Category Archives: GPA/ GAA

Shock as underage game abandoned amid allegations of racism

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.  

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GAA act to tackle racism

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

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Anti-racist charity calls on GAA to make racial abuse a red card offence

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

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Racism must have no place in GAA

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

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Wexford GAA sends out strong message on racism

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

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Wexford chiefs slam racial abuse of star Chin

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.

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Cork hurler to feature in British anti-homophobia video

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

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