National Forum

Ref Mic

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https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/access-to-referee-microphones-part-of-big-game-gaa-tv-coverage-in-future-rte-head-of-sport-declan-mcbennett-41549449.html

Thoughts? I think it would be a good thing. Depending on the cost of the equipment it could be an idea at games at lots of different levels. The ref mic ear piece was a decent revenue generator at rugby in the past. Not sure if it still is or if that was just a fad because it was new.

Certainly at I/C level I would be in favour.

Mayonman (Galway) - Posts: 1644 - 13/04/2022 10:00:37    2410780

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Agree think it would be a good step forward to hear why Refs have made some decisions, it might also encourage better behaviour from players when approaching/talking to them as well. With the current shortage of Referee's nationwide would this hinder or help with recruitment of them?

keepitlit (Longford) - Posts: 9 - 13/04/2022 11:12:48    2410804

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Would prefer a "video review" ahead of a straight red card. Get rid of the anomalies out of the disciplinary system is a higher priority.

StoreysTash (Wexford) - Posts: 1613 - 13/04/2022 11:20:30    2410806

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Replying To StoreysTash:  "Would prefer a "video review" ahead of a straight red card. Get rid of the anomalies out of the disciplinary system is a higher priority."
Not sure how that had any relevance. Hardly mutually exclusive

Mayonman (Galway) - Posts: 1644 - 13/04/2022 12:59:08    2410829

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Replying To Mayonman:  "Not sure how that had any relevance. Hardly mutually exclusive"
Well I think priority #1 has to be help the referee make the right decision, then we can worry about him telling Paddy in South Kerry why he gave a free.

StoreysTash (Wexford) - Posts: 1613 - 13/04/2022 14:37:20    2410844

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