Meath's brave bid for the All-Ireland MFC title ended in disappointment today at Croke Park when they lost to Dublin by six points, 1-5 to 0-14.
Dublin defeated Meath by 3-17 to 1-11 in the Leinster final and were strong favourites to lift the Tom Markham Cup for the first time since 1984.
Dublin had to work hard for victory and were ahead by 0-7 to 0-2 at the interval..
Fiachra Ward converted a second-half penalty for Meath, but they never looked like troubling the Leinster champions.
Meath - Robert Burlingham, Ruairí O Coileáin, Brian Power, Shane Gallagher, Declan Smyth, Pádraic Harnan, Seamus Lavin, Shane McEntee, Adam Flanagan, Cillian O'Sullivan, Jason Daly, James McEntee, Barry Dardis, Fiachra Ward, Stephan Coogan.
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