East Kerry v Dingle match marred by pitchside brawl
Paul Geaney and his cousin Michael Geaney put on a show in Dingle's 4-13 to 0-12 win over East Kerry in the Kerry Senior Football Championship on Sunday but the match was ultimately marred by a pitchside brawl.
Geaney scored a hat-trick of goals for Dingle while cousin Michael added a fourth for the six-time champions in a high scoring game that also saw David Clifford and brother Paudie both receive red cards.
Contrasting day for the Geaneys and Cliffords in Dingle's 4-13 to 0-12 Kerry SFC semi-final win over East Kerry today.
Dingle's Paul Geaney grabbed a hat-trick and his cousin Mikey scored the fourth goal, while East Kerry's Clifford brothers David and Paudie were both sent off.
— Kevin O'Brien (@Kevobrien) October 21, 2018
The match was later soured by a pitchside brawl with the incident in the Kerry senior football championship following a string of similar instances across the country over the last month.
East Kerry v Dingle. Just now. pic.twitter.com/paCmj53TxY
— Eoin Sheahan (@EoinSheahan) October 21, 2018
Was in the terrace. Some of the language shouted at players from terrace an absolute disgrace too pic.twitter.com/G9Ql1w7u6Z
— Sinéad Kissane (@sineadkissane) October 21, 2018
Slaughtneil and Ballinderry Shamrocks clashed in a Derry reserve Gaelic football Championship earlier this month, Ballyholland and Downpatrick fought in an ugly fight in Division 1 of the Down GAA All County Football League while an intermediate first-round tie between Strabane and Stewartstown of Tyrone was also marred by violence last month.