Meath Chronicle | Sport | GAA Headlines Latest from the online edition en-gb Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:04:24 +0000 Copyright (C) 2014 Celtic Media Group 75 Meath Chronicle | Sport | GAA Headlines Sponsorship boost for Meath Ladies ahead of All-Ireland Meath ladies will be in action on Saturday evening in a televised (TG4) All-Ireland Ladies SFC first round qualifier against Cavan at Pairc Tailteann, 7pm throw in.

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Meath now focus on Armagh as O'Gara, Burke case is dropped Those involved with the Meath football team will be turning their attentions this week to defeating Armagh in the All-Ireland qualifiers following the controversy surrending the biting incident that involving Eoghan O'Gara and Mickey Burke.



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Back to Croker for Meath Meath footballers will return to Croke Park on Saturday week for their 2014 debut in the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers when they will face Ulster side Armagh in the first game of a double header at 5.00pm.

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Dublin looking good again Dublin handed out a harsh lesson to Meath today at Croke Park and while the Royal County supporters would have departed the stadium in a dejected mood, they also must have been hugely impressed by the performance of the hosts.

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Alleged biting incident reported by Meath Co Board It has emerged, allegedly, following this afternoon's Leinster SFC final between Meath and Dublin that a Meath player was the victim of a biting incident that allegedly took place in the second-half.

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Heavy defeat for Meath in Leinster final In front of 62,660 supporters today at Croke Park, Meath wilted in the sunshine as reigning provincial and All-Ireland champions Dublin retained the Leinster SFC title with a massive 16-point winning margin as they won by 3-20 to 1-10.

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All roads lead to Croke Park today The Green Army is on the way to Croke Park for today's Leinster SFC final between Meath and Dublin - throw-in at 2pm. The travelling fans are going by bus and car and the Meath Chronicle is confident that they will all be in good voice based on this evidence from Market Square in Navan earlier this morning.

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This makes no sense and we accept it? Last weekend Kilmessan's Ryan Montague made his senior hurling championship debut for his club in a third round Jubilee Cup game against Dunboyne at Pairc Táilteann which the defending champions lost.

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Reilly says Dublin now 'like a runaway juggernaut.' Brendan Reilly -  who scored the winning point for Meath in the 1996 All-Ireland SFC final - fears Dublin will have too much in their armoury for the Royals in Sunday's Leinster final. 


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Newman back in as McDonagh loses out Mickey Newman will return to the Meath team in the only change to the side for Sunday’s Leinster SFC final clash with Dublin in Croke Park, 2.0.


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O'Dowd loving being Meath manager Developing game plans and immersing yourself into the life of an inter-county manager, selector and players takes an enormous toll on personal time, but Mick O’Dowd views it as a labour of love.

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Meath go into final as rank outsiders Meath supporters will be hoping their team won’t be like lambs to the slaughter when they take on Dublin in Sunday’s Leinster SFC final at Croke Park.

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Trim march on Two goals each from Neil Heffernan and Damien McGee as well as a debut goal for Jamie Hackett and a sublime performance from James Toher inspired Trim to a comfortable 5-16 to 1-9 SHC win over Rathmolyon at Kildalkey last night.

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Pressure the key for Killyon Pressure is on Killyon now to deliver and that's exactly what they did today in Trim with a nail-biting kind of performance against Blackhall Gaels that yielded a 1-17 to 0-14 victory.

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Lotto smiles for Brigid Killyon stalwart Brigid Carney had plenty of reasons to smile this weekend as was evident at Trim today as she watched the senior hurling team chalk up another victory in their bid for Jubilee Cup glory.
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Wasteful KIldalkey escape with a win Kildalkey carved out a hard-earned and far from impressive SHC third round victory over Navan O'Mahonys at Pairc Tailteann this evening where Pat O'Halloran's side won by 2-13 to 1-9.

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Injured Kilmessan player brought to A&E There was extra disappointment for Kilmesssan tonight as they lost for the second time in two outings at Pairc Tailteann in the SHC as they also saw talented wing-back Ryan Montague stretchered-off with an injury only minutes into the second-half.

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Defending champions beaten again Dunboyne sent defending champions Kilmessan crashing to a second successive SHC defeat in this third round tussle at Pairc Tailteann this evening where Johnny Gorry's men recorded a 3-10 to 2-10 victory.

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Hurlers in need of another manager Now it's official - Meath hurlers are looking for a new manager following tonight's exit in the Leinster u-21 A HC against Kildare at Newbridge.

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Meath well beaten in Newbridge Meath exited the Leinster u-21 A HC at Newbridge this evening after a disappointing second-half display as Kildare cruised into the decider with an impressive 2-21 1-13 victory despite finishing with 14 men after David Collins collected a second yellow card near the end.


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Moynalty shape up plus Junior B stats and results Moynalty took a major step towards making amends for last year's Junior B FC final defeat when they secured a place in the quarter-final today with an emphatic victory over St Mary's at Pairc Táilteann.
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Hard-earned victory for Drumconrath Drumconrath took the JFC points from their crucial game against Navan O'Mahonys at Kilmainhamwood this evening with a 2-9 to 1-10 victory, but this was a hard-earned victory and the Navan men will surely feel they kicked the game away.

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Meath win in All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Meath travelled to play Wexford in the second round in All-Ireland  Intermediate Camogie Championship at Wexford Park  today and returned home after recording a 3-13 to 4-6 victory.


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Cortown win well at Kilmessan Cortown secured a place in the knock-out phase of the JFC with a 2-12 to 0-5 victory over Kilbride at Kilmessan last where David Rispin was the star of the show with five fine points from play and a sixth from a free.

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Longwood edge out Rathmolyon in thrilling contest Longwood picked up their first victory in the SHC when they defeated Rathmolyon 2-19 to 3-13 in tropical conditions at Trim this evening.


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