Finuge Suspensions

3 Finuge players were last night handed hefty suspensions arising from incidents during and after their North Kerry Senior Football Championship defeat to Ballylongford last month.At a full delegate meeting of the Board last night the GPC, through Chairman Liam Dennehy, presented its findings following an investigation into incidents during and after the tie on Saturday November 12th.The following recommendations were passed at a GPC meeting on December 2nd.-That Eamonn Breen be suspended for 24 weeks from the date of the game. Having interviewed Breen and consulted with match referee Pat Sheehy it was determined that minor physical interference occured.-That Raymond Galvin, not part of the Finuge panel on the day, got 16 weeks for verbal abuse of the referee. He is suspended from the date of last night’s meeting.-That Finuge be severely warned as to the future conduct of its players and supporters towards match officials.-And that Paul Galvin be suspended for 12 weeks from the date of the game for verbal abuse towards the referee. A further GPC meeting last Friday resulted in Paul Galvin being charged for conduct which discredited the association. He subsequently received a 24 week ban, sidelining him until Wednesday June 7th 2006. Galvin’s 2 suspenions are to run concurrently. The findings of the North Kerry Board GPC were last night accepted and approved by all delegates.Finuge are to issue a statement regarding the matter once the club’s committee meets.

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