The pairings for the finals of the three main adult football championships in the county were finalised over the weekend, with just one game, the JFC semi final between Dunsany and Carnaross still to be played, the match, postponed due to a Covid outbreak goes ahead this coming Friday night in Cortown.
The SFC final will be between Wolfe Tones and Dunboyne, with the Tones causing a bit of an upset when dethroning reigning champions Ratoath by 0-13 to 1-8 on Sunday with former county star Cian Ward kicking five points.
In the previous evenings semi final, Dunboyne and Donaghmore Ashbourne managed just one more point between them than the Tones scored the next day Dunboyne prevailing by 0-9 to 0-5.
The intermediate decider will see Trim take on Oldcastle after the Reds overcame Walterstown 1-14 to 2-6 while Oldcastle easily accounted for championship favourites by 0-12 to 0-8.
The game of the weekend was the one JFC semi final that did take place with Ardcath’s St Vincent’s edging out St Ultan’s by a single point 0-16 to 2-9 after extra time.
There was high drama at the finish of normal time when with Vincent’s three points up Ultan’s converted a penalty to force the additional twenty minutes.