Articles tagged with: Magheracloone GFC

ULSTER COUNCIL OVERTURNS BAN ON MAGHERACLOONE PLAYER

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7 Jun 2013 Comments Off on ULSTER COUNCIL OVERTURNS BAN ON MAGHERACLOONE PLAYER

By Michael McDonnell michael@northern-standard.ie THE Magheracloone footballer who had been banned from playing for eight weeks following an alleged incident involving sectarian remarks has succeeded in having that decision overturned by the GAA’s Ulster Council. It was welcomed by Magheracloone GFC this week (see Club Notes page) that their player, Noel Tuite, had been “cleared of racist allegations as a result of a successful appeal at the Ulster Council”. The issue had arisen at a Senior Football League game between the club and Ballybay Pearse Brothers on Sunday 12th May, ...

SECTARIAN ABUSE ALLEGATIONS ROW… MAGHERACLOONE WITHDRAWS FROM GAA COMPETITIONS

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17 May 2013 Comments Off on SECTARIAN ABUSE ALLEGATIONS ROW… MAGHERACLOONE WITHDRAWS FROM GAA COMPETITIONS

By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie THE high-profile spat between two Monaghan GAA clubs over an alleged sectarian remark continued as we went to print yesterday (Wednesday) evening, with Magheracloone GFC’s chairman Bernard Freeman remaining adamant that his club would stay away from competition at all levels until such time as a suspension handed out to one of their players is lifted and the club’s “reputation restored”. The controversy has seen the senior squads of both Magheracloone and Ballybay Pearse Brothers in the national news throughout the week, after the Ballybay players walked off ...