Donegal’s Michael Murphy was much less influential against Monaghan than he had been in previous games in Ulster. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Possession in Gaelic football has never been more significant – the battle to keep it, now as much as winning it. In consecutive weekends domin(...)

Monaghan’s Neil McAdam tries to get his shot away despite the attentions of Paul McCusker and Ciaran Flaherty of Fermanagh during the   Ulster SFC semi-final at Breffni Park. Photo: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

History doesn’t always have to be made with Wagner doing the soundtrack. It is 91 years since Monaghan were in three consecutive Ulster finals so ther(...)

Monaghan’s Vinny Corey gets to the ball ahead of Dublin’s Paul Flynn in the Allianz National Football League semi-final in Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dublin 0-17 Monaghan 0-16 Even though we all expected a Monaghan reaction in yesterday’s Allianz Football League semi-final, few anticipated (...)

Conor McManus scored 0-6 as Monaghan came back to beat Kerry in Tralee in the Division One Allianz Football League game. Photograph:  Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Kerry 0-10 Monaghan 1-11Monaghan stormed Tralee to end a barren spell of 27 years without a victory in the Kingdom and put themselves right in semi-fi(...)

Monaghan’s Dick Clerkin will face Cavan despite breaking a bone in his hand. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Monaghan boss Malachy O’Rourke has made two changes to his team ahead of the Ulster semi-final clash wtih Cavan on Saturday, but Dick Clerkin will sta(...)

Darren Hughes missed a penalty for Monaghan at Brewster Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Monaghan held out in a frenetic finish to garner two valuable league points and leap-frog over Fermanagh in the Division Three table at the end(...)