SCOTSTOWN SEEKING MORE SUCCESS IN CLUB SHOWDOWN WITH BALLINDERRY

31 October 2013 No Comments by The Northern Standard

SCOTSTOWN V BALLINDERRY

The pairing for this Sunday’s Ulster senior club championship quarter-final echoes back to the halcyon days of a couple of decades ago when Scotstown was a club that was feared the length and breadth of Ulster having established themselves as Club championship specialists in the late 70s and into the and 180’s.

It is 20 years this year though since Scotstown last won the Monaghan senior football championship so this is a whole new breed of Scotstown players that are taking the field in Clones on Sunday to take on a vastly experienced and battle hardened Ballinderry side who are embarking on their fifth Ulster club championship campaign in six years.

That statistic alone underlines the challenge facing Scotstown as they are up against a team that has won five of the last six Derry senior football championships and a team that completed a three in a row this year for the first time since the 1980’s when they defeated Ballinascreen in the Derry final.
The Derry champions also go into Sunday’s game with the benefit of having an Ulster club championship victory ….

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