Mick O Dowd

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 Eamonn Wallace, in action against Dublin in the Leinster football final last year, was a major weapon in Meath’s encouraging championship showing.

Meath’s Eamon Wallace has become the latest player to be struck down by cruciate ligament injury. He did the damage in the county’s Leinster un(...)

Cillian O’Sullivan scored two goals for Meath against DCU in the O’Byrne Cup at Páirc Tailteann. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Seven days after the high of defeating All-Ireland champions Dublin, there was a low for DCU as Meath cruised through to the final with 15 points to s(...)

Wicklow’s Paddy Dalton and Mark Staines with Damien Carroll of Meath in Baltinglass. Photograph: Inpho

MEATH 4-11 WICKLOW 2-5: On the scenic route into Baltinglass, over the Wicklow Gap, the wind was howling and the rain outrageous. What football lesson(...)

Shane O’Rourke: made a welcome return to the Meath colours against DIT at Navan. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Meath 4-11 DIT 1-14Goals proved crucial as Meath saw off the challenge of reigning Sigerson Cup champions Dublin Institute of Technology in a less tha(...)

It’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: Kieran McGeeney is leaving Kildare and returning to his native county Armagh. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So it’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: on the same night Jason Ryan went before the Kildare county board to be ratified as thei(...)

Michael Darragh MacAuley’s ‘change of gear’ and fielding ability has established his credentials as one of the finest midfielders of his generation.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Aside from the frequently told general history of rivalry between Dublin and Kerry, the fixture has assumed contemporary significance in recent times (...)

Mickey Harte: “Both teams committed fouls that were blatant from time to time so I don’t think we can point to the ones at the end and say they were any different to the ones at the start.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For the most part, Mickey Harte was in pretty jovial mood afterwards. Or at least he was until it was put to him that the closing stages of the game h(...)

Meath’s Graham Reilly tackles Tyrone’s Matthew Donnelly during the qualifier at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Suddenly Tyrone look like men who went to pull a book off the shelf only to find it turning the whole wall around to reveal a secret passageway. Thoro(...)

Meath manager Mick O’Dowd: “I’m sure there are a lot of positives from that display but it is hard to go through them now because we are pretty hurt by that.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Mick O’Dowd starts talking and you are instantly reminded of Meath men from another era. Positives after being lacerated by Dublin in a Leinster final(...)

Ciarán Kilkenny (left, with Pádraic Harnan of Meath), was impressive with the range and accuracy of his passing in the Leinster final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Jim Gavin will have been pleased. A seven-point Dublin victory was about right but they were tested and that was essential for them before the knock-o(...)

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