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Cahal Carvill: Raise the price of appeals

OFF….Cavan’s Conor Moynagh and Dara McVeety were free to play againt Tyrone after winning their appeals

GAELIC Life columnist Cahal Carvill believes that the GAA must impose stricter financial penalties for counties and clubs who appeal “just for the sake of it”.

In a fascinating breakdown of the current problems of the rulebook in today’s edition, Carvill argues that serious action is needed to protect the sanctions imposed for player infractions.


“As in normal litigation, the deterrent to guard against parties advancing frivolous claims or appeals is the potential for substantial costs penalties if they are found to be wrong and this is something that the GAA should seek to implement.”

The full article is in today’s Gaelic Life, available in shops now or online here.


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