In a highly entertaining O’Byrne Cup opener, Carlow were unlucky to go under to Meath by four points at Netwatch Cullen Park yesterday evening.
Carlow led by 1-5 to 0-3 at halftime, and it was only in the final ten minutes that Meath edged in front. After a great build-up on each occasion, Carlow saw two great goal chances flash off the post and go wide. Darragh Foley with number 14 on his back scored a hugely impressive 1-8.
Unfortunately for Niall Carew, Colm O’Rourke began life in charge of Meath with a victory as his side defeated Carlow on a scoreline of 16 points to 1-9.
The Barrowsiders travel to Pearse Park Longford on Saturday evening to take on the Home side in round 2
Carlow senior hurlers are in action this evening when they travel to Hawkfield Kildare to play Kildare in the opening round of The Keogh Cup .