GAA rejects Meath players' appeals

The GAA's Central Appeals Committee has rejected the appeals of five Meath players suspended following the recent NFL Division 2 league clash with Dublin at Parnell Park.

Brendan Murphy, Seamus Kenny, Niall McKeigue, Shane McAnarney and Nigel Crawford will have to serve their eight-week bans, but may mount a further appeal to the Disputes Resolution Authority.

They were handed the punishments following the violence that broke out during the hotly contested Dublin game.

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