FOOTBALL: Monaghan 0-10 Cavan 0-9 (National League Division 2 Report & Reaction)
New manager Kieran Kearns began his term with Monaghan on a winning note on Sunday (13th February) with a one-point victory over Cavan in the Lidl National Football League.
Three late frees from Castleblayney’s Jodie McQuillan proved the difference in Templeport St. Aidan’s GAA club.
Darren Kelly reports.
Afterwards, Darren caught up with Monaghan captain Muireann Atkinson.
Darren then got the thoughts of Monaghan manager Kieran Kearns.
Finally, Darren spoke to Cavan boss Gerry Moane.
Scorers – Monaghan: Jodie McQuillan 0-6 (five frees), Muireann Atkinson 0-2 (one free), Casey Treanor 0-1, Emma Clerkin 0-1.
Scorers – Cavan: Amy Rooney 0-5 (all frees), Geraldine Sheridan 0-2, Lauren McVeety 0-1, Aisling Gilsenan 0-1.
Monaghan: Orna Kelly; Maeve Monaghan, Jennifer Duffy, Lauren Garland; Abbie McCarey, Rosie Courtney, Eimear Traynor; Jodie McQuillan, Sarah Capaldi; Aoife Burns, Muireann Atkinson, Lauren Jones; Casey Treanor, Chloe McBride, Emma Clerkin.
Cavan: Elaine Walsh; Rachael Doonan, Shauna Lynch, Mona Sheridan; Sinéad Greene, Laura Fitzpatrick, Muireann Smith; Sinead McKenna, Neasa Byrd; Grainne Faulkner, Lauren McVeety, Aisling Gilsenan; Amy Rooney, Geraldine Sheridan, Erin Longair.
Referee: Gus Chapman (Sligo).