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Underage Kerry football game abandoned after altercation

Sep 26, 2022 13:09 By radiokerrynews
Underage Kerry football game abandoned after altercation Underage Kerry football game abandoned after altercation
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An underage football match in Kerry was abandoned at the weekend when parents of one team refused to let their children continue following a violent incident.

The game was stopped with 10 minutes to go.

The under-15 championship match was stopped when a mentor of one of the clubs involved was injured in an altercation.

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Radio Kerry understands the mentor had to go to University Hospital Kerry for treatment following the incident.

Parents of players from the same club refused a request to continue the game which resulted in its abandonment.

Radio Kerry has contacted the GAA for comment.

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This is the second underage game in the county to be abandoned in the past few weeks.

Kerry’s Coiste na nÓg - the organisation which is in charge of underage GAA- is investigating the abandonment of an under-11 hurling match earlier this month after reports of abuse of the referee.

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