Meath Chronicle | Sport | Roundup Headlines Latest from the online edition en-gb Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:57:57 +0000 Copyright (C) 2015 Celtic Media Group 75 Meath Chronicle | Sport | Roundup Headlines Scully celebrating bronze in Holland Ratoath's James Scully this week secured Ireland’s first medal on the opening day of competition at the IPC Paralympic Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, Holland.

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GAA players launch emotional wellbeing campaign The Gaelic Players Association has launched ‘We Wear More Than Our County Colours’, an internal campaign focussing on the emotional health and wellbeing of county players.

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Geraghty for Shutthefrontdoor at Fairyhouse Preparations for the Boylesports Easter Festival which starts on Sunday featuring the Powers Gold Cup, are continuing for the Fairyhouse team. A maximum field of thirty will face the starter for the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday.

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Meath fantasy football team selection Our fantasy football competition has kicked off with over 250 teams selected within the first week of online submission at the time of writing. 

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O'Rourke returns as O'Dowd names strongest team for league opener The one surprise exclusion is Eoghan Harrington who had featured at centre-back in four of the five O’Byrne Cup games, but the Wolfe Tones man has to settle for a place on the bench with Bryan Menton returning to fill the number six shirt.

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Sigerson life begins at 40 for Geraghty! Graham Geraghty will be lined out in the full forward position for ITB who are also making their debut in the competition after winning the Trench Cup and Division 2 double last year.

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The 2013 Meath Sportsperson of the Year Awards The seventh annual Meath Chronicle / Cusack Hotel Group Sportsperson of the Year Awards will take place at Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim, this Friday, the 17th January. It is shaping up to be a night not to be missed with RTE’s Evanne Ní Chuilinn returning to MC and host the event for a third time.

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A Royal Year in Sport-2013 Sports Review Our free special 2013 Sporting Review Supplement is available in our next Meath Chronicle issue dated the 28th & available on the shelves on Monday, the 23rd of December.

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Black card might be used in Fitzsimons Cup! Meath supporters will be able to get an idea of what the new-look senior football team might look like on Sunday 8th December in Kells when Mick O’Dowd’s men play their first game of the new season in the Gaeil Colmcille-promoted Fitzsimons Cup.

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'Four Kings' launch tonight The book tells the story of four young men who once dreamed of winning an All-Ireland Four grown men who had the No 3 shirt thrust upon them, four men who span Meath’s seven All-Ireland triumphs, four of Meath’s greatest ever footballers who became 'Kings'.

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Meath footballers supporting autism fundraiser Meath footballers were busy swinging kettlebells in the Navan Shopping Centre on Saturday in aid of the Meath Autism Network with Allstar nominee Michael Newman also taking the time to autograph jerseys for supporters.

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Change of fortune for Peter Dempsey Following the news that Belardi Auto Racing would not yield sufficient funding to run him at the final two races, Team Moore Racing opened the door for Peter Dempsey to compete at the Grand Prix of Houston this weekend.

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Lack of sponsorship sees Dempsey's season at an end Ashbourne driver Peter Dempsey’s run with Belardi Auto Racing will come to a premature close following the news that the team will lack sufficient sponsorship to field the Freedom 100 winner’s campaign at the last two races.

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LIVE BLOG: Jimmy Geoghegan blogs from the Battle of Aughrim Jimmy Geoghegan is in situ at Aughrim and ready to post his views on Meath's Leinster SFC clash with hosts Wicklow. Join in the debate with Jimmy from 6.45. Log in below to post a comment.

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Where there's a will there's a way - at least for Kiltale COMMENT

Where’s there’s a will there’s a way. Last week Kiltale won the u-16 HC. Sorry, that should have read Kiltale strolled to the u-HC title.



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Competition: Win tickets to Kilbeggan Races Competition time-we have 3 pairs of tickets to the Kilbeggan Races Fridays meeting, the 17th of May, at 5:40 pm to giveaway.


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Big entry for Navan road race There was a good turn out for the Navan 6k Road Race from Claremont Stadium this evening with Mayor of Navan Caoimhe Ní Shluáin in attendance at the finish line.

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One change on minor football team Meath minor manager Andy McEntee and his selectors Padraig Coyle, PJ Cudden and Finian Murtgah have made one change for tomorrow's game at O'Moore Park. 

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Clynch at midfield for Christy Ring Cup Meath manager Cillian Farrell has named Steven Clynch at midfield for tomorrow's Christy Ring Cup quarter-final against Kildare at Newbridge, 4.15.

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Lynch on the mark at Down Royal Andrew Lynch was on the mark at Down Royal yesterday with the Henry de Bromhead-trained House Rules in a handicap chase.

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Meath face Kildare in Christy Ring Cup Meath hurlers will be heading for Newbridge next Saturday for a quarter-final Christy Ring Cup showdown against Kidare (3.0).

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Minors set for Longford test Meath's minor footballers will be bidding to get abck into contention in the Leinster MFC this evening when they tackle Longford at Pairc Tailteann in Navan at 7.30.  

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Countdown to Pink Day at Navan RFC Navan Rugby Club is making the final preparations for Saturday's Pink Day, its annual charity event that has raised over €50,000 to date for the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Cancer campaign.

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St Pat's finish with a flourish to take title Sat, 09 Mar 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Sport 246 lots in Tattersalls NH sale Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Sport