MONAGHAN FALL FLAT AT FORTESS BALLYSHANNON

7 March 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

DONEGAL 2-12 MONAGHAN 0-08

COLM SHALVEY REPORTS

Monaghan’s Allianz National Football League Division One fate hangs in the balance after a disappointing defeat away to Donegal last Sunday. Monaghan put in four encouraging performances in succession for which five points was arguably scant reward, with points slipping away in Salthill and Croke Park, but their third away game without a win was a different story.

A flat performance in Ballyshannon, where the locals remain unbeaten since 2009, saw Monaghan’s seniors follow the U-20s a week earlier in leaving the south- Donegal town empty-handed. Monaghan coped quite well against the elements for the first half-hour, but it unravelled quickly in the remaining…

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