Ballinlough delivered a stirring finish as two goals in injury time gave them a dramatic victory over a shell-shocked St. Michaels side in Kilmainhamwood on Sunday evening.
With the exception of long term absentees Alan Forde (cruciate) and Sean Curran (Achilles), Meath manager Andy McEntee is reporting a clean bill of health ahead of their Leinster SFC quarter-final local derby with Louth on Sunday week.
A superb display of team hurling gave Kiltale a fully deserved victory over a Ratoath side who had beaten them well in the group stages of the competition.
Meath Hill secured a 1st Round victory with a flattering 3 point win over a wasteful Drumconrath in Round 1 of the Junior Football Championship.
Dunsany got their quest for the Junior A Championship off to a winning start on Sunday in Carlanstown against St. Brigids.
Dunsany drew their first round match against St. Ultan's in a tough battle on Sunday in Carlanstown.
Moylagh and Carnaross played out an entertaining draw at a wind-swept Milbrook in the first round of the Junior Championship.
Dunderry received a stern test in their opening round of their I.F.C. on Saturday against Drumbaragh.
Curraha got off to a winning start in this years Intermediate Championship with a hard fought victory over KIlmainham played in Castletown.
Walterstown took both points in this competitive opening round Intermediate Championship fixture in Kilberry.
St Pats got the 2017 senior football championship off to a winning start with an impressive 2-16 to 1-10 win over Skryne in Duleek.
Full marks to the Kildalkey club who had their pitch and surrounding grounds in magnificent condition for this Intermediate football round one game between Trim and Longwood.
Skryne overcame old rivals Navan O'Mahonys in this first round of the Junior A Football Championship played in windy Dunshaughlin.
James Horan has hit back at Bernard Flynn's criticism of Aidan O'Shea.
Na Fianna secured a comprehensive win over Donaghmore Ashbourne on Sunday afternoon in Moynalvey in their return to the Junior B Championship after a ten year absence.
Moylagh went in to this game as rank outsiders, with Carnaross some people's favourites to take outright honours.
THE concession of two early goals proved too much for a lack-lustre Syddan as they made the worse possible start to their IFC campaign at Carnaross on Saturday evening.
Dunboyne got their Junior Football Championship campaign off to a winning start with this narrow win over Wolfe Tones at Bective.
A late goal from substitute Peter Smith gave KIlmainham a narrow victory over neighbours Drumbaragh in a very entertaining Junior D football championship clash played at Athboy on Sunday afternoon.
Wolfe Tones had a convincing win against a very fancied Dunderry side in this Division 4 decider played in ideal conditions at Dunganny.
Nobber had no difficulty accounting for an understrenght Walterstown outfit in this Junior B match played in Duleek.
Behind by 7 points at the break Nobber put in a much better second/half performance to come away with a share of the spoils
All the upcoming games in the county.
Summerhill managed twice as many scores as Duleek-Bellewstwon in this SFC Group A opener at Pairc Tailteann on Sunday afternoon.
Moynalvey withstood a stern test from Seneschalstown in this Fairyhouse Steel Senior Championship Group B 1st Round game played at Trim.
Two goals at either end of the interval by Ciara Donnelly, allied with eight points from the magnificent Niamh Mallon gave Ulster a 3-11 to 2-7 victory over a gutsy Leinster in the Junior Interprovincial Camogie Final at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown.
Castletown got their IFC championship campaign off to the best possible start with this comprehensive victory over Ballivor in Kilmainham
The Cortown men produced their latest instalment into the scrapbook after a classic with Clann na nGael men in a showery Ballinlough
St. Vincent's overcame Kilmainhamwood in this opening round of the JFC Group B game at Rathkenny
Donaghmore/Ashbourne and Nobber shared the spoils in this lively encounter at Duleek
Bective have begun this Intermediate championship campaign with a loss to a tight marking Ballinabrackey side in a well appointed Longwood pitch
Today there was championship action in all four provinces.
Ratoath emerged 3 point winners in this exciting first round championship clash played in Dunsany
St. Patrick's Stamullen ran riot in the last ten minutes of this first round Senior Football Championship match played in Duleek in ideal conditions for football.
Unfancied Blackhall Gaels almost caused the shock of the opening round of the SFC at Dunshauglin on Friday when losing narrowly to O'Mahonys.
A late point from Padraig McKeever gave senior champions Simonstown a narrow victory over St Colmcilles in a very entertaining Meath senior football championship clash played at Pairc Tailteann this evening.
There were ten football championship games tonight at different venues around the county.
Meath Kings travelled to Granard to play Leitrim in the third round of the Celtic Challenge on Wednesday 17th May.
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It is nearly eight months since we have had a senior intercounty championship game on television but come Saturday that wait is over.
Gaeil Colmcille stunned Wolfe Tones with a late Ryan Farnham goal to take both points in this entertaining Meath Senior Football Championship opening round game at Athboy.