Tragic news coming out of the GAA this morning

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The former president of the GAA Seán McCague has sadly passed away, the man that handed over the Sam Maguire to that famous Armagh football team in 2002.

Seán McCague, served the Association as GAA president between 2000 and 2003, has died.

A native of Scotstown in Monaghan, he was the first from his county to be president and oversaw the removal of Rule 21, that prevented members of the British Armed Forces and security forces in Northern Ireland from being members of the GAA, on his watch in 2001.

He was 77 years old and we send our best to his family and friends at this difficult time, May he rest in peace. Seán McCague will be fondly remembered by everyone in county Monaghan and all around the country, a real GAA man and one that did a lot for the game.

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