Who was Armagh’s Man of the Match in their two-point win over Monaghan on Saturday evening? Make sure to place your vote!
The Orchard County used 18 men in total, with all of them having big says in Armagh’s opening round triumph.
Claimed Armagh’s second score of the evening and ended a 20-minute barren spell. His loose kickout led to the penalty that got Monaghan back into the game.
His pacy, direct run led to Rory Grugan’s point in the first half. McKay also assisted Stephen Sheridan’s second half mark.
Gave a customary awesome performance at full back. Won a number of turnovers, always an options for kickouts and assisted Rafferty’s score.
Covered a lot of ground and had a chance to score early on but his effort at goal dropped short of the target.
Enjoyed a good outing and the Killeavy man was unlucky not to register a score. Put in a huge shift around the middle and got up and down the field.
Was up and down the field all evening long. McCambridge may not have saw a lot of possession but done a lot of his work off the ball.
Jarly Og Burns
Will be disappointed he didn’t get on the scoresheet, dropping a first half effort short, but Burns worked hard all evening long.
Claimed a super mark during the third quarter when Armagh were really on top and rattled off six in a row.
Campbell was named as the official BBC Man of the Match. ‘Soupy’ really stepped up when needed and produced the goods with two late points.
Hall was replaced by Jason Duffy at the halfway stage. Was punished for a few fouls in the first half but did win a good turnover.
Grugan tapped over a first half free kick and assisted Aidan Nugent’s second point that stretched Armagh’s lead to four.
Scored Armagh’s only goal of the night and almost followed it up with a point. Kelly was in fine form, working up and down and made a number of good turnovers.
Top scored for Armagh with 0-4. Also showed his willingness to work, getting back to help the defence, making one brilliant defensive catch in the first half.
Murnin finished the match with 0-2 to his name and was unlucky not to have rattled the net in the first half.
Got Armagh up and running with the first score of the game and finished the match with a personal haul of 0-2.
His second half shot bounced off the post, but the rebound was pointed by Andrew Murnin. Duffy also assisted Rian O’Neill’s third point.
It was great to see Niall Grimley back on the field doing what he does best, plucking kickouts. Grimley made one brilliant midfield catch when Armagh really needed the ball near the end of the game.
McQuillan earned the turnover that led to Campbell’s first point and finished the night with a fisted score himself.