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Summary

  1. Result: Cavan 0-15 Monaghan 1-15
  2. Monaghan play Down in semi-finals
  3. Cavan's Ryan Connolly hits post with last kick

Live Reporting

By Alvin McCaig and Ruairi Cunningham

All times stated are UK

That's a wrap

Cavan 0-15 1-15 Monaghan

We hope you enjoyed what was another dramatic derby duel between Cavan and Monaghan in the championship. Monaghan progress to take on Down in the Ulster SFC semi-finals while it's the qualifiers for the Breffni men and a meeting with Wexford or Offaly.

We'll be back next Sunday for the mouth-watering semi-final between Donegal and Tyrone. Please join us again but it's bye for now.

Tyrone v Donegal

Ulster Football Championship semi-final

Ulster Football Championship semi-final
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Ulster Football Championship semi-final

Looking ahead to the qualifiers

Round 1A

All Ireland Qualifiers draw
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All Ireland Qualifiers draw

What they said

Cavan 0-15 1-15 Monaghan

We were struggling to get into the game so we needed the goal to put daylight between the sides. We knew it was going to tough in Breffni today.

Conor McManusMonaghan goalscorer and man-of-the-match

What they said

Cavan 0-15 1-15 Monaghan

We were a width of a post from a replay. I'm proud of the boys - they were outstanding, just brilliant and fair play to Monaghan. We're not finished yet this summer.

Mattie McGleenanCavan manager

What they said

Cavan 0-15 1-15 Monaghan

We're just glad to get through - it was a great win. Conditions were difficult and we put in a great first half to keep in touch. We needed a big performance in the second half to get over the line.

Colin WalsheMonaghan captain

Oisin McConville

BBC Sport NI pundit

"Over the whole of the game Monaghan were the better team. They owned the ball in the second half although they were hanging on at the end."

Full-time

Cavan 0-15 1-15 Monaghan

Monaghan are through but they had a massive scare after Cavan substitute Ryan Connolly struck the Farney post with the last kick of the game.

Cavan 0-15 1-15 Monaghan

Monaghan's Owen Duffy is black-carded.

Cavan 0-15 1-15 Monaghan

Seanie Johnston reduces the gap the three points but we're going into four minutes of added time and Cavan need a goal.

Farney closing in on victory

Cavan 0-14 1-15 Monaghan

A surging run from Owen Duffy ends with his fourth point of the game and it's followed by a Conor McCarthy score. Monaghan are four points clear with five minutes remaining.

Goal

Cavan 0-14 1-13 Monaghan

Farney forward McManus fires low into the net for what could be the decisive score of this close encounter. A clinical finish from the Monaghan talisman with 10 minutes left.

Cavan 0-14 0-13 Monaghan

Cian Mackey delivers another point for Cavan.

Rory finds his range

Cavan 0-13 0-13 Monaghan

Rory Beggan slots over for Monaghan
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Rory Beggan slots over for Monaghan

Cavan 0-13 0-13 Monaghan

Seanie Johnston makes it look so easy as he sends over a Cavan free. At the other Jack McCarron sees his shot superbly tipped wide by keeper Raymond Galligan. Rory Beggan converts the resulting 45.

Walshe pegs back Cavan

Cavan 0-12 0-12 Monaghan

Niall McDermott extends Cavan's lead to two points but it's quickly wiped out by scores from Niall McDermott and Colin Walshe. This looks like going to the wire!

Seanie slips over Cavan score

Cavan 0-11 0-10 Monaghan

The sides go level for an eighth time as Owen Duffy slides over a point via the woodwork before Seanie Johnston gives Cavan a slender lead.

A point in it

Cavan 0-10 0-9 Monaghan

Martin Reilly fizzes over a free for Cavan before Monaghan respond through a Jack McCarron point.

Cavan 0-9 0-8 Monaghan

Monaghan forward Owen Duffy fists over the opening point of the second half.

Half-time switches

Cavan 0-9 0-7 Monaghan

Ryan McAnespie replacing Gavin Doogan in the Monaghan attack while Dara McVetty comes in for Cavan midfielder Liam Buchanan.

Tuning up at Breffni

Cavan 0-9 0-7 Monaghan

Musical instruments lying on the pitch at Kingspan Breffni
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Musical instruments lying on the pitch at Kingspan Breffni

McGleenan pays tribute to Dominic Earley

Cavan 0-9 0-7 Monaghan

Cavan manager Mattie McGleenan

Martin McHugh

BBC pundit

"It was a reasonable first half with a couple of good long-range points. A two-point lead for Cavan with this wind - I don't think it will be enough for them."

Half-time

Cavan 0-9 0-7 Monaghan

McEnroe serves up an ace point

Cavan 0-9 0-7 Monaghan

A fine long-range point from James McEnroe has Cavan back in front before Gearoid McKernan adds another Breffni score.

All-square again

Cavan 0-7 0-7 Monaghan

The visitors hit the front courtesy of points from Rory Beggan and Conor McManus before Seanie Johnston's free brings the teams level.

Martin Clarke

BBC Sport NI pundit

"The wind is proving very difficult. While it favours Cavan it is coming across the pitch."

Cavan 0-6 0-5 Monaghan

A cracking point from defender Conor Moynagh edges Cavan in front once again.

McManus at the double

Cavan 0-5 0-5 Monaghan

Owen Duffy goes through on the Cavan goal but his fierce strike is superbly blocked by Padraig Faulkner. Monaghan are back on the attack seconds later and Conor McManus slots over before he levels with his third point of the game.

Breffni men two clear

Cavan 0-5 0-3 Monaghan

Farney keeper Rory Beggan takes over free-taking duties from Conor McManus and the ball hits the inside of the post before dropping over. However, it's followed by points from Niall McDermott and Cian Mackey as Cavan go two in front.

Buchanan on target

Cavan 0-3 0-2 Monaghan

Conor McManus fires over a free to level before Breffni midfielder charges through to restore Cavan's lead. The points came after Gerard Smith was presented with the first goal chance but his shot was partially blocked before Monaghan keeper Rory Beggan made the save.

Cavan 0-2 0-1 Monaghan

Owen Duffy levels with a superb point from a tight angle but Cavan hit back immediately as Cian Mackey splits the posts.

First blood to Cavan

Cavan 0-1 0-0 Monaghan

Breffni forward Niall McDermott pops over the first score of the game from a free.

Wet and windy

Cavan v Monaghan

The umbrellas are up in Kingspan Breffni but they are being blown around by a swirling wind. Let's see who copes best with the difficult conditions.

Record holders

Cavan are by some way the most successful county in the history of the Ulster Championship, winning it on a record 37 occasions. But you have to go back two decades for their last triumph which was a 1-14 to 0-16 win over Derry at Clones.

Cavan beat Derry in the 1997 Ulster decider
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Cavan beat Derry in the 1997 Ulster decider

Late changes

Cavan v Monaghan

Monaghan make three late changes with Kieran Duffy, Owen Duffy and Dermot Malone drafted into the team. Cavan go with their named side.

Ulster title would 'mean the world' to Cavan - McGleenan

Cavan v Monaghan

Cavan manager Mattie McGleenan

Níos Mó Ná Cluiche

In this two-part landmark Irish language series, Jarlath Burns explores the untold story of the evolution of the Gaelic games in Ulster and the role they played at the heart of community life.

It is a story about people, passion and place, of parish and province, and a story of identity.

In this first episode, Jarlath explores how Gaelic games are about more than just sport, and how the GAA first took root in Ulster and survived the upheavals of a partitioned Ireland.

Níos Mó Ná Cluiche
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