There was heartbreak for the Monaghan ladies in Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC Final against Cork, where they fell to a 2-7 to 0-11 defeat.
Scotstown and Latton are through to the Gormley uPVC Senior Football Championship Final after the semi-finals were played over the weekend. Both games went to the wire, with Scotstown edging past Magheracloone by a single point on Friday and Latton coming back from the dead to squeeze past Ballybay on Saturday.
Clontibret had an eight-point win over Carrickmacross in the GRM Minor Football League Division One Final on Saturday, while the Division Two decider was won by Rock Sarsfields, the Rockcorry/Killeevan amalgamation, who defeated Killanny by five points.
Castleblayney and Truagh will contest the Silver Hill Foods Senior Hurling League on October 8. Blayney kept their double bid on track by beating Monaghan Harps in Saturday’s semi-final, while Truagh took another step forward by knocking out last year’s double-winners Inniskeen.
The race for the last semi-final place in the Monaghan Electrical Intermediate Football League looks set to go down to the last day after Saturday’s games. Tyholland are now fourth after they beat Seán McDermotts, while Rockcorry are also still in contention after they got a walkover from their championship conquerors Corduff. Currin are guaranteed a top-four finish after they had a good win in Donaghmoyne and Aughnamullen are almost safe from relegation thanks to their one-point win against league leaders Carrickmacross.
Blackhill are through to the final of the Platinum Tanks Reserve Football League Division Four after they beat Toome by double scores on Saturday.
Clontibret beat Castleblayney in Division One on Sunday, while Cremartin overtook Latton in the battle to stay up without kicking a ball, as they got a walkover from Magheracloone. Division Two leaders Tyholland edged past Donaghmoyne, while Corduff conceded to Drumhowan. Doohamlet beat Carrickmacross on Tuesday to secure a semi-final place in Division Two. Killeevan had a three-point win away to Emyvale in the first RFL Division Three semi-final on Wednesday night.
Meanwhile, Cremartin’s attempt to win an Under-16 Division Three double fell short when they lost to Aughnamullen in the Gerry’s Prepared Veg. Championship Final on Saturday. Magheracloone eventually saw off Donaghmoyne after extra-time in the Under-16 FC Division Two Final Replay on Tuesday evening.