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thejuice

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Meath GAA
« on: November 30, 2008, 10:39:24 PM »
Just a thread about general news and other goings on in the Royal County.

Well on Hoganstand Colm O'Rourke reckons Meath should be "the Kerry" of the East
http://www.hoganstand.com/Meath/ArticleForm.aspx?ID=104246

Have we got that potential? Have we got the infrastructure to reach our potential?

New management team in place:
Eamonn O'Brien,
Colm Brady,
Robbie O'Malley
Donal Curtis.

Colm and Trevor are U-21 managers, this is good with some good Minors coming into the senior ranks from Pat Coyles teams
It won't be the next manager but the one after that Meath will become competitive again - MO'D 2016

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« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2008, 12:18:17 PM »
Murphy predicts Geraghty comeback
10 December 2008


Meath goalkeeper Brendan Murphy is refusing to rule out the prospect of Graham Geraghty coming out of retirement for next summer’s big Leinster SFC showdown with Dublin.

Both Geraghty and Darren Fay retired after this summer’s disastrous All-Ireland qualifier loss to Limerick, but Murphy says he wouldn’t be surprised if the former had a change of heart in the next few months.

"I’m the oldest with Graham gone but you never know, he might show his face again," said Murphy, who is in San Francisco with the All-Stars.

"The night we drew Dublin, I texted him saying: ’You’ll be back yet’. And he just replied with a question mark, so you never know with him. He makes no secret that he loves the Dublin game.

"Secretly, the Dublin fans would like to see him there as well to give him a bit of stick from the Hill."

Reflecting on 2008, the Trim clubman refuses to blame the infamous Parnell Park brawl, which resulted in massive suspensions for the Royals, for their championship demise.

"I wouldn’t pinpoint that as we weren’t playing great up to that," he remembers.

"The league was poor. The intensity and hunger just didn’t seem to be there. It was probably attitude. But we can learn a lot from it because it was the first time anyone of us was in the scenario of doing so well (in 2007) that we took the foot off the gas a bit."
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« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2008, 11:40:55 AM »
Royal officials set for showdown

By Cliona Foley

Friday December 12 2008

FORMER Meath chairman Brendan Dempsey will go head-to-head with the man he lost his seat to a year ago at the county convention on Sunday, writes Cliona Foley.

Barney Allen had to step down as Meath secretary this time last year under the five-year rule, but he was immediately successful in ousting Dempsey as chairman.

Dempsey has been centrally involved since as he is Meath's Central Council delegate.

But he has admitted to having "unfinished business" at county board level.

O'Brien has also been critical of the board in recent days, accusing them of missing out on funding for the new Meath Centre of Excellence in Dunganny.

"The Darver project in Louth got €800,000, but we didn't get what we needed and I believe that we should have battled harder for a greater share of the pot," Dempsey said.
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2008, 02:57:00 PM »
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Allen retains chair in Meath
15 December 2008


Barney Allen was re-elected Meath county board chairman after comfortably seeing off the challenge of Brendan Dempsey at Sunday’s annual convention.

The Rathkenny clubman had come in for criticism in recent weeks over the protracted appointment process of a new football manager, but it did not affect his popularity as he defeated Dempsey - who he ousted from the chair this time last year - by 108 votes to 62.

Allen played down the long delay in installing Eamonn O’Brien as Colm Coyle’s successor in his address to delegates.

"I accept that there was a delay but I don’t think it was as serious as the press reported," he said.

"I just hope that I can do as much as I can for Meath county board in 2008. I have been coming to convention since 1964 and this is my 32nd year to be in a position on the Meath county board. I hope I can do as much as previous chairmen have done."

There was some consolation for Trim clubman Dempsey when he was re-elected as Central Council delegate, while Enda Smith from Blackhall Gaels was installed as the new vice-chairman.

For the first time ever, a woman was elected to a position the Meath county executive with Dunshaughlin’s Mairead Delaney voted in as development officer.

Meanwhile, a Skyrne motion proposing that the ’mark’ be introduced into Gaelic football was referred back to the adjourned convention on January 12. If accepted, it will go forward to next April’s annual Congress for further debate.
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« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2008, 03:13:13 PM »
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For the first time ever, a woman was elected to a position the Meath county executive with Dunshaughlin’s Mairead Delaney voted in as development officer.

Best of luck to her. Who'll sell the lotto tickets on Sunday nights now???

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2008, 02:09:34 PM »
Kit henry installed as mattock rangers manager

any views on the meath junior manager!??
will to win is important the will to prepare to win is vital

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2009, 11:45:13 AM »
Just a thread about general news and other goings on in the Royal County.

Well on Hoganstand Colm O'Rourke reckons Meath should be "the Kerry" of the East
http://www.hoganstand.com/Meath/ArticleForm.aspx?ID=104246

Have we got that potential? Have we got the infrastructure to reach our potential?


No and No and no

Then again I wouldn't worry too much what O'Rourke has to say - usually it's for effect.
Meath need to start looking at the basics again rather than getting carried away with those lkind of statements. There is plenty of talent in Meath, but the mix of hard football and skill is absent at the minute which the great Dunboyne one was excellent at bringing in.

A lot of work to do.

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2009, 12:45:58 PM »
So is GG going to play in the big one? Whats the chat in Meath, or is it all paper talk?

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2009, 08:12:19 AM »
Hoping to get to the O'Byrne Cup game v Westmeath tomorrow. Can someone give me directions to Pairc Tailteann please, coming up the N3 from Dublin

Thanks

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« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2009, 02:00:55 PM »
O'Brien Announces Provisional Squad:

Brendan Murphy,
Mick Aherne,
David Gallagher,
Cormac McGill,
Caoimhin King,
Anthony Moyles,
Cormac McGuinness,
John Donegan,
David Donegan,
Brian Ennis,
Stephen Kennedy,
Maurice Kennedy,
David Bray,
Stephen Bray,
Henry Finnegan,
Niall McKeigue,
Barry Regan,
Shane McKeigue,
Mark Ward,
Eoghan Harrington,
Cian Ward,
Brian Farrell,
Seamus Kenny,
Shane McAnarney,
Peadar Byrne,
Joe Sheridan,
Damien Sheridan,
Stephen Sheppard,
Jamie Queeney,
Cathal O’Dwyer,
Chris O’Connor,
Alan Nestor,
Brian Meade,
Nigel Crawford,
Paudge Howard,

Directions, coming in the N3 turn right after the rail bridge onto Fairgreen Circular Road and turn right at the roundabout onto Railway St. Than go left onto Brews Hill and Pairc Taillteann is on the right. If your early enough you can park on the roadside of Brews Hill.
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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2009, 04:20:22 PM »
thanks thejuice, but it would be a left turn off the N3 if approading from Dublin would it not? Turning right would send you out towards Duleek/Ardee?

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2009, 12:31:54 AM »
Sorry yeah, left,
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« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2009, 05:48:16 PM »
I got there anyway thejuice, and got parking up near the ground as you said - cheers.

Eoin Reilly looked a decent player today. Was impressed by Damien Sheridan in midfield too.

Pity there wasnt a bit more fight about that experimental Westmeath side for the sake of spectacle though.

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Re: Meath GAA
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2009, 06:22:36 PM »
was there many castledaly lads featuring for westmeath laoch?
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« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2009, 02:55:01 PM »
very weak westmeath side mattock, paul kelly the only castledaly man on show

mullen

claffey  murphy  boyle

scally clarke mcguinness

browne p.bannon

kelly leonard harte

tormey d.bannon martin




enda leonard about the best of them