Pair Of Losses For The Midlands In O'Byrne Cup

Louth and Longford got the better of the two sides yesterday.

Two midlands teams were on the losing end of the O'Byrne Cup fixtures yesterday.

Mickey Harte's Louth got the edge of a Dessie Dolan Westmeath side, by a 1-8 to nine point margin.

And Longford were 3-18 to 13-point winners over Laois in Portarlington. 

Colm O'Rourke made a winning start in charge of Meath, with a 16-point to 1-9 win over Carlow at Netwatch Cullen Park. 

An experimental Dublin were still too good for Wicklow, romping to a 2-15 to 9-point win in Baltinglass. 

Kildare were 1-18 to 11-point winners over Wexford in Enniscorthy. 

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