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#Westmeath

# westmeath-football - Monday 28 December, 2020

Clare All-Ireland winner appointed as manager of Offaly's Birr
# Banner Boss
# Banner Boss

Clare All-Ireland winner appointed as manager of Offaly's Birr

Dec 28th 2020, 10:33 PM 18,188 Views 1 Comment

Brendan Bugler takes over Birr, while former Dublin ladies S&C coach Ken Robinson has been added to the Westmeath football set-up.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Third time lucky as Meath triumph in All-Ireland intermediate final thriller
# Champions
# Champions

Third time lucky as Meath triumph in All-Ireland intermediate final thriller

Dec 20th 2020, 3:52 PM 5,748 Views 0 Comments

Seven Emma Duggan points helped them to glory against Westmeath.

# westmeath-football - Monday 23 November, 2020

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change

Nov 23rd 2020, 12:06 PM 53,710 Views 103 Comments

Former Westmeath player John Connellan writes on the perilous state of football in the province.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Kilkenny's five-point haul helps Dublin beat Westmeath by double scores
# Leinster Opener
# Leinster Opener

Kilkenny's five-point haul helps Dublin beat Westmeath by double scores

Nov 7th 2020, 7:54 PM 13,723 Views 3 Comments

Dublin successfully opened up the defence of their Leinster and All-Ireland crowns in Portlaoise.

As it happened: Dublin v Westmeath, Leinster SFC quarter-final
Live Nov 7th 2020, 5:45 PM

As it happened: Dublin v Westmeath, Leinster SFC quarter-final

# westmeath-football - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Westmeath clubs told that coaches from lockdown counties should stay away
# Lockdown Three
# Lockdown Three

Westmeath clubs told that coaches from lockdown counties should stay away

Aug 11th 2020, 6:35 AM 19,995 Views 2 Comments

‘We reminded our clubs on Saturday morning that individuals had personal responsibility towards where they are and where they live.’

# westmeath-football - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Doyle hits 1-14 for Westmeath as Carlow relegated from Division 1
# Play-off
# Play-off

Doyle hits 1-14 for Westmeath as Carlow relegated from Division 1

Mar 8th 2020, 5:04 PM 6,433 Views 1 Comment

Colm Bonnar’s side suffered a six-point defeat to bring their losing streak to 13 games.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Cavan strike late for first league win and Laois come good to defeat Armagh
# Around The Grounds
# Around The Grounds

Cavan strike late for first league win and Laois come good to defeat Armagh

Feb 1st 2020, 9:52 PM 8,989 Views 3 Comments

In Division 4 there was success earlier today for Wexford over Carlow.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Kelly hits 0-12 in victory for Lohan's hurlers as Clare sides have mixed day
# The Banner
# The Banner

Kelly hits 0-12 in victory for Lohan's hurlers as Clare sides have mixed day

Jan 26th 2020, 6:32 PM 11,273 Views 5 Comments

The Clare footballers lost out to Westmeath today.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 11 January, 2020

0-8 for Allen as Offaly defeat Westmeath to book place in O'Byrne Cup final
# Keeping The Faith
# Keeping The Faith

0-8 for Allen as Offaly defeat Westmeath to book place in O'Byrne Cup final

Jan 11th 2020, 5:29 PM 7,945 Views 1 Comment

A five-point success for the home side in Tullamore today.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Leonard hits 1-4 as Galway book place in All-Ireland quarter-finals
# Marching On
# Marching On

Leonard hits 1-4 as Galway book place in All-Ireland quarter-finals

Jul 21st 2019, 4:08 PM 6,298 Views 0 Comments

Victory over Westmeath assures Galway of a place in the last eight with a group game to spare.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 26 May, 2019

O'Carroll hits 0-8 as Laois see off Westmeath to book Leinster semi-final with Meath
# Scoring Star
# Scoring Star

O'Carroll hits 0-8 as Laois see off Westmeath to book Leinster semi-final with Meath

May 26th 2019, 3:50 PM 10,336 Views 1 Comment

A two-point win for John Sugrue’s side today.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'He’d a great sense of people, a very passionate man and it was great to be around him'
# The Learning Game
# The Learning Game

'He’d a great sense of people, a very passionate man and it was great to be around him'

May 25th 2019, 6:45 AM 3,956 Views 0 Comments

Páidí Ó Sé was one of those figures that Westmeath boss Jack Cooney learned plenty from.

# westmeath-football - Friday 24 May, 2019

'We were on our team holiday and Páidí called me to the bar to inform me about the All-Star'
# Glory Days
# Glory Days

'We were on our team holiday and Páidí called me to the bar to inform me about the All-Star'

May 24th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,051 Views 2 Comments

Westmeath legend John Keane reflects on his career and their famous Leinster title victory in 2004.

# westmeath-football - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'People were saying they don't want non-Irish people playing their sport'
# Racism
# Racism

'People were saying they don't want non-Irish people playing their sport'

May 23rd 2019, 8:00 AM 48,009 Views 42 Comments

Westmeath player Boidu Sayeh says he was taken aback by recent online comments.

# westmeath-football - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'Two trophies in the one year - I'm 10 years' playing and this is only my third trophy'
# Winning
# Winning

'Two trophies in the one year - I'm 10 years' playing and this is only my third trophy'

Apr 9th 2019, 7:05 AM 5,518 Views 0 Comments

Westmeath star Ger Egan is enjoying life under new manager Jack Cooney.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Laois boss Sugrue backs goalkeeper Brody after costly error in Division 3 final
# Support
# Support

Laois boss Sugrue backs goalkeeper Brody after costly error in Division 3 final

Apr 7th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,140 Views 2 Comments

Graham Brody was a long way from his goals when he kicked away possession, leading to Ger Egan’s goal.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Egan bags 1-7 in Westmeath's Division 3 final victory against Laois
# League Champions
# League Champions

Egan bags 1-7 in Westmeath's Division 3 final victory against Laois

Apr 6th 2019, 6:29 PM 10,162 Views 4 Comments

Jack Cooney’s side had three points to spare over Laois.

# westmeath-football - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'Before there was absolutely no continuity' - Dolan praise for Westmeath's first native manager in 26 years
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

'Before there was absolutely no continuity' - Dolan praise for Westmeath's first native manager in 26 years

Apr 3rd 2019, 4:26 PM 5,272 Views 0 Comments

Dessie Dolan believes Jack Cooney is laying the foundations for future success in the Lake County.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 2 February, 2019

0-5 for Thompson and McGonagle nets as Donegal come from behind to beat Meath
# GAA
# GAA

0-5 for Thompson and McGonagle nets as Donegal come from behind to beat Meath

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:31 PM 8,921 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere today Carlow and Westmeath drew while Louth defeated Laois.

# westmeath-football - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Boost for Westmeath as key defender returns while experienced forward named captain
# Leader
# Leader

Boost for Westmeath as key defender returns while experienced forward named captain

Updated Jan 29th 2019, 3:23 PM 6,477 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Martin replaces John Heslin as skipper.

# westmeath-football - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Preparing for Offaly, new manager's attention to detail and the enjoyment factor
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Preparing for Offaly, new manager's attention to detail and the enjoyment factor

Jan 23rd 2019, 6:05 AM 6,205 Views 0 Comments

Westmeath’s Kieran Martin is in an optimistic mood ahead of their league opener this weekend.

# westmeath-football - Monday 21 January, 2019

Westmeath boss Cooney undaunted by rise in expectations 'as long as we're making progress'
# Good Start
# Good Start

Westmeath boss Cooney undaunted by rise in expectations 'as long as we're making progress'

Jan 21st 2019, 10:03 AM 2,982 Views 1 Comment

Jack Cooney led his charges past Dubln in the O’Byrne Cup final on Friday night.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'It's a pretty dark experience to have to go through when you're so far away from home'
# Life Down Under
# Life Down Under

'It's a pretty dark experience to have to go through when you're so far away from home'

Jan 20th 2019, 9:30 AM 12,284 Views 3 Comments

After being released by St Kilda, a new Australian Rules adventure begins for Westmeath native Ray Connellan.

# westmeath-football - Friday 18 January, 2019

Ger Egan hits 1-5 as Westmeath defeat Dublin for first O'Byrne Cup title since 1988
# Winning
# Winning

Ger Egan hits 1-5 as Westmeath defeat Dublin for first O'Byrne Cup title since 1988

Jan 18th 2019, 9:46 PM 20,027 Views 20 Comments

It’s a good start for the Lake County under new manager Jack Cooney.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Westmeath storm into O'Byrne Cup final with 12-point win as Longford fail to score from play
# January Joy
# January Joy

Westmeath storm into O'Byrne Cup final with 12-point win as Longford fail to score from play

Jan 12th 2019, 4:45 PM 6,671 Views 0 Comments

The final will take place next weekend.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Westmeath defeat 14-man Kildare by six points to book O'Byrne Cup semi-final
# Progression
# Progression

Westmeath defeat 14-man Kildare by six points to book O'Byrne Cup semi-final

Jan 6th 2019, 3:51 PM 6,079 Views 1 Comment

Ger Egan scored 0-6 for the winners, who will take on Longford in the last four.

# westmeath-football - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Westmeath now optimistic of star forward's return for league campaign
# Boost
# Boost

Westmeath now optimistic of star forward's return for league campaign

Dec 12th 2018, 11:30 AM 5,474 Views 0 Comments

John Heslin is expected to rejoin the county squad after he completes his PhD studies.

# westmeath-football - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Westmeath announce appointment of new football and hurling managers
# Ratified
# Ratified

Westmeath announce appointment of new football and hurling managers

Sep 13th 2018, 10:17 PM 9,567 Views 1 Comment

Jack Cooney and Joe Quaid were ratified at a county board meeting tonight.

# westmeath-football - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Westmeath's Connellan's time with AFL club St Kilda comes to an end
# Moving On
# Moving On

Westmeath's Connellan's time with AFL club St Kilda comes to an end

Aug 29th 2018, 12:15 PM 6,668 Views 0 Comments

The Athlone native has not been offered a new contract.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Offaly advance to Leinster U20 semi-final with seven-point win over Westmeath
# Keep The Faith
# Keep The Faith

Offaly advance to Leinster U20 semi-final with seven-point win over Westmeath

Jun 23rd 2018, 5:05 PM 3,778 Views 0 Comments

Jack Darcy’s goal helped the hosts to a comfortable win.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Colin Kelly resigns in the wake of Westmeath's 11-point loss to Armagh
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Colin Kelly resigns in the wake of Westmeath's 11-point loss to Armagh

Jun 9th 2018, 9:50 PM 9,374 Views 3 Comments

Westmeath’s summer ended in disappointing fashion today.

# westmeath-football - Monday 4 June, 2018

Bugler and Madden goals help Dublin claim Leinster U20 football victory over Westmeath
# Dubs On The Double
# Dubs On The Double

Bugler and Madden goals help Dublin claim Leinster U20 football victory over Westmeath

Jun 4th 2018, 4:45 PM 6,640 Views 0 Comments

A six-point win for the home side in Parnell Park.

# westmeath-football - Monday 28 May, 2018

Westmeath, Kildare, Meath and Offaly grab opening victories in Leinster U20FC
# Flying Start
# Flying Start

Westmeath, Kildare, Meath and Offaly grab opening victories in Leinster U20FC

May 28th 2018, 9:51 PM 5,876 Views 0 Comments

The championship started in the eastern province tonight.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 26 May, 2018

'That defeat will stay with me, I'll be thinking about that situation' - county focus after club agony
# John Heslin
# John Heslin

'That defeat will stay with me, I'll be thinking about that situation' - county focus after club agony

May 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,620 Views 3 Comments

John Heslin is looking ahead with Westmeath as the 2018 championship dawns.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Westmeath move up to second place in Division 3, while Laois survive stern London test
# Wrap
# Wrap

Westmeath move up to second place in Division 3, while Laois survive stern London test

Mar 11th 2018, 6:49 PM 5,797 Views 1 Comment

Laois joined neighbours Carlow on top of Division 4.

# westmeath-football - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Westmeath's Connellan set for Aussie Rules debut with St Kilda on Friday night
# Big Step
# Big Step

Westmeath's Connellan set for Aussie Rules debut with St Kilda on Friday night

Feb 14th 2018, 5:17 PM 7,046 Views 7 Comments

Connellan has been picked on the squad for the inaugural AFLX tournament.

# westmeath-football - Friday 19 January, 2018

Every eventuality covered for Sunday's O'Byrne Cup final
# Contingency Plans
# Contingency Plans

Every eventuality covered for Sunday's O'Byrne Cup final

Jan 19th 2018, 3:27 PM 3,885 Views 0 Comments

The clash between Meath and Westmeath could be postoned until next month if pitches are deemed unplayable this weekend.

# westmeath-football - Monday 18 December, 2017

A Leinster senior title slips away in a dramatic finish - 'The players inside are shell-shocked'
# Luke Away Now
# Luke Away Now

A Leinster senior title slips away in a dramatic finish - 'The players inside are shell-shocked'

Dec 18th 2017, 1:42 PM 7,562 Views 3 Comments

Defeat was tough to take for St Loman’s in Portlaoise yesterday.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 17 December, 2017

As It Happened: Moorefield v St Loman's, Leinster senior football club final
Live Dec 17th 2017, 1:00 PM

As It Happened: Moorefield v St Loman's, Leinster senior football club final

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