Power of social media shines bright as Milennium Man gets medal back

Some terrific news emerged this evening as it became known that Meath’s most decorated footballer Martin O’Connell had been reunited with his missing All Ireland medal. The symbol of victory, from the 1987 triumph over Cork – which bridged the … Continue reading Power of social media shines bright as Milennium Man gets medal back

Wheels coming off the wagon already

Sport, by it’s very nature, is full of ups and downs. You’ll lose a lot more than you’ll win. Believe me, I know all too well. Therefore, savouring the good days, when they do dawn, is not only important at the time, but also crucial in giving hope for the future. In more ways than one. Last Saturday evening was one such occasion for Meath GAA fans. Defeating Dublin in anything at any time is usually a good indicator you are on the right road. So, when John McCarthy’s side recorded a comfortable victory over the two shades of blue … Continue reading Wheels coming off the wagon already

Murphy’s ‘Major’ seals the deal as McCarthy’s men March on

LEINSTER MFC; MEATH 1.15 DUBLIN 0-07 A second half goal from Dunshaughlin’s Aaron Murphy pointed the home side towards victory as they completely dominated their old rivals to further underline the progress made and the work which continues to be done with Meath underage teams. Such an outcome looked distinctly unlikely when the sides changed ends deadlocked at 0-04 apiece. However, a flurry of early second half scores, with Summerhill’s Eoghan Frayne particularly prominent, before Murphy from the newly crowned Minor county champions sealed the deal. Team manager John McCarthy, who played his club football with Walterstown but is now … Continue reading Murphy’s ‘Major’ seals the deal as McCarthy’s men March on