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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Meath GAA

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Eye Catchers
Five emerging talents that sparkled on Allianz football league opening weekend
There were plenty of impressive performances to pour over at the weekend.
Last month
January 2023
# Talking Points
Dublin and Derry favourites, Cork's next step and aim for new managers
The second tier action commences tomorrow.
Last year
Tributes paid after Meath All-Ireland winning captain Darby passes away
The corner-back was attributed with the distinction of holding each of his direct opponents scoreless during that All-Ireland winning campaign
# A cut above
Meath star Niamh O'Sullivan claims LGFA Player of the Month award
The 32-year-old scored 1-2 in the All-Ireland final win over Kerry.
'Meath has brought us so much joy. It's a new challenge in Australia but we'll be back next year'
Orlagh Lally is bound for the Freemantle Dockers while Player of the Year Vikki Wall is heading for North Melbourne.
# Meath GAA
Colm O'Rourke: 'Ultimately we have to beat Dublin'
The new Meath manager confirmed they are working on further management team additions.
# New Project
'It surprises me as much as anyone else' - McEntee on swift return to management
Andy McEntee was announced as the new Antrim manager one month after stepping down as Meath boss.
# not this time
O'Rourke won't put his name forward for Meath post following McEntee departure
The RTÉ pundit cited the abuse directed at former boss Andy McEntee as further reason not to apply for the position in 2022.
# statement
Meath GAA air 'disgust' and condemn recent abuse
‘We would question their true intentions and if they are supporters at all.’
# Garden of Hope
The Mayo native who has helped Wicklow go from relegation to five-goal Leinster heroes
Alan Costello took over the Wicklow footballers with Gary Duffy in March.
# Wrap
Late goal sees Antrim edge out high-scoring thriller with Offaly, Down overcome Kerry
There was plenty of action in the Joe McDonagh Cup today.
# Meath GAA
Meath set to be without team captain for the rest of 2022 season
McEntee is due to leave for a peacekeeping tour in Mali with the Irish Defence Forces.
# Report
Roscommon ease to victory in Navan to increase pressure on Andy McEntee
Another defeat for Meath at Páirc Tailteann this afternoon.
All time
# Champions
Micheal McDermott works magic again as Wolfe Tones triumph in Meath SFC final
The former Clare manager steered teams in Clare (Kilmurry-Ibrickane), Cavan (Ramor United) and Limerick (Monaleen) to senior wins over the years.
# On The Dotted Line
Meath footballer signs new rookie deal with AFL side Essendon
Cian McBride will remain with the club until at least the end of 2022.
# Profile
'He's such an icon in Longford' - the methodical manager aiming to take down Meath
The42 takes a look at the development of Longford manager Pádraic Davis.
# pedigree
Callaghan and Kelly to take Meath U20 reins following Flynn's resignation
Former boss Callaghan and fellow former Royals senior footballer Kelly will take charge for the 2021 championship.
# Covid-19
'The terror, the fear — it was uncanny. I was never as afraid of anything in my life'
Meath GAA legend Sean Boylan opens up on his terrifying experience with Covid-19.
# new chapter
Mayo Ladies boss Peter Leahy steps down as new role with Meath U20 footballers begins
The Westmeath native is linking up with manager Bernard Flynn in the Royal county.
# Decision time
Meath stalwart and All-Ireland-winning Kerry goalkeeper announce inter-county retirements
The end of the road for Graham Reilly and Brian Kelly.
# Royal Mates
'It really stopped me in my tracks. He's kind of indestructible' - Meath great wishes Geraghty well
Trevor Giles was stunned by the news of his former team-mate’s recent illness.
# New kid on the block
3-11 in two games, much more to come - Meath have unearthed a gem in Nobber youngster Morris
20-year-old Jordan Morris has really announced himself on the senior inter-county stage.
# king stay the king
Incredible drama as Ratoath snatch Meath county title with 69th-minute goal
Back-to-back titles for Ratoath thanks to Joey Wallace’s late heroics.
# Wrap
2017 Leinster winners and county title holders advance in Kildare as Rhode edge extra-time battle
There was plenty of club football action around the country today.
# statement
Meath GAA fixtures unaffected after coronavirus case confirmed in club
A player in the Simonstown club has tested positive for the virus while a second player is currently self-isolating.
# Criticism
'They didn't do their job' - Meath boss slams match officials after suffering relegation
Andy McEntee says Galway were not sufficiently punished for cynical play for their Division 1 clash.
# Team news
Keane makes three changes as Kerry look to get back to winning ways against Meath
The sides will meet at Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday.
# Funding
Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have announced a series of provisional grants totaling over €77million as part of the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund .
# Leinster medals
Meath star Graham Geraghty's GAA medals stolen in burglary
The medals were stolen on Friday evening.
# Team news
Cluxton, McCaffrey return as Dublin recall big guns for Louth clash
Darren Gavin is also in line to make his Championship debut after being named in midfield.
# put the phone away
'Parents are texting instead of encouraging their kids': Meath GAA club praised for banning mobile phones
Navan O’Mahonys has banned use of mobile phones by parents at their Saturday nursery sessions.
# Meath Rising
'This championship, more than any championship over the last decade, is the most important for Meath'
Senan Connell reckons the Royals must reach the Super 8s, says Donegal can be contenders, and feels Mayo must win Connacht.
# moving on up
Promotion to Division 1 'massive' for Meath, says two-time All-Ireland winning Royal
Trevor Giles can see a renewed sense of positivity in his home county.
# Royals' Rise
'It wasn't that popular playing for Meath' - Royals legend on their turnaround in fortunes
Mattie Kerrigan thinks the county is starting to reap the rewards of its underage set-up, ahead of tomorrow’s Division Two final.
# sean cox
Rivals unite as Sean Cox fundraiser sees Meath overcome All-Ireland champions Dublin
The rival counties united to raise funds for Sean Cox, who was attacked before a Liverpool game in April.
# Landmark
Longford see off Meath fightback to secure first Leinster semi-final in 30 years
Longford will face Dublin in their first Leinster semi in three decades.
# Wrap
Off the mark! Big wins for Meath and Kildare in Leinster MFC openers
Offaly and Laois also prevailed in the first round of the Leinster Minor Football Championship.
# joe show
Joe Sheridan set to make a comeback to Meath football as a goalkeeper
Joe Sheridan is back, but not as you might expect.
# Royal Order
'We are just too nice!' - Meath need to get physical again, says Royal legend Geraghty
Graham Geraghty believes Mick O’Dowd’s Meath need a better mix of players to restore former glories.
# hen's teeth
It's rare that Meath hail the exploits of a Dublin football team - but it's happened
Andy McEntee’s exploits with Ballyboden St Enda’s have drawn praise from his native county.