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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #270 on: June 06, 2022, 06:52:33 PM »
Get hurling coaches into the schools and clubs, get the basic skills into players at a young age, this will develop competitive underage club teams. The best players can be picked for county development squads where the standard of training and matches goes to a higher level. The more our minor teams get exposed to high standard games like they have this season the better.

Some people on here having a pop at Brennan, but he was part of a set up that the group brought into. With some decent underage players coming through and a mix of experienced players already there, Laois are in a good place to win JMcD cup if they get a good management team in place.

And who are the hurling coaches that can be sent into clubs and schools?

Is there some hidden reservoir of experienced and committed hurling coaches in the county that the rest of us don’t know about

The reality is that while we had a good crop of minors relative to other years they were lacking inthe skills speed and execution when it came to the likes of Offaly and Clare

We won’t have another group like them for god knows how long however

The Celtic Challenge v Wicklow game finished in a draw yesterday,there’s a few decent lads on it but yet again we don’t have the execution speed that comes with continuous proper coaching from an early age

The u15 set up is shambolic even by our standards

The u14 manager wasn’t appointed till the middle of May,they picked a panel,trained once and then sent them out to get an absolute pasting off both Offaly and Waterford

What’s going on with the u14s and 15s?

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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #271 on: June 09, 2022, 09:40:28 PM »
Desperate to see the disastrous set ups in the development squads. Very disappointing after the minors doing so well this year.
I do believe that there is massive appetite for hurling in Laois. The 18 odd thousand that turned up for the leinster minor final just shows how willing the ppl of laois are to turn out to support their county. The effort those minor lads put in is further evidence that in a proper set up the players will put their shoulder to the wheel for their county. 160 signed up for the setanta programme is also hugely encouraging. Cumann na mbunscoil is another great success. So we are doing some things right but in a county like laois we need so much more.
So why cant all these valuable components not be moulded together into a masterplan for laois hurling? PJ Kelly is a newly elected Co board Chairman. What will his legacy be at the end of his tenure?? Will he continue on the same amateur organisation that preceded him for years or will he gather some strong minded people with vision for the future.
Where will we be in 10 years time and how are we going to get there? They are the questions that needs to be asked.
We cannot keep going the way we are from year to year hoping that something miraculous will happen.
I believe cheddar is sitting down with the co board this week to discuss next year. The best thing they could do is ask cheddar to move away from the senior team management and start working on the plan for 10 years time.
Finance is always an issue but its one that can be tackled and improved on. Cheddar is an ambitious and intelligent man im sure he would find a way to make it all work with some help from others.
I honestly believe if the county board approached the clubs with a long term plan for laois hurling it would get backing. The clubs need to be brought along in a combined effort to drive everything forward.

Offaly are doing it...why cant we?

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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #272 on: June 09, 2022, 10:14:07 PM »

Offaly are doing it...why cant we?

Because Offaly were used to past successes and see no reason why they can't get it again if they put in the work. I don't think we really and truly believe we'll ever be on that level, because we never have been - at least, not in living memory.

Just wondering - since we got to a minor final this year, are we in the 'A' tier next year at minor?

Great and all as Cheddar is, staying on as senior manager wouldn't be a good idea, either for him or the team. Surely it's not a runner?


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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #273 on: June 09, 2022, 11:04:43 PM »
If he stays on as senior manager there will be no team.

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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #274 on: June 12, 2022, 12:19:11 PM »
Cheddar won’t be staying on . C B meeting this week to deal with announcements expected . I do hope there is a role somewhere for Cheddar behind scenes but wouldn’t hold my breath .

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« Reply #275 on: June 12, 2022, 01:51:35 PM »
Wonder who was approached about the job?

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« Reply #276 on: June 18, 2022, 12:57:13 PM »
Wonder who was approached about the job?

Official now that Cheddar stepping down. Didn’t work out his second term. Took it when not too many wanted it after Eddie Brennan fiasco. Heart in the right place but need a change. Who that is remains to be seen.

Need to come straight back up from Joe McDonagh next year.

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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #277 on: June 18, 2022, 01:34:07 PM »
Best of luck to Cheeder. County board need to get there house in order now and bring in a good management team. If it costs money so be it.

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« Reply #278 on: June 18, 2022, 07:15:10 PM »
A Clare man the front runner apparently and it’s not Davy Fitz .

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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #279 on: June 18, 2022, 08:41:46 PM »
The birr manager at the moment??

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« Reply #280 on: June 19, 2022, 09:22:03 PM »
Brendan Bogler?
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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #281 on: June 20, 2022, 06:31:57 PM »
Maybe Eamon O Shea could be sounded out? He would quickly eradicate some of the crazy stuff we were doing in the last couple of years.

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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #282 on: June 23, 2022, 03:11:53 PM »
Who’s on this 4 person committee tasked in appointing a new manager?

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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #283 on: June 23, 2022, 03:17:07 PM »
Maybe Eamon O Shea could be sounded out? He would quickly eradicate some of the crazy stuff we were doing in the last couple of years.

Was sounded out for the Galway job before Shefflin got it

He’s living in galway and wasn’t interested

Extremely unlikely he’d have any interest in the Laois role

Best we can hope for is a young hungry coach similar to Eddie Brennan,Bugler and Lyng being 2 options


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Re: Senior Hurlers 2022
« Reply #284 on: June 23, 2022, 07:10:14 PM »
Affordability will also be a factor . The likes of Fitzy, McGrath and O’Shea would be way over our financial budget . Young , progressive and forward planning as the previous poster alluded to is the way to go.
Diarmuid Mullins would be interesting but he seems tied down within the Limerick set-up . Two wild cards would be Stephen Molumphy from Waterford  and Fergal Lynch from Clare .