Star Dublin forward Diarmuid Connolly is out of Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final replay after the Central Hearings Committee upheld his one-game suspension.
Connolly received the ban from the CCCC after striking Mayo’s Lee Keegan during a tussle in last Sunday’s drawn game.
Dublin appealed the ban, coming in the wake of a number of successful appeals by Tyrone and Mayo, but were unsuccessful.
Jim Gavin will now have to plan without his full-forward, who would be eligible for the final should Dublin progress past Mayo.
Connolly was the only player banned after a hard-hitting semi-final in which he received the sole red card.
Diarmuid Connolly's one-match ban upheld by Central Hearings Committee. Central Appeals Committee a possibility before Saturday #GAA— John Fogarty (@JohnFogartyIrl) September 2, 2015
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