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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.
Manager Tom Cribbin is enthused by how Westmeath are progressing despite suffering a Division Two Allianz Football League loss to Galway at Cusack Park last Sunday.
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.
Derry were deservingly crowned Division 2 champions at the end of a highly entertaining game in which the final scoreline is more than a little flattering to The Oak Leaf county. The sides were level going into injury time and Pat Flanagan’s men were live contenders to collect their fourth ever division 2 title but it was Derry who hit 1-3 without reply to seal matters.
The first round of the senior football championship took place last weekend and there are no shock results to report. Reigning champions Mullingar Shamrocks got their defence of the title off on the right note with a comfortable 0-12 to 0-7 win over a disappointing Bunbrosna side.
The Westmeath senior, intermediate, and junior football championships have snuck up without much fuss or hype. There are plenty of interesting tussles down for decision this weekend.
Westmeath make the long and difficult trip to Celtic Park, Derry this Sunday safe in the knowledge that losing their unbeaten tag is about all that is at stake. With promotion secured and given that it is very likely the same teams that will be contesting the division 2 final on April 28 it is not surprising that Pat Flanagan has opted to rest many of his regulars.