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Meath too strong for Fingal

Sunday, 9th March, 2014 10:18pm

Story by Meath Chronicle Sports
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Meath too strong for Fingal

Referee consults about Meath point.

Meath too strong for Fingal

Referee consults about Meath point.

The outcome was predictable after only 60 seconds as Meath hit 1-1 and laid the foundations for a comprehensive 5-22 to 1-7 NHL Div 2B victory over a Fingal at Trim today.

This was a Fingal side that seven days earlier won their first game in the grade against Armagh.


Meath were ahead by 2-13 to 1-2 at the interval and continued to clock up the scores in pursuit of a healthy scoring difference for a thoroughly merited 27-point winning margin at the end of a fiercely contested 70 minutes.

The referee had to consult with his linesman and umpires after a late Meath point was waved wide, but it was eventually allowed (ss photo).


TABLE     P W D L F A +/-  Pts

Down      3 3 0 0 61 33 +28    6

Meath      3 2 1 0 57 35 +22   4

Wicklow  3 2 1 0 48 41 +7     4

Mayo       3 1 2 0 39 47 -8      2

Fingal      3 1 2 0 52 75 -23    2

Armagh   3 0 3 0 44 70 -26    0

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