Roscommon GAA confirms investigation into alleged assault on referee during juvenile game 3 months ago

Roscommon GAA confirms investigation into alleged assault on referee during juvenile game

The CCC will be launching a full investigation into the incident.

Roscommon GAA has said an investigation is underway into an incident involving a referee during a minor championship match on Wednesday evening.

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The incident is said to have occurred at a match in Ballyforan in Roscommon and footage of it has been widely shared on WhatsApp and social media.

In a statement on Thursday, Roscommon GAA said it was aware of an incident involving a referee at an underage match in Ballyforan.

“We would like to wish the referee involved in this incident a speedy recovery," the statement said.

It confirmed that the Competitions Control Committee would be launching a full investigation into the incident and that it condemns any behaviour which puts match officials at risk.

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In a statement to JOE, An Garda Síochána said that it is aware of a video circulating on social media of an alleged incident at a sports ground in Roscommon on Wednesday evening, 31 August 2022. It confirmed it is conducting enquiries into the matter.