The recent clashes between Armagh and Monaghan have worked out pretty one sided in favour of the Orchard County.
They’ve won all three of the encounters in the last three years and have been much the better side.
The Farney men offered a bit of resistance in their 2021 clash, but the other two have been all one-way traffic.
2022: Monaghan 0-13 Armagh 4-22 (National Hurling League R2)
After a close, first round win over Louth, Armagh blew Monaghan away with a brilliant display away from home.
Dean Gaffney slotted home a first half goal to give his side an eight-point cushion at the break. 1-12 to 0-7.
Armagh pushed on in the second half and easily picked up the two points, starting with an Eoin McGuinness goal.
Ryan Gaffney and substitute Tiarnan O’Neill also rattled the net as Armagh won by 21-points.
2021: Monaghan 2-15 Armagh 1-27 (National Hurling League R4)
This was the closest of the recent clashes between Armagh and Monaghan. But still, the Orchard County triumphed.
Armagh had just lost to Sligo but bounce back with a notable win away from home against Monaghan.
A late Eoin McGuinness three-pointer gave the visitors an eight-point lead at the half time interval.
Monaghan battled back as much as they could, but Armagh were the better team on show and won by nine-points.
2020: Armagh 3-25 Monaghan 1-10 (National Hurling League R2)
21-points was the difference at the end of this one as Armagh eased past Monaghan at the Athletic Grounds.
Of the back of an eye-catching first round win over Donegal, the Orchard followed it up with another huge win.
Eoin McGuinness netted in the first half as Armagh charged into a commanding 18-point half time lead. 1-8 to 0-3.
McGuinness added another after the turnaround while Martin Moan also claimed a major in the second half.