What you will read hereafter is in the above category solely due to breadth of material likely to be covered. Quite simply because there was a compulsion to write something. But not about anything in particular, if you get me. Unlike, say, last week, when a tumultuous week for Meath GAA meant things more or… Read More SIDELINE CUTS – 28
In this space over the years, reference has been made on numerous occasions to my sporadic reading habits. For the sake of clarity, that’s generally meant in terms of books. Newspapers and/or online are part of the staples which keep these wheels turning on daily basis. The National papers on a Monday being a must.… Read More One glaring factor of unfairness
Meath… 1-22 Carlow… 1-09 When I was setting out on my (first) journey doing PR work for St Peter’s Dunboyne – more than a quarter of a century ago – my eyesight was still at a stage where I could cover hurling as well as football. It was an exciting time for the small ball… Read More Ennis double menace keeps Peadar’s Cup at home
Meath… 2-11 Carlow… 0-04 Dunshaughlin’s Ruairi Kinsella ended this Leinster U-20 FC Round 2 encounter in Ashbourne as a contest well before half time with a tremendous personal haul of 2-2. Meath were 1-06 to 0-01 up after about 15 minutes and when Kinsella took advantage of a wayward kick out to bag his second… Read More Kinsella kills off the contest with stellar first half
Injuries to goalkeeper Billy Hogan, centre back John O’Regan and wing forward Ciaran Caulfield have forced a shuffling of the decks for the Meath U-20 footballers ahead of Tuesday’s clash with Carlow at Donaghmore/Ashbourne. Ballinlough’s Oisin McDermott takes over between the posts, Conor Ennis (Ballinabrackey) replaces O’Regan and the mercurial Hughie Corcoran of Drumbarragh Emmets… Read More Three changes as Carlow come to town
Thankfully the Bulletins will be getting a bit more substantial in content as they go on with all the underage competitions (and evening matches) getting under way. Contained within are fixtures for U-12, U-13, Minor, Adult 2nd Team and Senior Football teams as well as news on county representation.
Meath…0-12 Longford…0-04 These are strange times in the GAA. It’s March 21st and there are Provincial Championships under way. In Leinster at least. There’s absolutely no need for such to be the case, and these arrangements will end up creating more problems than it will solve. For now, it is what it is however. What… Read More Frayne leads from the front as Meath make winning start
Meath…2-14 Carlow…2-22 The early January competitions could once be judged akin to the rule changes which tended to get their airtime in them – experimental. Due to the asinine re-configuration of the playing season however, there is, in reality, little if any wriggle room to trial anything or anybody. As bad as it is for… Read More Creativity and profligacy