monaghan could still finish second in the group. Conor McManus […]

Scotstown leading the way in Monaghan

By Shaun Casey SCOTSTOWN lead the way in the Monaghan Senior League with five wins from five outings, although Latton are right on their tails with an identical record with An Both just taking top spot due to a superior score difference. The reigning Monaghan SFC winners, and last year’s Ulster Club finalists, are on the […]

Reinvigorated Scotstown on the cusp of final

By Shaun Casey FOR a team that has dominated the club scene in Monaghan over the past 11 years, winning eight county titles, Scotstown have failed to really make a dent on the Ulster Club Championship. They’ve only competed in two Ulster finals during that time, losing to Crossmaglen and Gaoth Dobhair, and their most recent […]

Win or bust for Monaghan

By Shaun Casey CAN Monaghan pull off an unlikely Houdini act and cling onto their Division One status for another year? You certainly couldn’t doubt them after their final day heroics of the last few years, but even if they do beat Mayo on Sunday, it may not be enough. They must travel to Castlebar, […]

Corey: Division One is “unforgiving”

By Shaun Casey BOTH Monaghan and Kerry are searching for their first points of the 2023 National League following opening-day defeats. Monaghan lost out to old rivals Armagh while a last-minute Paddy McBrearty score denied Kerry a share of the spoils up in Donegal. It’s a daunting trip for Vinny Corey’s men, taking on the […]

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 […]

Jack McCarron among latest to head for the States

MONAGHAN ace Jack McCarron is one of the latest high-profile Gaelic Footballers to transfer to an American club for the summer months. McCarron, who scored 3-33 for the Farney County this season, has transferred to Philadelphia club St Patrick’s, and there are a number of other intercounty stars who are also making the trip across […]