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CPA Survey Confirms Continued Fixtures Problems

The CPA has released the findings from its April survey of members. The survey received 3959 responses. CPA Chairman Micheál Briody said: “We are releasing the latest survey results in their entirety in the interests of transparency. We have asked the questions that we felt we need a steer and some background detail upon before [...]

By | 2018-04-25T10:57:49+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Club Players Association, Fixtures|Comments Off on CPA Survey Confirms Continued Fixtures Problems

CPA Update

We had constructive discussions with senior officials in Croke Park to set out the CPA’s detailed Fixture planning proposals. This was with the aim of establishing common ground and agreeing some basic principles for fixture planning at national, provincial and county level. All are interlinked so an overall approach that helps each of these is essential [...]

By | 2017-08-17T10:57:30+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Club Players Association|Comments Off on CPA Update

CPA Fixture Principles

Scheduling Each county to publish their entire Club fixtures schedule at start of each season, with guarantees from the County Board that it will not change. All-Ireland competitions must be completed in the calendar year. Continuity A regular and meaningful programme of matches is guaranteed for ALL club players from April to September Availability County [...]

By | 2018-01-11T19:13:55+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Club Players Association, Fixtures, GAA|Comments Off on CPA Fixture Principles

Accepting Páraic Duffy reform will leave “lasting damage” says Chrissy McKaigue – Irish News

DERRY and Slaughtneil dual star Chrissy McKaigue says that Congress accepting Páraic Duffy’s proposals for Championship reform will “leave a lasting damage on the fabric” of the GAA. McKaigue is currently preparing to play in his second All-Ireland semi-final in as many weeks when his club take on Leinster champions Cuala for a place in [...]

By | 2017-02-23T16:56:26+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Club Players Association, Fixtures, Press|Comments Off on Accepting Páraic Duffy reform will leave “lasting damage” says Chrissy McKaigue – Irish News

If Not Now, When Will the Clubs Be Heard? – CPA on Fixtures Crisis

CLUB PLAYERS ASSOCIATION PRESS RELEASE Speaking ahead of Congress CPA Chairman has said the proposed fixture proposals do not address the concerns of Club players. Micheál Briody Chairman said: “Once again we ask, why can these proposals that have been promoted so aggressively and single-mindedly by the GAA not be parked, so that we can [...]

By | 2017-08-17T10:57:35+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Club Players Association, GAA|Comments Off on If Not Now, When Will the Clubs Be Heard? – CPA on Fixtures Crisis

Club Players Association – Fix The Fixtures Statement

Club Players Association Statement on official launch of the association, in Ballyboden St. Endas GAA Club. 1.1 Since the idea of a Club Players’ Association was floated in the autumn we have been inundated with emails and calls from Club Players expressing their frustration at the way in which our fixtures are managed.   1.2 [...]

By | 2017-01-24T14:09:39+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Club Players Association, Fixtures, GAA|Comments Off on Club Players Association – Fix The Fixtures Statement

CPA make their bow by targeting massive shake-up of fixture list – Belfast Telegraph

The newly-formed Club Players Association have pledged that, "as an Association, if we have to slaughter a few sacred cows along the way, so be it," in their aim to make the fixture schedule fairer to the vast majority of Gaelic games players. That comment came from CPA Chairman Miceál Briody from a top table [...]

By | 2017-08-17T10:57:35+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Club Players Association, Fixtures, GAA|Comments Off on CPA make their bow by targeting massive shake-up of fixture list – Belfast Telegraph

GAA Club Players Association aims to solve fixture chaos

Monday’s much anticipated and well attended media launch of the Club Players Association at the Ballyboden St Enda’s clubhouse in Dublin outlined a clear aim – to “fix the fixtures” chaos in GAA club activity – but detailed strategies have yet to be formulated.  Association chair Micheál Briody said that there had to be “meaningful [...]

By | 2017-08-17T10:57:36+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Club Players Association, Fixtures, GAA|Comments Off on GAA Club Players Association aims to solve fixture chaos

Club Players Association Press Release Monday January 9th Launch

Club Players’ Association News Release CPA Fix the Fixtures Today at its launch in Ballyboden St Enda’s the newly formed Club Player’s Association affirmed that its primary objective is to Fix the Fixtures. Micheal Briody, chairman of the CPA said: “The single biggest issue concerning GAA players is Fixtures. Players want to play games. They [...]

By | 2017-01-24T14:13:52+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Club Players Association|Comments Off on Club Players Association Press Release Monday January 9th Launch

Condensing the inter-county season is the Club Players Association’s priority – McKaigue

DERRY AND SLAUGHTNEIL defender Chrissy McKaigue says condensing the inter-county calendar is the new Club Players Association’s biggest aim. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO The body, which will represent club players all over the country, is launched at the home of reigning All-Ireland club football champions Ballyboden St Enda’s on Monday night. McKaigue will sit on the council [...]

By | 2017-08-17T10:57:37+00:00 January 8th, 2017|Club Players Association|Comments Off on Condensing the inter-county season is the Club Players Association’s priority – McKaigue