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Speedy Recovery Graham Geraghty - 5 Like(s)
i remember being at the infamous league match meath v dublin 2008 in parnell park when 5 players were sent off 3 dubs and 2 meath and someone threw a cup of tea aimed at ciaran whelan as he walked off after sending off, graham was a sub being a veteran by this time he was introduced not long after and took up a full forward position in front of the dubs fans end, plenty of nice songs and jeering when he came in, graham turned around and blew them a kiss, the place erupted in a cheer, all tensions disipatted after that!

dickie10 (National) - 29/10/2020 22:30:40

Portlaoise Sunday Town Goal - 3 Like(s)
big support needed on sunday in portlaoise, we need to make the traditional meath end in portlaoise a wall of noise and green and gold, bring out the flags and as many bodies as you can fit in cars , this is our all ireland final. Clare are a team that could be easily rattled by this and it will lift our lads as it did against westmeath in 2002 and 03 and galway in 07 and limerick in 09. we need to bring out the crowd for this game , so you all know who you are if you were there in the above years see you up there sunday again.

dickie10 (Meath) - 03/07/2019 23:12:53

Meath V Dublin - 3 Like(s)
lads its a farce we all know it. im goin to the junior game and ill be only half interested in the second game ill support the lads but its only going through the motions , we need to get this sham over and done with and focus on the qualifier game a fortnight later. it wont even be woth analysing

dickie10 (Meath) - 17/06/2019 22:33:12

Meath V Kildare - 3 Like(s)
if people keep harping on about how far we have fallen then most teams in ireland cant celebrate a win, look at down,cork,cavan all counties with numerous all irelands that dosent mean they keep whinging about how far they have fallen.

dickie10 (Meath) - 03/03/2019 20:11:46

Leinster SFC Predictions - 2 Like(s)
well said who really cares about this farce of a championship at this stage. id like to see my own county beat carlow saturday as they should but i wouldnt really mind a handy exit in semi final and avoid the expense of a farcical leinster final

dickie10 (National) - 23/05/2019 23:01:03

Meath GAA; How Do We Win? - 2 Like(s)
i would like to see Andy bring in some enforcer type players. who have we got that we can bring in to do a job on a marquee player or just get in tems faces , two or three of these players would be what we need, players well built 6-4 type , hit lads and every thing that moves then you can take them off ten minutes intoo second half, we want lads to hit players and knock the stuffing out of them early on in games. we really need this when playing bigger teams.

dickie10 (Meath) - 21/06/2020 22:32:46

Who Can Challenge Dublin In 2019 - 2 Like(s)
for years i thought colm orourke was mad but now its there for all to see the only way to keep any intrest in gaelic football is to split in dublin in two at least

dickie10 (National) - 05/09/2018 12:20:06

Is Meath now becoming a hurling county? - 2 Like(s)
westmeath football is in div 4? surely westmeath hurlers are operating at a higher level and id count westmeath as more hurling than football.

on anoother point i havent heard anyone being excited b mcentee taking over, gerry isnt liked by hurling clubs after he said to burn all the hurleys, a good portion of these people would love to see him fail. dont see how we can be excited by meath football, our underage is record is terrible, no leinster minor since 2008 and no u-21 since 2001, where is the future there? were a mid table div 2 team and will be for years to come. throw money at hurling and see what happens thats my thinking

dickie10 (National) - 11/09/2016 20:44:57

Could A Professional Hurling/Football League Survive In Ireland? - 2 Like(s)
I am sorry I havent followed this from the first post. But i am not sure if anyone has said this but people seem to be thinking of this along the lines of counties. I think of we were to look at professionalism would we not need to use just clubs. Abandon the county set up or maybe keep it for a novelty competition every four years like a world cup. We see how great the AIB club championships are. a professional league should just use clubs. Therefore in areas where GAA is strong you will have more clubs, so in premier division you could have 12 clubs and 5 of these maybe dublin based. In the same way as Melbourne is a strong Aussie Rules are they have more clubs in the top league. The intercounty championship imo is dead, its madness , its like having only one club in Melbourne playing Aussie Rules, naturally they would win every year. The chickens will start to come home to roost when you are not filing croke park for all ireland finals when Dublin are going for 8 in a row. People will switch off in the same way they did with scottish soccer.

dickie10 (National) - 17/05/2020 22:11:35

Meath v Louth - 2 Like(s)
wouldnt be surprised if louth beat meath next sunday. louth are a long time waiting to meath, i think the 1970s . id say this year they will prob do it

dickie10 (National) - 25/05/2017 21:47:52

What Happens If New York Win? - 2 Like(s)
why is this game not on tv??

dickie10 (National) - 02/05/2018 21:08:26

Crazy Decision Regarding Under 20 Football Final - 2 Like(s)
no big deal game will be played in january. same with minor finsh it off in jan and feb before lockdown number 3 comes in march

dickie10 (National) - 22/10/2020 21:11:27

Counties Missed Opportunities.... - 2 Like(s)
why is that dublin when a point down always seem to get 4-5 mins injury time, they dont ever seem to get 2 mins injury time when chasing a game. overall does anyine think theres way to much injury tiime played now? i will never forgive seamus prior from lietrim for his timekeeping in the 1991 all ireland final, he blew the final whistle 28 seconds into injury time, when down kicked the ball out over the line. meath 2 points down with a asideline in on midfield. 28 seconds injury time......

dickie10 (National) - 08/07/2020 14:31:17

Your 'Not The Very Worst Day But One That Still Stands Out As Bad' Day As A Meath Supporter - 2 Like(s)
yes i thought that, massive crowd at it too if i remember , meath would have won by more if a dry day although clare were a great team and bet kerry in munster final

dickie10 (Meath) - 11/03/2021 21:19:16

Could A Professional Hurling/Football League Survive In Ireland? - 1 Like(s)
i have seen a good few dyed in the wool dublin fans go support meath at minor and u 16 level once the sons and daughters are picked and playing intercounty for Meath, the all out support for dublin becomes more novelty after that. Seen a girl from my own club whos one of the biggest Dublin fans I know , goes everywhere to watch them , up at the Meath v Mayo game this year wearing her Meath ladies tracksuit, she plays with Meath ladies minor. Seen a good few youngsters like this and they actually cop on once they get to 16 that its just a bit sad to not support the county you live in and maybe even play intercounty for.there support for the dubs is still very much there but gets watered down becoming a bit like man utd or liverpool support, espically when the speak totally culchie. if these kids are in decent clubs they usually become Meath or Kildare or whatever because they dont want to look like like a clown.

dickie10 (National) - 18/05/2020 23:28:22

Meath vs Antrim - 1 Like(s)
Have to say that i think the opinion peice on the hoganstand prob hit the nail in the head. leave the offical result as "unfinished", play a play off next spring to see who gets promoted. give antrim the cup for a few months too if they want or else GAA can have it back. we should all move on now and forget about it. It seems as though both Antrim and Meath dont want a replay so no point forcing either team. walk away and come back next April and play a play off game for promotion

dickie10 (National) - 08/06/2016 15:26:25

Meath Minor Footballers 2019 - 1 Like(s)
sure very few minors would be on those teams. if you were at that there would never be a club game played

dickie10 (Meath) - 06/05/2019 17:33:31

So It'S Clare - 1 Like(s)
we need to bring a huge meath support on sunday to portlaaoise which i think there will be. we really need to have a wall of green and gold and roar for the meath team to rattle clare. they wont be used to that at all, there not an ulster team, who could thrive in a partizan atmosphere. we need to get out and support the team big time. are many heads on here heading up behind the town end goal in portlaoise here meath fans traditionally gathered vs westmeath in 2002 and 03 and galway 2007? great atmosphere to get the team over the line in those games i think its required on sunday . if you were there then your presence is required at 2pm sunday again. COYBIG

dickie10 (Meath) - 03/07/2019 23:09:22

Why are so many strong Gaelic football counties in decline? - 1 Like(s)
anyone that says population growth is a negative for meath is talking bull crap. im a meath man and followed meath since 1990. crazy talk. up until the 1930s when meath began to grow in populationwe were one of the smallest populated counties in ireland. this was because there were a large number of landed estates ran and owned by protestant ascendancy, absentee landlords etc. there were thousands of acres of land tie up in these estates that ran for miles and miles of square miles. thus nobody lived on them. so outside of a few small towns and villages the countryside was empty. Arthur Young was an agricultural advisor from britain in the 19th century and he speaks of walking through meath at the time and saying he spent a full day walking through the countryside with out meeting one person. all he seen were thousands of cattle. the land commission was set up as much to break up these big estates in the 1920s and populate meath as it was used for taking excess overpopulation in the west aka congested districts board. once we started to gain the people from Mayo, Galway, Donegal in the 1930s the populatiion began to rise as did people staying in meath not having to emigrate because family farms were set up from the distibutiiion pf former landed estates. Even though we gained large numbers of people in the 30s it was the next generation of these people that began to play for meath in the 50s and 60s. Mattie Kerrigan, Mick Mellet were two i know of. in the 1970s and 80s we had Robbie Omalley, Com Orourke,mick and padraig lyons and thier cousin liam harnan, liam hayes. so it takes a generation or two to become meath fans and proper meath people. i know a lot of young lads who came to meath when they were 3 or 4 still support dublin but since being brought by clubs to meath games and begining to play for meath underage they now have a watery enough dublin intrest. once they represnt meath i think that changes there whole attitude. were in a great position as a county because unlike kildare we always are cocky maybe too much so at times but we do have a bit of an ego and have a swagger when we gain any bit of success. very much like galway and down. most meath teams no matter how bad they are in football always think they should beat most counties and always relish playing dublin. these are traits most counties would love to have.

dickie10 (National) - 29/01/2018 11:47:13

Kildalkey V Ratoath - 1 Like(s)
if the ref didnt see anything, how can they give suspensions at all then?

dickie10 (Meath) - 26/05/2019 21:23:42