Saturday 24 February 2018

James McCarthy claims something was thrown at Dean Rock as he took match-winning free

The object is clearly visible
The object is clearly visible
Cormac Byrne

Cormac Byrne

Dublin midfielder James McCarthy has claimed that an object was thrown at Dean Rock as he kicked the free which handed Dublin three All-Ireland titles in a row.

Rock's 76th minutes free separated the teams after a pulsating game at Croke Park which ended 1-17 to 1-16.

Speaking to RTE News, McCarthy claimed that something was thrown at Rock as he ran up to take the 40-yard free.

A black object can be clearly seen close to the ball as Rock makes contact with the ball.

The Central Competitions Control Committee may wish to investigate the incident.

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