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Round-up (June 20-24)

June 25th, 2012

Monaghan’s county teams had mixed fortunes in Sunday’s Ulster championship semi-finals in Armagh. The minor footballers booked their place in the provincial final with a 0-11 to 0-8 win over Down, but the seniors fell just short of making it a historic double, as they lost by 1-14 to 1-13. See match reports on homepage.


Last year’s Silver Hill Foods Senior Hurling Championship finalists both have two wins to their name in this year’s group stage after Inniskeen and champions Castleblayney had comfortable wins over Truagh and Clontibret respectively. Meanwhile, Carrickmacross got off the mark by taking both points from Monaghan Harps.


Scotstown lifted the Platinum Tanks Reserve Football Championship Crawley Cup after a three-point win over Oram in Friday’s final.

Truagh beat Tyholland in the Platinum Tanks Reserve Football League Division One on Thursday to move ahead of their fellow north-Monaghan men in the battle to stay up.

Cremartin are the new leaders of the RFL Division Two after they picked up three points from two games and Corduff fell to back-to-back defeats. Cremartin beat Corduff on Wednesday, before drawing with Cremartin on Friday, when Corduff were beaten by Killeevan. Doohamlet are fourth after their win over Drumhowan on Wednesday, while Ballybay had four points to spare against bottom club Donaghmoyne in Friday’s other match.

Emyvale are now top of Division Three after Rockcorry conceded their game on Friday, while Aughnamullen cruised to victory against Truagh to move up to fourth and Castleblayney defeated Seán McDermotts to damage the latter’s chances of making the semi-finals.

Division Four leaders Clones moved back clear at the top of the table with a four-point win away to Monaghan Harps on Saturday. They will be joined in the semi-finals by Éire Óg, who had already qualified, Aghabog, who got a walkover from Killanny on Thursday, and Blackhill, who eased past Fergal O’Hanlons on Wednesday.


Scotstown started their defence of the McElvaney Recycling Under-21 Football League Division One title with two wins this week. They beat Monaghan Harps on Wednesday and Truagh on Saturday to go top of the North section. Latton lead the way in Division One (South) after they edged a high-scoring clash with Blackhill/Oram amalgamation Emerald Sarsfields on Thursday, followed by a more comfortable win over Aughnamullen on Saturday. Castleblayney started with a double-scores victory in Aughnamullen on Wednesday, but they fell to a heavy defeat against Emerald Sarsfields on Saturday.

Emyvale and Ballybay got up and running in Division Two (North) with comprehensive wins over Finn Rua and Tyholland respectively on Wednesday. Emyvale edged their battle with Ballybay on Saturday, while Finn Rua got the better of Tyholland. Killanny pipped Magheracloone on Wednesday, but the Mitchells bounced back on Saturday at the expense of Carrickmacross.

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