With the club scene in full flow after the inter county season finished up early this year, there are incidents happening that shouldn’t be happening at club games around the country. The latest one being at a club minor game in Mayo.
Mayo GAA is to investigate an incident that led to the abandonment of a minor football match in Josie Munnelly Park on Sunday evening between an adult non-player and a player.
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In a short statement released, Mayo GAA said it was “aware of an incident” that occurred at an U17 football semi-final between Westport and Castlebar on Sunday evening.
“Mayo County Board are awaiting the official referees report and will address the matter at a CCC meeting later this week. No further comment will be made at this time by Mayo GAA County Board,” commented PRO John Walker.
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Photos used in this article are from a co down match
County boards all over the country bury their heads when the like of this happens. Shamefully they dish out slaps on the wrists instead of proper measures of punishment.
There are no deterrents used so no-one needs to think twice about the consequences of what they are about to do.
Assault of a minor is a major crime and needs to be investigated and if found to be guilty the perpetrator must be punished to the full extent of Croker and the law..