GAA Digest: Paidi O’Se warns Kerry to stop Whinging
O Se Warns Kerry to Stop Whinging
“Obviously, all players reach a stage where they decide they are going to call it a day and that has to be respected. But the more often we can see the top players playing the better.”
The Notre Dame Preparatory High School Saints will meet the Father Judge High School Crusaders of Philadelphia in a unique game at Navan’s Pairc Tailteann at the end of August.
Three American football showcases will be held in Ireland day featuring a total of 12 teams from Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin. The fixtures will take place on the eve of the Emerald Isle Classic at the Aviva Stadium between Notre Dame and Navy.
Monaghan and Kildare have been fined ****5,000 each for the recent brawl in their NFL game in Clones, with the Ulster county ordered to play their next home league game as an away fixture. Both counties have indicated they will appeal the decisions.
Kildare selector Niall Carew has been handed a four week suspension after the dispute, while their defender Brian Flanagan has received a one match ban . . .
The Croke Park authorities have come down heavily on the clubs involved in the recent Portlaoise fracas. Tyrone side Derrytresk have been banned from all national competitions for five years, while Kerry junior side Dromid Pearses must serve a three year ban. Both clubs have said they will appeal . . .
Ulster will meet Munster in the inter-provincial football final after wins over Connacht and Leinster respectively on Sunday. Leinster will play Connacht in the hurling final after beating Munster and Ulster respectively.
Garrycastle from Westmeath and Crossmaglen Rangers from Armagh will contest the All-Ireland club football finals on St. Patrick’s Day after wins over St. Brigid’s and Dr. Crokes respectively in Saturday’s semifinals . . .
The GAA is to establish a National Hurling and Camogie Development Center at the Waterford Institute of Technology Sports Campus as part of a new hurling development program . . .
All-Ireland winner Tom O’Sullivan has yet to make any decision on his future with the Kerry team but Sean O’Sullivan has definitely retired from action with the Kingdom . . .
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