Castleblayney charged to the Monaghan senior hurling championship with a 16 point win over Carrickmacross.
Blayney were always in control sealing victory 2-23 to 1-10 in O’Neill Park.
Castleblayney led by 12 points at half-time 1-14 to five points. Brian McGuigan’s 10th minute goal setting Blayney on their way with Stephen Lambe and Fergal Rafter adding points.
James Slevin grabbed a goal three minutes after half-time for Carrickmacross gave them some hope, but McGuigan grabbed a second goal seven minutes later to keep Blayney’s dominance in the game.
Treanor, Niall Garland, Rafter and Paudie Heaven all added scores for Blayney who ran out 16 point victors, 2-23 to 1-10.