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Red card or not: What did you make of that Richie Hogan sending off?

Kilkenny were a man down in the All-Ireland hurling final from the 33rd minute.

Richie Hogan receives a red card from James Owens Richie Hogan is shown a red card by James Owens. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Kilkenny went down to 14 men in the All-Ireland hurling final after Richie Hogan was given his marching orders in the 33rd minute.

It was a late, high challenge on Cathal Barrett down the Hogan Stand corner of Croke Park, and replays indicate an elbow was thrown. James Owen adjudged it as a red card.

Deliberate or not though, that’s the question. 

And there was plenty of discussion in the RTÉ studio at half-time.

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“It’s a red card. It’s elbow to head. That’s why the rules are there,” Dónal Óg Cusack said. Henry Shefflin wasn’t just as sure.

What did you lot think at home?

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