Meath GAA to hold meeting tonight as pressure for replay grows

Meath GAA officials are set to discuss their next move tonight, after the controversial end to yesterday's Leinster SFC final at Croke Park.

Louth led by a point in the fourth minute of injury-time, before Joe Sheridan's much-debated 'goal' gave the Royals their first Leinster success since 2001 on a 1-12 to 1-10 scoreline.

Louth fans were outraged by referee Martin Sludden's decision to allow the goal to stand, and some were seen remonstrating with the Tyrone official on the pitch after the final whistle.

Gardaí and Louth manager Peter Fitzpatrick had to step in to protect Sludden as he was ushered away and through a tunnel, just moments before a bottle, aimed from one of the stands, struck a steward on the head.

A full scheduled monthly meeting of the Meath County Board will take place just outside Navan tonight.

It is likely the issues pertaining to the conclusion of yesterday's game at Croke Park will be addressed, with delegates from the 61 clubs eager to have their say.

A decision will be taken today by the Meath County Board executive whether or not to include on the agenda the potential issue of discussing yesterday's game, which may include offering a refixture to Louth.

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