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Dublin & Clare Withdraw From Camogie "Coin Toss"

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08:13 29 Jul 2015


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Both the Dublin and Clare camogie boards have withdrawn from the proposed coin toss due to take place later this morning to decide which team would progress to this weekend's All-Ireland quarter final.

The coin toss was due to be held this morning, after both counties finished level in their group.

A proposal of a play-off between the counties was dismissed by the Camogie Association yesterday, who insisted their Disciplinary Committee hasn't got the power to overturn the decision of the Ard Chomhairle.

And both county boards have now decided to withdraw their names from the coin toss in protest.

The Dublin County Board tweeted this morning:

The Clare County board also released a statement this morning, criticising the Camogie Association.

They say the Association "has demonstrated their utter contempt and disdain for every player and member of the Association."

They insisted their decision "was not taken lightly and may have serious repercussions for the future of these players."

"This is a regressive step for the Association and will be of detriment, not only to Clare and Dublin but to Camogie on whole."

Speaking to 98FM Sport's Derek Ryan this morning, Chairperson of the Dublin Camogie Board Pat Martin explained their decision:


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