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Ace Murray hoping to continue proving his Antrim credentials

Published 14/01/2017

Ryan Murray is going about the business of securing a regular slot in the Antrim side in style.

The Queen’s graduate hit 1-6 in the McKenna Cup defeat to St Mary’s University College last weekend and is aiming to continue in this scoring vein against Monaghan tomorrow.

Malachy O’Rourke’s side will travel to Glenavy boosted by their win over Fermanagh last Sunday but Murray believes that the Saffrons can show improved form on this occasion.

Murray’s finishing skills, the playmaking enterprise of Kevin Niblock and the pace of Tomás McCann look like underpinning Antrim.

Meanwhile, Fermanagh manager Peter McGrath is demanding a big step-up in his team’s overall effort and scoring power when they meet St Mary’s tomorrow.

McGrath was less than pleased with his team’s display in their loss to Monaghan last weekend and has made his feelings known.

“We should have won against Monaghan but didn’t,” reflected McGrath. “This was a source of annoyance.”

Antrim: C Kerr; C Hamill, P Gallagher, N Delargy; E Walsh, J Laverty, P McBride; S Beatty, K Niblock; D Lynch, T McCann, R Murray; S McGarry, S Tully, R McCann.

Monaghan: C Forde; O Coyle, D Wylie, N McKeown; F Kelly, N McAdam, C Walsh; B Greenan, K Hughes; K O’Connell, J Mealiff, S Carey; D Malone, T Kerr, M Brannigan.

Fermanagh: T Tracey; P McGovern, L Cullen, C McManus; C Murphy, B Mulrone, D McCusker; R Hyde, E Donnelly; P Reihill, C Corrigan, J Duffy; D Teague, E McManus, T McCaffrey.

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