Monaghan hang on to beat Tyrone

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Updated: June 15, 2014
Micky harte

Monaghan beat Tyrone in an Ulster SFC clash on Sunday. The current Division 2 champions and current Ulster champions beat Mickey Harte’s men in Clones.

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Displaying 1-20 of 37 results.
# Minute Kind Description Who
22608 73 Game Over Monaghan beat Tyrone for the first time in 26yrs, finishes 1-12 to 0-14 Monaghan
22607 69 Point McAliskey. puts one between the sides Tyrone
22606 68 Point Its Monaghan 1-12 to Tyrone 0-13 Tyrone
22605 67 Comment Darren Hughes gets a black card Monaghan
22604 63 Point Niall Morgan gets Tyrone back to within three Tyrone
22603 61 Comment Black card now for Dermot Malone Monaghan
22602 60 Comment Black card for Darren McCurry Tyrone
22601 57 Point Conor McManus free puts Monaghan four points up Monaghan
22600 55 Point Conor kicks his fifth point Monaghan
22599 54 Point Darren McCurry kicks a nice point from play Tyrone
22598 52 Point Naill Morgan kicks a 45′ to leave three between the teams Tyrone
22597 51 Point Matty Donnelly kicks his third point Tyrone
22596 50 Point Fintan Kelly kicks his second point Monaghan
22595 48 Point Sean Cavanagh leaves the gap at 4pts Tyrone
22594 45 Comment Seven wides now by Tyrone Tyrone
22593 44 Goal Goal from Monaghan’s Dermot Malone Monaghan
22592 41 Point Goalkeeper Rory Beegan puts Monaghan 2pts up Monaghan
22591 40 Comment Monaghan still lead by 1pt Monaghan
22590 36 Half-time Half time and Monaghan lead 0-08 to 0-07 Monaghan
22589 35 Point Darren McCurry kicks a nice point from a close range free
Displaying 21-37 of 37 results.
# Minute Kind Description Who
22587 34 Point Monaghan lead 0-07 0-06 Monaghan
22588 34 Point Conor McManus free puts Monaghan two points up Monaghan
22586 28 Point Monaghan take the lead from a free kick. Monaghan
22585 26 Comment Monaghan penalty hits the post Monaghan
22584 21 Point Rory Beggan kicks a super long range free Monaghan
22583 20 Point Naill McCurry free puts Tyrone in front. Tyrone
22582 18 Point Conor McManus levels up the match Monaghan
22581 17 Point Tyrone lead Monaghan 0-04 0-03 Tyrone
22580 13 Point Super point by Sean Cavanagh, Tyrone lead by 1pt Tyrone
22579 10 Point Ciaran McGinley kicks a nice point from play Tyrone
22578 9 Point Its third time lucky for Kieran Hughes Monaghan
22577 8 Comment Two bad wides in a row by Kieran Hughes Monaghan
22576 4 Point D McCurry with the first point of the day. Tyrone
22575 2 Comment First wide of the day by Niall Morgan Tyrone
22572 0 Comment Monaghan: Rory Beggan; Colin Walshe, Drew Wylie, Fintan Kelly; Dessie Mone, Vinny Corey, Kieran Duffy; Dick Clerkin, Darren Hughes; Paul Finlay, Padraig Donaghy, Paudie McKenna; Dermot Malone, Kieran Hughes, Jack McCarron. Monaghan
22573 0 Comment Tyrone: Niall Morgan; Aidan McCrory, Justin McMahon, Ronan McNamee; Ronan McNabb, Mattie Donnelly, Peter Harte; Colm Cavanagh, Conan Grugan; Martin Penrose, Sean Cavanagh, Ciaran McGinley; D McCurry, Stephen O’ Neill, Ronan O’Neill. Tyrone
22574 0 Comment Tyrone to win by by 1-2 pts. Sean Cavangah to be first goal scorer at 12/1 looks an appealing bet. @boylesports

Tyrone will be looking to build on their victory over Down and will hope to dethrone the defending champions.

Form Guide

Monaghan finished with a record of 5 wins,1 draw and a defeat in their league campaign. They eventually went on to win the Division 2 title defeating Donegal on a score line of 1-16 to 1-10. Tyrone have played 2 championship games in the Ulster SFC to date. They needed a reply to get the better of Down eventually getting through via a 3-11 to 0-12 win. Tyrone had a mixed league campaign in Divison 1 winning 3 games, drawing 2 and losing 2.

Duel of the game

Dick Clerkin V Sean Cavanagh

The battle at midfield should be an intriguing one this Sunday with Clerkin going up against Sean Cavanagh. Clerken incidentally plays his club football at junior level in Monaghan is an experienced campaigner for Monaghan and has been crucial to their success in recent years.

Cavanagh has enjoyed an illustrious career with 3 All Ireland title his long surging runs are a trademark from midfield. Tyrone as always will be hoping that Cavangah can produce his best performance on Sunday.

Team news

Monaghan have made 3 changes to the side that got the better of Donegal in the Division 2 final. Dick Clerkin, Padraig Donaghy and Jack McCarron all come back into the side.

 Monaghan: Rory Beggan; Colin Walshe, Drew Wylie, Fintan Kelly; Dessie Mone, Vinny Corey, Kieran Duffy; Dick Clerkin, Darren Hughes; Paul Finlay, Padraig Donaghy, Paudie McKenna; Dermot Malone, Kieran Hughes, Jack McCarron.

Tyrone have made three changes to the side that was victorious over Down. Conor Grugan will make his championship debut . Tyrone alos welcome Martin Penrose and Stephen O Neill back into the side.

Tyrone: Niall Morgan; Aidan McCrory, Justin McMahon, Ronan McNamee; Ronan McNabb, Mattie Donnelly, Peter Harte; Colm Cavanagh, Conan Grugan; Martin Penrose, Sean Cavanagh, Ciaran McGinley; D McCurry, Stephen O’ Neill, Ronan O’Neill.

Verdict

Monaghan go into this game high on confidence and as defending campaigns they will fancy their chances. Mickey Harte’s men have come through 2 tough games against Down and one would think this will benefit them in this encounter. Tyrone may just edge this encounter by 1 or 2 points. Sean Cavangah to be first goal scorer at 12/1 looks an appealing bet.

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