13 October 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Colm Shalvey reports

Sunday’s Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship Final pits three-in-a-row chasers Scotstown against challengers Magheracloone. Scotstown are bidding to win a third straight SFC title for the first time since 1983-1985, while Magheracloone are in their first county final in seven years.

Magheracloone lost after a dramatic replay against Clontibret in 2010, but their only SFC decider win came at the expense of Scotstown. This is a fifth consecutive appearance on this stage for Scotstown, while Magheracloone – beaten semi-finalists last year – have lost three finals since their famous 2004 success. These teams have both taken the direct route to the final.

Magheracloone were drawn in the preliminary round, but they have seen off Monaghan Harps, Truagh, Ballybay and Latton, via some late drama in the last two of those games, including two added-time goals in the semi-final. Scotstown eased past…

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