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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #45 on: October 30, 2009, 11:54:48 AM »
Oldcastle won handy enough. Wonder will they stay long in Senior level.

Senchalstown Vs Tones this Sunday.
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« Reply #46 on: October 30, 2009, 12:07:06 PM »
Oldcastle intermediate champs! 8) $$$$ 8)
Some of these lads have to get a run with the meath county setup.
Might do OK in the Leinster championship if they stay focused.
Fantastic team to watch playing. Their work rate was phenomenal the other day.
play nice football and are in complete contrast to the oldcastle of 10 years ago and more.
However they are very small and I cant see too many of them being good enough for intercounty - but possibly one or two could be.
Def a very hard working, fit passing and moving football side.
Play it like 7 a side.
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« Reply #47 on: October 30, 2009, 11:47:12 PM »
Oldcastle intermediate champs! 8) $$$$ 8)
Some of these lads have to get a run with the meath county setup.
Might do OK in the Leinster championship if they stay focused.
Fantastic team to watch playing. Their work rate was phenomenal the other day.
play nice football and are in complete contrast to the oldcastle of 10 years ago and more.
However they are very small and I cant see too many of them being good enough for intercounty - but possibly one or two could be.
Def a very hard working, fit passing and moving football side.
Play it like 7 a side.

Some of the lads I have in mind are still minor grade. Loads of potential and time to still make the grade at senior intercounty.

Oldcastle won handy enough. Wonder will they stay long in Senior level.

Senchalstown Vs Tones this Sunday.


They have beaten plenty of big bulky team in the summer. Dunderry and Walterstown for example. I don't think size is going to stop them from staying up in senior and they certainly have youth on their side.

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #48 on: October 31, 2009, 12:24:13 AM »
Ok lads just to settle  a score with someone......

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #49 on: October 31, 2009, 02:28:33 PM »
Kingscourt in Cavan

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« Reply #50 on: November 01, 2009, 09:24:20 PM »
The town of Kingscourt is in Cavan, but there are some surrounding townlands that are part of Kingscourt are in county Meath. Similar to Drogheda being in Louth and Kilcock being in Kildare, all of these three towns are part in Meath.
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« Reply #51 on: November 06, 2009, 12:10:57 AM »
Senchalstown 2-8
Wolfe Tones 1-8

Brian and Joe Sheridan getting the crucial goals to win it for the Furze.
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« Reply #52 on: November 06, 2009, 12:23:07 AM »
Seneschalstown 2-8 Wolfe Tones 1-8, Pairc Tailteann, Navan

Seneschalstown captured their second Meath SFC title in three years, thanks to a three-point replay victory over 14-man Wolfe Tones in Navan tonight.

In bizarre scenes before the throw-in for the second half, referee Joey Curley immediately headed for the Wolfe Tones goalmouth showing their goalkeeper David Nolan a straight red card.

Earlier as the teams entered the dressing rooms at the interval, one of the Seneschalstown players had been dumped to the ground following an altercation.

It was a game which saw a Wolfe Tones side, who were chasing only their second title, dominate possession in the opening stages.

But they failed to take their scoring chances with five wides in the opening quarter, leaving it tied at 0-1 apiece.

Meath senior star Brian Sheridan opened Seneschalstown's account in the fifth minute, but Cian Ward's 14th-minute penalty effort blazed over the crossbar.

It was a ninety-second goal scoring spree which paved the way for Seneschalstown victory's with brothers Brian and Joe Sheridan netting quick-fire goals.

Joe was involved in both three-pointers, firstly in picking out his brother Brian from a sideline kick, and then in pushing Seneschalstown into a seven-point lead courtesy of the second goal.

Points from Joe Sheridan and Gary Conlon pushed Seneschalstown into a 2-4 to 0-1 lead by the 22nd minute.

Wolfe Tones rallied before the break as scores from Darren McGrath and Shane Corrigan cut the deficit.

The third quarter saw both teams go point for point with Cian Ward claiming both of Wolfe Tones scores, and Brian Sheridan and Robert Ruddy on target for Seneschalstown.

Wolfe Tones managed to cut the deficit to a goal with just eight minutes to go, thanks to the sustained efforts of Ward who added 1-1 to his side's tally.

The game was on a knife-edge in the closing stages as both sides' hunger for the title reached fever pitch.

Scores were traded on two occasions in the final seven minutes with Wolfe Tones piling on most of the pressure.

However, Seneschalstown held out for a much deserved win with skipper Ciaran Macken lifting the cup after the game.

Scorers - Seneschalstown: B Sheridan 1-3, J Sheridan 1-2, S Clarke (0-1f), G Conlon, R Ruddy 0-1 each
Wolfe Tones: C Ward (0-4f, 0-1 '45', 0-1 pen) 1-6, D McGrath, S Corrigan 0-1 each

SENESCHALSTOWN: D Lyons; P Carey, A Collins, G Sheridan; M Carey, J Crowley, S Stephen; J Sheridan, D Sheridan; S Finnegan, C Macken, G Conlon; S Clarke, R Ruddy, B Sheridan.

Subs used: T Ledwidge for S Clarke (47 mins), C Duffy for S Sheridan (53), B Clarke for Ruddy (57).

WOLFE TONES: D Nolan; R Brady, C McLoughlin, C Martin; B McGinn, E Harrington, G Beggy; S Sheppard, S Corrigan; D McGrath, N McLoughlin, M Coleman; A Fox, C Ward, P Byrne.

Subs used: S Power for McGrath (half-time), A McKeown for C McLoughlin (34 mins), A Callaghan for Byrne (42), J McKeown for Coleman (52).

Referee: Joey Curley (Moynalty)

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #53 on: November 06, 2009, 10:15:18 AM »
well done senchelstown - yez are still a shower of tramps though !
at least I won a pint because you won !
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« Reply #54 on: November 06, 2009, 02:31:04 PM »
Your heart had to go out to the Orristown men last night, what the report above doesn't mention is that they owned the ball for 80% of the game (even in the second half when playing with 14 men) but couldn't convert their chances. In the opening quarter Ward missed two easy frees from the hands and they also a goal shot saved (might have been Sheppard who kicked it).

There was some atmosphere at the game, a bigger crowd than Sunday (weather conditions were poor on Sunday) and the pitch looked 100% under the floodlights. Even though they were seven points down for large portions of the game the Tones never say die attitude always kept the game interesting to the neutral (IMHO).

Two areas that militated very much against Tones were 1. Sheppard being played in the middle, I stand to be corrected, but I never remember hearing of or seeing him play outside of the half back line. He played in the middle and two many shots and passes went astray. 2. They are always going to rely on Cian Ward and his free taking from the hands was out last night. In the second half he kicked a fifty five yard free clear over the bar from the ground but then went back to kicking from the hands and kicked another two efforts wide. They are always going to rely on his scoring ability and he just had an off night.

Despite all of this, the Tones were still within a goal going into injury time and when Ward lobbed in a fifty it ended up with one of their men on the terrace side, his strongly hit shot was on target for the top corner, only for a brilliant save from Lyons. Gripping stuff, I was really hoping for the ET, as it did provide great entertainment.

The Tones were super fit and whether it is O Bric, or whoever he has in doing the training, they were excellent on that front, both on Sunday and last night. I feel that although the odds would be very much against them, that they would have given portlaoise more of a game. The lads from the midlands are very mobile (or they certainly were the last time I saw them) and I can't see the heavy legs from yellow furze recovering in time for Sunday.
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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #55 on: November 19, 2009, 06:20:57 PM »
Curragha's Meath Senior Championship Proposals!!!!


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Here is the proposal from Curraha for a new structure in the Meath senior football championship.

We propose the introduction of six divisional teams into the Meath Senior Football Championship for the 2011 season. Each of these regional teams would be made up of the best players from Junior and Intermediate Clubs in its region. The following are the six districts, and the Clubs that are located in each district:

Meath East
Senior Clubs: Junior Clubs (Divisional Team):
Donaghmore/Ashbourne St.Colmcilles (Intermediate)
Dunshaughlin St.Marys
Skyrne Curraha
Walterstown Ratoath
Seneschalstown Kilbride
Duleek/Bellewstown Slane
St.Patricks St.Vincents
St.Pauls

Meath North/East
Senior Clubs: Junior Clubs (Divisional Team):
Rathkenny Syddan (Intermediate)
Castletown (Intermediate)
Nobber (Intermediate)
Drumconrath
Meath Hill
St.Brigids

Meath North/West
Senior Clubs: Junior Clubs (Divisional Team):
Wolfe Tones Gael Colmcille (Intermediate)
Simonstown St.Michaels (Intermediate)
Kilmainhamwood (Intermediate)
Kilmainham
Drumbaragh
Moynalty

Meath West
Senior Clubs: Junior Clubs (Divisional Team):
St.Ultans Cortown (Intermediate)
Oldcastle Ballinlough (Intermediate)
Carnaross (Intermediate)
Moylagh
Kilallon

Meath South/West
Senior Clubs: Junior Clubs (Divisional Team):
Trim Dunderry (Intermediate)
Navan O'Mahonys Clann na nGael (Intermediate)
Ballivor
Ballinabrackey
Boardsmill
Clonard
Kildalkey

Meath South
Senior Clubs: Junior Clubs (Divisional Team):
Summerhill Moynalvey (Intermediate)
Dunboyne Na Fianna (Intermediate)
Blackhall Gaels Longwood (Intermediate)
Dunsany
Bective
Drumree

Purpose of Divisional Teams:
- It stops the current trend of players transferring from their original Junior or Intermediate Club to a Senior Club in search of Senior Championship Football
- It provides the most talented footballers from any Club with Senior Championship Football
- It would undoubtedly unearth more players for the Meath Senior Football Team that might not have been noticed before (Of the fifthteen players that started for Kerry in this years All-Ireland Final, six players were from Junior Clubs!!)

Negatives of Divisional Teams:
- More work for Club officers (new regional committees)
- Funds need to be generated for divisional team
- Established Senior Clubs may see it as being unfair as its increased competition for a Keegan Cup
- The six divisional teams cannot be relegated from the Senior Championship, as this would defeat the purpose of their existence

(a) The Meath Senior Championship shall be run on a league basis in four divisions, including sixteen Club teams, and six divisional teams. It is important that there be no more than two divisional teams in each division.

- Six teams in Division A (with two divisional teams)
- Six teams in Division B (with two divisional teams)
- Five teams in Division C ( with one divisional team)
- Five teams in Division D (with one divisional team

(i) The top three teams in Division A and B, and the top two teams in Division C and D will qualify for the preliminary round/quarter finals. There will be a draw to verify who qualifies for the quarter finals and who plays the two preliminary round games to make it into the quarter finals.
(ii) League results shall be credited as follows: 2 points for a win, one point for a draw
(iii) If a Club or Divisional Team is disqualified or retires during the course of the league stage, its played games shall stand and its unplayed games shall be awarded to the opposing teams
(iv) Where teams finish with equal points for qualification for concluding stages, or for promotion or relegation, the tie shall be decided by the following means and in the order specified:
(1) Scoring difference (subtracting the total scores against from total scores for)
(2) Highest total score for
(3) Where two teams only are involved, the outcome of the meeting of the two teams in the previous game in the competition
(4) Scoring average (divide total score against into total score for)
Exception: If the accumulated scores of a team, so involved, are affected by a disqualification, retirement or walk over, the tie shall be decided by a play-off
(v) A disqualification shall only affect further participation in the current Championship involved and not the following year's Championship or qualification for it. In any promotion or relegation process, a team shall regain the points it has won in the stage of the Championship run on a league basis.
(b) Senior Football Relegation: The Club team with the lowest points in each Division goes into a play-off e.g.

Bottom team in Division A versus Bottom team in Division B
Bottom team in Division C versus Bottom team in Division D

Exception: A divisional team cannot qualify for this play-off. If a divisional team finishes bottom of its division, then the Club team with the lowest points goes down into the play-off instead.

The losing team in each play-off match then play each other in the relegation final. The losing team in this game is relegated to Intermediate.

If teams finish level on points at the bottom of each division, the same method applies for relegation as qualification.

Each divisional team is open for annual review to ensure each district is competitive.



Put themselves with Skryne. How nice of them.

Though it seems like a good proposal though it does effect the fabric of the club and also create a fair few problems when it comes to who's selector, who trains, where do they train, etc. But the positives are there. It could give plenty more lads a shot at county level
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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #56 on: August 08, 2010, 07:47:16 PM »

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #57 on: September 08, 2011, 06:56:49 PM »
Wolfe Tones v   Summerhill, 2pm Sunday,Parc Tailteann.
Championship favourites Wolfe Tones meet this year’s surprise package Summerhill in Sunday’s SFC semi-final at Parc Tailteann, Navan, throw in at 2pm.
Wolfe Tones, situated four miles outside Navan, finished top of Group A, maintaining a 100% record along the way and defeated this weekend’s opposition by seven points only last month. This set up a quarter-final appearance against Walterstown, whom they defeated with proficiency 3-14 to 0-9.
It was county star Cian Ward, ably abetted by younger brother Fiachra, who did the damage on the day scoring 1-3. The former set up two goals in two minutes during the opening half, skilfully setting up Stephen Sheppard and a minute later Fiachra, to leave Walterstown helplessly adrift at half-time. Ten minutes into the second-half the Meath forward helped himself to a goal to seal ‘The Blacks’ fate.
Summerhill finished runners up in the same group and that meant they had dubious task of taking on the much fancied Navan O’ Mahonys in the previous round. However, two early goals from Stephen Kennedy laid the foundations for their shock victory as the 2008 finalists gained revenge for that defeat by O’ Mahonys.
Summerhills early group form was quite good but recent defeats to Trim and Wolfe Tones saw a slump in confidence and the majority of punters believed they would struggle against the stronger Brew Hill side. Despite a comeback from O’ Mahonys, Summerhill held on due, in no part, to a top drawer performance from goalkeeper Tony McDonnell, who pulled off a number of superb saves.
Tones have already defeated Summerhill in the group stage and with forward Cian Ward in blistering form for the purple and gold, Summerhill will have be on top form to pull off another shock win.
Verdict: Wolfe Tones

Donaghmore/Ashbourne V Dunshaughlin, 3:45pm Sunday
The senior football championship in Meath is down to the latter stages and the second semi-final sees Donaghmore/Ashbourne go up against Dunshaughlin with the latter going into the game as underdogs.
Donaghmore/Ashbourne enjoyed a great run in the group stages of the championship. After a poor start when they lost to Navan O’Mahonys and Rathkenny, they then went on a good run beating next Sundays opponents on a scoreline of 0-14 to 0-8 before also disposing of Nobber and Seneschalstown to book a place in the knock-out stages. In the quarter-final, they really caught fire, hitting 3-14 in an 11 point win over St Peters. There are no star players on this Donaghmore/Ashbourne team and it is really a question of the sum of the parts being better than any individual but he likes of Eoin Reilly and Bryan Menton are the go to guys.
Dunshaughlin are one of the names one associates with Meath football and they are back in a semi-final again. They come in as underdogs following their defeat to Sunday’s opposition in the group stages. In that phase, they did record wins over Seneschalstown, Nobber and Rathkenny to book a place in the quarter-finals where they beat Simonstown Gaels by a single point. Meath star Caoimhin King will anchor the defence while another former Meath great, Richie Kealy is also still on the scene.
Verdict: Donaghmore/Ashbourne

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