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GAA Discussion / Football 7s
« on: September 19, 2018, 03:10:56 PM »
I think its fair to say that most on here have a real dislike of where the modern game has went.

Over-reliance on fist passes, ultra-conservative game plans and quite often a lack of space for players to showcase skills.

While we mess around with rules and cards (largely at the behest of the media - who it shouldn't be forgotten - need to have soapboxes to sell print/clicks), a solution (at least in terms of being better to spectate at) might already be in existence.

The oft forgotten, and completely under promoted 7s game.

While the Kilmacud club sevens is obviously well known. Within the counties, I believe the 7s competitions are largely limping along (?).

I also don't even know if there is an intercounty 7's competition at all?

A possible starting point would be for each county to run off a 7s club championship, then at an extended half time interval in the inter county championship the following summer, the county 7s champions* play off against each other - it could be a championship in its own right or just one-off fixtures involving the champions of the two counties playing in the 15s match.

Worth pursuing or a waste of time?

GAA Discussion / A rumour from yesterday...
« on: August 30, 2010, 02:51:59 PM »
I did not see this, but I was told; supporters had a banner on the Hill, said "Down with Fences" on it.

Apparently the stewards had it taken down.

Now, you can have your disagreements with the fences, but if this happened, it is a pathetic action from those in charge at Croke, who in my opinion are getting ideas far above their station.

GAA Discussion / GPA using performance enhancing substances!!!
« on: August 06, 2008, 06:50:26 PM »
If that club energise sport doesn't enhance yer performance - what the feck is the point paying for it?  :D

(Same for the rest of us "not so elite" that have to make do with the powerade or lucozade sport ;D )

Did you all think this thread was about something else?  ;) :D

GAA Discussion / Poll re. Grants issue
« on: December 04, 2007, 05:43:21 PM »
This is just to try and gauge opinion here on the board, and fit it by demographics.

Thank you for you time  :)

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