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MONAGHAN HURLERS LOOK TO BUILD ON PROGRESSIVE LEAGUE FORM

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2 May 2015 Comments Off on MONAGHAN HURLERS LOOK TO BUILD ON PROGRESSIVE LEAGUE FORM

BY COLM SHALVEY Monaghan’s senior hurlers start their Nicky Rackard Cup campaign with a home game against Longford in Clones on Saturday at 5pm. Monaghan go into this championship on the back of a progressive spring, which saw them reach the Allianz National Hurling League Division 3A Final. Monaghan went through the Division 3A group games without losing and although their unbeaten record under new manager Trevor Hilliard ended in the final against Tyrone, they could take plenty of positives from their run. Saturday’s visitors to St. Tiarnach’s Park are Longford, who ...

MONAGHAN PLAY-OFF BOOST

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30 May 2014 Comments Off on MONAGHAN PLAY-OFF BOOST
MONAGHAN PLAY-OFF BOOST

Monaghan 3-12 Sligo 0-14 Monaghan bounced back from their disappointing performance against Donegal in Letterkenny a week previous to show that there is still character in the side as they played with more purpose and passion in this Rackard Cup relegation play-off. On the day they proved too adept for the Yeats County men and thoroughly deserved their victory that assures them that they will be competing in the 2015 version of the Nicky Rackard Cup courtesy of this seven points victory over Sligo at Sean O’Heslins Park, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, last Saturday ...

MONAGHAN NO MATCH

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16 May 2014 Comments Off on MONAGHAN NO MATCH
MONAGHAN NO MATCH

Nicky Rackard Cup Donegal 3-26 Monaghan 0-15 HOLDERS Donegal cruised into the Nicky Rackard Cup quarter-finals thanks to a facile twenty points win over a make shift Monaghan in O’Donnell Park Letterkenny on Saturday afternoon last. Earlier in the day Monaghan looked to have forfeited the game when the Donegal camp received notice just before noon that their opponents weren’t traveling, for echoes of the still damaging Allianz Hurling league division 3A final of 2012 when Monaghan were forced to concede to Fingal. However, it wasn’t just as bad as that and later another ...

TYRONE TOPS

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17 May 2013 Comments Off on TYRONE TOPS
TYRONE TOPS

Tyrone 2-19 Monaghan 1-10 By JOHN GRAHAM In the end Tyrone experienced little difficulty in booking their place in the semi-final of the Nicky Rackard Cup as they increasingly dominated the second half of this contest in Killyclogher on Saturday afternoon last and they coasted to victory as the Monaghan challenge faded. Conditions were difficult with a strong wind and intermittent heavy showers which did affect the standard of play but overall Tyrone were thoroughly deserving winners. The game was originally fixed for Carrickmore but was switched to Killyclogher as the Carmen venue was ...