3 December 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Colm Shalvey reports

Sunday’s Derry v Monaghan Ulster Club double-header begins with the IFC quarter-final between Donaghmoyne and Steelstown. Fresh from completing a Monaghan Intermediate double, Donaghmoyne will be looking to go one step further than in 2016, when they lost out to Pomeroy from Tyrone in the Ulster IFC Final. The Fontenoys have been in consistent form throughout 2021, winning 12 of their 13 league and championship games, with their only loss coming after a late goal by Emyvale in their last IFC group fixture. They now take on a Steelstown side who were prolific throughout the Derry IFC as they atoned for last year’s final defeat, which was their third loss at that stage in the last decade. The Derry-city club averaged well over 20 points per game in their wins over Lissan, Limavady (twice), Ballymaguigan and Castledawson, although they had to work hard to edge out Greenlough in their county final, before battling through another…

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