Controversial Camogie Goal Decision A Difficult Situation – Hickey

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The standard of refereeing is under the microscope again after a controversial disallowed goal cost Clare’s Camogie side a point over the weekend.

The Banner’s side went down 2-11 to 1-11 to Waterford in Cratloe on Saturday, ending their League winning streak.

An Aine O’Loughlin goal was disallowed as the referee called a halt to play to allow treatment to two injured players elsewhere on the pitch just as she was striking the ball.


Frustration has been expressed by supporters at the decision not to allow the goal attempt – but GAA referee Rory Hickey says it’s a complicated situation: