McNally calls for GAA to learn from Rugby’s culture of respecting refs

Well-known whistler Martin McNally says that the GAA could take a leaf out of rugby’s book when it comes to respecting referees. Shaun Casey writes… THE GAA held a national Respect the Referee Day last weekend to raise awareness of the respect and support that our match officials deserve. Monaghan native Martin McNally, who took […]

Top referees should go professional – O’Rourke

AIDAN O’Rourke has proposed that the top referees in the country turn professional as a solution to what he believes to be the biggest problem in Gaelic football –  an “absolute crisis in refereeing.” The former Armagh star believes that football has developed into virtually a non-contact sport, which stands in contrast to the no-holds-barred […]