10 Armagh U20s slapped with Ulster final suspensions following Tyrone brawl

first_img Jun 15th 2018, 12:17 PM Friday 15 Jun 2018, 12:17 PM http://the42.ie/4072766 12 Comments Share20 Tweet Email1 Follow us: the42.ie 10 Armagh U20s slapped with Ulster final suspensions following Tyrone brawl Armagh boss Peter McDonnell says the Ulster final is now “just a warm-up for Derry.” 21,158 Views center_img ARMAGH U20s WILL be without 10 players for Sunday week’s provincial final after the Ulster Council threw the book at them following their unsavoury brawl with Tyrone last weekend. Armagh U20s boss Peter McDonnell Source: Presseye/Philip Magowan/INPHOGaelic Life is reporting that 10 players, six starters and four substitutes, have been suspended for the Ulster decider against Derry.Armagh defeated Tyrone by two points after extra-time in EirGrid Ulster U20 football championship semi-final last Friday, but the game was marred by a mass brawl that broke out near the end of the contest involving both sets of players and subs.Tyrone displaying their usual class after u20s defeat to Armagh #GAA pic.twitter.com/eYF0GkO7vV— Paul! (@Paul_beIN) June 8, 2018 “This goes right back to the U20s being used as guinea pigs,” McDonnell told Gaelic Life about the decision. “Would this happen at senior inter-county level? They would hone in on a couple of people and make an example of them.“I’m not condoning the melee in any shape of form, it’s not part of our game, but all it took was one rash incident from a Tyrone player and it was a tinderbox.“Armagh will be represented on Ulster final day and it’s a big occasion for our county. It is a cosmetic exercise now, that is what they have succeeded in doing. It’s just a warm-up for Derry to move onto the next level.”The42 is on Instagram! Tap the button below on your phone to follow us! Short URL By Kevin O’Brien Dublin could be about to lose talented youngster to AFL as Brisbane offer pro contractGalway’s Connacht final saga against Rossies when they ‘stuffed the Fancy Dans tag down people’s throats’ Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img