Monaghan goalkeeper Rory Beggan taking a long-range free against Dublin last week.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It said a lot about Monaghan’s fortunes on Sunday that goalkeeper Rory Beggan looked the man most likely to finish the day as top scorer for the local(...)

Monaghan beat Donegal by two points in a poor game in Letterkenny. Photograph: Inpho/Michael O’Donnell

Donegal 1-4 Monaghan 0-9In one of the worst games ever witnessed in the county, Monaghan were worthy winners against Donegal in O’Donnell Park, Letter(...)

 DCU’s Jack Smith keeps a tight rein on UUJ’s Cillian O’Conoor during the Sigerson Cup round one match at Jordanstown. Photograph:  Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

UUJ 0-10 DCU 3-10Two first-half goals inside five minutes set DCU on their way to a comfortable Sigerson Cup victory over a heavily fancied UUJ team a(...)

Seán Collins with his brother Podge will be aiming to defeat Crusheen to  win the Clare hurling title. Photograph: Inpho

Sunday Down SFC final Burren v Kilcoo, Páirc Esler, 4.0 – A repeat of last year’s final sees new Down manager Jim McCorry in charge as Kilcoo attempt (...)

Monaghan goalkeeper Rory Beggan attempts to clear his lines at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Monaghan 2-16 Kildare 2-14 (after extra time, Monaghan 1-13 Kildare 2-10 after normal time)Monaghan eventually secured the last spot in the All-Irelan(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice: expected to name his strongest possible side, with the exception of Colm Cooper, for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Monaghan look to be the county travelling to Croke Park with the most pressing injury concerns this weekend as Owen Lennon and Gavin Doogan look unli(...)

Cormac Costello celebrates a goal against Wexford in the Leinster semi-final. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There’s something about Dublin that feels familiar to me from my own football career and that’s the unbreakable confidence that teams acquire from con(...)

Monaghan’s Cormac McManus will pose a huge threat to Donegal in the Ulster final. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

They might be giants. In what seems like the blink of an eye, Malachy O’Rourke has transformed a Monaghan team with a great future behind it into a s(...)

Noel Connors: returns to the Waterford side to face Wexford. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster champions Monaghan have named an unchanged team for Sunday’s Ulster final against Donegal. The side that started the semi-final replay defeat o(...)

Armagh’s Kevin Dias and Monaghan’s Dick Clerkin in action during the Ulster SFC semi-final replay  at  St Tiernach’s Park in  Clones. Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Inpho/Presseye

Monaghan 1-18 Armagh 1-13It wasn’t quite as comfortable as it should have been but Monaghan are back in another Ulster football final, dispensing of A(...)