Kevin Cassidy

Kevin Cassidy: Where was Connolly’s protection?

INCIDENT…The moment in question

GAELIC Life columnist Kevin Cassidy believes that Diarmuid Connolly was not afforded any protection in Dublin’s win against Carlow.

The forward has been handed a proposed 12-week ban following an altercation with linesman Ciaran Brannigan, but Cassidy believes his frustrations were understandable – although he said that an official should never be touched.


“Connolly was man-handled by at least three Carlow players, does he not deserve the same protection as the officials?”

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