In the end, we were given a dramatic conclusion rarely in keeping with the general tedium of events as Fintan Kelly fired over a glorious point deep into injury-time to secure a noteworthy success for Monaghan against the All-Ireland champions.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Things can change over the next six weeks — ask Kieran Donaghy — but if football’s All Stars were handed out in August, our GAA correspondent would be shaking hands and back-slapping with the following summer achievers.
Thu, 13 Aug, 2015
Tyrone 0-9 Monaghan 1-13: Allianz Football League Division 1: It’s three years since Seamus McEneaney’s era ended and the obituaries were written for this generation of Monaghan footballers, but the team he built continues to show obvious signs of rude health under Malachy O’Rourke.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
Lambs to the slaughter they may not be but Monaghan go into today’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Dublin in full knowledge of the disembowelment the reigning champions have handed out to all who have gone before this year.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
Former Dublin footballer John O’Leary has called on Monaghan to throw down the gauntlet to Jim Gavin’s side, claiming the "rope-a-dope tactics" typically employed against the All-Ireland champions are a waste of time.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014