Monaghan started their Allianz National Hurling League Division 3B campaign with a heavy defeat away to Fingal on Sunday. Meanwhile, the county Under-21s’ game against Tyrone in the Shamrock Cup was postponed due to the death of Mickey Harte’s brother, Paddy. Meanwhile, the Monaghan ladies footballers continued their winning start to the season with a 3-13 to 1-8 victory away to Mayo.
It was a decent weekend for Monaghan’s representatives in the Ulster Club Intermediate Football League. Seán McDermotts beat Buncrana from Donegal by 2-8 to 1-8 in Group C on Saturday, while Éire Óg got a walkover from Moneymore in Group A. Rockcorry drew with Dundrum (Down) in Group D on Sunday