Meath Chronicle | Sport | GAA Headlines Latest from the online edition en-gb Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:52:58 +0000 Copyright (C) 2014 Celtic Media Group 75 Meath Chronicle | Sport | GAA Headlines Meath minor football team for Leinster MFC announced Meath minor footballers will tackle Wicklow tomorrow in the first round of the Leinster MFC at Pairc Tailteann in Navan with the throw-in at 3pm. Manager Eoin Carroll (pictured) has selected a strong team and includes Boardsmill player Charlie Bird at midfield.

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Meath u-14 players for Wednesday blitz announced This Wednesday (16th April) at the Meath GAA Centre of Excellence at Dunganny, 7.0, the u-14 regional football blitz, organised and co-ordinated by Greg Carry and Eamonn Barry, will take place.

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Stewards' enquiry may be requested by Moylagh St Brigid’s manager Jim Hyland (pictured) may have to wait for a 'winner alright’ after the events that surrounded last Friday night's JFC game against Moylagh at Millbrook.

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Moynalvey edged out in Dunsany Donaghmore / Ashbourne got out of Dunsany this afternoon with a flattering 1-13 to 0-10 victory over Moynalvey in a thrilling SFC first round encounter played in front of a big crowd.

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Good start for Ratoath Ratoath recorded a comfortable victory over St Ultan’s in the opening round of the IFC at Walterstown this afternoon when they won with plenty to spare by 4-13 to 2-7.

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O'Mahonys issue a championship warning Navan O'Mahonys sounded a warning to the other clubs in the race for the Keegan Cup when they demolished Seneschalstown in tonight first round tie at Pairc Tailteann.

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Meath hurlers progress in Leinster Meath produced a gritty display today in the first round of the Leinster MHC against Wicklow as they recorded a 3-15 to 3-9 winning margin in this first round tie at Pairc Tailteann.

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Na Fianna hit Summerhill for five Na Fianna made a stunning start to this year's SFC against defending champions Summerhill at Pairc Tailteann on Friday night when they won by 5-12 to 2-12 following a thriller.  

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Minor hurling team named Meath minor hurling manager Stephen Masterson has named his team for Saturday’s Leinster MHC clash with Wicklow at Pairc Tailteann, 3.0.

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Injury concerns as Meath see off Wee County challenge Meath held off a late surge from Louth to earn a 2-10 to 1-12 victory in the NFL Div 2 at Drogheda today.

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St Michael's give masterclass to win All-Ireland With the help of a hat-trick of goals from both Kelly Harris and Naoise deGraaff St Michael's, Loreto, Navan marched to a resounding 10-14 to 1-11 victory in the All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools Senior C FC final at Ardagh today.


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Five changes for Meath While Meath still have an outside chance of securing promotion from NFL Div 2 the likelihood of that is slim and so manager Mick O’Dowd has opted to make five changes from the team that defeated Down last Saturday for Sunday’s final game of the campaign against Louth at Drogheda.

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Meath foiled in Portlaoise Meath’s bid for a first Leinster u-21 FC title in 13 years and a first All-Ireland u-21 crown since 1993 came unstuck in Portlaoise last night as Dublin proved too strong claiming the provincial title with a 0-15 to 0-10 victory in front of less than 1,500 fans.

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Can Meath finish with a win in Drogheda next Sunday? Following the superb victory by Meath in Navan by 1-14 to 1-11 against Down, Mick O’Dowd’s men will go into next Sunday’s final round against Louth safe from the threat of relegation after today’s results are taken into account.

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St Michael's to play All-Ireland final on Friday The girls from St Michael's, Loreto will play their All-Ireland Post Primary Schools Senior C final against St Joseph's, Foxford next Friday, 4th April, 2.0.




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Reilly returns for Meath Graham Reilly returns to the Meath starting 15 for Saturday night's crunch NFL Div 2 clash with Down at Páirc Táilteann.

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Pairc Tailteann security to be reviewed as thieves strike Gardai are investigating the theft of a number of items, including wallets and mobile phones, that were stolen from cars belonging to Meath footballers and management at Pairc Tailteann last night.


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More injury problems for Meath There was more injury woe for Meath today when dual star Mickey Burke limped out of the NHL Div 2B action against Down at Ballycran and it is understood that the Longwood star has a hamstring problem.

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I've never been to Ballycran until today! Meath made a brave bid for a place in the backwaters final of NHL Div 2B but they were edged out by Down at Ballycran today when the hosts won by 2-8 to 0-11 (see video and photos of Ballycran and the exciting journey today).

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Harris hits hat-trick as St Michael's march on With a combination of clever support play and devastating ability to take their chances St Michael's, Loreto defeated Thornhill College, Derry 6-15 to 2-4  in the All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools Senior C FC semi-final at Emyvale today with Kelly Harris scoring a hat-trick of goals. 



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Meath into Leinster final Second-half goals from Bryan McMahon and substitute Barry Dardis propelled Meath into the Leinster u-21 FC final against Dublin on Wednesday 2nd April in either Navan or Dublin following a 2-16 to 1-10 victory over Offaly tonight.

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So you think you could manage? So you think having Niall McLoughlin and Jamie Queeney banging balls up front to Cian Ward and Joe Sheridan would be the concoction of a winning formula? How about Kevin Reilly keeping guard of Tony McDonnell’s goals with Gary Arkins and Craig Berrigan lording the midfield exchanges?

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Loreto footballers continue search for glory The girls from St Michael’s, Loreto, Navan will continue their search for glory when they take on Derry side Thornhill in the All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools SF semi-final at Emyvale, Monaghan on Saturday.

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Meath survive Armagh test Meath survived a stern Armagh test to win by 1-21 to 3-9 in the NHL Div 2B at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh today as footbaler Mickey Burke was included from the start only 19 hours after he helped Meath to victory over Laois in the NFL Div 2 at O'Moore Park on Surday night.

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Magnificent Meath win at O'Moore Park Meath showed great character at O'Moore Park last night as they secured a vital brace of NFL Div 2 points with a 0-15 to 1-10 victory over hosts Laois only six days after an equally impressive display against Donegal in Ballybofey.

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