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Conor Gleeson’s First Appeal Fails As He Attempts To Play In All-Ireland Final

Dublin , Ireland - 13 August 2017; Damien Cahalane of Cork fouls Conor Gleeson of Waterford, for which he was sent off for a second yellow card offence by referee James Owens, during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Cork and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Waterford defender Conor Gleeson has failed in his first attempt to be cleared for the All-Ireland final. Gleeson’s case was dismissed by the Central Hearings Committee on Monday night. Once again, a Waterford hurler has unsuccessfully appealed a sending off as this time Conor Gleeson’s case was dismissed. Hearing 3 of 3, Conor Gleeson: pic.twitter.com/CXVvs0xxTE — The GAA (@officialgaa) August …

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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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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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Eoin Kelly Doesn’t Sit On The Fence With Assessment Of Tadhg De Búrca Saga

Tadhg de Búrca Eoin Kelly

Tipperary legend Eoin Kelly has spoken out against Tadhg de Búrca’s controversial suspension this week. Kelly sang a familiar tune as he questioned the length of time the appeal process has dragged on for. He also questioned the seriousness of the Waterford sweeper’s offence, writing in his Paddy Power blog post. “The whole situation surrounding Tadhg de Búrca ban is so …

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Three Reasons Why Waterford May In Fact Be Better Off Without Tadhg De Búrca On Sunday

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 13/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Waterford's Tadhg de Burca Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

There is no doubting the hurling talent of Tadhg de Burca. Despite being marketed as a sweeper, the Waterford number five has demonstrated nothing but quality since he was introduced to the senior side back in 2014. The uncertainty over his availability must have disrupted the Déise’s preparations for Sunday’s semi-final with Cork. Now that it has finally been confirmed that …

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Young Team No More: Why It’s Time For Waterford To Deliver

Just three teams remain in this year’s championship, none of which have won an All-Ireland in the last ten years. One of the three sides hoping to emerge victorious are Waterford, a county who haven’t done so since 1959. This year is a huge one for the Déise. Derek McGrath is now on his fourth attempt at capturing the Liam …

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Tadhg De Búrca Shows Amazing Class Despite Unsuccessful Appeal

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

Waterford hurler Tadhg de Búrca found out late last night that he will miss out on Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final. This will no doubt have been devastating for the Déise sweeper, but it hasn’t stopped his class shining through. One of the main arguments from Waterford supporters over the past couple of weeks has been Tadhg’s impeccable disciplinary record. Unfortunately, as …

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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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