Down 1-18 1-7 Meath
Down were comfortable winners in Saturday's Christy Ring Cup quarter-final at Ballycran.
Paul Braniff scored Down's goal on nine minutes while four Gareth Johnson points helped the Mourne team to a 1-12 to 0-1 half-time lead.
Michael Cole netted and Noel King added five points as Meath made a good start to the second half.
Johnson saw his 55th minute penalty saved by keeper Shane McGann but Down eased through to the semis.