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# westmeath-football - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Cork, Kildare, Westmeath and Fermanagh staring at All-Ireland football qualifier exit door

The championship will end for two of these four counties this weekend.

# westmeath-football - Friday 17 July, 2015

Know your sport? Prove it in our weekly quiz

We look back at a week encompassing UFC 189, Dublin’s Leinster final win and many more memorable moments.

# westmeath-football - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Good news for Tipperary hurling and Westmeath football today

John O’Dwyer and Kieran Martin have been recognised for their recent exploits.

# westmeath-football - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Another Leinster title - but Dublin's performance leaves as many questions as answers

All-Ireland favourites cruise to another provincial title but still have plenty of room for improvement.

# westmeath-football - Monday 13 July, 2015

'Dublin have so much pace and power, you've no choice but to play defensively'

Donegal and others can take heart from Westmeath’s defensive success, Tom Cribbin says.

5 talking points from this morning's All-Ireland football qualifier draw

The round 3B and 4A draw threw up some tasty ties.

'The boys relish this challenge' - Westmeath's blanket was no bother to the Dubs

Job done for Jim Gavin who celebrates his third straight Leinster title as Dubs boss.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 12 July, 2015

5 talking points as Dublin clinch another Leinster crown and march into the quarter-finals

Dubs continue their Leinster stranglehold with 10th provincial title in 11 seasons.

Dublin are kings of Leinster again after blitzing battling Westmeath

Dublin clinched another Leinster football crown with a 13-point win over Westmeath.

As it happened: Dublin v Westmeath, Leinster football final

We had all the action from Croke Park.

5 talking points ahead of Dublin v Westmeath in the Leinster football final

Dubs skinny odds, ‘Bear’ dilemma for Westmeath, and more to discuss before Sunday’s showdown.

# westmeath-football - Friday 10 July, 2015

McCarthy in for Dublin as Gavin names team for Leinster final

The Ballymun Kickhams defender replaces John Small for Sunday’s showdown with Westmeath.

It’s a bumper GAA weekend and here’s all the TV and radio coverage

There’s a lot of coverage to get stuck into.

# westmeath-football - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

'We're a long way from complete performances' - Dubs have bad news for the rest of the country

Dublin forward has some bad news for the rest of the country.

# westmeath-football - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

'He says it's all in the mind' - Westmeath's Iron Man is making all the difference

Lake County skipper Ger Egan hails Gerry Duffy’s influence ahead of Dubs clash.

# westmeath-football - Thursday 2 July, 2015

A €10,000 bet on Dublin to win the Leinster final will win you just €20

Or, of course, see you lose €10,000.

# westmeath-football - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Tom Cribbin told a local journalist on April Fool's Day that Westmeath would reach Leinster final

Cribbin texted Westmeath Examiner journalist Gerry Buckley on 1 April with a sacred vow.

# westmeath-football - Monday 29 June, 2015

'There was no Braveheart stuff, it was common sense' - Westmeath's 'miracle' comeback

The man who masterminded yesterday’s incredible revival.

Awesome Dublin lead the way in The42's football team of the weekend

Westmeath, Wexford, Donegal, Louth and Armagh are also represented.

'It's just not on that players have to deal with these sorts of issues'

GAA stars come out in support of Meath goalkeeper Paddy O’Rourke, who was trolled on social media.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selections?

Unsurprisingly, Westmeath and Dublin dominated the nominees.

Westmeath fan completely loses it after Leinster win over Meath The Wait Is Over This post contains videos

5 talking points from Westmeath’s incredible victory over Meath

The Lake County will face Dublin in the Leinster final on 12 July.

'The famine is over' - Twitter reacts to Westmeath's unbelievable win Awe

'The famine is over' - Twitter reacts to Westmeath's unbelievable win

“As astonishing a game as I’ve ever commentated on” and more thoughts from today’s game.

Incredible Westmeath comeback to beat Meath and reach Leinster final

Tom Cribbin’s Westmeath came from ten points down to beat Meath at Croke Park this afternoon.

Paddy O'Rourke looked shocked to be starting for Meath today

The goalkeeper’s pre-match portrait was a joy to behold.

As it happened: Meath v Westmeath, Leinster senior football semi-final

The first of today’s showdowns in Croke Park.

6 talking points ahead of Sunday's Leinster football semi-finals

Dublin, Kildare, Westmeath and Meath are gearing up for Sunday’s Croke Park clashes.

# westmeath-football - Friday 26 June, 2015

5 changes for Meath and one for Westmeath ahead of Leinster football semi-final

The counties clash at Croke Park on Sunday.

# westmeath-football - Monday 15 June, 2015

The 6 best performers from the opening stages of the 2015 football championship

We’ve seen every team so far now, but who has put in the best performances?

# westmeath-football - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Croke Park is calling the Westmeath footballers with battle against Meath ahead

Kieran Martin pounced for the only goal of the game in today’s win over Wexford.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Westmeath racked up 3-7 in the second half to send Louth into the qualifiers

Tom Cribbin’s men face Wexford on 14 June.

As it happened: Donegal v Tyrone, Leitrim v Galway, Louth v Westmeath - Sunday GAA tracker

It was a big day of action in Ballybofey, Carrick-on-Shannon and Drogheda.

# westmeath-football - Friday 15 May, 2015

6 new faces in Louth team for Leinster championship opener

Westmeath take on Louth on Sunday afternoon in Drogheda.

# westmeath-football - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

It's been a good night for the minor footballers of Clare and Offaly

The Banner and the Faithful kept their championship hopes alive.

# westmeath-football - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Kildare suffer shock loss and the rest of the day's Leinster Minor Championship action

Meanwhile, Longford were too good for Wicklow, while there was success too for Wexford.

# westmeath-football - Thursday 16 April, 2015

The sons of ex-Dublin and Meath stars are named in Westmeath minor football team

Tommy Carr and Bernard Flynn will have plenty interest in Saturday’s clash.

# westmeath-football - Sunday 12 April, 2015

'Never mind play rugby, some days I couldn't even get out of my bed'

Niall Breslin, better known as ‘Bressie,’ chats to The42 about sport, mental health and life as a teenager in Israel.

# westmeath-football - Monday 6 April, 2015

Where it went wrong for the 6 relegated teams in the Allianz Football League

Tyrone, Derry, Westmeath, Kildare, Louth and Wexford were all relegated this year

'That's f**king not on' - One GAA manager was furious with his senior players after getting relegated

Westmeath’s Tom Cribbin gave an honest assessment of his side after losing to Roscommon.