Sport-Irish officials ban Hawk-Eye system after glitch (Reuters)

DUBLIN, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Ireland’s Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) has briefly suspended the use of its Hawk-Eye system following an error on Sunday, the same day the goalline technology made its English Premier League soccer debut. In an under-18 hurling match at Dublin’s Croke Park on Sunday, Hawk-Eye overruled a goalline umpire by adjudging that a ball went wide despite its own graphic showing that it had sailed over the bar. The game finished in a draw and the opposing team won in extra-time. …

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