Monday 27 February 2017

Off The Ball: Sick of watching unpredictable umpires make mockery of our games

Michael McCarthy

Referee Barry Kelly
Referee Barry Kelly

Another Sunday, another GAA game with an unfathomable umpire mistake.

Kerry scored from a '45' in the first half against Tyrone that was blatantly not a '45' to many in the stadium and watching on television. It seemed only the umpire thought otherwise.

I'm often accused of being too harsh on officials and I probably am. It's an impossible job and I know I give them a hard time when they get decisions wrong. That's generally unfair.

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