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Laois GAA secretary calls for harsher punishments for those who abuse referees

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Laois GAA secretary Niall Handy has called for a review into how people who abuse match officials are dealt with. Mr Handy, writing in his secretary’s report ahead of Monday’s County Convention, outlined how several referees received ‘unwarranted abuse’ at matches in Laois this year. He explained how this had a profound impact on those…

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.