COUNTY FINAL

22 September 2016 No Comments by The Northern Standard

PATRICK SMYTH

sixteen SFC titles apiece – something has to give!

The clock is ticking. Sunday week looms large on the horizon and Clontibret and Scotstown are on their starter’s orders. The glittering prize beckons. But just where will the Mick Duffy Cup winter this year?

St. Mary’s Park, Castleblayney will be the proverbial bearpit in just over a week’s time as the two behemoths of the past decade go head-to-head for the right to claim their 17th SFC title.

Clontibret first made their acquaintance with the biggest prize Monaghan sport has to offer way back in 1949. For their part, Scotstown scooped their first blue riband title 11 years later.

Clontibret last represented Monaghan in the Ulster club championship back in 2014. Scotstown, of course, are the reigning champions.

And more facts. Scotstown are appearing in their 4th final in a row which is a…
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