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The black card offences explained in a simple graphic

Yesterday saw the introduction of the Gaelic Football rule changes.

THE GAA’S Gaelic Football rule changes came into effect from yesterday with the introduction of the black card for cynical behaviour fouls among them.

Receiving a black card will result in a player being sent off and replaced by a substitute while a yellow followed by a black is the equivalent of a red meaning the player is dismissed and not replaced (see below).

A black card will be issued for the following five offences:


Credit: Twitter/officialgaa



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