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Monaghan hurlers suffer heavy defeat to Tyrone

Mar 6, 2022 18:03 By Michael Cooke
Monaghan hurlers suffer heavy defeat to Tyrone Monaghan hurlers suffer heavy defeat to Tyrone
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The Monaghan hurlers suffered a heavy defeat to Tyrone in Allianz hurling league division 3A losing 3-14 to 1-11 at Iniskeen.

Tyrone settled into the game quicker and Tiernan Murphy’s goal helped the visitors to a five-point cushion on 17 minutes.

Monaghan responded impressively, hitting four of the next six scores but still trailed 1-6 to 0-6 at the half-time break.

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Tyrone doubled the margin 15 minutes into the second half and the visitors moved ten points clear six minutes later when CJ McCourty found the net.

Fergal Rafter replied with a goal for Monaghan on 57 minutes but his effort was cancelled out by a penalty goal from Damien Casey with 11 minutes remaining as Tyrone held on for a convincing win.

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