Category Archives: GPA/ GAA
News that an under 12s game was abandoned after adult ‘supporters’ allegedly hurled racist abuse at players who happened to be from traveller backgrounds, is shocking.
Statement from Show Racism the Red Card The following motion was passed at the GAA congress today Motion 60 – Racist and Sectarian AbuseGives the referee the power to send a player who uses racist or sectarian language off. … Continue reading
Anti-racist charity calls on GAA to make racial abuse a red card offence Press Release issued on behalf of Show Racism the Red Card and the Gaelic Players Association December 3, 2012 International anti-racist charity Show Racism the Red Card … Continue reading
THE GAA HAS revealed that it is looking into an incident at the Ulster club SFC final in which a player was allegedly the victim of racial abuse. Crossmaglen forward Aaron Cunningham claimed after the match that he had been … Continue reading
Gaelic football umpire suspended in racist abuse storm’The action taken by Wexford GAA is welcome. They are showing leadership not only within their community but also to county boards throughout Ireland, that racism has no place within GAA. That this … Continue reading
Wexford chiefs slam racial abuse of star Chin By Colm O’Connor (Irish Examiner)Wednesday, June 20, 2012Wexford GAA chiefs insist the racial abuse of county star Lee Chin in a senior football championship game was an isolated incident.
CORK INTER-COUNTY hurler Donal Óg Cusack has been signed up to promote a new campaign tackling the issue of homophobia in sport.Speaking as part of the Show Racism the Red Card campaign, which is running in both Britain and Ireland, … Continue reading