MONAGHAN AND TYRONE DUEL AGAIN

10 May 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Farney boys aiming for three-in-a-row

This Saturday Monaghan face what is probably their most searching test in the defence of their Ulster minor football championship crown when they take on Tyrone in Carrickmore at 6pm. This will be Monaghan’s third outing in the Ulster minor football championship and it will be their second meeting with Tyrone in competitive action this year.

They also played Tyrone in the final of the Jim McGuigan Cup, the Ulster Minor Football League, a game that Monaghan had the opportunity to clinch in normal time, leading at one stage by seven points, but Tyrone made the most of their chances in extra time to win it by seven points on a final score of Tyrone 1- 17, Monaghan 1-10. It’s been quite a hectic schedule for Monaghan, because a week after that game they had their first outing…

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