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CCCC To Be Given More Power In Future Following Austin Gleeson Incident

In the aftermath of Waterford’s Austin Gleeson being cleared of any wrongdoing in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final versus Cork, the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) will be given more power to sanction players in the coming seasons. Gleeson is free to play in the All-Ireland final after referee James Owens admitted that he had already ruled on an altercation involving the Waterford man …

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Does The GAA Need To Introduce A Citing Commissioner?

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke park, Dublin 6/8/2017 Galway vs Tipperary Referee Barry Kelly with Tipperary goalkeeper Darren Gleeson Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The suspensions and non-suspension of GAA players have reached a peak this summer with debacles involving Diarmuid Connolly, Tadgh de Búrca, Austin Gleeson and Adrian Tuohy. Now, a former inter-county hurling referee, Pat O’Connor has called for the GAA to follow in the footsteps of rugby by introducing a Citing Commissioner. The inconsistencies this season have asked major questions of the …

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The CCCC Aren’t Happy With How The Austin Gleeson Saga Played Out

The Central Competitions Control Committee are displeased with the fact they can not look into the Austin Gleeson incident following a decision from referee James Owens not to report the matter in his match report. Waterford’s Gleeson appeared to pull the helmet off Cork’s Luke Meade towards the end of the first half – but escaped any punishment. The decision …

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The Top Five Controversies Of The 2017 GAA Championship

Diarmuid Connolly Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/6/2017 Carlow vs Dublin Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly speaks to linesman Ciaran Branagan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

It’s been one of the most controversial summers in the GAA’s history. We’ve seen a lot of high profile appeals and suspensions. 2017 has been highly entertaining; the entertainment has provided drama that has not always been positive. There have been a number of negative episodes and here we rank the top five so far. 5. Sliotar Thief Cork hurling’s revival …

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Watch: The CCCC Have Finally Ruled On That Austin Gleeson Incident Vs Cork

Austin Gleeson will be free to take part in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final for Waterford on September the third.  During the first half of Waterford’s semi-final clash with Cork on Sunday, Gleeson appeared to tug on the face-guard of opposing forward Luke Meade’s helmet leading many to wonder if the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) would suspend the centre-back after …

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Report: Austin Gleeson Looks Set To Be Cleared For All-Ireland Final

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 13/8/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford's Austin Gleeson celebrates scoring their third goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It’s looking very likely that Waterford’s Austin Gleeson will be free to take to the pitch at Croke Park on September 3rd, when the Déise contest their first All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final in almost a decade. During the first half of Waterford’s semi-final clash with Cork on Sunday, Gleeson appeared to tug on the face-guard of opposing forward Luke Meade’s helmet. …

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Austin Gleeson’s All-Ireland Final Fate Could Soon Be Learned After CCCC’s Latest Move

Austin Gleeson Waterford

Following Waterford’s dramatic win over Cork in yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final, the major talking point has been whether or not Austin Gleeson will be playing in the final. The reigning Hurler of the Year was seen pulling the face-guard of Luke Meade, in the latest helmet incident this summer. It is unclear whether he could face the same fate as teammate …

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Top Five Performers From Waterford’s Victory Over Cork

It is still hard to catch one’s breath after the conclusion of yet another captivating chapter in the Cork versus Waterford book. This time the victory was for the Déise in arguably the biggest game of all between the two. Waterford were emphatic as the game approached the final straight. They took advantage to the extreme as they outscored 3-8 …

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The Helmet Rule Raises Its Ugly Head Yet Again In All-Ireland Semi-Final

Just after the farcical Tadhg de Burca scenario concluded, Waterford look set for another ‘Helmet Gate’ regardless of the outcome of today’s game. Despite being in full view of officials on television cameras, Waterford’s Austin Gleeson was seen to interfere with the helmet of Cork’s Luke Meade in the first half of today’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. No action was taken, …

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GAA Betting: Cork vs Waterford Preview And A Club Championship Accumulator

Following last weekend’s thriller, much will be expected of this Sunday’s clash between Cork and Waterford. The renaissance continues for the Rebels, having claimed a first Munster title since 2014, their focus now turns on regaining the Liam MacCarthy Cup. After encountering a road block in Munster, Waterford have got back behind the wheel and now find themselves just 70-odd …

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Lessons Waterford Must Take From Munster Defeat To Cork

When Cork defeated Waterford in the Munster Championship, the scene was beginning to look all too familiar for certain sections of the Déise support. Long have they been everyone’s second favourite team, but the tag of competitive semi-finalists and nearly men looked set to be following Waterford yet again. 2015 and 2016 saw Waterford firmly position themselves as the second …

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