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Leitrim Star Hits Back At Páraic Duffy Over Club Month Suggestion

The 2018 Championship will see major changes, with the introduction of Super 8s, and the fact that the entire schedule is being condensed. The GAA have made efforts to aid clubs by leaving the entire month of April free of intercounty action, and informing counties that the club must have full access to players for that month. Writing in his final annual …

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Páraic Duffy Blasts Colm Cooper Testimonial: ‘The GAA Are Not Be Supporting It’

Outgoing Director-General of the GAA Páraic Duffy has broken the Association’s silence on the controversy surrounding Kerry legend Colm Cooper’s testimonial dinner. The corporate-backed event, which will raise funds for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, and Kerry Cancer Support Group – but will also see the Dr Crokes clubman take an undisclosed portion of the proceeds himself. Duffy said that Cooper …

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Páraic Duffy Hits Back At Negative Social Media Reaction To Super 8

Launch of GAA Annual Report, GAA Museum, Croke Park, Dublin 24/1/2017 GAA Director General Paraic Duffy

The controversial “Super 8” proposal was passed on Saturday morning, in a move that has caused general outcry at player and club level. Under the new system, which was passed by majority of 76% of the delegates voting at the annual GAA Congress last weekend, will see the All-Ireland football quarter-finalists enter into two groups with a round robin format, adding …

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Poll Result: The Public Opinion On Paraic Duffy’s Proposed Championship Restructure

The radical proposed Championship restructure yesterday by Paraic Duffy has got the GAA world talking. The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship could be undergoing a major facelift, with group stages being introduced to replace the quarter-finals. The four provincial winners will be joined by the four teams who emerged from the qualifiers, in two groups of four. In each group, every …

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GAA Plan Major Revamp Of Underage Grades And Calendar

Player burnout has been a much debated issue in the GAA in recent times, with most in agreement that our young stars face too hectic a schedule. A dual player could be playing in both codes for club at minor, u21, senior, for the county at minor, and then his/her college/school. Many suggestions have been mooted in recent times, and …

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