The week in tweets
Was it or wasn’t it a red card? Was Sadio Mané unlucky or was he reckless to do what he did? Here’s what the Twitter-machine thought about all... Lee Dixon @LeeDixon2
Eoin McDevitt @EoinMcDevitt it
Im not sure I understand the fuss. Yes Mane made a genuine attempt for the ball. So? He endangered an opponent. Law says red.
What is Neville on about? It doesn’t matter that his “eyes are on the ball,” his studs are in the goalkeeper’s face. Paul Little @little_football
People still arguing over Mane red. Warranted or not, all teams get red cards thru a season. It’s how you react that’s the issue for me
Stan Collymore @StanCollymore
Mane. Makes genuine attempt for [ball]. A contact sport now refereed with over sensitive interpretation rather than common sense. No red.
Ewan MacKenna @EwanMacKenna
Struggling to see how even the most biased football fan doesn’t think Mane wasn’t a red. You won’t see clearer cut all season. Shocking.
Oliver Holt @OllieHolt22
What Mane did was not malicious. Clearly not. But if you go in that high and connect with the man, it has to be a red
Keith Downie @SkySports_Keith
If that’s a red card for Mane the game is gone. Referees have to understand a player is playing the ball in that situation & no malice. In Camogie, meanwhile, the
Cork empire struck back at the.. eh Kilkenny empire... Mary White @mary_white33
Wonder woman! Cork’s Rena Buckley makes history winning an 18th senior All-Ireland medal!!!! The most ever, male or female! Unbelieveable!!!
John Duggan @JohnDugganSport
18 All Irelands for Rena Buckley. Staggering. We should all know about her achievements. Incredible.
Jacqui Hurley @jacquihurley Impressive speech as gaeilge by @RenaBucks - an incredible ambassador for the game. 18 All Ireland medals!!! #legend
Tracey Kennedy @Tracey_Cork
Huge congrats to all in @ CorkCamogie and especially @RenaBucks on that outstanding victory #Raisethebar
Éamonn Murphy @EamonnMurphy19
Celebration time. Very gutsy stuff. Just the 18 All-Irelands now for Rena! Gemma O’Connor. What a warrior.