Martin O'Brien

Martin O’Brien: Maybe time for elite to take a stand

REGRET….If Ireland had their best players available, maybe they would have been celebrating a series win

In this week’s Gaelic Life, Martin O’Brien believes that perhaps it’s now time for the country’s elite to take a stand in order to address the fixture crisis.

The columnist argues that if the top players shunned events like the International Rules series, then the problem would be addressed properly.

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“There is a chance for the top level of players to make a stand against this happening again. No one wants to see strike action in the GAA but maybe the time to make a stand is now and maybe the International Rules and extra-curricular activities like it are a place to start.”

The full column is available in today’s Gaelic Life, in shops now or available here.

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