2016 Sporting highlight – Monaghan Under 21’s are crowned Ulster champions

All of this week we recall some of the sporting highlights of 2016 with us here in the Northern Sound region .

It was a great year for the Monaghan Under 21’s as they claimed a first Ulster title since 1999, only their 3rd time to be crowned champions at this level.

They overcame Tyrone the reigning Ulster and All Ireland champions by 13 points to 11, adding to the minor success they had over the same side in 2013, and while the journey in the championship was ended by Mayo in the all Ireland semi final, that provincial win in the Athletic grounds on Wednesday evening April 6th  will live long in the memory…