It was a memorable night for Monaghan GAA at the Irish News Ulster All Star awards held in the Armagh City Hotel on Thursday as they collected six all stars and the player of the year accolade.
Rory Beggan picked up the goalkeeping award and followed with the player of the year award.
The Wylie brothers Drew and Ryan were named in the full back line and Tyholland’s Karl O’Connell in tge half back line.
There was a first all star for Ryan McAnespie in the half forward line while Conor McManus picked up his fifth in six years at corner forward.
Monaghan topped the winners list with 6, Tyrone came away with 5, Ulster champions Donegal picking up 3 and Fermanagh’s Sean Quigley making up the winners.
The 2018 Irish News Ulster All Stars
Rory Beggan (Monaghan)
Eoin Ban Gallagher (Donegal)
Drew Wylie (Monaghan)
Ryan Wylie (Monaghan)
Mattie Donnelly (Tyone)
Karl O’Connell (Monaghan)
Michael Murphy (Donegal)
Colm Cavanagh (Tyrone)
Ryan McAnespie (Monaghan)
Niall Sludden (Tyrone)
Ryan McHugh (Donegal)
Conor McAliskey (Tyrone)
Sean Quigley ,(Fermanagh)
Conor McManus (Monaghan)
Also on the night other awards winners were Donegal (ladies football); Down (Camogie) and Donegal (Hurling) while the 1998 winning all stars also received a momento celebrating 20 years.