Derrytresk and Dromid appeals to be held Tuesday night

Updated: February 7, 2012

Derrytresk and Dromid Pearses will have their appeals against the bans and fines handed out last week heard at Croke Park tonight.

The two club sides were involved in a brawl two weeks ago and the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee responded by issuing numerous bans and fines.

Eight of the Derrytresk team were handed suspensions totalling 16 months and the club was fined €5,000.

Dromid Pearses has three players suspended for a total of eight months and were fined €2,000.

The teams will appear before the Central Hearings Committee tonight to try to get the sanctions reduced.

Derrytresk will play Clonbur of Galway in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park on Sunday and will hoping some of the eight banned players will be available.

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