REIGNING ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONS Carnacon, without their eight suspended players, were 15-point winners last night in the Mayo SFC.
The heavily depleted side beat Castlebar Mitchels on a scoreline of 4-10 to 0-7 in their re-fixed round 2 group clash at the Connacht Centre of Excellence in Bekan.
Eight players including Cora Staunton and former Mayo vice captain Fiona McHale are serving bans following their high-profile walkout from the county panel this summer.
Senior Championship Group A Rd. 2
Carnacon 4-10 Castlebar Mitchels 0-07 @MWRSport
— Mayo LGFA (@Mayo_LGFA) October 5, 2018
Source: Mayo LGFA/Twitter
Martha Carter, Marie Corbett, Amy Dowling, Doireann Hughes, Sadhbh Larkin and Saoirse Walsh are the other players in question.
The eight were initially given four-week bans but an appeal to the LGFA’s National Appeals Committee saw those halved and as of now, they’re due to expire at midnight on Thursday 11 October.
A heavily depleted Carnacon overcome a less than full strength Castlebar tonight in championship action. #Lgfa
— Cormac O'Malley (@cormacpro) October 5, 2018
Source: Cormac O’Malley/Twitter
The42 understood earlier this week however that Carnacon formally appealed the two-week suspensions but the current state of the appeal process is unclear to the public.
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They’re due to face Knockmore in their final Group A game tomorrow — again, without the suspended contingent.
Source: Mayo LGFA website.
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