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Published: 13:00 | 22/6/16

McGee fails to overturn ban


Neil McGee has failed in his attempt to have his two-match ban overturned.

McGee was red carded in Donegal's Ulster SFC victory over Fermanagh when he was adjudged to have deliberately hitting Ruairi Corrigan with his forearm.

Although the offence carried a one-match suspension, McGee's ban was doubled because he was retrospectively suspended in March following an incident in the Allianz Football League match against Kerry.

He appealed the suspension, but the Central Hearings Committee ruled against the Donegal defender and, as a result, he will miss the Ulster SFC semi-final against Monaghan. He will also miss the Ulster final or the All-Ireland SFC round two qualifier.

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