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Hawk-Eye 'stood down' after farcical goings on at Croke Park

Clear point ruled out after the video review system goes rogue. Should’ve gone to Specsavers.

HAWK-EYE WILL NOT feature in this afternoon’s All-Ireland semi-final between Clare and Limerick after it failed to register a clear point in the Minor semi-final at Croke Park.

The camera system proclaimed a point from Limerick’s Barry Nash was a miss despite the umpire raising the white flag to signal a point. Referee Fergal Hogan referred it to Hawkeye and farce ensued.

Supporters at home, and viewing proceedings television, watched a replay of Nash’s score, the Hawkeye replay confirmed it then declared ‘Miss’. The effort was ruled out and the Limerick players were livid. The game ended level and Galway won 0-23 to 0-20 after extra-time.

Fig 1:

The sliotar (circled) sails over the bar.

Fig 2:

Hawkeye is having none of it.

Michael Lyster on The Sunday Game was given confirmation by GAA officials that Hawk-Eye would be ‘stood down’ for the remainder of the Minor match, which went to extra time, and the clash between Clare and Limerick.

You can check out the video of the meltdown moment here>>

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