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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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Waterford Fans Are Furious That Tadhg De Búrca’s Appeal Has Failed

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Co. Tipperary 8/7/2017 Waterford vs Kilkenny Waterford's Tadhg de Burca and TJ Reid of Kilkenny Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Tadhg de Búrca’s one game suspension has been in the making ever since a straight red card was branded to the Waterford centre-back during their quarter-final victory over Wexford. Video footage at the initial stages was very limited, therefore Waterford were hoping an appeal would be successful in having the red card rescinded. Unfortunately for Waterford and de Burca, the sending …

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DRA Release Statement Explaining Tadhg De Búrca Verdict

Allianz Hurling League Divison 1A, Walsh Park, Waterford 12/3/2017 Waterford vs Cork Waterford's Tadhg de Burca

The Disputes Resolution Authority have released a statement outlining their reasons for upholding Tadhg De Búrca’s suspension. The DRA were the Waterford defender’s last court of appeal in his bid to be eligible for selection in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final against Cork at Croke Park, but just as was the case with the Central Hearings Committee and Central Appeals Committee, …

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What Next For Diarmuid Connolly? – The Appeals Process Explained

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

The GAA disciplinary process is again coming under the spotlight as Diarmuid Connolly and Dublin consider their next step against the forward’s 12-week suspension. Connolly had been punished by the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) for laying his hand on the shoulder of linesman Ciarán Branagan during Dublin’s Leinster SFC quarter-final win over Carlow earlier this month. The Central Hearings Committee (CHC) reviewed footage of …

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