Monaghan ratify minor managers


By Michael McMullan MONAGHAN have appointed a new minor football manager, taking over from Mark Counihan who stepped down after last season. Former Farney star Dermot Malone was ratified on Thursday night after retiring from inter-county football last season. The Castleblaney man will have a backroom team consisting of Paul O’Connor, Joe O-Boyle and Adrian […]


Corey appointed as new Monaghan boss


By Shaun Casey VINNY Corey has been appointed as the new Monaghan senior football manager, replacing the outgoing Seamus McEnaney. The Clontibret clubman starred for the Farney County when they ended their 25-year win for Ulster success in 2013 and collected a second provincial medal two seasons later. Corey, who retired from playing duty in […]


Ulster players among All-Star football nominations


ULSTER champions Derry, Monaghan and Armagh have players in the shortlist for All-Stars after their performances in the 2022 season, with Derry’s Ethan Doherty shortlisted for Young Player of the Year. Seven of Derry’s winning team have been shortlisted with Jack McCarron (Monaghan) Armagh’s Jarly Óg Burns, Rory Grugan, Stefan Campbell, Rian O’Neill and Ethan […]


Monaghan appointment hits stumbling block


MASSIVE uncertainty surrounds the appointment of a successor to Monaghan manager Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney. The Irish News reported yesterday that former Dublin player Jason Sherlock and current Ballymun Kickham’s manager Brendan Hackett have withdrawn from the process while Mark Counihan, another leading contender, was informed recently that he hasn’t been given the job. It is understood that Counihan […]


Truagh Gaels hoping to go one step further


By Kieran Lynch LAST year’s beaten finalists in the Monaghan Senior Championship, Truagh are hoping to go one better this year, and after their performances in 2021, Chairperson Kieran McKenna says that now ‘expectations are higher.’ They got their championship campaign off to a winning start, as they defeated Carrickmacross 0-10 to 0-7 on Sunday, […]


Championship ready – the state of play across the province


WITH the inter-county scene behind us, Niall Gartland takes a glance at the club scene across all nine counties… Antrim Football: The football championships are up and running in the Saffron County with holders Creggan and Lamh Dhearg playing out an enthralling draw a week ago. They were the first county in Ulster to commence […]