MONAGHAN AIMING TO BEAT OLD RIVALS TYRONE IN ULSTER TITLE BATTLE

10 May 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

COLM SHALVEY COMMENTARY

Monaghan face a rematch with Tyrone in the winners’ group of the Electric Ireland Ulster Minor Football Championship in Carrickmore on Saturday evening. Having ended strongly to beat Down in the preliminary round, before creeping over the finishing line against Antrim a fortnight ago, Monaghan have two wins to their name in this year’s championship, stretching the county’s winning run in this competition to seven games in the space of just over 12 months.

Mark Counihan and his team know they will have to step up their performance levels, however, if they are to turn over a strong Tyrone team. The Red Hand County came out on top when these sides contested last month’s Ulster MFL Final, which went to extra-time, and they followed that up by beating Donegal. Tyrone reeled off the last five points…

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