PODCAST "We needed to be a lot better than we were, we needed to be a lot more clinical in front of goals if we were going to give ourselves any chance of competing and that’s probably the department that let us down most today.”
Meath manager Andy McEntee was hugely disappointed following Sunday's Leinster SFC final drubbing by Dublin, but it shouldn't be all doom and gloom for the Royals as they produced a decent opening half and should a defensive resolve for close to an hour against the greatest team ever to play the game before being eventually overwhelmed.
Action from Sunday's Leinster SFC final.
The players put in a monumental shift, worked hard with little reward and apart from being blown out of the water in the final 15 minutes they didn't look out of place against the five-in-a-row chasing All-Ireland champions.
On this week's Talk A Good Game we hear Andy McEntee's views on the game when he spoke to the assembled media afterwards, while reporter Jimmy Geoghegan also caught up with Graham Reilly and Ben Brennan.
As Meat Loaf used to proclaim 'two out of three ain't bad' and despite the disappointment of the senior final there was joy in Croke Park for the Meath hurlers who claimed the Christy Ring Cup following a thriller against Down and the junior footballers who survived a late rally from Kildare to lift the Leinster JFC title.
Captain Sean Geraghty raises the Christy Ring Cup aloft following
Saturday's thrilling win over Down.
On this week's show we have exclusive chats with manager Nick Fitzgerald and players Adam Gannon and Sean Geraghty following the Ring Cup success.
Also this week we look ahead to the start of the senior hurling championship, the Ladies Leinster IFC final and generally reflect on what was a bitter sweet weekend for Meath sports fans.
Meath captain Michael Flood lifts the Leinster JFC Cup.