'I said during the league that Meath had gone soft compared to the days of Mickey Lyons and Liam Harnan, and not one Meath person I've met since has disagreed with me. Meath is one of the wealthiest counties in Ireland, but I feel the Celtic Tiger left them vulnerable and turned them soft. The same manual labours on farms weren't being done and that tough breed of player disappeared'
-- Martin McHugh doesn't pull his punches on the cause of Meath's demise
Sunday Indo Sport