Ref had no option in Feeney 'black' moment
Published 19/03/2014 | 02:30
What on earth was Richie Feeney thinking?
The only valid criticism of the black card so far is that, on occasion, referees need to make a judgment call as to whether there's been a genuine or deliberate foul.
This can be a grey area when you consider a lot of referees don't have a real understanding of the game. The one foul that falls under the 'black' umbrella where there is no ambiguity whatsoever, is the 'deliberate body collide'.
What Feeney did was stupid. A county player should be leading by example, not getting sent off four minutes into an All-Ireland club final for a deliberate body check straight in front of the referee.
We had some fun on the show last week making up a mock AIB advertisement detailing my hard luck story in the All-Ireland club finals. It didn't take long for someone to outdo my story.
0 All Stars
0 Club All-Irelands (and black-carded after 4 minutes in a club All-Ireland final)