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Victory for Tyrone in savage battle with Meath

TYRONE ...0-17 MEATH ...2-9

By Kevin Kelly

Published 27/07/2013

Meath's Donal Keogan and Darren McCurry of Tyrone
Meath's Donal Keogan and Darren McCurry of Tyrone
Meath vs Tyrone Matthew Donnelly of Tyrone
Meath vs Tyrone Meath goalkeeper Paddy O'Rourke saves at the feet of Colm Cavanagh of Tyrone
Meath vs Tyrone Meath's Eamonn Wallace and Dermot Carlin of Tyrone

Tyrone are into the All-Ireland quarterfinals after overcoming Meath in a tense battle at Croke Park yesterday evening.

It was a contest that ebbed and flowed throughout, with the Red Hands defeating the Royals for the first time in senior

Championship combat.

Played in blustery conditions, Tyrone recovered from conceding an early goal to deservedly lead 0-11 to 1-4 at the break.

The pace of the Meath attack caused Tyrone problems early on, and in the seventh minute the Royals struck for a well worked goal.

Midfielder Conor Gillespie played the ball long to Michael Newman, who offloaded for Eamon Wallace to finish in style low to the bottom left hand corner of the net past Pascal McConnell.

Read full match report in tomorrow's Sunday Life

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