So as another season builds up to a what could be the greatest GAA moment ever and I’d be saying the same if our beloved Dublin were not contesting a bid for 5 in a row I find the moaning and the undeniable GAA way county boards completely take there eye off the ball all the more amusing.
3 black cards for the kerry lad will rule him out of the final. Yes its harsh, but thats the rule (OR IS IT) and it was brought in more than 2 years ago at this stage so its there for all to see. Why didn’t they set the ball in motion immediately after the meath match in case it was to happen again…
But wait, unless I am sorely mistaken, in my opinion he will get off, not because its harsh or not because its a final, but the fact is the original black card of the trio came in a league match against galway thus its an entirely different competition. In essence he has got 2 black cards in championship and thats the end of it. He is free to play without any need for CCC, DRA etc. Again if anyone else can counter this, I’d love to hear it.
The managers moaning about too many games in a short sapce of time. Yes James Horan started it almost immediately after the Dublin game. Take your medicine James, the GAA calendar and controversial as it is, lays out the entire 2019 Championship months in advance of the first game as do the provincial councils etc and its all there to see. The fact Mayo lost their game to Galway set them on the road they found themselves on coming to an end on Saturday. There is nobody to point the finger at on this one lads, it was your own making. Of all the teams who made the super 8’s Mayo appear to be the only ones giving out about their gruelling schedule. If any team had reason for giving out it would have been Armagh after their replays and travelling all over the place before being knocked out, ironically by Mayo!