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Joe Schmidt will have been impressed with Kerry and Tyrone's rugby skills today

Marc Ó Sé and Ronan McNamee both picked up black cards

THERE WAS BOUND to be a talking point or two, and while this incident may have a big impact on the result, it looks far from controversial.

Maurice Deegen was called into action during the first half of today’s All-Ireland senior football championship semi-final at Croke Park, producing a black card to Kerry’s influential full-back Marc Ó Sé.

Ó Sé found himself on the wrong side of Connor McAliskey, before catching him around the hips and dragging him to the ground.

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Ó Sé ran back to the edge of the square as fast as he could, but after it appeared Deegan had let him away with it, he followed the full-back to the goal to give him his marching orders with a black card.

Can Ó Sé have any real complaints?

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Tyrone also found themselves hit with a black card in the second half though, as Ronan McNamee was sent to the line for this tough tackle on Colm Cooper.

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And the Kerry players didn’t react well to Justin McMahon hassling the Gooch.

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