Justice prevails as Antrim vs Cavan will take place in Corrigan Park 5 months ago

Justice prevails as Antrim vs Cavan will take place in Corrigan Park

"A number of measures which will enhance the health and safety arrangements at Corrigan Park were agreed."

Last week Cavan proposed a motion to move their Ulster championship game away to Antrim at Corrigan Park, claiming that the venue wouldn't be big enough to hold the mass crowds that they're expecting.

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This motion went to the ulster Council, who put it to a vote, and every county apart from Tyrone and Derry voted for the proposal to be passed, and the venue changed.

However, this sparked huge uproar from Antrim and other key figures in the GAA, including former players such as Darran O'Sullivan and Eamon McGee, who discussed it on Monday's episode of the GAA Hour.

Antrim stalwart and Cargin star, Michael McCann, took to Twitter to vent his frutsration at the fact this motion even made it this far.

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"Absolute embarrassment!! What is the point?! Home advantage gone because other counties voted for a venue change?? What the f***!"

An Ulster GAA statement said that the decision to confirm Corrigan Park as the venue was taken after "a number of measures which will enhance the health and safety arrangements at Corrigan Park were agreed" following a site visit by relevant stakeholders including statutory authorities.

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The stadium received a £1m facelift last year and now possesses a covered stand and an upgraded terrace area.

It sufficed for top tier hurling games already this season, including powerhouse teams like Dublin and Waterford, who came up to visit

 

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