UPBEAT MONAGHAN HOPING TO HAVE FINAL SAY AGAINST TYRONE

2 April 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Allianz National Hurling League Division 3A Final

This Saturday Monaghan and Tyrone clash for the second time in Division 3A of the Allianz Hurling league when the sides meet in the divisional final in Keady at 300pm.

It was generally felt that the recent 2020 Hurling Committee report contained little as far as the euphemistically referred to weaker counties are concerned, and that can only be added to by the decision to stage this division 3A final at a small club ground as opposed to a ground that enjoys County ground status.

That is no disrespect to the Keady club who have excellent facilities but finals are special games and those participating in finals like to feel that the game is given the status that it deserves. That said though neither side will allow the choice of venue to influence their preparation for this important game and their approach on the day to a match between the two most consistent sides in the division.
Monaghan and Tyrone go into Saturday’s final undefeated in their
five round-robin games, Tyrone winning four and drawing one of their five outings, scoring a total of eight goals and seventy seven points, (8-77), while conceding eight goals ….
hilliard

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