Louth captain Andy McDonnell in action against Roscommon on Sunday. (Pic: Arthur Kinahan)
The tunnel you don't want to find yourself in is the one with no light at the end of it.
Division Two of the National League has passed the halfway mark and Louth are pointless. Four games have been played and three remain. Two of these are away from home, the other, presumably, taking place at Drogheda.
What Louth are looking at is a winless campaign. The most recent of the four defeats to date came in Sunday's meeting with Roscommon. Not just a defeat, but a hammering. Twelve-points divided the sides at the finish, the Reds, once again, failing to find the net for the fourth game on the
Pete McGrath's men are out of their depth. It was easy in Division Four two seasons ago, more difficult in Division Three, but now near enough impossible. There's no advantage to be gained from playing in Drogheda; but even had Sunday's game gone ahead anywhere else in the county, it would be hard to imagine the result being any different.
McGrath would have known he was facing a challenge when he took on the
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