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Published: 21:30 | 9/7/16

O’Dowd proud of Meath accomplishments

Skryne man resigns from managerial post

Mick O'Dowd said that he was "proud and honoured" to have managed Meath following his resignation from his post with the county’s senior football squad.

O'Dowd's made his announcement immediately after the Royals suffered a second-half collapse in a Senior Football Championship qualifier clash with Derry, losing 1-14 to 1-11 in Owenbeg.

The Skryne clubman had been in charge for four years, and he believes that a new manager will be better placed than he to bring the inexperienced panel forward.

"This is my last game with the team," O'Dowd told RTE Sport after the defeat in Derry. "I'm standing aside.

"I've been very proud and honoured to manage the county, and I have probably done so at a period of serious transition.

"I just hope that the work and the foundations we have put in... I think the squad is here for the next five or seven years.

"Obviously, new lads need to come in as well, and I wish the next management team the best of luck in working with those players.

“I hope they get the best out of them."

Succeeding Seamus 'Banty' McEnaney, O'Dowd took Meath to Leinster Senior Football Championship finals against Dublin in 2013 and 2014.

However, following a 10-point loss to the Dubs in a Leinster SFC encounter a fortnight ago, the defeat to Derry proved to be the last straw for the 42-year-old.

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