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 [...]
Thanks to all our members who completed our August Survey. It highlighted some important information, especially that 60% of respondents have considered walking away from the GAA. Please click here for all the details.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Excerpt from the Irish Independent, all credit to Colm Keys The newly formed Club Players Association is to seek official recognition from the GAA at Congress in February The body, set up last month to address the growing concerns of club players across the country, has drafted a number of motions which will be submitted [...]