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Inter-County Players Suffer Poorer Mental Well-Being Due To Demands

New research from the ESRI has found that GAA players compromise in many aspects of their lives in order to commit 31 hours every week to playing at inter-county level.  The study, commissioned by the GAA and GPA used data from a survey of 2016 players to examine how the demands of playing inter-county affects players’ personal and professional lives, and …

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Poll: Provincial Winners Picked As Footballer Of The Month Nominees

The Gaelic Players Association have announced their nominees for the GAA/GPA Football Player of the Month award for June.  Paul Geaney, Ryan McHugh and Shane Walsh are all nominated for the award with the winner being announced next Tuesday, July 17. Geaney played a clinical role for Kerry in the Munster Final win over Kerry. The 27-year-old ended the game …

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The Club Players Association Must Be Taken Seriously

Official launch of the Club Players Association, Ballyboden St Enda’s GAA, Dublin 9/1/2017 Executive member Aaron Kernan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ballyboden St. Enda’s GAA was the location of a potentially momentous day in GAA history yesterday. The forgotten identity of GAA that account for approximately 95% of GAA stakeholders finally went about taking a stance. The GPA, Gaelic Players Association, now has a potential problem child on its hands, the CPA, the Club Players Association.  The term ‘problem child’ is used …

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New Funding Plan Announced For Intercounty GAA Players

Dessie Farrell GPA GAA

It has been announced today that €6.9 million has been allocated for GAA players over the next three years. This represents a major rise in the funding, which will more than triple the current amount. In an incremental rise over a number of years, the annual figure will rise to €3 million in 2019. BREAKING: GAA players grant scheme – …

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Hurling: A Team Of All-Star Injustices

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Round 2 12/7/2014 Tipperary Cathal Barrett Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Tuesday Team Selection is here again. Seen as football is dominating the headlines at the moment, this weeks team will revert back to hurling. With one guaranteed game left in the hurling season, all-star talk is commencing. This year is extremely competitive as of now and here we look back at those players  who have been unlucky to miss out …

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Players Satisfied as GAA And GPA Announce Partnership Worth €6.2m Annually

The GAA and Gaelic Players Association (GPA) have announced a new framework agreement which will cover their relationship between 2017 and 2019. The details were confirmed at an event at Croke Park on Monday. In an unprecedented move, the GPA will receive a cut of commercial revenue and this will be part of an €6.2 million annual contribution to the players’ organisation from …

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GPA Elect New Chairman

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) have elected Limerick’s Séamus Hickey as their new chairman, it has been confirmed, after the former All-Star winner put his name forward to replace Dónal Óg Cusack. The former Cork goalkeeper stepped down from the role after 13 years, as he leaves to join the Clare management under Davy Fitzgerald. Speaking to the42.ie, Hickey spoke of …

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CCCC To Review Boston Brawl

The aftermath of the full scale shemozzle which broke out during the ‘Fenway Classic’ Super 11s Hurling game is set to rage on, after it is being reported that the CCCC are set to investigate the issue. In case you were living under a rock, Dublin and Galway were facing off at the home of the Boston Red Sox on …

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