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Derry beat Meath in Swatragh

Derry 0-15
Meath 0-14

Published 07/03/2011 | 05:00

Derry survived the sending off of half-back Cormac McKenna and a late rally from Meath at Davitt Park, Swatragh, yesterday.

Kevin Hinphey dominated at midfield, with Paddy Henry's late point proving decisive for Derry.

Man of the Match: Kevin Hinphey (Derry)

Scorers -- Derry: R Convery 0-6 (2f, '65'), K Hinphey 0-4, P Henry 0-3 (1f), P McCloskey 0-2. Meath: N Horan 0-8 (4f), D Kirby 0-2, J Keena, D Raleigh, S Clynch (1f), P Geoghan 0-1 each.

Derry -- D McDermott, 7; A Rafferty 7, Conor Quinn 8, L Hawkins 6; Cormac McKenna 5, Mark Craig 7, B Glass 6; K Hinphey 9, O McCloskey 7; A Grant 6, R Convery 8, Paddy Henry 8, O Doherty 6, P McCloskey 7, P Kelly 6. Subs: S Cassidy 5 for Doherty (57).

Meath -- S McGann 6; W Mahady 7, E Fitzgerald 6, M Foley 7; M Lynch 6, P Fagan, 6 M, Horan 7; G O'Neil 5, S Donoghue 6; P Geoghan 6, S Clynch 7, J Keena 8; D Doran 5, N Horan 7, D Raleigh 6. Subs: P Keogh 5 for O'Neill (13), D Kirby 7 for Donoghue 6 (50), P Durnin 5 for Raleigh 6 (57), N Hackett 5 for Doran (67).

Ref -- E Shaughnessey (Galway).

Irish Independent

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