14/06/2019

Tyrone Player Handed Two-Match Ban

A GAA player from County Tyrone is set to miss two matches following a controversial incident against Donegal at the weekend.

Donegal defeated Tyrone in Sunday's Ulster SFC semi-final, yet the talking point surrounded an altercation between Tyrone's Tiernan McCann and Donegal's Stephen McMenamin.

TV footage appeared to show McCann stick his hand at the face of McMenamin before allegedly 'stamping' on his neck.
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The referee did not spot the incident, but it was later reviewed by the the GAA's Central Competitions Control Committee, who proposed a two-match ban.

McCann now has the option to accept the ban or appeal against it.

(CM)

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