Malone maintaining a sunny disposition


DERMOT Malone started both of Monaghan’s two recent Ulster final triumphs – 2013 and 2015 – but, in terms of importance, he’s reluctant to rank them alongside Saturday’s do-or-die ‘Super Eight’ finale against Galway. The Farney are bidding for their first All-Ireland semi-final berth since 1988 but Malone isn’t feeling unduly pressured ahead of this […]


O’Rourke absent a number of key men for Monaghan opener


FAST starts have been a ever-present from Malachy O’Rourke’s side since they moved to Division One for the 2015 season, and they have helped pave the way to two top-four finishes in that time. Sunday’s opponents Mayo, meanwhile, are notoriously slow out of the blocks and have lost four of their last five league openers. […]


O’Rourke reappointed as Monaghan boss


MALACHY O’Rourke has been reappointed as manager of the Monaghan senior footballers  for the 2018 season. There had been some speculation about O’Rourke’s future after their All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Dublin, but Monaghan spokesperson Noel Duffy confirmed that the Derrylin native will be at the helm for a sixth season. O’Rourke was handed a three-year […]