Donaghmore/Ashbourne 2-14 Syddan 3-11
Donaghmore Ashbourne came from being ten points behind midway through the second half to force a draw against Syddan in this exciting Intermediate Championship game at Pairc Tailtainn on Saturday.
Syddan opened the scoring with two points and a goal in the first four minutes before Don/Ash hit back with four points on the spin. The north Meath side hit two further goals to lead at half time by 3-6 to 0-7.
The margin was extended to ten points before half time substitute Kevin Fenton started the revival with a well taken goal, Syddan replied with a point but in the last twelve minutes Don/Ash hit a goal and five points without reply to gain a share of the points and bring them a step closer to a Quarter Final place.
Shane Rae, Iarlaith O'Donnell, Sam Benville and James Crumlish stood out for Donaghmore Ashbourne while Kevin Fenton and Aidan Hughes when introduced also played well.
Donaghmore Ashbourne: Danny McShane, Niall Kavanagh, Tadgh Kelly, Garth Deery, Shane Rae 0-1, Iarlaith O'Donnell 0-1, Martin Lynch, Rory O'Connor, Chris Brady, Cahal Field, Eric Callaghan 0-1, Sam Benville 0-3 (1f), James Crumlish 0-2, Matty Devine 1-2 (pen), Steven Carton 0-3 (1f). Subs: Kevin Fenton 1-0, for Chris Brady, Jason Boland for Tadgh Kelly, Aidan Hughes 0-1, for Cahal Field, Daryl Lawlor for Martin Lynch, Tadgh Kelly for Niall Kavanagh.