Ratoath manager David Brady involved in sideline altercation for the second game in a row 2 months ago

Ratoath manager David Brady involved in sideline altercation for the second game in a row

For the second game in a row, Ratoath manager David Brady was involved in a scuffle on the sideline.

For the second game in a row, the former Mayo midfielder has played it down.

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Brady first hit the headlines a couple of weeks ago when he clashed with Summerhill manager Conor Gillespie during the Meath senior football final. The pair shook hands and made up afterwards but, fast forward a couple of weeks, and Brady was involved in another incident.

Ratoath again edged a tight game, this time against Rhode in the first round of the Leinster championship but things all got a little testy for a finish, when Brady and Offaly wing forward Anton Sullivan clashed on the sideline during the second half.

Tempers flared over a disputed line ball and they boiled over again after the final whistle, with Sullivan and his Rhode team-mates Ruairi McNamee and Jack Kavanagh confronting the Mayo man.

Sportsfile captured some images of the dispute.

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Rhode full back Jack Kavanagh and David Brady.

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Brady insisted afterwards that it was a case of 'give a dog a bad name.'

"It actually wasn’t me," he added.

"Someone interpreted it was, they turned around and went, ‘Of course it was Brady’. I think you’ve seen it. But anyway, look, you’re going to yourself, ‘Boys, you’re playing into our hands, we’re up," he told the Irish Examiner.

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Brady had his red card from the Meath final cleared last week. Meanwhile, as per TG4's GAA Beo highlights, he didn't seem to be at fault this time around.