Meath book their place in the Cup Final

Meath 5-16 Louth 0-11

Three first half goals in the second quarter of the Gerry Reilly U16 Cup Semi-Final played on Sunday evening in Millbrook, Oldcastle put Meath in the driving seat. They went on to lead 3-7 to 0-4 at the break.

A much better performance by Louth in the second half, but their goal chances were thwarted by the Meath defence.

Meath now play Cavan in the Cup final in August

MEATH: Ryan McCafferty; Conor Black, Ciarán Sheridan, Cillian Yore, Órán Meade, Thomas Sheridan 0-1, Charles McCarthy; Cillian Rafferty 0-1, Jack Doyle; Ryan Brady, Ciarán Sheridan, Cormac Nugent 0-2 (1f); Evan Kelly 2-5, Senan Duffy 2-1, Patrick Crawley 0-3 (1f).
Subs: Robert Hayes for Ciarán Sheridan (16), Daniel Doherty for Nugent (HT), Mackensie Doyle for Doyle (HT), Conall Diggins for McCarthy (38), Jake Madden 1-2 for Brady (40), Cian Hosie 0-1 for Sheridan (45), Evan Demange for Rafferty (45).

LOUTH: Dan McGuffin; Darragh Flynn, Patrick Hillen, Daniel McArdle; Fionn Coyle, Ben McKeown, Donnacha Skinnader 0-2; Jamie Soraghan, Michael O’Brien 0-1; Adam Dullaghan 0-1, Emmet Duffy 0-1, Liam McGee; Joseph Hanlon 0-1, Cormac Lundon, Kayden Fisher 0-3 (2f). Subs: Ciarán Hickey for Soraghan (HT), Ryan Nugent 0-1 for Lundon (HT), Jacob Morgan 0-1 for McGee (HT), Shane Mullany for McArdle (38), Dylan Rendall for Dullaghan (41), Jack Long for O’Brien (50), Shea Neary for Skinnader (54), Ciarán Devine for Flynn (54), Seán Holland for Coyle (54).