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Jim Gavin Confirms Dublin Have Accepted A Ban For Jason Sherlock

Dublin selector Jason Sherlock found himself in hot water after last week’s Allianz National League clash against Galway, as he pushed Tribesmen player Barry McHugh.

There was a great deal of speculation in the aftermath of the incident that he would be subject to an eight-week ban, and speaking after Dublin’s loss to Monaghan in Croke Park yesterday, Jim Gavin revealed that Dublin have accepted the suspension.

“There was a proposed suspension so we’ve accepted that. That’s why Paul [Clarke] was there.

“The rule is quite clear. So it is what it is.”

Dublin , Ireland - 16 July 2017; Dublin manager Jim Gavin during the Leinster GAA Football Senior Championship Final match between Dublin and Kildare at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Seb Daly/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

This comes as a setback to the side as they prepare for their Division 1 final with Galway next week. Sherlock has been a key member of the Dublin backroom team under Jim Gavin, and he will now miss out on next weekend’s decider and the run-up to the championship.

Dublin suffered their first loss of the campaign against Monaghan after a nail-biting finish, but Gavin and Co. aren’t likely to have lost too much sleep following the loss, as they focus on bigger challenges ahead.

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