Feature: All things must pass


Dublin’s defeat to Galway had a real end of an era feel to it, and Niall Gartland looks back on the days other dynasties came to an abrupt end… Tyrone 2012 KERRY celebrated like loons when they overcame Tyrone in a famous Qualifier clash in 2012, but by that stage Mickey Harte’s side were nowhere […]


Monaghan to face a Royal exam to keep season alive


ALL-IRELAND SFC ROUND THREE MONAGHAN V MEATH Sunday, Kingspan Breffni Park, 3pm By Niall McCoy STATISTICALLY speaking, Monaghan are sitting joint bottom of the 2024 form chart – but they still only require a point against Meath at Kingspan Breffni on Sunday to reach the All-Ireland knock-out stages. Vinny Corey’s side started the 2024 league […]


Coleman nets win for Armagh


TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship Armagh 3-9  Meath 1-14  By Shaun Casey  A LATE goal from Niamh Coleman saw Armagh pick up an opening day win in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship against Meath at the BOX-IT Athletic Grounds. Advertisement Armagh had just lost Blaithin Mackin, who earned her first minutes of 2024, to a yellow […]


Clodagh focused on Meath test


By Shaun Casey ARMAGH begin their All-Ireland championship campaign with a home tie against Meath and will do so without top scorer Aimee Mackin, who’s ruled out for the rest of the season with a cruciate injury. But Orchard skipper Clodagh McCambridge says her side have fully turned their attention towards the All-Ireland series, although […]


Cavan hoping to keep the pressure on top two


By Niall Gartland THERE’S very little room for error in Division Two so neither Cavan or visitors Meath can afford to fall short in Saturday’s league encounter at Kingspan Breffni. Cavan sit third in the table while Meath hover close by in fourth position, but the way things are going, any more dropped points could spell […]


McGeeney poised for Royal rumble


By Shaun Casey KIERAN McGeeney needs no telling of what Armagh can expect when they welcome Meath to town on Saturday evening. During his playing days, ‘Geezer’ shared many bruising encounters with the Royals. On the line this weekend he’ll come up against Colm O’Rourke, who he picked up when the sides clashed in the […]


Donnelly urges county to get behind the squad


THE last time Fermanagh and Meath met was back in March 2019 in division two of the National League. Meath came away from Pairc Tailteann with the win, 2-12 to 0-11, but more importantly, a victory that signalled their long-awaited return to the top tier. After one year mixing it in division one they dropped […]


Derry turn on the style to land second All-Ireland title


All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie final replay Derry 1-17 Meath 1-9 By Michael McMullan in Clones DERRY’S class told the story in Clones on Saturday as they won their second All-Ireland intermediate title in style. Advertisement The Oaks led by three points at half-time and pushed five clear before a Meath penalty had the Royals back in […]


Derry glad to get out of Croke Park with a draw


Glen Dimplex All-Ireland intermediate camogie fina Derry 1-9 Meath 2-6  By Daragh Ó Conchúir, at Croke Park DERRY and Meath must do it all again after Sunday’s showdown ended level at Croke Park Advertisement Meath goal scorer, Ciara Foley tried to make sense of the mix of emotions that came with drawing the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland […]


Building on a great tradition


By Shaun Casey IT’S a wet and dreary Tuesday evening, but even the drizzling rain can’t dampen the soaring spirits around Páirc Esler. Ahead of the Tailteann Cup final showdown with Meath and a return to the theatre of dreams that is Croke Park, Down are holding an opening training session where fans of all […]