Footballers denied victory by late point

Sunday, 9th March, 2014 10:23pm

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Footballers denied victory by late point
Footballers denied victory by late point

Meath were denied a sensational victory in Ballybofey today when Michael Murphy pointed an equaliser for Donegal in the fourth minute of injury-time after the referee penalised Meath for time-wasting at a  sideline as the teams finished on 1-12 each.

Meath were ahead by 1-7 to 1-5 at the interval and remained in the ascendancy throughout the second-half only to be caught in added time.

Bryan McMahon, Eamon Wallace and Padraig Harnan will now have to focus on Wednesday night's u-21 replay agianst Louth.

Meath - P O'Rourke; D Keogan, K Reilly, M Burke; S Curran, B Menton, E Harrington; A Tormey (0-2), S O'Rourke (0-1); D Tobin, D Carroll (0-1), B McMahon (0-1); D McDonagh (0-1), S Bray, M Newman (1-4).

Subs - G Reilly (0-1) for Bray, P Harnan for Tobin, S Kenny for Curran, E Wallace (0-1) for McMahon.?

Conall Collier

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