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Dublin Run Out Of Steam As Tipperary Reach League Semi-Final

Brian Barry reports from Croke Park as Dublin ran out of steam against Tipperary after an impressive start. Full-time: Tipperary 2-25 Dublin 0-20 On what has already been an historic weekend for Dublin hurling, Pat Gilroy’s county side were eager to make a huge statement against Tipperary today in Croke Park. As the Dubs’ record at HQ has been questionable …

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Watch: Pep Guardiola Flips Out Following Fabian Delph Red Card


Pep Guardiola has been quite vocal on the issue of tough challenges in recent weeks. The Manchester City manager had called on officials to clamp down on over-the-top tackles, feeling that some of his players were being targeted. “Please protect the players. Not the Manchester City players, [all] the players,” Guardiola argued after the FA Cup win over Cardiff City …

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Watch: People Are Incensed With Corofin Red Card Decision


Corofin and Moorefield are facing off today in Tullamore with a place at Croke Park on St Patrick’s Day at stake. The Galway outfit were hot favourites to progress, but that changed within two minutes of throw-in, as they were reduced to 14 men. Michael Farragher was given his marching orders for a relatively innocuous looking challenge, which most felt …

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Joe Marler Cited After Red Card Against Sale Sharks

Joe Marler

England loosehead prop Joe Marler could be set to miss out on some of the Six Nations Championship, after being cited for an incident during Harlequins’ clash with Sale Sharks on Saturday. Marler was shown a straight red after reckless shoulder charge, and can’t have had many complaints. Complete headloss from Joe Marler ? He saw red as Sale edged …

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Watch: Ireland Captain David Meyler Sent Off In Championship Today

David Meyler has gotten away with less, and certainly committed worse fouls on Monday night. The Irish captain has had quite the week. Having impressed during what was a disastrous September international window for Ireland, Meyler was central to Martin O’Neill’s plans against Moldova and Wales. The Cork native exuded the passion and work-rate that was key as Ireland achieved …

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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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Watch: Kaka Receives One Of The Softest Red Cards Of All Time

The 92-times capped Brazilian international fell foul of the Video Assistant Referee system last night in a Major League Soccer clash. Kaka would not exactly be renowned for being a player with a fiery temper. The stylish Brazilian had amassed three red cards in his career prior to this game and only one of those was a straight red. Over the …

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Tadhg De Búrca’s One-Match Ban For All-Ireland Semi-Final Upheld

Tadhg de Búrca All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford star Tadhg de Búrca has received a one-match ban following his red card during the Déise’s All-Ireland quarter-final win over Wexford. The Clashmore-Kinsalebeg man was deemed to have pulled Harry Kehoe’s faceguard late in the game, which is an automatic red card. However, there was a wave of support which rowed in behind him following the incident, as many felt …

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Watch: Does Tadhg De Búrca Deserve To Miss Waterford’s All-Ireland Semi-Final?

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford’s Tadhg de Búrca was sent off in the 66th minute of their All-Ireland quarter-final, which will see him miss their next game if the decision isn’t overturned. Waterford were beating their opponents comfortably at the time before Tipperary referee Fergal Horgan showed the defender a straight red card for an off the ball incident. The decision left many spectators inside …

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Watch: Gareth Bale Red Carded For Violent Conduct

MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 01: Referee David Fernandez Borbalan (L) shows the red card to Gareth Bale (R) of Real Madrid CF during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and UD Las Palmas at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on March 1, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Real Madrid were down to Las Palmas 3-1 at the Bernabeu this evening, and it looked like their title hopes were going to receive a serious dent.to dent their title hopes. However, they staged a remarkable comeback to pull the tie back to 3-3, thanks to a brace from Cristiano Ronaldo. The main talking point coming away from the Spanish capital …

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Watch: Mad Scenes As Brazilian Referee Sends Off The Wrong Player And Everyone Goes Nuts


Refereeing mistakes have been one of the recurring motifs of the Premier League season so far with countless inept displays riling fans across England. Marcos Rojo should have seen red for Manchester United twice in the space of ten days, Andre Marriner decided the titanic clash between Spurs and City, Ander Hererra was sent off by Mark Clattenburg for slipping …

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Chelsea To Appeal John Terry Red Card

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 08: John Terry of Chelsea (R) fouls Lee Angol of Peterborough United (L) and gets sent off for the challlenge during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Peterborough United at Stamford Bridge on January 8, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Chelsea’a 4-1 FA Cup victory over Peterborough had many benefits. Michy Batshuayi got on the scoresheet, Ruben Loftus-Cheek was given a chance and Kurt Zouma played 90 minutes for the first time in eleven months. And of course, they won (and have drawn Brentford in the fourth round). John Terry’s performance was not one such benefit. The Chelsea legend has …

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Fans Rage As Bristol’s Tusi Pisi Red Carded For High Ball Challenge

Tusi Pisi red card

Protecting a player going up for a high ball has been a priority for rugby officials of late. However, many feel that the implementation of the rules has been far from satisfactory in recent times. Therefore, the red card to Tusi Pisi yesterday divided many watching Bristol’s clash with Worcester. The Samoan centre was going up for a high ball with …

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