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Social Media Reaction – Mixed reaction for the Mark

The Mark has been introduced in order to protect against high fielding

The Mark has been introduced in order to protect against high fielding

Jarlath Burns’s (Chairman of the GAA’s Committee on playing rules) decision to push ahead with the motion to implement the Mark was met with a mix of celebration and derision on Social Media.

The Gaelic Life team were delighted as this meant we have a really meaty debate to record in this week’s social Media reaction.

Plenty of famous Gaels were either incensed enough, or delighted by the decision that they wanted to have their say on the matter.

Some argued that the rule was pointless, and that it would slow the game down.

Others believe that it is a positive step in protecting the art of high fielding.

The new rule will be implemented at a date to be decided when central council meet next month.

Here’s a mixture of the opinions:

 

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