Donegal full-back Neil McGee is facing a two match ban following his straight red card in last Sunday’s Ulster Championship quarter-final clash with Fermanagh in Ballybofey.
The proposed ban has been handed down by the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee in Croke Park.
Donegal officials were making no comment on the matter yesterday but it is understood that officials were discussing the matter of an appeal and the Democrat is reliably informed that the suspension is to be appealed.
If the suspension stands, McGee will miss Donegal’s next two championship games - Saturday week’s semi-final meeting with Monaghan and either the Ulster final or an All-Ireland Qualifier tie.
McGettigan ban rescinded
Meanwhile, Donegal minors have received a major boost ahead of their Ulster semi-final meeting with Monaghan, also on Saturday week in Cavan.
This follows the rescinding of the red card picked up by Eoghan McGettigan in Donegal’s first round meeting with Antrim, in Corrigan Park, Belfast.
It is believed the card was rescinded after video evidence clearly showed that he did not strike his opponent.
Donegal officials are awaiting the referee’s report into an ugly melee that marred the end of the league game between Dungloe and Ardara on Saturday evening, before deciding if they are going to take any action.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email firstname.lastname@example.org To contact Donegal Post, email email@example.com To contact Inish Times, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.