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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #2850 on: December 16, 2021, 09:23:24 AM »
Is there any chance that Dublin put Dessie Farrell in charge so they'd stop winning All Irelands and people would forget about the funding question?
The conveyor belt of talent that the funding supposedly creates (miraculously really given none of the GDOs who are funded ever coach the elite players) has dried up.

Having mainly young 20 somethings going into primary schools to teach boys and girls the basics doesn’t produce leaders. At one stage we had 10 or 12 players would be legitimate captain material, now we are down to 3 or 4. Still better than most, and with our population, very competitive club scene and a heap of former players giving their time for free to coach the elite players, we’re going to be able to get a talented 30 man panel, so don’t write off Dessie just yet.

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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #2852 on: January 12, 2022, 09:32:52 PM »
https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/gaelic-games/gaa-s-tom-ryan-accused-of-an-unfair-effort-to-sway-democratic-debate-over-funding-1.4772889

Fair play to Ray Connellan for flaging. Hopefully clubs will use funding rightly. I hear Connellan club were paying  Liam McHale 250 a session. Pat Flanagan and Liam Kearns were getting similar with Rosommon clubs. All in love of the game.  ;D ;D