Former Armagh defender and Laois manager Justin McNulty says “nobody can have any complaints” after the decision to refix the counties’ qualifier after Laois made too many substitutes last Saturday.
“I believe they sought clarification from the fourth official before making that final substitution and he gave them the go-ahead.
“They made that decision in good faith thinking they were well within the rules.
“I don’t think the blame should be put at anybody’s door. It’s just one of those things that happens and you move on and you face the consequences and Laois have been prepared to do that. I guess it’s manna from heaven for Armagh.”
“It’s hard to gauge whether Armagh have the appetite for this game or not. It’s going to be a huge challenge to bring things back together after the disappointment of the defeat to Laois.
“Whoever comes out on top, it will stand them in good stead for the games ahead.
“It’s a huge positive for the GAA even though it’s come from a technical mistake because there’s a whole new interest in this game.”
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