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Limerick Hurler Reportedly Arrested After Pub Altercation

Limerick Hurler Reportedly Arrested After Pub Altercation

Limerick GAA confirmed on Tuesday night that a member of the county's senior hurling panel was involved in a "breach of our team protocols".

The Irish Independent reported that a member of the group was arrested in a Limerick city pub after midnight on Monday.

It's said that Gardaí were called to the scene and arrested the player after he was involved in an altercation. The player was brought to Henry Street Garda Station before later being released without charge.

Limerick GAA statement

"On Sunday night last a member of the Limerick Senior Hurling squad was involved in a breach of our team protocols," Limerick GAA said in a statement.

"The matter has been dealt with by management internally and no further comment will be made on the matter at this time."

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Hours before the incident, Limerick had beaten Tipperary in a Munster Hurling Championship clash at the Gaelic Grounds in the city.

Tipperary had led for much of the game, but the reigning All-Ireland champions fought back to win by seven points and maintain their unbeaten record so far in the championship. Tipperary have lost all their of their games thus far in the championship.

Featured image: 19 March 2018; A general view of the Gaelic Grounds dressing room prior to the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-final match between Limerick and Clare. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

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PJ Browne
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Kerryman. Write mostly about Gaelic games and athletics. Did not win a 2008 NBA title with the Boston Celtics.

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