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Liam Griffin has drawn a parallel between a 32-team American Football NFL and the number of counties in Ireland and asked why a fairer GAA championship system can't be devised. Griffin made reference to the American Football structures, split between NFC and AFC conferences, to highlight the need for a radical reform of the calendar [...]
The Club Players Association has published full details of its fixture proposals that it sees as integral to preserving the club scene in Gaelic Games. The proposals were unveiled at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown this morning. The CPA has called upon the GAA authorities to seize the opportunity presented by the forthcoming Special [...]
Former Wexford manager Liam Griffin believes the GAA’s will to help club players has been sabotaged by the structure of the association. The 1996 All-Ireland winning boss, who is the Club Players Association’s hurling fixtures co-ordinator, considers the democratic model of the GAA to be “faulty”. It’s regularly stated by Croke Park that clubs have [...]
Anthony Moyles and John Fogarty discuss CPA fixture calendar proposals on Off The Ball he fixture issue in the GAA has not gone away and today the Club Players Association published some proposals to amend the current calendar in both hurling and Gaelic football. Among them was a Purple Plan and Green Plan, both of [...]
Players’ body also want All-Ireland club competitions completed in calendar year On Tuesday the Club Players’ Association released their proposals for a national fixtures plan, which they believe would redress the imbalance between club and county activities. At a media launch in the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown, CPA chair Micheál Briody also said talks [...]
Both Chrissy McKaigue and Aaron Kernan agree that the the All-Ireland club championships must be played in the one calendar year. During Kernan’s 11 years of service to the Armagh senior football panel, he won seven Ulster club titles (he won an eighth in 2015 after he stepped away from the inter-county panel) and three [...]