it's a wrap

Colm O'Rourke's side advance to Meath county final, Monaleen champions of Limerick

Simonstown Gaels will play Donaghmore/Ashbourne or Skyrne in the Meath decider.

Monaleen celebrate winning The Limerick Senior Club Football Championship Ryan Byrne / INPHO Monaleen players celebrate winning the Limerick county senior final Ryan Byrne / INPHO / INPHO

Updated at 21.15

COLM O’ROURKE HAS guided Simonstown Gaels to their first Meath senior final since 2004 with a semi-final win against Gaeil Colmcille in Navan today.

The Sunday Game analyst and former county star’s charges edged a tight affair by 0-14 to 0-12 at Pairc Tailteann.

Colm O'Rourke James Crombie / INPHO Colm O'Rourke has guided Simonstown Gaels back to a county final. James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

Kells club Gaeil Colmcille’s wait for a return to the county final continues — they haven’t reached a decider since 1991.

Navan’s Simonstown Gaels will face Donaghmore/Ashbourne or Skyrne in the county final with the second semi to take place tomorrow afternoon in Navan.

Elsewhere, Monaleen’s remarkable season got even better as the club secured their first football title since 2011.

Monaleen recently won the Limerick premier intermediate hurling title to secure their status as a dual senior club next season.

And their footballers beat heavyweights Dromcollogher-Broadford in this evening’s county final by 2-14 to 1-11.

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