Kevin Keane cleared for Mayo’s All-Ireland semi after successful appeal

Mayo defender Kevin Keane has been cleared to play a part in Sunday-week’s All-Ireland semi-final with Dublin, after his red card was downgraded.

Kevin Keane cleared for Mayo’s All-Ireland semi after successful appeal

By Stephen Barry

Mayo defender Kevin Keane has been cleared to play a part in Sunday-week’s All-Ireland semi-final with Dublin, after his red card was downgraded.

Keane was adjudged to have struck Michael Murphy in the dying moments of Mayo’s quarter-final against Donegal, only moments after coming on as a sub.

However Keane appealed against the punishment and the GAA's Central Hearings Committee tonight downgraded the offence to a yellow card.

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