McKenna Cup - Armagh v Monaghan
A more experienced Armagh proved too strong for Monaghan in this tie in Inniskeen last night. In the first half Aaron Kernan netted a goal while Stevie McDonnell hit two points and Malachy Mackin also pointed to send Armagh on their way.
Scorers -- Armagh: S McDonnell 1-4, A Kernan 1-3 (3fs) M macken 0-2, C Vernon M McNamee, J O'Neill, R Clarke (0-1). Monaghan: D Malone 1-0, K Hanratty 0-3 (1f), M McElroy, P Meegan 0-2 each, N McKenna, A Farmer, G Flanagan, H McElroy 0-1 each.
Armagh -- P McEvoy; A Mallon, K Toner, D Parkinson; A Kernan, P Magee, P Duffy; R Austin, M Mackin; C Vernon, C Watters, K Dyas, R Henderson, S McDonnell, B Mallon. Subs: B Donaghy for R Austin, M McNamee for C Watters, J O'Neill for K Dyas, R Clarke for R Henderson, B McCone for S McDonnell.
Monaghan -- S Gorman; D Morgan, K Hughes, C Walshe; M McElroy, D Wylie, G Doogan; M McKenna, F Caulfield; A Farmer, D Malone, O Duffy; K Hanratty, G Flanagan, P Meegan. Subs: H McElroy for G Flanagan, D McArdle for P Meegan
Ref -- J McQuillan (Cavan).