MARKSMAN MEEGAN LEADS THE WAY

28 February 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Monaghan 0-17

Roscommon 1-10

By JOHN GRAHAM

MONAGHAN showed great resilience particularly in the second-half to make it three points out of a possible four when they took the scalps of pre-match favourites Roscommon in this entertaining and keenly contested NHL Division 3A clash in St Mary’s Park Castleblayney on Sunday last.

Monaghan had plundered a point last day out against Tyrone in Omagh and on Sunday last they went on to vindicate that form as they outplayed the visitors particularly in the second-half and when the match was there for the taking they answered the big questions.

Mark Treanor had recovered from the injury that forced him out of the game against Tyrone to take his place in midfield from where he made a substantial contribution. Deaglan Crowe started this time out and Eanna MacSuibhne also recovered from the injury that saw him substituted in Monaghan’s opening game to play a leading role with his creativity and distribution.

Patrick Finnegan was excellent at full back and shaded the exchanges with Naos Connaughton while Peter Treanor was …

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