Monday 27 March 2017

Westmeath's two-year tale of woe

2009-2010

IN the past two seasons Westmeath's fortunes have lurched from bad to worse culminating in the departure of manager Brendan Hackett just weeks before they open their Championship campaign.

NFL 2009 (Div 1)

Galway 2-10 Westmeath 0-11

Derry 1-18 Westmeath 0-7

Mayo 1-13 Westmeath 0-8

Tyrone 1-15 Westmeath 2-10

Kerry 1-12 Westmeath 0-6

Donegal 0-15 Westmeath 1-7

Dublin 5-22 Westmeath 0-10

Played 7, Lost 7 (Relegated)

Average defeat: 10 points

Championship 2009

Westmeath 0-16 Wicklow 1-10 (after extra-time)

Dublin 4-26 Westmeath 0-11 (Leinster semi-final)

Meath 1-15 Westmeath 1-5 (All-Ireland Qualifiers)

Record: Played 3, Won 1, Lost 2

NFL 2010 (Div 2)

Donegal 1-13 Westmeath 0-9

Armagh 2-19 Westmeath 0-8

Meath 1-12 Westmeath 2-8

Laois 0-24 Westmeath 3-8

Kildare 1-11 Westmeath 2-7.

Down 2-15 Westmeath 0-8

Tipperary 2-13 Westmeath 1-10

Played 7, Lost 7 (Relegated)

Average defeat: 7.4pts

Irish Independent

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