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Mayo 0-12 Monaghan 1-11: error-ridden display ends in defeat

So another year of competitive football is up and running for us but unfortunately this one – like last year – has opened for us in defeat. Unlike the thumping down in Cork twelve months ago, however, tonight’s two-point loss to Monaghan was wholly preventable, which I guess is why it feels so frustrating. There was a great sense of […]

Monaghan team named

Monaghan last night named their team – their match-day 26, to be exact – for tomorrow evening’s League opener against us at MacHale Park (throw-in 7pm). Here are the details: Monaghan (NFL Division One v Mayo, 4/2/2017): Rory Beggan (An Bhoth); Fintan Kelly (Cluain Eois), Drew Wylie (Béal Atha Beithe), Ryan Wylie (Béal Atha Beithe); Colin Walshe (Dubhamlacht), Neil McAdam […]

Looking towards the League opener

Photo: With our 2017 FBD League campaign now safely squared away, thoughts can begin to turn to our opening match in this year’s National Football League. Monaghan rock into town on Saturday night week (4th February) with throw-in at MacHale Park set for 7pm that evening. We’ve done okay against the Farney lads in recent years. Last March we […]

U21 semi-finals confirmed for Tullamore

Photo: It’s been confirmed a short while ago that next weekend’s U21 All-Ireland semi-finals will indeed be held at O’Connor Park in Tullamore. Our match against Dublin is the first to get underway that afternoon, with throw-in scheduled for 2.45pm, while the Cork/monaghan semi gets underway at 4.30pm. Both matches will also be transmitted live by TG4.

U21 semi-final line-up completed

Photo: With the Ulster and Munster finals played on Wednesday evening and last night respectively, the All-Ireland semi-final line-up in this year’s U21 football championship – is this the final one before it becomes an U20 tournament? I’m having difficulty keeping up with these changes – has now been completed. It was expected that Tyrone and Kerry would come […]