Below are recent stories by Conall Collier
Last updated: 18 Jun 2013 16:24
Meath supporters travelled from many areas of the country last Saturday for the Leinster SFC quarter-final against Wicklow at Aughrim and for two young Royals it was all about catching some sleep on the way home.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 11:19
Meath advanced to the Leinster SFC semi-finals this evening following a merited 1-17 to 1-12 victory over a battling Wicklow side at Aughrim in front of 6,124 spectators.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 16:35
Moynalvey/Kilcloon athlete Sara Treacy was an enthusiastic spectator at the Trim AC-promoted Braveheart 5k road race last night.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 15:04
Traffic is starting to build in Navan ahead of the Slane concert today with the junction at the Poolbuoy Bridge causing some serious intermittent backlog due to the reliance on the standard traffic light control.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 12:11
National 1500-metre champion Colin Costello claimed the spoils in the men's category at the annual Trim AC-promoted Braveheart 5k last night in wet and windy conditions at the local Porchfields.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 14:19
The race for the 2013 Jubilee Cup got underway last night at Longwood where Trim took the spoils by 1-11 to 0-11 against new boys Rathmolyon in a tight game.
Last updated: 8 Jun 2013 17:57
The curtain came down in sparkling sunshine at Trim today on the Meath Primary Schools hurling and camogie final with seven deciders contested from 9.30am this morning.
Last updated: 6 Jun 2013 15:47
GAA shocktroopers London will be making their way to Carrick-on-Shannon in a couple of weeks for a semi-final showdown against a Leitrim side that visited the Royal County over the last few days as both teams bid for the Sam Maguire 2013.
Last updated: 6 Jun 2013 14:19
Meath supporters may be feeling a little bit out of sorts after the new 'supporters' jersey was unveiled last week as it is BLUE.
Last updated: 2 Jun 2013 20:34
Drumbaragh proved too strong for Bective in a JFC third round thriller at Athboy today where they eased to a 3-11 to 1-13 victory.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 22:10
Simonstown Gaels revived their SFC title hopes with an emphatic 1-17 to 2-5 victory over previously unbeaten Wolfe Tones at Brews Hill this evening where Niall McLoughlin was removed to hospital by ambulance and Shane O'Rourke returned to action.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 10:08
Rathkenny made it three out of three and sent their supporters home smiling from Simonstown (Thursday 30th May) when they got the better of Donaghmore/Ashbourne by 1-12 to 1-10 in a thriller.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 02:06
Michael and Tara Gavigan of the hugely popular Central in the heart of Navan hosted a first birthday party this evening to mark one year in business since they opened 12 months ago.
Last updated: 29 May 2013 21:59
There was a disappointing exit for Meath in the first round of the Leinster JFC at Ashbourne this evening when the hosts were well beaten by Kildare.
Last updated: 29 May 2013 17:43
Ashbourne driver Peter Dempsey showed some real Royal County mettle when he pounced late to win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday.
Last updated: 29 May 2013 11:49
He was one of the most popular referees in Meath until he retired some years ago, but Jimmy Henry held on to his cards and handed out a yellow one to the Meath Chronicle this morning.
Last updated: 29 May 2013 08:25
Early-morning traffic in Navan this morning was disrupted for a short period from around 7.15 - 8pm following a two-car collision at the Meath Chronicle junction.
Last updated: 28 May 2013 15:07
Kentstown ladies enjoyed a good 4-0 win against Cavan Town Ladies in the North East Women's Football League as they recovered for a 1-3 first round defeat by Kilmessan last week.
Last updated: 27 May 2013 12:47
Duleek captured the Tully Bookmakers-sponsored MDL Challenge Cup with a 5-1 victory against Cavan side Kingscourt Harps at Drogheda’s Hunky Dorys Park on Saturday evening.
Last updated: 27 May 2013 09:23
Meath manager Mick O'Dowd will be bringing his team to Aughrim for the Leinster SFC quarter-final on Saturday 15th June after Wicklow dumped Longford out of the provincial race today.
Last updated: 27 May 2013 09:23
Amid a welter of excitement St Michael’s Boys National School in Trim were crowned All-Ireland champions at the Aviva Stadium yesterday only two weeks after they captured the Leinster FAI Primary Schools title in the hugely popular annual five-a-side at the MDL, Navan.
Last updated: 25 May 2013 19:25
Following Meath's draw in the Christy Ring Cup today at Trim against Down, it's likely that some of next weekend's club football championship fixtures will have to be postponed.
Last updated: 26 May 2013 10:34
Meath hurlers dug out another chance of a Christy Ring Cup final ticket when they earned a battling 1-25 to 2-22 draw with Down in the semi-final at Trim today.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 20:57
Navan club Parkvilla have had their facilities vandalised again this week after a storage facility at the club's pitch was burned this week, but officials have pledged to keep trying to provide an outlet for young people.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 20:32
The 2013 Meath Chronicle / Cusack Hotel Group sportsperson of the year awards were launched last week and the young sportsperson of the year has been expanded from three to six nominees.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 14:30
The girls from St Peter's Dunboyne captured the Leinster Schools' u-17 title in Navan this afternoon with a 3-1 victory over Eureka, Kells.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 18:23
Meath will play Down in the semi-final of the Christy Ring Cup this Saturday with the throw-in timed for 3pm.
Last updated: 19 May 2013 16:07
Balmont Mast finished a close up fourth for Tara Stud's Derek Iceton in the Krisflyer International Sprint at Kranji racecourse in Singapore today.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 09:02
Meath cyclist Aaron Buggle (Britain Rapha Condor JLT) won the intermediate sprint in Athboy at the 2013 Rás which set off from Dunboyne today shortly before 1pm following the ceremonial start.
Last updated: 19 May 2013 10:15
Another Ryan needed saving last night as Ireland finished last on five points in the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo where Denmark's Emmelie de Forest stormed to victory singing Only Teardrops (see short video clip).