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Why is the Monaghan Co board not getting behind our ladies. It's a disgrace they going ahead with the senior semi finals on the day of the all Ireland. The people of Monaghan and all you true GAA people should all be in Croker on Sunday week 29th.

supp01 (Monaghan) - Posts: 156 - 17/09/2013 13:27:03    1483597

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It would be a real shame for a brilliant year to be ruined by this silly issue.

Double header in Grattan Park the saturday evening,first game at 5-30pm second at 7-00pm,simple.

What a year it would be if our ladies could win the All Ireland,they deserve our support and everyone deserves a chance to see all these 3 games on that weekend.

So do the right thing County Board...........MOVE THE SEMI'S.

hardcore (Monaghan) - Posts: 1345 - 17/09/2013 19:46:37    1483945

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Absolute disgrace I personally have not missed sfc semi finals in the last 10 years , but I'll be in croke park on that Sunday that's for sure , and all gaa supporters in monaghan should get to croker to support the girls !
County board do the right thing !

mickduffy2009 (Monaghan) - Posts: 178 - 17/09/2013 21:45:05    1484064

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What's the story all league matches changed 2 Sunday morning at half 11? Monaghan GAA really don't want anyone supporting the ladies, all games should be boycotted

Madman99 (Monaghan) - Posts: 20 - 21/09/2013 20:46:18    1486470

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agree totally with madman its a joke unreal to think that the country board have fixed games for 11:30 sun morning. ALL CLUBS DO THE RIGHT THING AND REFUSE TO PLAY. the ladies deserve our support.

mick2007 (Monaghan) - Posts: 206 - 22/09/2013 13:36:05    1486641

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Still no sign of these club games being off on Sunday? People want to go and watch the 3 games

hoganboy5 (Monaghan) - Posts: 111 - 24/09/2013 17:32:01    1488574

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I hear its a double header in Clones on Saturday.

The Face (Monaghan) - Posts: 890 - 24/09/2013 19:23:41    1488700

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Confirmed. Ballybay v Scotstown at 1.45, Clontibret v Harps at 3.30 both in Clones on Saturday.

The Face (Monaghan) - Posts: 890 - 24/09/2013 19:58:20    1488747

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no i mean intermediate league games

hoganboy5 (Monaghan) - Posts: 111 - 24/09/2013 21:54:48    1488898

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Looking at the ladies final today our girls didn't look as sharp as usual, Cork were the fitter team imo

twouptwodown (Monaghan) - Posts: 55 - 29/09/2013 18:55:41    1491461

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Yeh fitness seemed to be were it was lost , few of the girls even crampin up with 10 mins to go !

mickduffy2009 (Monaghan) - Posts: 178 - 29/09/2013 20:04:00    1491519

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Our kick outs were far to slow compared to the cork kick outs.We missed the boat big time today.

hutto (Monaghan) - Posts: 171 - 29/09/2013 20:43:09    1491555

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Thoughts on game.

Negatives

Monaghan Ladies too light in comparison to the power of Cork.
Monaghan went forward at a slower pace to Cork allowing them to get back and defend in numbers
Have no idea why they didn't push up on Cork kickouts, the majority of kickouts went unchallenged which allowed Cork to build
why did they persisted with a left footer hitting frees on the left side of the field, u may score 1 or 2 but overall u usually miss more than you'll score(especially the 13 yard free midway through the second half)
Fitness levels were seen to be inferior to Cork with many of the girls going down with cramp.

Thought management were slow to react to a lot of what was going on on the pitch, esp the kickouts

Positives

A great full back line with some suberb tackling on show
Two super points by Caoimhe Mohan in the first half
Showed good spirit to get themselves back in the game after Cork had went 5 ahead.

footyfan1 (Monaghan) - Posts: 38 - 29/09/2013 21:36:34    1491607

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A heroic effort by the ladies but truth be told, we could have lost that game by 10 points. Cork were by far the superior side in terms of ability and fitness. Only some magnificent defending by us and Kildare like shooting by them kept the game tight.

The Face (Monaghan) - Posts: 890 - 29/09/2013 21:38:30    1491610

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A huge effort by the women's team, losing only by the narrowest of margins.

The were plenty of heroes on display. Thank you for a wonderful year.

Knoxboyo (Monaghan) - Posts: 170 - 30/09/2013 11:30:19    1491788

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Hard luck to the ladies yesterday. You have done the county proud this year, and were in a kick of the ball to win it. I think we probably were unlucky with a few decisions re sin binning and substitutions that could have been the difference. Hopefully with that in mind that the girls will take a bit of belief from it, to know they were good enough, and to push on now next year.

supermon (Monaghan) - Posts: 1045 - 30/09/2013 11:32:53    1491792

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