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Breaking: GAA Release Statement Following “Constructive” Meeting With Miller Organisers

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The GAA have this afternoon released a statement on the Liam Miller testimonial game following a meeting between the two parties.

A meeting took place today between the GAA and members of the Organising Committee of the Liam Miller Tribute Match.

This meeting involved the GAA’s Director General and Uachtarán and the Chairperson and Secretary of the Cork County Committee.

The Organising Committee was represented by its Chairman Michael O’Flynn, Graham Barrett and Ciarán Medlar.

Both parties agreed that the meeting was open and constructive and the GAA will now further consider the proposal discussed at the meeting.

There will be no further comment from any of the parties involved in these discussions at this time.

As of now the game will still be going ahead at Turners Cross in Cork which has a capacity of 7,000.

In a statement yesterday it was announced that Chairman of the Liam Miller benefit events, Michael O’Flynn was to meet with GAA officials including President, John Horan to discuss the matter.
The former Ireland international passed away in February of this year after a short battle with cancer. It was announced earlier this year that players such as Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes would take part in a testimonial match between Manchester United Legends and Republic of Ireland & Celtic Legends to raise money in his name.

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