Sunday 19 August 2018

WATCH - Incriminating fan footage shows Lee Keegan GPS throwing antics Newsdesk Newsdesk

Footage recorded by a fan in the Cusack Stand on Sunday has given us the most definitive proof that Mayo's Lee Keegan tried to put off Dean Rock as he scored the winning point.

The clip that has been posted on Instagram shows the 2016 Footballer of the Year making a nuisance of himself as Rock went through his routine for the pivotal kick.

He encroaches within 13 metres of the ball, raises his hands and just before Rock makes contact with the ball, he jogs towards Rock and flings his GPS tracker between the Dublin forward at the ball.

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While it can be considered unsporting behaviour, there is no specific offence in the rule book to cover such an incident but throwing a hurley is deemed a yellow-card offence.

It looks like Keegan may escape punishment for his actions.

Dublin All-Ireland winner Charlie Redmond writing in today's Herald called on the GAA to make an example of Keegan and he described the incident as a  “a new low” for Gaelic football.

“What would have happened if it was a Dublin player who threw it at Cillian O’Connor?” he said. “Can you imagine the reaction in the media and GAA circles if it was Diarmuid Connolly?”

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