Derry and Meath share the spoils in action-packed match

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National Football League, Division 2 result: Derry 2-12 v 2-12 Meath

The scores flowed at the start of the game in Owenbeg, with Derry leading 0-06 to 1-02 after 15 minutes.

That’s how it remained until the 24th minute when Meath’s Michael Newman hit a free.

His score, which squared the match at 0-06 versus 1-03, was then followed by another Meath to give the Royal County the lead.

Derry responded with a goal from Danny Heavron but Meath hit back with a goal of their own to stay in front, with the scores 1-06 (9) to 2-04 (10).

That remained the score at half-time.

Derry played with the wind behind them in the second half but it was Meath who stole the advantage, scoring a point to go one clear.

The non-stop action continued with Derry’s Niall Loughlin getting the Oak Leaf county’s second goal.

Meath respond with a free from Newman to level it up Derry 2-06 (12) v Meath 2-06 (12).

The lead continued to sway between the sides, but neither side could stay in front and the match finished all tied.

It ended Derry 2-12 v 2-12 Meath.