SEMI-FINAL CALLING FOR MONAGHAN MINORS

27 July 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Colm Shalvey reports

With the All- Ireland SFC ‘Super 8s’ series taking a break this we e k e n d , the spotlight shines on Monaghan’s minor footballers on Saturday. Ulster champions Monaghan take on Kildare in Mullingar in a highly-anticipated Electric Ireland All-Ireland MFC Quarter-Final on Saturday. An epic provincial campaign that saw two of Monaghan’s six games go to extra-time ended with Séamus McEnaney’s young side claiming the Fr. Murray Cup. The Ulster series eventually went full circle, with Monaghan pipping Derry in the final, almost three months after its first game saw the Oak Leafers edge an extra- time epic preliminary-round tie. In between, Monaghan took full advantage of the new …

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