19 August 2022 No Comments by The Northern Standard


The Monaghan LGFA Senior, Intermediate and Junior Football Championships got underway last weekend, with Donaghmoyne sending out another statement of intent to any pretenders to the throne. Having run out convincing winners in the recent Senior League Final against Emyvale, Donaghmoyne were in even more prolific form last Sunday, with the reigning Ulster Club champions ruthlessly seeing off Latton. Donaghmoyne are bid ding to lift a n unprecedented 20th consecutive county title. The other first-round games in the Combilift sponsored Senior Championship were played on Saturday. Emmet Óg, who took Donaghmoyne to extra-time in last year’s county final, edged out O’Neill Shamrocks, while Senior League runners-up Emyvale got through a stern test from Magheracloone. 2021 Intermediate champions Scotstown had a bye. The Intermediate and Junior Championships – sponsored by Mc Mahon’s Centra , Castleblayney and Drury’s Centra, Ballybay – also kicked off last weekend ahead of their official launch on Tuesday night in Cloghan. Division Two League winners Corduff enjoyed a comfortable IFC victory over Seán McDermotts, while 2021 Junior Champions Carrickmacross were pipped in a ten-goal thriller again st St. Brigid’s/O’Neills, while Truagh were also in free-scoring form as they got the better of Aughnamullen. Killeevan and Tyholland made impressive starts to the JFC at the expense of Monaghan Harps and Killanny, respectively.

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