Tipp's tweet spat
Published 10/05/2016 | 02:30
Tipperary hurling captain Brendan Maher has distanced himself from a tweet sent out from his club Borris- Ileigh's official account criticising county manager Michael Ryan for an "utter disregard for players and utter disregard for clubs in Tipp".
The tweet, later taken down, was a reaction to injuries sustained by Maher and Paddy Stapleton during county training earlier in the week which forced them to miss a club game over the weekend.
"The tweet obviously had nothing to do with me and it wasn't my view, I think it was just a personal opinion, a heat of the moment thing," said Maher, who is hoping to resume training at the weekend after a hamstring strain.
"I rang the person responsible. He was venting his frustration but it should have been done from his own personal account rather than Borris-Ileigh. It didn't reflect the view of Borris-Ileigh GAA."