Articles tagged with: Ulster final

MONAGHAN AIM TO RECLAIM ULSTER TITLE AGAINST DEFENDING CHAMPS DONEGAL

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17 Jul 2015 Comments Off on MONAGHAN AIM TO RECLAIM ULSTER TITLE AGAINST DEFENDING CHAMPS DONEGAL
MONAGHAN AIM TO RECLAIM ULSTER TITLE AGAINST DEFENDING CHAMPS DONEGAL

The latest installment of the rivalry between Monaghan and Donegal is set to draw a capacity crowd to St Tiarnach’s Park on Sunday, with the third consecutive Ulster Final between these teams a sell-out. by COLM SHALVEY Monaghan, of course, shocked then All-Ireland champions Donegal in the 2013 decider, before relinquishing their provincial title a year later, so it’s honours even going into part three of this burgeoning rivalry, which sees the same two teams contest this fixture for a third year in a row for the first time since the ...

IT IS ALL ABOUT A PERFORMANCE NOW

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17 Jul 2015 Comments Off on IT IS ALL ABOUT A PERFORMANCE NOW
IT IS ALL ABOUT A  PERFORMANCE NOW

The training is all done, the hours of hard slog and personal gym work have been put in and all of the bodies on the two panels for Sunday’s Ulster final are in tiptop shape and ready for what will be a draining encounter, both physically and mentally, as they battle it out to take possession of the Anglo Celt Cup over the winter. Both managers have fine-tuned their tactics and will have been working on eradicating niggling errors and other frustrating things that peppered their games in the championship so ...

THE CLOCK IS TICKING AS BUILD-UP INTENSIFIES

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10 Jul 2015 Comments Off on THE CLOCK IS TICKING AS BUILD-UP INTENSIFIES
THE CLOCK IS TICKING AS BUILD-UP INTENSIFIES

By John Graham The clock is ticking towards D Day, which in football terms in Ulster is the date for the final of the senior football championship and that is on Sunday week, July 19th in St Tiarnach’s Park in Clones when Donegal will come to see if they can make it four out of the last five provincial titles while Monaghan will be seeking to make it two out of three. Monaghan last played in three Ulster finals in a row in 1921, 1922 and 1923 with the best they achieved ...

MONAGHAN MARCH ON

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26 Jun 2015 Comments Off on MONAGHAN MARCH ON
MONAGHAN MARCH ON

Monaghan 1-20 Fermanagh 0-13 MONAGHAN are safely through to their third Ulster Final in a row but it wasn’t until the latter stages of this exhilarating and at times frustrating contest that they put real daylight between themselves and a tenacious Fermanagh who pushed them to the limit repeatedly during the match at KIngspan Breffni Park last Sunday. Fermanagh were reduced to fourteen players in the 22nd minute of the second half when Ryan McCluskey was red carded for a follow through challenge on Owen Duffy when he was on the ground after ...

MONAGHAN DARES TO DREAM OF DOUBLE OVER THE REIGNING ULSTER CHAMPIONS

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19 Jul 2013 Comments Off on MONAGHAN DARES TO DREAM OF DOUBLE OVER THE REIGNING ULSTER CHAMPIONS
MONAGHAN DARES TO DREAM OF DOUBLE OVER THE REIGNING ULSTER CHAMPIONS

“Grab the goals but don’t concede them” will be the game plan that secures the silverware. by COLM SHALVEY Nothing beats being there’, says the advertising slogan from Croke Park and it’s an apt one for Monaghan supporters as the county’s senior and minor footballers go in search of a unique double Ulster final success in Clones on Sunday. Monaghan have never won the Ulster senior and minor championships in the same year and they will be seeking to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1988 Ulster SFC win by finally ...

OWEN LENNON RELISHING INJURY-FREE RUN

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19 Jul 2013 Comments Off on OWEN LENNON RELISHING INJURY-FREE RUN
OWEN LENNON RELISHING INJURY-FREE RUN

Ulster Senior Football Championship Final MONAGHAN V DONEGAL Monaghan captain Owen Lennon has put injury woes in recent years behind him to lead his county to a third Ulster final since 2007. Lennon, who has had to wait a number of years to be given the captaincy, told the media at Monaghan’s press night last week: “I’m just happy to still be playing away. I’ve been injury-free for this last few years and Malachy asked me to be captain this year, so I gladly took it on. I cracked a disc in my ...