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Farrell anger but Murphy let off

Published 17/06/2011 | 11:14

MEATH forward Brian Farrell hit out at GAA disciplinary chiefs on Twitter last night after losing his appeal against the red card he received in the Leinster quarter-final, WRITES JACKIE CAHILL.

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Farrell was sent off for an incident with Kildare's Emmet Bolton but the controversial decision of referee Syl Doyle has been upheld -- which rules the player out of the qualifier against Louth on Saturday week.

Farrell's automatic four-week ban for a straight red card stands and on Twitter last evening, the Nobber clubman revealed: "Attended appeal on red card. It's not been overturned, "as it is probable the offence occurred".. absolutely ragin!"

Farrell found sympathy from fellow Meath attacker Cian Ward, who replied: "What a waste of time lad..very unfair!"

However, Michael Murphy's appeal against his red card against Cavan was successful, making him available for Donegal's Ulster semi-final clash with Tyrone.

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