Round-up (May 25-29)
Monaghan’s minor footballers and senior hurlers both exited the Ulster championships on Sunday. The minor footballers fell to an eight-point defeat against Tyrone, while the hurlers lost out to Armagh by 2-17 to 2-7.
The Universal Graphics Junior Football Championship got underway at the weekend. Cremartin hammered Fergal O’Hanlons on Friday, but Sunday’s games were much more evenly matched, as Aghabog and Oram drew, while Clones had a one-point win against Killeevan.
The Platinum Tanks O’Duffy Cup Reserve Football Championship got underway on Wednesday, when Clontibret had a four-point win over Tyholland.
Elsewhere, there was a draw between Magheracloone and Castleblayney in the Platinum Tanks Reserve Football League Division One, while there were also wins for Scotstown and Seán McDermotts in Division Three and Monaghan Harps in Division Four. Truagh were four-point winners over Toome in the Crawley Cup on Friday
There was a full round of games in the RFL Division One on Sunday, when Truagh, Clontibret, Latton and Scotstown had wins over Castleblayney, Monaghan Harps, Magheracloone and Cremartin respectively. In Division Two, Tyholland had a narrow win over Ballybay, Donaghmoyne eased past Doohamlet and Drumhowan and Carrickmacross played out a high-scoring draw.
In Thursday’s games in the Silver Hill Foods Reserve Hurling League, Truagh got the better of Monaghan Harps, while Castleblayney hammered Inniskeen.