ULSTER CHAMPIONS

19 July 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

PATRICK SMYTH

On the domestic scene, most eyes, of course, were fixed on Monaghan’s trip to HQ and the team’s tete-a-tete with the men from the Short Grass County but, under the radar, the Farney Óg crew were quietly doing their business by claiming the provincial MFC title – only the county’s second ever such achievement over the past 73 years! “You don’t get everything you deserve, of course, but I think we played well enough tonight to win the final,” a delighted Monaghan minor boss, Seamus McEnaney, declared after the Ulster decider.

“Even though we did scrape home but this an unbelievable achievement for this group of lads, to beat every single other county as we went along and I’m absolutely delighted for these lads. “Quite honestly they (players) have sacrificed their lives to achieve this and I’m absolutely delighted for them. I’m also delighted for the whole management team. “I am ecstatic at winning this championship, it is such a thrill for me to manage such a fine group of fellas and to not having been beaten in Ulster following…

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