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Use Of Sin Bin Among Proposed Changes To Gaelic Football Rules

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The GAA’S Standing Committee on the Playing Rules has issued a list of five proposed experimental rule changes for Gaelic Football, including the introduction of the sin bin. If approved by Coiste Bainistíochta, the proposed rule changes would be implemented as a trial during the 2019 Allianz Football Leagues. However, they would not feature in the championship until approved by …

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Watch: Con O’Callaghan Black Carded For Tip-Tackle In U21 Semi-Final

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Dublin and Donegal are facing off in the semi-final of the u21 All-Ireland Football Championship. While Declan Bonner’s Donegal side boast several senior stars, the Boys in Blue are slight favourites to progress to the decider. Arguably the highest profile member of Dessie Farrell’s side is Con O’Callaghan. The Cuala man helped his club to the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling …

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GAA President Says The Black Card Is Going Nowhere

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President of the GAA, Aogán Ó Fearghaíl has said that the black card is going nowhere. The application of the rule has led to great uncertainty, and high profile matches such as the two All-Ireland final games this year has led to an outcry for change. As reported in the Irish Examiner, Ó Fearghaíl has stated that the rule will not …

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GAA: Fifteen Wishes For The 2017 Season

No sooner has the 2016 intercounty season concluded, attentions have already turned to 2017. The draw for next seasons championships take place on Thursday, twelve days after the intercounty season has ended. Looking forward, here are fifteen wishes for next year reflecting on what happened in 2016. 1. Progress From The Football Teams In Leinster The business end of the …

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Former GAA Referees Chief Staunchly Defends Black Card System

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The black card in gaelic football has been subject to much debate, particularly in recent days as James McCarthy was given his marching orders in the All-Ireland final. Confusion reigns amongst referees when to apply it, and many are calling for change. Ridiculous black card. Horrible for McCarthy & huge loss to Dublin. I should never have made that tackle …

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GAA: The Black Card – Problems And Solutions

Here we go again, more controversy surrounding the black card in football. It could arguably be renamed ‘the grey card’ taking the number of grey areas that surround it into account. Here we take a closer look at the problem and offer some solutions to footballs troubled child. It is like the hurling penalty all over again. Anthony Nash forced …

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GAA: The Public Want Rid Of The Black Card

Tipperary defender Robbie Kiely was black carded early in the first half of the All-Ireland semi-final. It was a big loss for the Premier men. It has been a real bone of contention since its introduction and today added more fuel to the fire.  Black card ultimately the major turning point #putitinthebin #mayovtipp ??? — Noel Connors (@NoelieConnors) August 21, …

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GAA: The Black Card Needs Adjustment Or Abolishment

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 3/8/2013 Monaghan vs Tyrone Monaghan's Conor McManus is dragged down by Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Without doubt, since the introuduction of the black card to Gaelic football, the number of cynical fouls has decreased immensely.  To tackle the situation relating to cynical fouling, the introduction of the black card was perfect. Players fear committing fouls such as body checks and trips. These are the main fouls that they would have committed and gotten away with before. …

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GAA: Talking Points From The Weekend’s Action

John Ivory discusses the talking points from the weekend’s action, including Lee Keegan’s dismissal and fixture clashes. _____ One-Game Ban For Cynical Second Yellow Cards? The black card was introduced to make Gaelic football less cynical and in its first year, it seems to have had a good impact. However, what Lee Keegan did by not releasing the football in stoppage time …

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