In the midst of much turmoil off the pitch; Meath have finally received some good news with it being revealed that star forward Joe Sheridan is to return to the side in time for the start of the championship.
The Seneschalstown man had emigrated to the USA following the Royals’ league defeat to Kildare in March. Under fire manager Séamus McEnaney has however confirmed that the 28 year-old is set to return to Ireland this week.
Following Sheridan’s departure Stateside; Meath’s league campaign went into freefall as they lost four games in a row and were eventually relegated to division 3.
Last week, McEnaney received a “vote of confidence”; despite the majority of voters voting against his staying as manager, there was not the two thirds majority required to remove McEnaney from his role.
Sheridan was of score the scorer of the last minute ‘goal’ in the 2010 Leinster Football final against Louth which gave him his only senior title with the county and Meath’s first senior title since 2001.