The teams have been announced for what thankfully looks to have become an annual fixture between a Meath 15 – drawn from a panel which Colm O’Rourke has had in training since the end of the club championships – and the Regional Championship All Stars. The latter have been announced last week. It just seems… Read More Meath’s first outing of the new season in the ‘old’ year
Everton’s season – and potentially their Premier League future – has been tossed into turmoil by the revelation that the Toffees have been deducted 10 league points. The stunning development comes on foot an investigation having found the Goodison Park Club to be in breach of financial regulations. What’s bound to anger blues boss Sean… Read More Dyche’s men plunged into a ditch
Surprise packets Moyfenragh go into tonight’s final group games in the Brady’s Skoda Meath Regional Football Championship in pole position to advance to the knock out stages, standing, as they currently do, unbeaten thus far. Tom Hanley’s team take on a Blackwater combination who have mixed the good with the bad so far but in… Read More Two surprise packets to advance?
All Ireland football champions Dublin will welcome Monaghan to Croke Park (presumably) in the opening round of the NFL, it was revealed this evening as some details of the fixtures in the perceived secondary competition were released on Friday afternoon. The Farney Army have caused the all conquering Dubs more problems than most over the… Read More A snippet of the opening round fixtures in the Allianz Leagues
Runai Coiste Na Mi, Ciaran Flynn, posted a photo from the GAA awards ceremony this (Friday) evening showing the 13 Royal County representatives honoured on the night denoting the successes enjoyed by our Senior hurlers and footballers during the past season. For the hurlers, that meant accomplishing the noteworthy double of achieving promotion in the… Read More Regan and Costello claim individual awards
We’re in that strange time of the GAA year, when club competitions around the country are winding down, but the restart of the inter county fare still feels a long way off. Or does it?… As you will (hopefully) have seen on these pages during the week, the Meath Regional Football Championships kicked off in… Read More Home is where the heart is as old boys reunite
Footballers join Christy Ring heroes already honoured this week Eight members of Meath’s Tailteann Cup winning team have been selected on the Team Of The Year for what I like to think of as the All Ireland Intermediate Football Championship. No doubt, the knockers and begrudgers will sneer at such a thing being celebrated but,… Read More An excellent eight recognised after terrific Tailteann triumph
On the night Colm O’Rourke appeared on the Tommy Tiernan Show last February, his Meath charges had just been soundly stuffed by Derry in the third round of the National League at Owenbeg. Now, hindsight has proven that to be not that big of a deal because, were it not for a horrendous decision by… Read More Be careful what you wish for but don’t stop believing
Tonight’s fourth round draw in the English League Cup has thrown up a repeat of last season’s final as Manchester United will play host to Newcastle United. With the Toon Army having sensationally evicted Manchester City from the competition at St James’ Park. Elsewhere in the draw, Arsenal were handed a tricky assignment away to… Read More Carabao Cup Fourth Round Draw
BREAKING NEWS There are certain things you never expect to see in life. A Tyrone man managing Derry would absolutely sit atop any such list. Granted, times have changed seismically since I had GAA hooked to my veins 33 years ago. We’ve seen Mick O’Dwyer migrate like a prophet spreading his gospel in various places.… Read More Harte ache for one, happy surprise for the other?