MONAGHAN POWERPLAY PILES THE PRESSURE ON MAYO MEN

28 February 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

MONAGHAN 2-16
MAYO 0-13

John Graham reports

Monaghan staged an increasingly effective second-half performance to ease to a thoroughly deserved NFL Div 1 victory over thirteen man Mayo in this eagerly awaited contest that was played in bright if somewhat chilly and greasy conditions in Clones on Sunday afternoon last.

Monaghan were full value for their victory, but it wasn’t until the final quarter that they were able to put real daylight between themselves and the Westerners who, following this defeat, have now all but said goodbye to their chances of retaining their league title. For Monaghan, this was a first victory over…

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