McCarron makes his move in Monaghan

NEW Scotstown manager David McCague will have a welcome boost this season with the arrival of 2022 All-Star nominee Jack McCarron. The Farney star, who saved the county from relegation with his heroics against Dublin on the last day of last season’s league, has moved from his native Currin, a club operating at junior level […]

Donaghmore looking forward to first St Paul’s appearance

By Niall Gartland THE prestigious Ulster Minor Club Tournament at St Paul’s is back after a three-year absence, and Tyrone underage kingpins Donaghmore are relishing the prospect of rubbing shoulders with the top teams across the province. Donaghmore, who completed the back-to-back league and championship double with victory over Eglish in the Grade One Championship […]

Scotstown back in Ulster

By Shaun Casey OVER the last number of years, Scotstown have become accustomed to competing in the Ulster Championship at senior level. The An Bhoth men lost out to Ballybay this year, but the club are still represented on the provincial stage through their minor side. Scotstown take on Donaghmore in the quarter-final of the […]

Changes at the top in Monaghan

By Shaun Casey COUNTY champions Ballybay are on the hunt for a new manager as Jerome Johnston and Mark Doran have both stepped away. Ballybay won their first championship title in ten years under the guidance of Johnston and Doran but lost out to Kilcoo in the Ulster Championship quarter-final. Doran has linked up with […]

McCague takes charge of Scotstown

DAVID McCague has been appointed as the new Scotstown manager for next season as he takes over from the outgoing Colin McAree. McAree stepped down from the position following Scotstown’s three-point defeat to Ballybay in the county final. The An Bhoth men have picked up seven of the last ten county titles and also won […]

GAA President Larry McCarthy pays trubite to Seán McCague

GAA President Larry McCarthy has paid tribute to former President Seán McCague who passed away at the age of  77. “On behalf of our members and the Association as a whole, I would like to offer my condolences to Sean’s wife Bernie, and his daughters Paula, Nuala, Martha, Freda and Emma and also to his […]

Feature: Ulster Club Kingpins

WITH the Ulster Club Senior Football Championship heating up, Shaun Casey casts his eye over past glories… Crossmaglen: 11 IN 1996, led by Cross and Armagh legend Joe Kernan, the Rangers picked up their first of 11 Ulster titles. They secured their last provincial crown in 2015 with an extra-time win over Scotstown and three […]

McAree steps down from Scotstown

SCOTSTOWN are on the look-out for a new manager after Colin McAree stepped down from his post at the end of three successful seasons at the helm. The former Farney minor boss, appointed in 2020, steered the club to back-t0-back senior titles before seeing his side lose out to Ballybay in this year’s decider. McAree […]

Ballybay revel in Mick Duffy glory

By Kieran Lynch BALLYBAY Pearse Brothers turned in a top-class performance to dethrone Scotstown in the Monaghan Senior Football Championship final on Sunday. Jerome Johnston and Mark Doran’s side won 1-11 to 1-8 to claim their first county crown since 2012, with goal-scoring Man of the Match Dessie Ward one of a number of outstanding […]