Monaghan defeat Down in Electric Ireland Ulster MFC
Electric Ireland Ulster Minor Football Championship
MONAGHAN 1-13 DOWN 1-10
Holders Monaghan finished strongly to defeat Down in the Electric Ireland Ulster Minor Football Championship.
An impressive Down outfit contributed to a lively first half departing 0-5 to 0-4 ahead at the interval.
Down edged four points clear by the end of the third quarter following an Adam Crimmins goal.
Monghan, though, responded in splendid fashion with Tiaran Kearns netting the decisive goal to set up a quarter-final encounter against Antrim.