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16 May 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Monaghan 3-08
Tyrone 0-13
COLM SHALVEY

Monaghan advanced to the Electric Ireland Ulster Minor Football Championshp semi-finals when an impressive performance saw them claim the scalp of league winners Tyrone in sunny Carrickmore last Saturday. Tyrone had won the Jim McGuigan Cup Final between these teams last month, but Monaghan upped their game here to lead from start to finish.

A three-point half-time lead did scant justice to Monaghan’s dominance, but they more than doubled that gap within five minutes of the restart via an unanswered 1-2. Tyrone eventually showed some of their threat when kicking seven of the game’s last eight scores. Crucially, however, Monaghan’s sole response was their third goal, which…

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