McGee loses appeal

Donegal not to appeal to DRA

McGee loses appeal

The appeal by Neil McGee against his two match ban following the red card received against Fermanagh was turned down by the Appeals Committee in Croke Park last night.

McGee was sent off just before half-time in the Donegal-Fermanagh game and was subsequently handed a two match ban.

The Gaoth Dobhair man attended the hearing in Croke Park last night along with chairman, Sean Dunnion and team manager, Rory Gallagher.

A Press Release from Croke Park (see below) was issued saying that the ban was being upheld.

Donegal had the opportunity to take their case to the Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA) but Co. chairman, Sean Dunnion, has confirmed that they will not take that step.

The ban means McGee will miss Saturday's Ulster semi-final against Monaghan and one other game


Competition: Ulster GAA Football Championship

Fixture: Dún na nGall v Fear Manach

Venue: Ballybofey

Data: 12ú Meitheamh

In relation to the above game, An Lár Choiste Cheannais na gComórtaisí (Central Competitions Control

Committee) instituted Disciplinary Action against Niall Mac Aoidh alleging a breach of 7.2 (b) Category

III (i) T.O 2016, that is to say “Striking with arm”.

The player in question requested a Hearing which took place on 21ú Meitheamh. An Lár Choiste Éisteachta

(Central Hearings Committee) found the Infraction proven and as this was a repeat Infraction, imposed

a Two Match Suspension in the same Code and at the same Level applicable to the next games in the

combination of the National League / Inter-County Senior Championship, even if one or both occur(s)

in the following year.