NEW Sponsorship DEAL
Combi-lift, one of Co Monaghans finest success stories has got behind Monaghan ladies with a three year deal.
Combilift launch the New Monaghan Ladies Jersey
Absolutely fabulous news this evening for the Ladies
“We are delighted that Combilift has agreed to be our new sponsor. It is great to see a company with such vast local roots investing in #Monaghan #LGFA and we hope to do them proud on the pitch” – Monaghan Senior Ladies manager Ciaran Murphy #womeninsport #ladiesfootball
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Monaghan Manger Ciarán Murphy & Combilift CEO Martin McVicar
Combilift Gives Monaghan Ladies Gaelic Football Team a Lift
Combilift, a leading global player in the field of materials handling, is also now getting involved on the sports field at a much more local level. The company has committed to a new 3-year sponsorship deal with the Monaghan Ladies football team as well as sponsoring the Monaghan senior club championship. The Combilift logo will now be prominent on both home and away jerseys, as well as all items of the team’s training gear. Combilift will support the Monaghan LGFA teams both on and off the field, and at all levels from juveniles right through to seniors.
Fixtures are due to kick-off on 23rd May following the lifting of some restrictions - when Monaghan host Cavan in the first round of the Lidl National League. Monaghan senior manager Ciaran Murphy said: “We are delighted that Combilift has agreed to be our new sponsor. It is great to see a company with such vast local roots investing in the Monaghan Ladies team and we hope to do them proud on the pitch”.
Combilift CEO Martin McVicar said: “Although Combilift operate as a business on a global scale, we are firmly and proudly rooted in Monaghan and are committed to our local community and its activities. We are extremely proud to support the Monaghan Ladies team at all levels as they strive for continued success, and look forward to seeing the team play their first match in the Combilift sponsored jersey. We wish them all the best for the coming season and we’re looking forward to seeing them lifting some silverware!”.
Combilift sponsorship intends to help promote ladies Gaelic games locally by increasing media coverage, participation, and match attendance.
All Ireland C'ship G1 - R1
Monaghan were defeated in round 1 of the All Ireland Senior Championship by Armagh in the Athletic Grounds on Saturday on a scoreline of 4-17 to 1-12.
It was Armagh’s devastating attacking play and hard running that did the damage from the 40th minute on. In fact the sides were level 1-10 a piece in the 37th minute but from there on the Orchard county took control of the match and the scoreboard.
Played in warm conditions, Armagh benefited from the breezee in the first half. They opened the scoring through Aimee Mackin before Monaghan replied with an Ellen McCarron point. The sides swapped scores with points for Monaghan from Jodie McQuillan, Casey Treanor and another Ellen McCarron free after a great run by half back Eimear Traynor to leave the score 4 points each on 11 minutes.
The crucial score of the first half belonged to Armagh when in the 15th minute Aimee Mackin floated a ball over the Monaghan defence to find centre half forward Caroline O’Hanlon who ghosted in behind to finish to the back of Edel Corrigan’s net.
Armagh introduced their captain Kelly Mallon for the injured Niamh Marley and she marked her introduction with a point. Monaghan kept in touch with points from Cora Courtney ab two from Ellen McCarron. The score was Armagh 1-9 Monaghan 0-7 at the half-time break.
Monaghan started the second half brightly and brought the game to Armagh. Within 1 minute of the restart Ellen McCarron and Cora Courtney had scored 2 points. In the 7th minute of the second half Laura McEaneny finished delicately to the back of the Armagh net with a deft finish after great approach work from Monaghan. At this stage it looked as if an upset was on the cards with the score tied at 1-10 apiece. However it proved to be Monaghan’s last score for over 20 minutes as Armagh responded to the challenge. Kelly Mallon, Eve Lavery and Alex Clarke netted in a clinical and devastating 5 minute period. Further points from Aimee Macken and Kelly Mallon left Armagh in an unassailable position with a lead of 4-15 to 1-10, Armagh scoring 3-5 without reply from the time of Laura McEaney’s goal.
Monaghan eventually got another point in the 27th minute of the second half from an Ellen McCarron free. Casey Treanor got Monaghan’s final point in the 61st minute but Alex Clarke ended the scoring and proceeding for Armagh with the final point of the game deep into injury time to leave the score Armagh 4-17 Monaghan 1-12.
Monaghan play Mayo next.
Scorers – Armagh: K Mallon 1-5, A Mackin 0-5, A Lavery 1-3, A Clarke 1-2, C O’Hanlon 1-0, F McKenna 0-1 (1f), N Coleman 0-1.
Monaghan: E McCarron 0-6, L McEneaney 1-0, C Courtney 0-2, C Courtney 0-2, J McQuillan 0-1, C Treanor 0-2.
Armagh Team :
A Carr, S Marley, C McCambridge, G Ferguson; E Lavery, L McConville, T Grimes; N Marley, N Coleman; B Mackin, C O’Hanlon, F McKenna; A Mackin, A McCoy, A Clarke. Subs: K Mallon for N Marley (22), C Marley for McKenna (42), A Henderson for Lavery (51), N Reel for A Mackin (51), S Sheridan for O’Hanlon (58).
Monaghan Team :
E Corrigan; M
Monaghan, N Fahy, A McAnespie,S Coyle, A McCarey, E Traynor, C Courtney, M Atkinson, L McEneaney, E McCarron, L Garland, C Treanor, J McQuillan, A Garland. Subs: L Jones for McQuillan (h-t), J Duffy for Garland (45), K Maguire for C Treanor (46) A Newell for Coyle (52).
M Farrely : Cavan
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It is with great pleasure that we announce our official partnership with Monaghan Ladies Gaelic for 2021!
A new era for the Monaghan ladies, with a brand new identity for the season ahead.
We are absolutely delighted, adding to our existing inter-County ladies partnerships.
Goodluck for the season ahead Monaghan Ladies Gaelic.
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