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# special-congress - Sunday 24 October, 2021

GAA Players' Chief: 'Don't tell me we can't come back next February with stronger proposals'
# Determined
From The42
# Determined

GAA Players' Chief: 'Don't tell me we can't come back next February with stronger proposals'

Updated Oct 24th 2021, 11:54 AM 23,823 Views 17 Comments

The GPA-backed Proposal B was defeated at Special Congress yesterday, despite receiving a majority vote.

# special-congress - Saturday 23 October, 2021

GAA to revisit football restructure 'very quickly' but February's Congress may come too soon
# Back To The Drawing Board
From The42
# Back To The Drawing Board

GAA to revisit football restructure 'very quickly' but February's Congress may come too soon

Oct 23rd 2021, 2:55 PM 4,794 Views 2 Comments

The GAA haven’t ruled out the prospect of a new structure being put in place for the 2023 season.

No revamp for football championship as Proposal B is defeated at Special Congress From The42

No revamp for football championship as Proposal B is defeated at Special Congress

Oct 23rd 2021, 12:55 PM 38,274 Views 59 Comments

It received just 50.6% support, well short of the 60% required.

Explainer: What's the story with the big football championship vote at Special Congress today?
# Proposal B Or Not To Be
From The42
# Proposal B Or Not To Be

Explainer: What's the story with the big football championship vote at Special Congress today?

Oct 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 13,056 Views 9 Comments

We break down everything you need to know ahead of the vote.

# special-congress - Friday 22 October, 2021

Mayo and Donegal the latest counties to oppose Proposal B as vote likely to go to the wire
# Lie Of The Land
From The42
# Lie Of The Land

Mayo and Donegal the latest counties to oppose Proposal B as vote likely to go to the wire

Updated Oct 22nd 2021, 6:00 PM 10,264 Views 16 Comments

Fermanagh, Derry, Armagh and Galway have already declared they will vote against the motion.

# special-congress - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

GAA president and director-general back Proposal B to revamp football championship
# Special Congress
From The42
# Special Congress

GAA president and director-general back Proposal B to revamp football championship

Oct 20th 2021, 1:56 PM 11,483 Views 9 Comments

It’s a hugely significant moment as GAA hierarchy offer their opinion on the matter for the first time.

Proposal B gathers momentum as host of counties give it backing
# Wave Of Support
From The42
# Wave Of Support

Proposal B gathers momentum as host of counties give it backing

Oct 20th 2021, 10:20 AM 6,857 Views 3 Comments

Meath, Tipperary, Kildare, Cork, Longford, Down and Clare have all confirmed their intention to support it.

# special-congress - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

'Waiting to see what happens with this Special Congress' - Players may quit if football plan defeated
# Option B
From The42
# Option B

'Waiting to see what happens with this Special Congress' - Players may quit if football plan defeated

Oct 19th 2021, 7:35 AM 7,511 Views 6 Comments

Adrian Marren believes many inter-county footballers will wait until Saturday’s Special Congress outcome to rule themselves in or out for 2022.

# special-congress - Friday 15 October, 2021

'Need for change', 'dated provincial system' and more games - Westmeath backing Proposal B
# Special Congress
From The42
# Special Congress

'Need for change', 'dated provincial system' and more games - Westmeath backing Proposal B

Oct 15th 2021, 12:16 PM 2,987 Views 3 Comments

Lake County chairman Frank Mescall says the players and county board are behind the league-based championship.

GPA respond to GAA's 'surprisingly conservative' financial projections for Proposal B
# Response
From The42
# Response

GPA respond to GAA's 'surprisingly conservative' financial projections for Proposal B

Oct 15th 2021, 10:47 AM 3,848 Views 0 Comments

The players’ body are ‘delighted’ that the Association’s figures show ‘no meaningful financial impact’ for the league-based championship.

# special-congress - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Football, power and finance - what shape will 2022 All-Ireland championship take?
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

Football, power and finance - what shape will 2022 All-Ireland championship take?

Oct 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,565 Views 8 Comments

The future of football lies in the hands of delegates at Special Congress later this month.

# special-congress - Friday 8 October, 2021

Friday night championship games on the cards if GAA opts for radical reform
# Friday Night Lights
From The42
# Friday Night Lights

Friday night championship games on the cards if GAA opts for radical reform

Oct 8th 2021, 9:39 AM 4,639 Views 7 Comments

Games between neighbouring counties could provide the GAA with a marketing opportunity.

The GPA’s response to the 5 main arguments against Proposal B
# Structure
From The42
# Structure

The GPA’s response to the 5 main arguments against Proposal B

Oct 8th 2021, 8:00 AM 5,789 Views 4 Comments

Niall Morgan says winning a spring Ulster title would still be prestigious.

# special-congress - Thursday 7 October, 2021

GPA back Proposal B to 'breathe life into Gaelic football' and 'end brutal mismatches'
# Special Congress
From The42
# Special Congress

GPA back Proposal B to 'breathe life into Gaelic football' and 'end brutal mismatches'

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 1:31 PM 22,722 Views 9 Comments

80% of players are in favour of the league-based championship.

# special-congress - Friday 1 October, 2021

Inter-county footballers show overwhelming support for league-based championship
# Special Congress
From The42
# Special Congress

Inter-county footballers show overwhelming support for league-based championship

Oct 1st 2021, 4:23 PM 7,717 Views 10 Comments

The playing body are in favour of change.

# special-congress - Monday 21 October, 2019

New Tier 2 football championship leaves more questions than answers
# It Will All End In Tiers
From The42
# It Will All End In Tiers

New Tier 2 football championship leaves more questions than answers

Oct 21st 2019, 9:27 PM 9,355 Views 22 Comments

The real work starts now for the GAA in selling it properly.

# special-congress - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Sin bin proposal receives strong support as kick-out and advanced mark rules also passed
# New Rules
From The42
# New Rules

Sin bin proposal receives strong support as kick-out and advanced mark rules also passed

Oct 19th 2019, 4:41 PM 9,864 Views 9 Comments

All three motions were approved at GAA’s Special Congress.

Tier 2 All-Ireland SFC coming in 2020 as motion is passed at Special Congress
# Secondary Competition
From The42
# Secondary Competition

Tier 2 All-Ireland SFC coming in 2020 as motion is passed at Special Congress

Oct 19th 2019, 3:27 PM 10,243 Views 7 Comments

The vote was taken by county delegates at Pairc Ui Chaoimh this afternoon.

# special-congress - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

GAA unveil final tweaks to proposed football playing rule changes
# Amendments
From The42
# Amendments

GAA unveil final tweaks to proposed football playing rule changes

Oct 2nd 2019, 5:38 PM 10,591 Views 10 Comments

They will be voted on at a Special Congress in Cork’s Pairc Ui Chaoimh.

# special-congress - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Ban on backpasses to goalkeepers set to be next Gaelic football rule debate
# Number One
From The42
# Number One

Ban on backpasses to goalkeepers set to be next Gaelic football rule debate

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 8,652 Views 15 Comments

October’s GAA Special Congress will debate the experimental rules in Gaelic football.

# special-congress - Monday 2 October, 2017

Galway's September in Croke Park ends with more hurling wins - 'It's all positive'
# Go West
From The42
# Go West

Galway's September in Croke Park ends with more hurling wins - 'It's all positive'

Oct 2nd 2017, 6:25 PM 5,560 Views 4 Comments

It was a good day’s work for Galway hurling at Special Congress.

Will there be a further push to force goalkeepers kick the ball out past the 45-metre line?
# Rule Changes
From The42
# Rule Changes

Will there be a further push to force goalkeepers kick the ball out past the 45-metre line?

Oct 2nd 2017, 1:34 PM 9,955 Views 23 Comments

It’s been speculated that last Saturday’s change to the kick-out rule is only the start.

# special-congress - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Explainer: What changes could be made to hurling at today's Special Congress?
# GAA
# GAA

Explainer: What changes could be made to hurling at today's Special Congress?

Sep 30th 2017, 7:15 AM 8,509 Views 12 Comments

Here’s what you need to know, broken down in simple terms.

# special-congress - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'Clubs are rightfully up in arms. It's crazy. This new fixture schedule will make it worse'
# Vote No
From The42
# Vote No

'Clubs are rightfully up in arms. It's crazy. This new fixture schedule will make it worse'

Sep 28th 2017, 3:16 PM 14,779 Views 10 Comments

Waterford county board chairman Paddy Joe Ryan is opposing proposals to restructure the All-Ireland SHC.

# special-congress - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Explainer: What are the key hurling motions up for debate at Saturday's Special Congress?
# Congress For Dummies
From The42
# Congress For Dummies

Explainer: What are the key hurling motions up for debate at Saturday's Special Congress?

Sep 27th 2017, 6:32 PM 7,202 Views 9 Comments

Here’s what you need to know, broken down in simple terms.

# special-congress - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Cork put forward Congress motion for All-Ireland hurling Super 8s
# Special Congress
From The42
# Special Congress

Cork put forward Congress motion for All-Ireland hurling Super 8s

Sep 5th 2017, 4:40 PM 8,413 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile Central Council are proposing to reduce the number of teams competing for Liam MacCarthy to 10.