22 February 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Derby D-Day in Healy Park Omagh

Monaghan face a crunch local derby against Tyrone in the Allianz National Football League Division One on Saturday evening.
This fixture’s circumstances represent a far cry from the teams’ last meeting, when Tyrone held off a late charge from Monaghan to book their place in the All-Ireland final. The neighbouring counties went into that Croke Park clash on a high after successful runs through the qualifiers and ‘Super 8s’ series, but they face this latest instalment of the rivalry looking to bounce back from stuttering starts to the Allianz NFL.

Monaghan’s 2018 league campaign featured three one-point wins and one two-point victory, as well as one defeat by the minimum margin, while this spring has so …

Monaghan’s newcomer Stephen O’Hanlon. © Northern Standard

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