MONAGHAN 0-11 DONEGAL 0-10
Monaghan edged a thrilling Ulster final against Donegal and held out in a gripping second half to win a a second provincial crown in three years.
Malachy O’Rourke’s side led 0-8 to 0-4 at half-time but Donegal took control after the break with Paddy McBrearty hitting five second-half points.
Monaghan failed to score for the last 23 minutes and Donegal came from five points down to move within a point.
McBrearty’s shot in the third minute of stoppage time dropped narrowly wide. Monaghan will play an All-Ireland Senior Football quarter-final on 8 August while Donegal will play Galway in a fourth round qualifier in two weeks’ time.