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Re: Strategic Review of Gaelic Games in Laois 2017
« Reply #105 on: January 10, 2018, 12:24:30 PM »
Barrow house should be ok. They provide the vast majority of Na Fianna OGs compliment of players so they always have a few. They are also close to Athy and usually pick up a few strays from that area. Kileen are in trouble unless they re start their recruitment strategy of old. Kilcruise will muster a few every year as they are getting the majority of the Arles kids coming through.

Is the national school in Killeen still open? They would get those kids if so.
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Re: Strategic Review of Gaelic Games in Laois 2017
« Reply #106 on: January 10, 2018, 12:34:19 PM »
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« Reply #107 on: January 10, 2018, 05:31:02 PM »
I see of all the Laois Clubs asked to fill in a Questionnaire and have a consultation night to tease out issues.

Only 1 Club refused to do both

Clonaslee

About 1 in 4 clubs didn't return the questionnaire. Return rate of over 75% was good. Very good in fact; far higher than I'd have thought.

Only 3 clubs didn't facilitate a meeting to allow their club members have a say.

Clonaslee
Kilcavan
Clonad

A huge pity as I'm sure there are members within each ckub who would have a lot to bring to the table.

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« Reply #108 on: January 10, 2018, 05:40:03 PM »
I see of all the Laois Clubs asked to fill in a Questionnaire and have a consultation night to tease out issues.

Only 1 Club refused to do both

Clonaslee

About 1 in 4 clubs didn't return the questionnaire. Return rate of over 75% was good. Very good in fact; far higher than I'd have thought.

Only 3 clubs didn't facilitate a meeting to allow their club members have a say.

Clonaslee
Kilcavan
Clonad

A huge pity as I'm sure there are members within each ckub who would have a lot to bring to the table.
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« Reply #109 on: January 11, 2018, 02:04:41 AM »
I would also like to mention the proposal to allow both Ladies Football and Camogie a firmer standing within the county as a major positive, it is criminal that the Ladies County Teams and finals are not played in O Moore Park.  It may not be feasible at juvenile but there is no justification at Senior Level.
Fair enough but it would be nice of the Ladies Football and Camogie people to meet the GAA a bit on it. They refuse to come into the GAA yet want all the benefits of their infrastructure.
You've f**king nailed it there.

Looks like the GAA are going to try to get them to come in under their wing after all....

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Re: Strategic Review of Gaelic Games in Laois 2017
« Reply #110 on: September 18, 2018, 01:15:03 PM »
Any progress on the strategic point? Has there even been talk since of setting up a new club in Portlaoise?

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« Reply #111 on: September 26, 2018, 05:56:12 PM »
Has there even been talk since of setting up a new club in Portlaoise?
There's a commitment in the plan to have something done on this by the end of 2018.
It's to be a juvenile club only.
Think there is something along the lines proposed in Ennis in Clare (not 100%). Would be interesting to know how that is working.
Could a second adult club evolve in the town in maybe 10 years time? It's possible but I wouldn't have any great confidence in it happening. Confey in Leixlip is a good example of how it could work. I think they might be only less than 30 years old and they've won a couple of intermediate football championships and three senior hurling championships.

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Re: Strategic Review of Gaelic Games in Laois 2017
« Reply #112 on: September 26, 2018, 06:54:57 PM »
What would the new club be called ?


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Re: Strategic Review of Gaelic Games in Laois 2017
« Reply #114 on: October 21, 2018, 12:35:46 AM »
Not sure if this is the right thread for this but anyway.

There were 7 under 19 championship games down to be played today. 6 football and 1 hurling. How many were played? One.
O'Dempseys v Clonaslee St Manmans. 6 walkovers given. Most notably Portlaoise couldn't field a team to play Courtwood Emo. What the feck is going wrong in the town that this happened?

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« Reply #115 on: October 21, 2018, 02:13:57 PM »
It's a bit ridiculous to be starting a club underage competition in late October in my opinion. Lads are away in college ,playing soccer or rugby or a thousand other things. Can we not run underage stuff off during the summer when football and hurling clubs are still training full tilt. Could you imagine having finished your football 2 months ago with nothing in between and suddenly being asked to tog out for a half thought out competition. I have a lad away in college and I know exactly what he'd say if it was suggested to him.

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Re: Strategic Review of Gaelic Games in Laois 2017
« Reply #116 on: October 21, 2018, 07:16:07 PM »
The whole point is to keep lads playing.

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Re: Strategic Review of Gaelic Games in Laois 2017
« Reply #117 on: October 21, 2018, 09:18:35 PM »
Ridiculous to be shoe horning these competitions in. This was inevitable. And when a few clubs do it, it suddenly becomes acceptable and more clubs do it.
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« Reply #118 on: October 21, 2018, 11:29:08 PM »
Ridiculous to be shoe horning these competitions in. This was inevitable. And when a few clubs do it, it suddenly becomes acceptable and more clubs do it.
What's the alternative? Most under 19s worth their salt are playing adult during the summer months. Try fitting this competition in when clubs are in the final stages of the adult championships.

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Re: Strategic Review of Gaelic Games in Laois 2017
« Reply #119 on: October 22, 2018, 01:36:47 AM »
And the u21 still hasn’t even started yet . Another farce