Old rivalry decided on penalties as Dublin youngsters beat Meath

Dublin will now play Westmeath in the O’Byrne Cup final next weekend

Dublin 1-12 Meath 1-12 (Dublin win 3-1 on penalties)

Old rivalries never die and even in the O’Byrne Cup, on a windswept evening in January, Dublin simply refused to accede to their neighbours Meath, edging a thriller.

Trailing at one stage by five points, and drawing players from their development panel, the All-Ireland holders might have accepted a battling defeat and signed off on pre-season duties.

Instead, they pegged Meath back and in an intriguing second-half the...
source: Irish Times

2019-01-13 00:52
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