In a nod to a team which has been impressively efficient throughout their campaign to date, John McCarthy has named an unchanged starting 15 for tomorrow evening’s Leinster U-20 FC semi final against Dublin at Pairc Tailteann (6.30). What that means is that both Ciaran Caulfield and Alan Bowden retain their places after the victory… Read More As you were for McCarthy’s men
Meath manager James Andrews has named a strong panel for Saturday’s U-20 B HC encounter against Antrim in St Loman’s Park, Trim. Throw in is at 2pm. The selection includes five members of Seoirse Bulfin’s Senior group – the Shine brothers, Tom and Daire, Jack Fagan, Joey Cole and Paddy Barnwell. Now, I may be… Read More Five seniors in Andrews’ U-20 selection
Meath…2-11 Limerick…0-17 In what turned out to be Mick O’Dowd’s last game as Meath manager, his charges led Derry by seven points at half time in an All Ireland SFC Qualifier before capitulating spectacularly after half time. This corner cannot recall whether it had happened prior to that, but it certainly has been a habit… Read More A hard habit to break
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
Just weeks after his team Captain Peter Darby, Bertie Cunningham has sadly become the latest one of Meath’s 1967 All Ireland heroes to be called ashore to the great stadium above. He was 81. Right from the off here it will be admitted that I am not in the best position to put proper tribute… Read More Bertie Cunningham – R.I.P.
The Management Committee of Meath GAA have recommended that Colm O’Rourke be put before the County Committee for ratification as Meath Senior Football manager. The legendary former Skryne and Royal County forward has long being linked with the Meath management position, but by now many might have felt that ship had sailed. Especially given that… Read More BREAKING NEWS: O’Rourke to be next Meath boss
Meath…1-18 Cork…1-10 Call it muscle memory, compare it to riding a bike, whatever you wish. Meath produced their best and most complete performance in a very long time this afternoon at Pairc Tailteann. Yes, extenuating circumstances must be taken into account but credit must be given where it’s due too. Cork are at the lowest… Read More Meath find form and garner crucial two points
Meath…4-22 Longford…0-12 It was a case of letting their shooting boots do the talking as an unanswered salvo of 1-5 prior to half time set Meath on their way to a comfortable victory and into another joust with the boys in blue in the forthcoming Leinster SFC semi finals. The full time score might indicate… Read More Job Done As Meath Find Scoring Touch