2012 Meath Senior Football Championship

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Meath S.F.C.
Season 2012
Champions Navan O'Mahonys
18th Senior Football Championship title
Relegated None
Leinster SCFC Navan O'Mahonys
Navan O'Mahonys 0-8 Killoe 2-13
All Ireland SCFC N/A
Winning Captain Marcus Brennan
(Navan O'Mahonys)
Man of the Match Shane Gillespie
(Navan O'Mahonys)
Matches played 47
2011
2013


The 2012 Meath Senior Football Championship is the 120th edition of the Meath GAA's premier club Gaelic football tournament for senior graded teams in County Meath, Ireland. The tournament consists of 17 teams, with the winner going on to represent Meath in the Leinster Senior Club Football Championship. The championship starts with a group stage and then progresses to a knock out stage.

Summerhill were the defending champions after they defeated Dunshaughlin in the previous years final.

Moynalvey were promoted after claiming the 2011 Meath Intermediate Football Championship title, their first year in the senior grade since being relegated in 2000 and only their 2nd ever period as a senior club.

The draw for the group stages of the championship was made at Áras Tailteann on 13 February 2012, with the games commencing on the weekend of 15 April 2012.

On 28 October 2012, Navan O'Mahonys claimed their 18th senior championship title when they defeated Wolfe Tones 1-11 to 0-7. Shane Gillespie was named as Man-of-the-Match and captain Marcus Brennan raised the Keegan Cup for O'Mahonys.

Team changes[edit]

The following teams have changed division since the 2011 championship season.

Participating teams[edit]

The teams taking part in the 2012 Meath Senior Football Championship are:

Club Location 2011 Championship Position 2012 Championship Position
Blackhall Gaels Batterstown Non Qualifier Non Qualifier
Donaghmore/Ashbourne Ashbourne Semi Finalist Semi Finalist
Duleek/Bellewstown Duleek Relegation Play Off Non Qualifier
Dunshaughlin Dunshaughlin Finalist Non Qualifier
Moynalvey Moynalvey Intermediate Champions Non Qualifier
Navan O'Mahonys Navan Quarter Finalist Champions
Nobber Nobber Relegation Play Off Non Qualifier
Oldcastle Oldcastle Non Qualifier Non Qualifier
Rathkenny Rathkenny Non Qualifier Non Qualifier
Seneschalstown Kentstown Non Qualifier Semi Finalist
Simonstown Gaels Navan Quarter Finalist Quarter Finalist
Skryne Skryne Non Qualifier Non Qualifier
St Patricks Stamullen Non Qualifier Quarter Finalist
St Peters Dunboyne Dunboyne Quarter Finalist Quarter Finalist
Summerhill Summerhill Champions Quarter Finalist
Walterstown Navan Quarter Finalist Non Qualifier
Wolfe Tones Kilberry Semi Finalist Finalist

Senior Championship Proposals[edit]

During the winter of 2011/2012 proposals to change the structure of the Senior Football Championship by increasing the number of teams from 17 to 18 were passed, so that teams will have no byes during the group phase. In the 2012 Senior championship, there will be two groups of 6 teams and one group of 5 teams, however there will be no relegation from the Senior championship at the end of the season and the Intermediate championship winners will be promoted leaving the number of teams at 18 for the 2013 campaign.

Group Stage[edit]

There are 3 groups called Group A,B and C. The 3 top finishers in Group A and B and the top 2 finshers in Group C will qualify for the quarter finals. The draw for the group stages of the championship were made on 13 February 2012.

Group A[edit]

Group B[edit]

Group C[edit]

Finals[edit]

28 October 2012
3:30pm
Final
Navan O'Mahonys 1-11 - 0-7 Wolfe Tones
S Bray (0-5), S Gillespie (1-1), J Regan (0-3), S Mac Gabhann, D Bray (0-1) each. [1] C Ward (0-5), E Harrington, S Sheppard (0-1) each.

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