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Re: International rules
« Reply #360 on: December 20, 2017, 01:11:00 PM »
If you're running at full pelt it's difficult to let the ball off in 4 steps. The massive increase in pace and athleticism is the main reason players struggle with the steps rule these days.

Time to up it to 7/8 steps and enforce it.
Exactly why it should be a length of time rather than the number of steps taken. There are many scenarios in which you can be in possession of the ball. Make it three seconds and there's no need for a ref to interpret how long it might take to take four steps.

If you're going that way then it should be taken out of a refs hands.

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Re: International rules
« Reply #361 on: December 20, 2017, 02:44:41 PM »
If you're running at full pelt it's difficult to let the ball off in 4 steps. The massive increase in pace and athleticism is the main reason players struggle with the steps rule these days.

Time to up it to 7/8 steps and enforce it.
Exactly why it should be a length of time rather than the number of steps taken. There are many scenarios in which you can be in possession of the ball. Make it three seconds and there's no need for a ref to interpret how long it might take to take four steps.

If you're going that way then it should be taken out of a refs hands.
Let a ref in the stand make a call on each possession and be wired to the man on the pitch? Why that decision over other decisions?

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Re: International rules
« Reply #362 on: December 20, 2017, 06:30:37 PM »
If you're running at full pelt it's difficult to let the ball off in 4 steps. The massive increase in pace and athleticism is the main reason players struggle with the steps rule these days.

Time to up it to 7/8 steps and enforce it.
Exactly why it should be a length of time rather than the number of steps taken. There are many scenarios in which you can be in possession of the ball. Make it three seconds and there's no need for a ref to interpret how long it might take to take four steps.

If you're going that way then it should be taken out of a refs hands.
Let a ref in the stand make a call on each possession and be wired to the man on the pitch? Why that decision over other decisions?

GAA refs are incompetent by and large, give then extra responsibility will make them work. One of my biggest gripes in modern day GAA intercounty football is the quality of refereeing. You basically have Coldrick and Gough who you'd have a bit of faith in reffing the game properly and that's about it.

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Re: International rules
« Reply #363 on: December 20, 2017, 07:10:43 PM »
Could you do a better job?

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Re: International rules
« Reply #364 on: December 20, 2017, 09:29:08 PM »
Could you do a better job?

Not much incentive to be an intercounty ref.

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Re: International rules
« Reply #365 on: December 20, 2017, 09:41:23 PM »
Could you do a better job?

Not much incentive to be an intercounty ref.
That's a "NO" so I take it.
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Re: International rules
« Reply #366 on: December 21, 2017, 09:49:26 AM »
If you're running at full pelt it's difficult to let the ball off in 4 steps. The massive increase in pace and athleticism is the main reason players struggle with the steps rule these days.

Time to up it to 7/8 steps and enforce it.


I'll repeat - if someone can't play the ball within 4 steps they shouldn't be on the pitch. They should go and play rugby.

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Re: International rules
« Reply #367 on: December 21, 2017, 11:19:25 AM »
If you're running at full pelt it's difficult to let the ball off in 4 steps. The massive increase in pace and athleticism is the main reason players struggle with the steps rule these days.

Time to up it to 7/8 steps and enforce it.


I'll repeat - if someone can't play the ball within 4 steps they shouldn't be on the pitch. They should go and play rugby.

As players are so much quicker now, it's far more difficult to play it in 4 steps. You're basically asking players to play the ball now in a much shorter time frame than player 15/20/30 years ago had to.

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Re: International rules
« Reply #368 on: December 21, 2017, 11:25:22 AM »
If you're running at full pelt it's difficult to let the ball off in 4 steps. The massive increase in pace and athleticism is the main reason players struggle with the steps rule these days.

Time to up it to 7/8 steps and enforce it.


I'll repeat - if someone can't play the ball within 4 steps they shouldn't be on the pitch. They should go and play rugby.

thats like saying the speed limit should be increased becasue cars are better now than 30 years ago

if the 4 step rule was implemented it would cut down on so much personal fouling and foul tackling imho

As players are so much quicker now, it's far more difficult to play it in 4 steps. You're basically asking players to play the ball now in a much shorter time frame than player 15/20/30 years ago had to.

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Re: International rules
« Reply #369 on: December 21, 2017, 11:54:31 AM »
If you're running at full pelt it's difficult to let the ball off in 4 steps. The massive increase in pace and athleticism is the main reason players struggle with the steps rule these days.

Time to up it to 7/8 steps and enforce it.


I'll repeat - if someone can't play the ball within 4 steps they shouldn't be on the pitch. They should go and play rugby.

thats like saying the speed limit should be increased becasue cars are better now than 30 years ago

if the 4 step rule was implemented it would cut down on so much personal fouling and foul tackling imho

As players are so much quicker now, it's far more difficult to play it in 4 steps. You're basically asking players to play the ball now in a much shorter time frame than player 15/20/30 years ago had to.
The issue is that four steps takes longer for some than others. A small player coming on to a ball at full pace will have four steps taken in about half a second. Why should that be treated the same as a tall man receiving the ball in a standing position?

I repeat, base it on time, not steps. I'm amazed that I seem to be in such a minority on this as I'm clearly right  ;D

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Re: International rules
« Reply #370 on: December 21, 2017, 01:16:38 PM »
If you're running at full pelt it's difficult to let the ball off in 4 steps. The massive increase in pace and athleticism is the main reason players struggle with the steps rule these days.

Time to up it to 7/8 steps and enforce it.


I'll repeat - if someone can't play the ball within 4 steps they shouldn't be on the pitch. They should go and play rugby.

thats like saying the speed limit should be increased becasue cars are better now than 30 years ago

if the 4 step rule was implemented it would cut down on so much personal fouling and foul tackling imho

As players are so much quicker now, it's far more difficult to play it in 4 steps. You're basically asking players to play the ball now in a much shorter time frame than player 15/20/30 years ago had to.
The issue is that four steps takes longer for some than others. A small player coming on to a ball at full pace will have four steps taken in about half a second. Why should that be treated the same as a tall man receiving the ball in a standing position?

I repeat, base it on time, not steps. I'm amazed that I seem to be in such a minority on this as I'm clearly right  ;D

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Re: International rules
« Reply #371 on: October 11, 2019, 01:58:42 PM »
Just realised there’s no series again this year.

Does this have a future or are they flogging a dead horse at this stage?

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Re: International rules
« Reply #372 on: October 11, 2019, 04:52:28 PM »
Matthew Ruane was spotted at an AFL 'kicking session'. Not sure what this means, but it's not nice from a Mayo pov.
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Re: International rules
« Reply #373 on: October 11, 2019, 05:14:38 PM »
And they're taking lots of women footballers as well.
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Re: International rules
« Reply #374 on: October 12, 2019, 10:41:17 PM »
And they're taking lots of women footballers as well.

They are just taking them on loan off season!