jointmanager Oisin McConville (inset) hailed his team after they won a 36th final out of 37 Armagh, Ulster and All-Ireland deciders.
A number of unsavoury incidents occurred in the first-half of an explosive tie, with a supporter allowed to walk down the steps and get involved in a heated exchange with a section of the Crossmaglen
substitutes on two separate occasions.
After three gruelling weeks of training and competitive demands of the Ulster Club championship, the Crossmaglen
'keeper can't stomach much more of winter whispering in his ear.
SUBS: P Og Grant for McNamee 35, M Boyce for O'Neill 35, A Cunningham (0-1) for K Brennan 47, K McShane for Hanratty 79.
Club kingpins Crossmaglen
would dearly love some Clarke inspiration today because there's no love lost between them and Kilcoo.
but Scotstown have a tradition of their own, with four Ulster titles, but it's 24 years since any Monaghan club won it and there is no baggage with us.
The crowd then broke into Crossmaglen
police station and attacked police and troops.
Our aim is to do what Crossmaglen
have done and continue winning major honours.
While many in Crossmaglen
were caught up by yesterday's developments, not everyone was letting it dominate their thinking.
Heavily Republican and anti-British, the residents of Crossmaglen
have endured twenty-six years of house searches, summary arrest, strip searches of schoolchildren, and shoot-to-kill murders by British occupational forces.
Police confirmed that an army patrol fired two shots in the Cullaville Road area of Crossmaglen
after a car failed to stop.
The Black Watch are leaving Crossmaglen
, in south Armagh, ending a posting soldiers dreaded.