SCOTSTOWN SUPER IN HEAT OF BATTLE

12 November 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The champions dig deep after lightning-fast start by Truagh

Scotstown retained their SFC title with a win over Truagh in Clones on Sunday that was hard-earned than the eventual sixpoint margin suggests. Scotstown were pushed all the way by their near-neighbours as they won their seventh county championship in the space of nine years, with a goal deep into added time by Conor McCarthy finally ending Truagh’s challenge.

Kieran Hughes kicked three superb points in a Man-of-the-Match performance for the 2018 Ulster Club finalists, who came from four down early on after a lightning- fast start by Truagh, who were left to rue a couple of close calls from goal chances in the second half. A fired-up Truagh side brought much more to the table than in the sides’ previous two meetings in September, but Scotstown slowly but surely made their experience count, with nine…

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