Jack Mccarron

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Kerry’s Bryan Sheehan stood out for many as being the most reliable free-taker in the country. Photo: Inpho

SEÁN MORAN 1. Is it a case of the usual suspects or is there a chance of a springer this year? Who is that most likely to be? I suspect Tipperary’s (...)

Monaghan’s Gavin Doogan, Darren Hughes and Neil Mc Adam with Paul Flynn and Brian Fenton of Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Monaghan 1-15 Dublin 2-15 We wouldn’t want artificially to exaggerate the crime rate by describing what happened in Clones on Sunday before 13,227 wi(...)

Under Malachy O’Rourke Monaghan have perfected a template of organisation and counter-attacking intelligence. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A much bigger deal would be made about the Monaghan football revolution had it not coincided with the dazzling comet of the Dublin football team. You (...)

Monaghan’s Conor McManus is surrounded by Donegal players during the  Allianz Football League Division One game at  Fr Tierney Park in  Ballyshannon. Photograph: Trevor Lucy/Inpho/Presseye

Donegal 1-11 Monaghan 1-11 What did you expect? Yes, the sun shone in Ballyshannon and it was Mother’s Day and the world seemed in good mood. But whe(...)

Cian O’Sullivan returns to the Dublin backline for game against Roscommon at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

SATURDAY Allianz Football League (Fixtures at 7.0pm) DIVISION ONE Dublin v Roscommon, Croke Park (Eir Sport 2) – Whereas the prospect of setting a(...)

Tyrone’s Conor Meyler holds off the tackle of Conor McManus. Photograph: Inpho

Tyrone 0-14 0-10 Monaghan Tyrone maintained their unbeaten start to the league with a narrow win over 13-man Monaghan at Healy Park on Saturday eveni(...)

Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor scores a point against Roscommon in the last round. Mayo haven’t beaten Dublin in 10 attempts in the Jim Gavin era. No better time to start. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday Division One Cavan v Donegal, Breffni Park, 7.0, Eir Sport 2 Last week’s postponement means Cavan are setting out now on a spell of five ga(...)

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(...)

Monaghan’s Kieran Hughes reaches out to get the ball while being challenged by Armagh’s Charlie Vernon during the    Ulster SFC semi-final at  St Tiernach’s Park in Clones. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Monaghan 0-14 Armagh 0-14Armagh snatched a replay in Clones with the last three points of the game in the closing minutes to end matters all square at(...)

The presumed absence of Conor McManus (above) has a part to play, obviously. Though he looks certain to appear at some stage, Monaghan are plainly a reduced force without him.  Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

There is a definite sense of now or never for Monaghan here. The mental block certain counties have when it comes to certain other counties is irratio(...)

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