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Violent Scenes At Underage GAA Match Branded "Disgusting" And "Embarrassing"

A former footballer has described violent scenes at an underage GAA match as "disgusting" and "embar...
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11:57 AM - 11 Oct 2021



Violent Scenes At Underage GAA...

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Violent Scenes At Underage GAA Match Branded "Disgusting" And "Embarrassing"

TodayFM
TodayFM

11:57 AM - 11 Oct 2021



A former footballer has described violent scenes at an underage GAA match as "disgusting" and "embarrassing".

Yesterday a under 15's match between Wicklow clubs Kilcoole and Carnew ended in a fight on the pitch.

A video capturing the brawl has been widely shared online.

Ray Silke, former Galway Footballer says the scene was disgusting.

"I'd say there's a lot of very embarrassed people by their behavior."

"If they're not embarrassed, they should walk away before they're banned", he added.

The secondary school teacher say it is "exceptionally unusual" but admits "it does happen".

Wicklow GAA are set to investigate the incident.

Yesterday, the described it as "totally unacceptable behavior from a number of people".

It has condemned the behavior and says strong disciplinary action will be taken.



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