Division One: Monaghan 1-11 1-22 Dublin

Kevin McManamon of Dublin in possession against Monaghan's Ryan Wylie
Dublin beat Monaghan in Division One at Clones

Monaghan fell to a heavy 1-22 to 1-11 defeat at home to Dublin but still made it into the Division One semi-finals.

Ironically, they will have to face the Dubs again in the last four at Croke Park next weekend.

Dublin scored an early goal through late replacement Brian Fenton and went on to lead 1-9 to 0-5 at half-time with Monaghan's Dessie Mone black-carded.

The Dubs kept on chalking up the scores and Monaghan lost by 11 points despite a goal through Darren Hughes.

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Malachy O'Rourke's side will face Dublin next weekend

"We are disappointed with our performance. Dublin were obviously coming up here for the win," said Monaghan boss Malachy O'Rourke.

"If you are a wee bit off your game against Dublin they will exploit it big time. They found it to easy to break through our defence.

"We kept losing the ball in the tackle and Dublin were very good and just made it a tough afternoon for us.

"Dessie getting the black card did not help. It was a tough day and we will have a look at it.

"We have the dubious pleasure of playing Dublin again but our boys will bounce back."

Football League results for Sunday, 5 April

Division One

Derry 2-15 1-11 Cork

Mayo 0-12 1-9 Donegal

Monaghan 1-11 1-22 Dublin

Tyrone 0-17 1-14 Kerry

Division Two

Down 3-12 1-15 Laois

Galway 3-12 1-12 Kildare

Meath 0-14 0-12 Cavan

Westmeath 0-12 2-13 Roscommon

Division Three

Clare 1-14 2-9 Fermanagh

Louth 2-11 2-13 Limerick

Sligo 1-19 1-8 Armagh

Tipperary 2-12 2-15 Wexford

Division Four

Carlow 1-12 1-18 Longford

Offaly 1-13 1-7 Antrim

Wicklow 0-12 2-8 London

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