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McMahon and O'Connor get green light to play in Dublin Mayo All-Ireland replay clash

The way is clear to get set for next Saturday’s showdown.

Philly McMahon and Cillian O'Connor Philly McMahon and Cillian O'Connor in opposition in the 2013 All-Ireland senior hurling final. Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

PHILLY MCMAHON AND Cillian O’Connor have both got the green light to line out in next Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final replay at Croke Park.

Morning Ireland on RTÉ Radio One has reported today that the GAA’s CCCC have opted not to retrospectively punish either player for incidents in last Saturday’s pulsating drawn clash.

McMahon has been cleared in the wake of an alleged headbutt in the second-half of the game on Aidan O’Shea.

Philly McMahon with Aidan O'Shea Dublin's Philly McMahon with Mayo's Aidan O'Shea Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

O’Connor will also escape any censure after being involved in the incident that saw Rory O’Carroll depart the action through injury in the early moments of the game.

Cillian OÕConnor celebrates scoring a late penalty Cillian O'Connor celebrates scoring a late penalty in the game Source: James Crombie/INPHO

McMahon and O’Connor get green light for Dublin Mayo All-Ireland replay clash

‘There was a right smell of drink but Anthony didn’t care once they were there!’

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