Dublin are the Leinster Minor Football champions

Updated: July 22, 2012
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Dublin are the Leinster Minor Football champions, after beating Meath by 13pts

The Dublin minor who are favourites to win the All-Ireland will play Monaghan in the quarter final.

More to follow

3;25pm Michael Murphy kicks a wide for Donegal.
3:23pm Dublin are the Leinster Minor Football champions, beating Meath by 13pts.
3:22pm Poor wide from Benny Coulter for Down, that is their tenth wide of the day.
3:20pm Colm McFadden kicks his third point of the day.
3:19pm Ryan Bradley the Donegal midfielder gets his second point of the day.
3:19pm Hughes gets a point for Down
3:18pm Cormac Costello goes over to a huge round of applause at Croke Park.
3:16pm Colm McFadden extends Donegals lead to seven points.
3:15pm Going to be very difficult without goals for Down to get back into the Ulster final.
3:14pm The Donegal corner back Frank McGlynn gets a GOAL.
3:12pm Mark McHugh runs through the Down defense and kicks over a point.
3:10pm Eoin McCarten gets a nice score for Down.
3:09pm Dublin lead Meath by nine points, its been a better half from the Royals.
3:07pm Donegal back to three points in front.
3:06pm Liam Doyle gets a much needed point for Down.
3:05pm Cillian O’Sullivan gets GOAL for Meath
3:05pm McArdle blazes a shot wide of the Donegal post.
3:04pm Its three in a row for Donegal, this time its Mark McHugh.
3:03pm Michael Murphy puts Donegal two points up.
3:02pm Ward hits a point from a free for Meath.
3:00pm McFadden kicks Donegal back in front.
2:59pm Cormac Costello gets his third GOAL for Dublin minors.
2:58pm Conor Laverty levels it up for Down, really exquisite point from play.
2:57pm Donegal and Down are back underway.
2:55pm (GOLF) Tiger Woods and Brandt Snedeker par the third hole.
2:53pm Cormac Costello gets his second GOAL for Dublin minors.
2:53pm Ward gets the opening score of the second half for Meath.
2:50pm We are back underway in Croke Park. The referee has went off injured.
2:47pm (GOLF) Adam Scott gets the shot he dropped on the first back at the second.
2:41pm (GOLF) Adam Scott drops a shot on the first hole, he only leads by three shots.
2:38pm Walsh kicks Donegal into the lead, the referee blows the half time whistle
2:37pm Walsh & Kernan exchange points for Donegal and Down.
2:36pm Walsh levels it up for Donegal, great run from the wing back.
2:35pm Liam Doyle hits his third point for Down, this time its from play.
2:34pm Barry Dardis kicks a point Meath on the half time whistle.
2:33pm Rodgers could nearly have got a goal for Down, but its kicked over the bar.
2:32pm Its a Donegal GOAL by Leo McLoone.
2:32pm Ambrose Rodgers is fouled, its an easy free for Down kicked by Donal O’Hare
2:31pm Another wide for Down, this time its Aidan Carr.
2:30pm Niall Walsh kicks Dublin back into a ten point lead.
2:29pm Dan Gordan hits a poor wide for Down, its a very tight contest.
2:28pm Ward makes no mistake this time.
2:26pm Poor wide from Meath by Ward, they are just totally out classed.
2:24pm Liam Doyle gives Down the lead from an easy free.
2:23pm Thompson had a great goal chance for Donegal but he blasts it wide.
2:21pm Dublin minors are in a totally different league to Meath, it could be a twenty point win.
2:19pm Costello gets GOAL for Dublin, poor stuff this time by the Meath keeper.
2:18pm Benny Coulter gets a yellow card, it could of been red.
2:18pm Burke kicks his second point for Dublin minors.
2:17pm Gaughan gets a much needed point for Meath.
2:17pm Its another score for Dublin, McHugh with the point.
2:16pm Scully fails to convert a penalty for Dublin minors, great save by Hannigan in the Meath goal.
2:15pm Donal O’Hare was nearly in for a goal, bu the kicks it over the bar.
2:15pm Patrick McBrearty restores the Donegal lead with a nice point from play.
2:13pm Down are level with Donegal, Liam Doyle with the free.
2:12pm Walsh gives Dublin minors a three point lead.
2:11pm Down hits their second wide.
2:10pm Meath getting more into the minor match, they are starting to get some possession.
2:09pm Looks like the Ulster final is going to be a very low scoring contest.
2:07pm Coileain opens the scoring for Meath.
2:06pm Costello doubles the Dublin minor lead.
2:05pm Ryan Bradley opens the scoring for Donegal.
2:04pm Dublin open the scoring through Gavin Burke
2:03pm First wide of the day for Down comes from Benny Coulter.
2:02pm Laverty looked to have been pulled down in box, but no penalty for Down.
2:01pm We are underway in both matches.
1:55pm King & Doyle come into the Down team to face Donegal,

1:53pm Donegal v Down teams:
Donegal: Paul Durcan, Paddy McGrath, Neil McGee, Frank McGlynn, Eamon McGee , Karl Lacey, Anthony Thompson, Ryan Bradley, Rory Kavanagh, David Walsh, Leo McLoone, Mark McHugh , Patrick McBrearty , Michael Murphy, Colm McFadden.
Down: Brendan McVeigh, Daniel McCartan , Brendan McArdle , Darren O’Hagan; Daniel Hughes, Dan Gordon, Aidan Branagan, Ambrose Rodgers , Kevin McKernan, Donal O’Hare , Mark Poland , Aidan Carr , Brendan Coulter , Conor Laverty, Eoin McCartan.

1:48pm Dublin v Meath minor teams
Dublin minor team: Molloy, Mullan, Byrne, McGowan, Mac Donncha, Mulally, Burke,Stephen Cunningham, Carthy, Gaughan, Shane Cunningham, Walsh, McHugh, Costello, Scully.
Meath minor team: Hannigan, Smyth ,Power ,Gallagher,Kennelly,McEntee,O’Coileain,Flanagan, Harnan Capt, O’Sullivan , Daly , McEntee, Dardis, Coogan,Ward


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