By Oisín Duddy CASTLEBLAYNEY hurler Niall Garland says that hurling is the only thing on their minds as they prepare for this weekend’s Twinning final against Sean Treacy’s in London. The Monaghan side qualified for the Twinning Cup game (effectively an All-Ireland quarter-final) with victory over St Eunan’s, Letterkenny in the Ulster Junior final a […]
DERRY, Donegal and Monaghan have players selected on the Ring, Rackard, Meagher Champion 15. Meath, winners of the Christy Ring Cup lead the way with five players on board. The Derry hurlers’ fine Christy Ring Cup performances have yielded two awards in the shape of defender Riche Mullan and midfielder Cormac O’Doherty. Nicky Rackard runners-up […]
Niall Garland bagged two goals for Monaghan in the Lory Meagher final. He talks to Shaun Casey about the story of their season. HOW many players have bagged a brace of goals in Croke Park on All-Ireland final day? Monaghan’s Niall Garland is a member of a very exclusive club. The Castleblayney corner-forward was on song for the […]
By Michael McMullan FORMER Antrim player Neil McManus will captain the Ireland team for the Hurling/ Shinty international later this month. The squad with another man – Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton – on the management team will include Niall Garland from Lory Meaghar champions Monaghan and Down’s Caolan Taggart and Luca McCusker of Fermanagh The game […]
Lory Meagher Cup final Monaghan v Lancashire Saturday, Croke Park, 1pm, Live on TG4 By Shaun Casey Advertisement SITTING in the Kingspan Breffni Park changing rooms on April 22 after succumbing to their nearest rivals Cavan by three points, the dejected Monaghan players felt another year had slipped through their fingers. They had one point to […]
By Shaun Casey MONAGHAN suffered their first defeat of 2023 last weekend, and it was a heavy one with Mayo claiming a huge 27-point win. The Farney men have the chance to bounce back right away with a home clash against Roscommon and Niall Garland is confident they can do that. “Mayo gave us a good […]
Find out who’s the loudest in the Monaghan dressing room.