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03 Dec 2021

Clans lodge objection regarding final score of Minor semi final

Clan Na Gael have lodged an official objection to the Louth County Board regarding the final score at the end of Saturday’s minor semi final clash with a mid-Louth combination team.

Clan Na Gael have lodged an official objection to the Louth County Board regarding the final score at the end of Saturday’s minor semi final clash with a mid-Louth combination team.

The Mid-Louth side won the game by a single point, however certain sections of both the crowd and assembled press had the score as a draw, which would have led to a replay.

Speaking to the Dundalk Democrat yesterday, Clans PRO Maurice Harrison believes the club have grounds for an appeal due to what he sees as “compelling evidence” disputing the final result.

“We had an emergency meeting yesterday in the club, which was attended by our chairman and other club members. We discussed what we should do and have decided to lodge an objection to the board,” stated Harrison.

The official rule in this case stimulates that the referee’s report will be taken as factual in the outcome of games unless there is video evidence which states otherwise or compelling evidence.

On Saturday in Dowdallshill the cameras were not turned on for the minor semi final, but the Clans PRO is certain that his club is taking the action for the right reasons.

“It’s about doing the right thing for the team. These lads have worked hard all year and we owe it to them to have this looked into.

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