Monaghan make history in epic at Croker

Lory Meagher Cup final Monaghan 3-22 Lancashire 3-20 GOALS from Niall Garland (2) and Thomas Hughes shot Monaghan to glory at Croke Park on Saturday afternoon. Two Lancashire goals had them ahead 2-5 to 0-10 with five minutes to the break before Hughes hit the first Farney goal. Advertisement Points from Ethan Flynn and Declan […]

Experienced heads still key for Corey

All-Ireland SFC Round 2 Monaghan v Clare Sunday, St Tiernach’s Park, 2pm By Shaun Casey YOU can’t teach old dogs new tricks, but then again, sometimes you don’t have to. Although Monaghan seem to be trying to turn a corner, when the going gets tough, it’s the old battle-hardened warriors that still stand up to […]

One change for Monaghan

MONAGHAN have made once for Sunday’s visit of Clare to Clones (2pm) for Round Two of the All-Ireland SFC series with Jack McCarron coming in for Dessie Ward. Otherwise it’s set to be the same 15 that started last weekend’s drawn encounter against Derry, with Conor McManus once again named on the bench. Monaghan: Rory […]

All-Ireland minor fixtures finalised

By Michael McMullan THE dates, times and venues have been announced for the All-Ireland minor quarter-finals. Ulster champions Derry will take on Galway in a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland semi-final. The Tribesmen were 2-9 to 1-11 winners on their way to the title despite a spirited Derry comeback. Advertisement From this year’s team, captain […]

Derry name team for visit of Monaghan

By Michael McMullan ULSTER champions Derry have named their team for Saturday night’s (7pm) visit of Monaghan in Celtic Park. There are no changes from the side that started the Ulster final win over Armagh. There is now place for Matthew Downey (quad injury) or Oisin McWilliams who continues his path back to full training […]

Derry ease their way back to another decider

Ulster SFC semi-final Derry 1-21 Monaghan 2-10 By Michael McMullan ULSTER champions Derry eased their way back to the the Ulster final with a controlled performance against Monaghan. Advertisement Rory Gallagher’s side replied to both Monaghan goals and never looked in any danger with 10 different players on the scoresheet. They had the ball over […]