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AZOffaly

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Re: New Hurling Championship Format
« Reply #45 on: October 02, 2017, 11:37:10 AM »
I don't think you can blame Sky for this. It's a direct reaction to the Super 8 in football. The hurling lads were afraid that their games would be swamped with football games.

Is there a published calendar for 2018 yet?

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Re: New Hurling Championship Format
« Reply #46 on: October 02, 2017, 11:38:28 AM »
I don't think you can blame Sky for this. It's a direct reaction to the Super 8 in football. The hurling lads were afraid that their games would be swamped with football games.

Is there a published calendar for 2018 yet?


From what I understand there's only a handful of hurling championship games in July next year and one in August and that's it.

I don't blame Sky at all. It's O'Fearghail and Duffy and co that sicken me.

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Re: New Hurling Championship Format
« Reply #47 on: October 02, 2017, 03:29:02 PM »
In all seriousness, If there is any chance for Tipp, Cork, Clare, Limerick or Waterford to fall out of the Liam McCarthy directly,this would be canned the next year.

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« Reply #48 on: October 02, 2017, 03:50:13 PM »
I don't think you can blame Sky for this. It's a direct reaction to the Super 8 in football. The hurling lads were afraid that their games would be swamped with football games.

Is there a published calendar for 2018 yet?


From what I understand there's only a handful of hurling championship games in July next year and one in August and that's it.

I don't blame Sky at all. It's O'Fearghail and Duffy and co that sicken me.

Who is on this latest Hurling Development group? I lose track of them.

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Re: New Hurling Championship Format
« Reply #49 on: October 02, 2017, 04:11:37 PM »
Once there is promotion between the different tiers that is the main thing for so called weaker teams to aspire to. If they are not in a position to compete to get into the higher tier then it is a waste of time.
The football championship could learn from the tiered system in hurling.
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« Reply #50 on: October 02, 2017, 04:13:43 PM »
Once there is promotion between the different tiers that is the main thing for so called weaker teams to aspire to. If they are not in a position to compete to get into the higher tier then it is a waste of time.
The football championship could learn from the tiered system in hurling.

These guys were all supposed to be on the same 'tier'.

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« Reply #51 on: October 02, 2017, 04:49:32 PM »
In all seriousness, If there is any chance for Tipp, Cork, Clare, Limerick or Waterford to fall out of the Liam McCarthy directly,this would be canned the next year.
It would be gas if Kilkenny fell out because the backs are so crap
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Re: New Hurling Championship Format
« Reply #52 on: October 02, 2017, 04:54:54 PM »
For Laois, Carlow, Westmeath etc the format regarding the championship relegation/promotion is basically the same is it not?
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« Reply #53 on: October 02, 2017, 06:52:54 PM »
For Laois, Carlow, Westmeath etc the format regarding the championship relegation/promotion is basically the same is it not?
why can't Westmeath and Laois play in Leinster and Galway can

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Re: New Hurling Championship Format
« Reply #54 on: October 02, 2017, 10:31:37 PM »
I don't think you can blame Sky for this. It's a direct reaction to the Super 8 in football. The hurling lads were afraid that their games would be swamped with football games.

Is there a published calendar for 2018 yet?


From what I understand there's only a handful of hurling championship games in July next year and one in August and that's it.

I don't blame Sky at all. It's O'Fearghail and Duffy and co that sicken me.
Yeah apparently April will be kept free for the clubs. The round Robins and provincial finals will be played in May and June. Quarters and Semis in July. Final in August. That's what  I've read anyway though haven't seen any fixture calendar yet.
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