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 […]

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, […]

Monaghan make draw for 2023 SFC

By Shaun Casey THE 2023 Monaghan Senior Football Championship draw took place on Monday evening and has thrown up some really interesting clashes. Like the last number of years, the championship is a group format, with two groups of five teams. Reigning champions Ballybay arguably have the ‘easier’ side of the draw and will be […]

“Vinny lives and breathes football” – John McEntee

By Shaun Casey   JOHN McEntee was the man in charge of Clontibret when they last won the Monaghan Senior Championship in 2019 and could call upon Farney legends such as Conor McManus, Dessie Mone and Vinny Corey. On Saturday evening, Corey will lead his Monaghan team into battle for his first league game in […]

Changes at the top in Monaghan

By Shaun Casey COUNTY champions Ballybay are on the hunt for a new manager as Jerome Johnston and Mark Doran have both stepped away. Ballybay won their first championship title in ten years under the guidance of Johnston and Doran but lost out to Kilcoo in the Ulster Championship quarter-final. Doran has linked up with […]

The memorable games from John McEntee’s career

JOHN McEntee was the star of Crossmaglen and Armagh’s bid for glory with his playmaking and scoring exploits from centre forward. He takes us back through some of the memorable games from a glittering career. Teams played for: Crossmaglen Rangers, Armagh, University of Ulster and Ulster.  Current involvement: The u-8 girls’ team in Crossmaglen.  Which […]

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 […]