‘Banty’ enjoying the journey as major final test awaits

By Shaun Casey CORDUFF’S championship journey began with a loss to old rivals Magheracloone in the opening round of the group stages in Monaghan, but Seamus McEnaney’s side regrouped and refocused and have never looked back since. They eventually earned their revenge, defeating Magheracloone in both Monaghan league and championship finals and this Saturday, they hope to […]

McCague takes charge of Scotstown

DAVID McCague has been appointed as the new Scotstown manager for next season as he takes over from the outgoing Colin McAree. McAree stepped down from the position following Scotstown’s three-point defeat to Ballybay in the county final. The An Bhoth men have picked up seven of the last ten county titles and also won […]

Corduff set for ‘daunting’ semi-final task

By Michael McMullan SUNDAY’S meeting with Castlerahan is a massive step up for his side, insists Corduff manager Seamus McEnaney. The former Farney boss was player/manager the last time they were intermediate champions. 24 years ago, and his voice was buzzing with enthusiasm on the back of Farney league and championship double. The club were […]

Banty’s Corduff side learning as they go along

By Shaun Casey CORDUFF edged past Shane O’Neill’s by one-point last Saturday evening and manager Seamus McEnaney (pictured) admitted after the game that he didn’t know an awful lot about this weekend’s opponents. They face Down champions Saval, managed by former Mourne County star Danny Hughes, but ‘Banty’ confirmed it wouldn’t take him long to […]

Banty: It’s the best feeling of my life

By Kieran Lynch CORDUFF claimed the Monaghan Intermediate Football Championship crown in the most dramatic of fashions, with Keith McEnaney’s last-gasp goal seeing them defeat Magheracloone 2-4 to 0-9 in the decider. Corduff are managed by former Monaghan boss Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney, who remarkably has two sons, John and Gavin, and six nephews on the […]

Corey appointed as new Monaghan boss

By Shaun Casey VINNY Corey has been appointed as the new Monaghan senior football manager, replacing the outgoing Seamus McEnaney. The Clontibret clubman starred for the Farney County when they ended their 25-year win for Ulster success in 2013 and collected a second provincial medal two seasons later. Corey, who retired from playing duty in […]

GERARD O’KANE: The spider’s web

THE managerial merry-go-round is in full swing at the moment at county level. County board delegates are meeting in smoke-filled back rooms, curtains closed, under cover of darkness and a special knock to get in. The veil of secrecy thrown over some of these processes is akin to waiting on white smoke coming from the […]

Sherlock linked with Monaghan position

JASON Sherlock has emerged as a leading candidate to take over as Monaghan senior football manager following Seamus McEnaney’s departure a number of weeks ago. Sherlock won an All-Ireland medal with Dublin in 1995 and was part of Jim Gavin’s management team that achieved the now famed five-in-a-row of All-Ireland titles. ‘Jayo’ had a decent […]