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Finnian Moriarty: The prince and the pauper

DIFFERENT JERSEY, DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCE: Club and county have very different rules

DIFFERENT JERSEY, DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCE: Club and county have very different rules

GAELIC Life columnist Finnian Moriarty has made a grave prediction about the future of Gaelic games if some radical changes are not introduced.

Writing in today’s edition, the former Armagh defender spells out exactly what’s going wrong, and what needs to be done to address the issue.

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“People hate to think about bad things happening so they always underestimate their likelihood but it’s becoming increasingly obvious that the club game is slowly slipping into a demise from which it will be hard to recover,” he said.

“The introduction of the Club Players Association has arrived in the final hour but that alone will not be enough to save a large number of clubs unless systematic change and revolutionary thinking are introduced.”

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