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Limerick prepared for new penalty rule and fullback Mike Casey injured

Limerick supervisor John Kiely has reviewed the brand new penalty rule together with his staff forward of conflict with Tipperary. Speaking to Michael Moynihan of the Irish Examiner, he additionally mentioned that full-back Mike Casey will miss the Munster remaining

The hurling world has been very confused since a controversial second within the Munster Senior hurling semi-final between Tipperary and Clare.

At a pivotal second in final week’s sport, Clare’s Aidan McCarthy slide tackled Tippman Jake Morris close to the side-line of the 21-yard line. The new rule permits the referee to make use of their very own opinion to resolve the severity of a foul close to the objectives.

The referee that day, James Owens believed that it was a transparent goal-scoring likelihood and awarded Tipperary a penalty whereas the Clare defender was sin-binned.

This view incensed many viewers and pundits who thought there have been sufficient Clare defenders again to cease a purpose. The Limerick boss Kiely agrees with this view after he was on the sport within the Gaelic Grounds.

He has determined that one of the simplest ways to take care of the rule is to arrange his aspect in order that the identical incident is not going to occur to them.

“I think all our cards have been marked at this stage, and nothing will be a surprise to us going forward. I think we’ll have to be careful and not be inviting trouble on ourselves. Hopefully, that’ll be the case,” Kiely mentioned to the Examiner.


Former Limerick hurler Shane Dowling spoke on the incident as effectively and he believes that there ought to be extra help for referees in these circumstances.

Although the implementation of a VAR-like system would have its critics, Dowling thinks it could actually assist referees on this very high-paced sport.

“Referees are going to make mistakes but if they have that bit of help it will take that extra pressure off them and ensure that any big calls that are going to be made will be made in the right way,” he mentioned whereas chatting with BoyleSports’s Leon Blanche.

Mike Casey damage

The Munster Hurling remaining between Tipperary and Limerick will throw-in at 16:15 on Sunday, 18th July in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Limerick’s sole damage is to full-back, Mike Casey. The hurler just lately recovered from an ACL damage however has obtained a unique damage to the identical knee.

Although the damage shouldn’t be as severe as first believed, he’ll nonetheless miss out on the ultimate on Sunday.

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