BANTY BAN BLOW FOR MONAGHAN

16 April 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

MCENANEY ADMITTED A “SERIOUS ERROR” AND HAS APOLOGISED

Colm Shalvey reports

Monaghan GAA await the outcome of an investigation by Croke Park into a “breach of the Covid-19 regulations and guidelines” via a senior football training session in Corduff understood to have taken place on the last weekend in March. Monaghan GAA moved quickly after Thursday’s Irish Independent report to suspend senior football manager Séamus McEnaney for 12 weeks, while they also face the likelihood of losing home advantage for an Allianz Football League game next month.

Monaghan GAA County Board Chairman Declan Flanagan had told the Irish Independent that he was unaware of any training session taking place, but following a brief press release on Thursday morning that stated: “Monaghan GAA are taking this matter very seriously”, a second statement just over an hour later announced that the county management committee had followed Dublin’s lead by suspending their manager for 12 weeks. The statement read: “Monaghan GAA acknowledge that following an investigation this morning, there was a breach…

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