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Re: The future of laois hurling
« Reply #1875 on: August 10, 2022, 05:02:54 PM »
Davy Fitz back in with Waterford seemingly.

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Re: The future of laois hurling
« Reply #1876 on: August 12, 2022, 10:12:36 AM »
Folks we are so far behind in Our is  set up is unbelievable . We have the players but the right coaching and professional is not in place.

That all costs money.

Is that the issue?


Surely to God it can't cost that much to run a development squad. What would you need? We have all the facilities needed: Pitches, gym, qualified S+C people. The spend needed couldn't be big. The biggest requirements are time inputted and effort. If we are short on those we are in bother.

The reality is that nearly all hurling counties are training their 2022 u14 teams since before Christmas,they are together twice a week gym work ball wall tactics nutrition etc

In a lot of cases they are being looked after by ambitious managers with designs on bringing them through to minor and possibly beyond

Laois started trials in March/April at u14 to pick a squad without a management team in place to watch the trials

Only eventually got a manager nearly a month after the trials were over, the clubs then sent in names of players which meant the trials really were for nought and they started to train in May

And we expect our 14ís to compete?


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Re: The future of laois hurling
« Reply #1877 on: August 12, 2022, 10:57:03 AM »
Folks we are so far behind in Our is  set up is unbelievable . We have the players but the right coaching and professional is not in place.

That all costs money.

Is that the issue?


Surely to God it can't cost that much to run a development squad. What would you need? We have all the facilities needed: Pitches, gym, qualified S+C people. The spend needed couldn't be big. The biggest requirements are time inputted and effort. If we are short on those we are in bother.

The reality is that nearly all hurling counties are training their 2022 u14 teams since before Christmas,they are together twice a week gym work ball wall tactics nutrition etc

In a lot of cases they are being looked after by ambitious managers with designs on bringing them through to minor and possibly beyond

Laois started trials in March/April at u14 to pick a squad without a management team in place to watch the trials

Only eventually got a manager nearly a month after the trials were over, the clubs then sent in names of players which meant the trials really were for nought and they started to train in May

And we expect our 14ís to compete?


That's fairly grim.... And it isn't a financial issue either. It's an organisational disaster and is very unfair on the players.