Monaghan GAA suspend Seamus McEnaney for 12-weeks over training breach

April 08, 2021

Monaghan manager Seamus McEnaney. ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo.

Monaghan senior football manager Seamus McEnaney has been handed a three month ban by his own county board after admitting a serious error if judgement regarding Covid-19 regulations.

Today’s Irish Independent reported that they had been supplied with photographs and video which showed Monaghan county footballers in collective training at the end of March.

Following the news Monaghan GAA investigated the matter and issued a statement in which they ‘will fully cooperate and comply with any Croke Park investigation.’

Monaghan GAA Statement

Monaghan GAA acknowledge that following an investigation this morning, there was a breach of the Covid-19 regulations and guidelines.

Resulting from an internal investigation, our senior team manager, Seamus McEnaney, has admitted that this was a serious error of judgement and apologies unreservedly for the indiscretion.  The County Management Committee have suspended the Monaghan GAA Senior Football manager, Seamus McEnaney for 12 weeks with immediate effect and will fully cooperate and comply with any Croke Park investigation.

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