Monaghan continue preparations in hope of an Ulster title

12 July 2010 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Monaghan’s appearance in the final of the Ulster senior football championship is an occasion to be savoured to the full as it is not something that comes around every year. True this is Monaghan’s second appearance in the Ulster championship final in four years having reached the final in 2007 but the county has to go back a further 19 years from 2007 for their previous appearance. Monaghan appeared in the final twice in the 1980’s and won both finals, making for a very heady atmosphere throughout the county and indeed anywhere that Monaghan people were domiciled both in Ireland and further afield. Those days though were in stark contrast to the previous decades leading up to that as Monaghan’s championship dreams repeatedly lay scattered across the playing fields of Ulster and all that Monaghan supporters had was bitter memories of false promise and false dawns …

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