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Replying To Champo20:  "Good to see a bit a jealousy about ..

Any half decent club has all them add ons with there senior teams and if they havent then there going nowhere fast.

The Grattans as well as having the best grounds in Ulster will soon have the champions of Monaghan residing there .

Cheerio bitter men..........."
Totally agree with the statement that all senior clubs should have this add on. Look at any team that has won a county title in the last 5 years from any county not just Monaghan, they will all have these coaches in place.

Not sure they will do the deal this year but it is definitely coming I think.

As for all the bitter comments (not yours Champo20) people are making about lads not getting a chance on the county. I agree they deserve more of a chance but that doesn't mean they should walk away. Every player has to wait their turn and keep training hard. Look at Conor McManus, never made a county team until he was 20/21. Got his chance and took it. Likewise for many other players who have given us many successful days out. The players mentioned are only 20/21 so why tell them to quit?? Does this all fall back to the hatred south monaghan people have for the Banty??

countymonaghan (Monaghan) - Posts: 181 - 06/10/2021 11:24:52    2384581

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Replying To countymonaghan:  "Totally agree with the statement that all senior clubs should have this add on. Look at any team that has won a county title in the last 5 years from any county not just Monaghan, they will all have these coaches in place.

Not sure they will do the deal this year but it is definitely coming I think.

As for all the bitter comments (not yours Champo20) people are making about lads not getting a chance on the county. I agree they deserve more of a chance but that doesn't mean they should walk away. Every player has to wait their turn and keep training hard. Look at Conor McManus, never made a county team until he was 20/21. Got his chance and took it. Likewise for many other players who have given us many successful days out. The players mentioned are only 20/21 so why tell them to quit?? Does this all fall back to the hatred south monaghan people have for the Banty??"
It's definitely just not confined to south monaghan…….

mick2007 (Monaghan) - Posts: 292 - 06/10/2021 12:10:11    2384590

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Replying To Blueblood4life:  "I don't know of many clubs in Monaghan with full time S&C or goalkeeping coaches, perhaps at certain stages in the year but full time??!

Only club in the county operating at that level is corduff, see the have the full Monaghan senior backroom team on the line these days since giving the old management the bullet! Wasn't long ago the club threatened to chase Banty from the grounds after it emerged he was using the facilities to break Covid restrictions, now they instate him as manager! Farce!"
I know mcmanus kept plugging away and waiting on his chance ,I not telling them young boys to walk away, I'm saying that management team is all wrong and that they not going to get a chance in championship football when they around ,In years to come it will be said mcmanus was a great ,( which is fact) but because of county board picking rubbish managers like banty ,he won't be known for winning ulster's or national league's or god forbid sam,where all you do is look at our neighbours armagh ,tyrone ,keep playing the youth ,and winning ,not just stay in div 1,time to face the fact ye messed up best monaghan team ever.

Blanket (Monaghan) - Posts: 9 - 06/10/2021 19:36:49    2384656

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Replying To Blanket:  "What money is being pumped into Inniskeen, that's not going into any other senior team,this boy must be a know all and knows nothing only give out bout all ,go to the Inniskeen game on Sunday and reply on what you see and tell us who you put on county from these 2 teams ,the same old boys from scotstown. Give the young lads a chance."
This aged beautifully. The "same old boys from Scotstown" were the only men on that field that looked like they had any business being on a county panel. Dominated from start to finish.

HB245 (Monaghan) - Posts: 102 - 10/10/2021 17:47:48    2385131

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Replying To HB245:  "This aged beautifully. The "same old boys from Scotstown" were the only men on that field that looked like they had any business being on a county panel. Dominated from start to finish."
And did it without breaking sweat, or getting out of 2nd gear.
Whoever's pumping the money into inniskeen is not getting a great return.
The young lads that Blanket wants to choice a chance to never looked in the running in this game

ginelli (Monaghan) - Posts: 45 - 10/10/2021 18:57:56    2385139

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Replying To ginelli:  "And did it without breaking sweat, or getting out of 2nd gear.
Whoever's pumping the money into inniskeen is not getting a great return.
The young lads that Blanket wants to choice a chance to never looked in the running in this game"
Yes genuinely thought Inniskeen would give Scotstown a much better game. Today shows Inniskeen are a million mile away from a championship despite what biased Inniskeen men say on here. Punching above their weight no doubt but I don't care how much money they pump in they are not getting close to Scotstown. Too busy blaming everyone - referees, county boards, grass too long, grass too short - but to be fair if I was pumping that money in and not getting close to the big teams I would be playing the blame game myself. Maybe another few coaches in and spend another 100k and they might get without 5 or 6 of Scotstown.

Monaghansclown (Monaghan) - Posts: 113 - 10/10/2021 20:05:29    2385153

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Inniskeen were very poor yesterday. Sadly I think a its a truer reflection of where they are than anything they did last year. They actually started well, McArdle was at FF and had 6 inches and 2 stone on his direct opponent and when the ball was put in right, he got some some joy but Inniskeen made the mistake that many teams with poor management make, they seem to think that a big man at full forward means you just balloon the ball in. This is folly. Although Rory, has had his issues with a dropping ball, the hang time on the few that went in was so long that he had plenty of time to deal with them also he's every bit of a lump of a man as McArdle is so whatever physical advantage Inniskeen had, disappeared.
If Inniskeen had played it right, Scotstown would have had no choice than to bring Darren back to match up. But they didn't, and Scotstown weathered the predictable early storm and won the 2nd quarter 0-9 v 0-2.
The game was summed up by the 2nd half throw in. Inniskeen won it, but dropped it,picked up the break, but fumbled it and then a Scotstown player got hands on it, secured possession and got fouled.
It was over at that stage and when Scotstown goaled early in second half, they totally took the foot off the gas. They only scored 0-4 in final 25 minutes because they had their work done. Lord knows what kind of score they would have put up if they had tried.
Inniskeen are now going to have to beat Latton and Scotstown again to reach the final. So unless Latton can produce something special, Scotstown are going to another county final without getting out of 2nd gear for the entire campaign to that point.

FootblockREF (Monaghan) - Posts: 504 - 11/10/2021 07:36:45    2385176

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Men against boys yesterday.. Scotstown will stroll to another championship and will do so for the next few years I would think.. they have vast numbers of players to pick from that other clubs simply cant match at nearly all levels..on another note yesterday got me thinking again on the amount of huge money clubs are willing to throw out to bluffers on the line.. if I was inniskeen id be asking myself am I getting value for my money and the answer would be a big fat NO..

mick2007 (Monaghan) - Posts: 292 - 11/10/2021 09:40:21    2385185

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Scotstown look the real deal alright.
Squad across the board looks in a great place both technically and physically. A great expansive system of play too, backs allowed to go forward and express themselves, players backed by their coaches.
Speed and power all over the pitch, their county men look in even better shape now than they did in ulster champ a few weeks back.
The only question worth asking is how will they do in ulster cause co champs is a formality at this stage.

Blueblood4life (Monaghan) - Posts: 25 - 11/10/2021 15:02:02    2385255

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Good to see a small wee village like Inniskeen competing in there second County semi final in as many years .

Champo20 (Monaghan) - Posts: 9 - 19/10/2021 09:40:29    2386183

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Replying To Champo20:  "Good to see a small wee village like Inniskeen competing in there second County semi final in as many years ."
Playing in. Competing in is different matter.

Eddie the Exile (Monaghan) - Posts: 847 - 19/10/2021 13:51:39    2386251

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Replying To Eddie the Exile:  "Playing in. Competing in is different matter."
I am sure they intend to fully play /compete/beat Scotstown when 345 Sunday arrives .

Champo20 (Monaghan) - Posts: 9 - 19/10/2021 15:05:35    2386267

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