Inny Gaels defeated Nobber to take home the Meath Under 21 B football championship title. The game was played in perfect condition under lights at Moynalty.
Inny Gaels 2-10
The Moylagh St Brigids combination led at the break 1-4 to 0-5. Nobber were first on the scoreboard with a Declan Shields point. Ryan Tighe was fouled in the square and the same player converted the spot kick to put Inny Gaels 1-0 to 0-1 ahead after ten minutes. Dale Larkin replied for Nobber before Inny Gaels extended their lead with points from Oisin Kiernan (3) and Stephen Browne. Nobber finished the half the stronger and fine scores from Karl Casserly, Shields and Larkin closed the gap to two at the break.
Ryan Tighe opened up a goal lead with the first point of the second half. Scores from Casserley (2) and Shields had the gap back down to one before Inny Gaels made the all important break. Between the 15th and 20th minutes the North Meath boys registered 1-3 withouth reply. Shane Gilsenan got the goal while Oisin Kiernan (2) and Rory Gibney sent over the points. Like the first half Nobber finished the stronger. A goal and three points from corner foward Casserly, the green flag raised from the penalty spot, narrowed the gap but time ran out and the U21 B Cup was heading in the Inny Gaels direction.
Inny Gaels: Darragh Geraghty, Shane Grall, Michael Flood, Shane Gilsenan 1-0, Aaron Skelly, Carl Kiernan, Nathan Doyle 0-1, Stephen Browne 0-2, Oisin Kiernan 0-5, Ryan Tighe 1-1, Pauric Plunkett, Willie McGrath, Rory Gibney 0-1.
Nobber: Tony McEntee, Eanna Fagan, Barry Cassidy, Stephen O'Brien, Paul Meade, James Halpin, Niall Carty, Anthony Owens, Dale Larkin 0-2, Fiachra McEntee, Declan Shields 0-2, Karl Casserly 1-5, Sean Meade 0-1.