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The 2015 Westmeath football story has been one of redemption, but Tom Cribbin’s revitalised team know a defining contest awaits at Kingspan Breffni Park this Saturday.
In the giddy aftermath of Westmeath’s blistering finish - which saw off Wexford in last week’s Leinster Senior Football Championship quarter final - manager Tom Cribbin classed this Sunday’s trip to Croke Park “as nearly being like an All Ireland final” for his young panel.
Westmeath boss Tom Cribbin reckons Division Two of the Allianz Football League will “go down to the wire”.
Two second-half Westmeath goals in Ballymahon enabled Tom Cribben’s improving team to defeat neighbours Longford by 2-11 to 0-10 in the Bord Na Mona O’Byrne Cup on Sunday.
Westmeath make a welcome return to competitive inter-county action on Sunday, January 4 when hosting Meath in the Bord Na Mona O’Byrne Cup.
A cruel 2014 at inter-county level for Westmeath concluded without a competitive win so new manager Tom Cribbin will be hoping to make an impact in the new year. Westmeath face three games in the Bord Na Mona O’Byrne Cup before the Allianz Football League clicks into gear.
These are tough times for Westmeath as Paul Bealin’s team face a tricky All-Ireland senior football round 1B qualifier away to Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park tomorrow (throw-in 3pm). Westmeath have suffered 12 Allianz Football League and Championship defeats in 13 fixtures, so arresting that worrying trend is what the Midlanders are tasked with. Derry (3), Dublin (2), Fermanagh, Cork, Kildare, Mayo, Tyrone, Kerry, and Louth have all outsmarted Westmeath, who haven’t recorded a win since May 19, 2013 when Carlow were dismissed 3-15 to 1-10.
With Kildare and Westmeath already relegated from Division 1 of the Allianz Football League, Sunday’s last group match is a chance for Paul Bealin’s team to avoid a seventh straight loss in the competition.
As the defining Leinster Senior Football May 17 clash with Louth edges closer, Westmeath will be anxious to continue their preparations by producing improved performances in the remaining two rounds of the Allianz Football League.
Division One of the Allianz Football League isn't the easiest of environments in which to operate and Westmeath's next demanding trip is to Healy Park, Omagh on Sunday for a clash with Tyrone.