HAT-TRICK OF ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES BECKON FOR LADIES

13 July 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Our senior county ladies will take to the field this Sunday in Clones, hoping to make it a three-in-a-row of Senior Ulster championship titles.
Their opponents will be Donegal who had a convincing win over Tyrone in the semi finals.
Monaghan did meet Donegal earlier in the league, but Donegal were missing a few regulars that day, notably Geraldine McLoughlin who caused all sorts of problems for Tyrone.
The last time they met in the championship was 4 years ago in the Ulster semi final in Healy Park Omagh, when Donegal ran them all the way in what was a closely fought contest.
Donegal seemed to slip back a bit since then at senior level anyway, but their underage teams were very successful, bringing All Ireland titles home.
They seem to be making a comeback this year, and their performance against Tyrone suggest that they will be all out to stop Monaghan’s winning streak.
Donegal have a wealth of talent in their teams over the past few years and having watched their U16 team in action two weeks ago, they are definately a team for the future.
They will go into the game on Sunday with renewed confidence after that win over Tyrone.
Monaghan, on the other hand, will be hoping to follow on from their National League success.
They, like Donegal, had a convincing win over …

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