RELEGATION CLASH

7 March 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Monaghan hurlers get “monkey” off their back

PATRICK SMYTH

Monaghan’s premier hurlers saved their best wine ‘till last to leave Louth punch drunk and relegated in a winner- takes-all clash last Sunday in Inniskeen. Paul Hughes’ charges arguably produced their best display of the national league season in securing their first win of the campaign. In doing so, the hosts ensured that they had retained their NHL Division 3A status for 2021.

“I had to find out a lot about the players and we have been changing the team around and looking at various options, different players in different positions and that, but when it came to the crunch I had to get what I thought was our best fifteen out on…

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