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Appropriately, Kerry And Donegal Are Not Accepting Those Whopper Fines Without A Fight

Appropriately, Kerry And Donegal Are Not Accepting Those Whopper Fines Without A Fight

Kerry and Donegal are expected to appeal the €7,500 fines dished out as a result of the violent exchanges which took place during their National League fixture at the weekend.

The Division 1 game descended into chaos on Sunday with two red cards and six yellow cards being produced during the hostilities which resulted in managers from both sides being summoned to the referee's quarters at half-time.

Both sides were hit with fines yesterday while Donegal's Neil McGee was handed a one-match ban for his involvement in a scuffle with Kerry forward Alan Fitzgerald.

However, it is being reported today, by the Irish Examiner, that Donegal will consider seeking a meeting with the Central Hearings Committee, to contest the ban.

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McGee was left with a bloody nose as a result of the altercation but footage later emerged which appeared to show the Donegal fullback interfering with Fitzgerald's fingers. Donegal say they have video evidence of their own which they believe will overturn the decision and enable McGee's availability for their next League game against the in-form Roscommon.

While Kerry were not slapped with any retrospective bans as a result of the Battle of Tralee, reports indicate that they will meet today to discuss contesting the €7,500 fine as well as the possibility of questioning Alan Fitzgerald's one-match ban.

Read: Kerry And Donegal Hit With A Whopper Of A Fine After Last Sunday's Mayhem

Sinead Farrell

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