A 5-year ban is being proposed at the severe end of the scale for GAA members who breach association discipline.
A maximum suspension may come into place for assaulting or striking a referee or match official.
Among the other submissions – the Central Hearings Committee may also double bans if appeals are based on ‘procedural or technical arguments’ which are ‘frivolous or vexatious.
This is being proposed for counties and individuals to accept punishments more readily.
The new proposals are set to go to Congress next February.
There are a couple of big nights in Kilkenny this weekend on the camogie front.
On Friday night, we’ll have a special live edition of the Camán Caint camogie podcast, broadcast from Dicksboro GAA club as the Kilkenny club junior, intermediate and senior teams of the year will be announced.
Three individual awards will also be handed out for the overall junior, intermediate and senior Player of the Year and you can watch it all unfold on our social media channels from 7pm with thanks to RMC Construction.
Then on Saturday night, Kilkenny Camogie will celebrate an unbeaten inter-county season with their All-Ireland medal presentation at Hotel Kilkenny.
Get more info on our latest Caman Caint Podcast below:
While there has been plenty of talk this week already about Kilkenny’s return to the National Football League , joining Carlow in Division 4, there are still some key games to play on the local front.
See also: As Kilkenny return to the Ladies’ National Football League, who will they play and when?
Tonight sees a double-header of sorts for Railyard and Tullogher’s minor footballers who meet at SETU Carlow’s 4g pitche tonight in the Roinn B League Final and Championship Shield Final.
Throw in is at a quarter to eight.
While it was mentioned briefly yesterday, Kilkenny will be without the services of Conor Browne for the 2023 inter-county season.
See also: Conor Browne bound for Australia, will miss Kilkenny’s 2023 inter-county season
The James Stephens clubman was a regular under Brian Cody in recently seasons but has opted out of selection for next year, instead favouring taking time out to travel with Australia his destination in January.
Speaking to media including KCLR yesterday ahead of this Sunday’s Leinster club senior hurling final, Ballyhale Shamrocks Eoin Cody says Browne will be a big loss both for the team and dressing room.
We’ll have a full interview with Eoin on Scoreline this Saturday.
People who took a break from the game
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- Michael Jordon left NBA for Baseball before returning and earning himself another “three-peat”
- Eric Cantona was given an eight-month ban for kicking a fan in the stand before returning and winning another few trophies with manchester United
- Three and a half years. That’s how long Muhammad Ali was suspended from boxing at the height of his professional career.
- At the age of 43, Randy Couture defeated Tim Sylvia by unanimous decision to become UFC Heavyweight Champion for a third time after coming out of retirement
There’s a big game in store for some of the future starts of hurling in Kilkenny as St. Kieran’s College and Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown go head-to-head in the Leinster schools junior hurling A final later today.
UPMC Nowlan Park provides the backdrop with throw-in set for 1.30pm.
World Cup results
Marcus Rashford scored twice and Phil Foden got the other goal as England beat Wales 3-nil to top World Cup Group B ahead of the last 16.
Both players didn’t start the previous match against the USA.
Wales are going home after taking just one point from their three games.
England will now play Senegal in the knockout stage on Sunday night.
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The USA are also into the last 16.
They defeated Iran 1-nil.
Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic grabbed the winner – the USA will now play the Netherlands on Saturday afternoon.
The availability of Pulisic for that game is up in the air after he was taken to hospital with dizziness having injured his abdomen.
World Cup fixtures
Today, Groups C and D draw to a close.
In Group D, Australia play Denmark and France meet Tunisia at 3pm. France have already qualified and a win or a draw will confirm top spot for the defending champions. The Danes must beat Australia and hope that Tunisia don’t defeat France.
In Group C, it’s Argentina up against Poland and Saudi Arabia versus Mexico at 7 o’clock. Poland top the Group and will qualify with a win or a draw. Argentina will guarantee passage to the next round with a win, but they may only need a draw. That depends on the outcome of the other match. Saudi Arabia will qualify with a victory over Mexico.
On This day: First international soccer game, Scotland draws with England (0-0) in Glasgow in 1872
International soccer is a mad game but no tournament was more mental then the 1930 World Cup read this fascinating twitter thread from the upshot