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Fionn (Dublin) - Posts: 3309 - 17/10/2020 20:58:17    2298519

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Replying To Crinigan:  "Great post Furlong.

The GAA community of which we are all members should be ashamed of themselves. If I see some nonsense posts from certain GAA clubs putting up fb posts during imminent lockdown about charity this or buying groceries for cocooned Rosie and Jim I'll let them have it."
Someone said Meath want the championship cancelled; I don't think that is the agenda at all. I think the truth is they didn't want the national league restarted as they're about to finish pointless. Yes the county who celebrated being "back where they belong" "making inroads on the top teams after years in the doldrums are going back to Div 2 tails between their legs with a points total of zero.

Yes we have a pandemic and safety is and always has to be the priority. If it's safe then the games will continue this year and if not the national league will be finished prior to a new season commencing. It's obvious from the Meath posters here; what they really want is everything cancelled and for them to start back afresh in Div 1. That isn't going to happen!

sam1884 (UK) - Posts: 712 - 17/10/2020 20:58:27    2298520

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Replying To GreenandRed:  "Sure if you 'went through 'links'' and found nothing it mustn't have happened. You seem to post a lot when Galwayford is on here. Maybe ye know each other? Neither of ye have anything constructive to say, just trying to pass off your opinions as facts. Poor trolling."
What facts , still haven't seen this mystery figure of 31 out of 33 of a panel. That's no passing on facts , that's questioning facts.

Saynothing (Tyrone) - Posts: 278 - 17/10/2020 21:26:29    2298541

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Replying To Tirchonaill1:  "Yeah a tactical cynical move, on RTE news then with the gollywog making out it was done on health grounds and aren't we so great and all that, hope Tipp beat them now."
It's actually true that they have 9 players awaiting results for covid tests so they couldn't play today and another few who didn't want to travel due to personal issues so we wouldn't have had a team. They have every right not to play in the current climate as do any team that want to play. It's likely we will be down several players for Tipperary game too if it goes ahead so we'll likely be relegated so you'll be happy tirconaill1 and the poster in sligo sad to see ye wishing bad on a neighbouring county, I hope your not but ye could be in the same situation in the coming weeks

JimmyNail (Leitrim) - Posts: 31 - 17/10/2020 21:39:03    2298557

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Replying To GreenandRed:  "Sure if you 'went through 'links'' and found nothing it mustn't have happened. You seem to post a lot when Galwayford is on here. Maybe ye know each other? Neither of ye have anything constructive to say, just trying to pass off your opinions as facts. Poor trolling."
Reading through posts from last day or so there's more than Galwayford talking sense. Zinny ,updwell, Tirchonaill1,all seem to be constructive in what they say. A bit of common sense anyway.

Saynothing (Tyrone) - Posts: 278 - 17/10/2020 21:41:42    2298561

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Replying To JimmyNail:  "It's actually true that they have 9 players awaiting results for covid tests so they couldn't play today and another few who didn't want to travel due to personal issues so we wouldn't have had a team. They have every right not to play in the current climate as do any team that want to play. It's likely we will be down several players for Tipperary game too if it goes ahead so we'll likely be relegated so you'll be happy tirconaill1 and the poster in sligo sad to see ye wishing bad on a neighbouring county, I hope your not but ye could be in the same situation in the coming weeks"
I'm sad to say I hope Tipp beat you the next day, normally I'd be wishing the neighbours well, I've lots of friends from Leitrim but if it's true that it was a cynical tactical move then I am very disappointed in the management team and whoever planned this stunt. It's a low act if it's true.

Tirchonaill1 (Donegal) - Posts: 1076 - 17/10/2020 22:11:21    2298571

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Replying To sam1884:  "Someone said Meath want the championship cancelled; I don't think that is the agenda at all. I think the truth is they didn't want the national league restarted as they're about to finish pointless. Yes the county who celebrated being "back where they belong" "making inroads on the top teams after years in the doldrums are going back to Div 2 tails between their legs with a points total of zero.

Yes we have a pandemic and safety is and always has to be the priority. If it's safe then the games will continue this year and if not the national league will be finished prior to a new season commencing. It's obvious from the Meath posters here; what they really want is everything cancelled and for them to start back afresh in Div 1. That isn't going to happen!"
The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life. Gaelic football is not matter of life and death, but unfortunately the coronavirus is a matter of life and death. I will say it again with every part of my fibre The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life, one person dying. The risk of one person or ten or a hundred or thousand or more getting infected and many dying from it is a risk the GAA possibly take if they play a championship. I dont believe playing the championship is a risk worth taking. And many thosuands and thousands of GAA supporters would agree with me and the vast majority of the Irish public would agree. Over 60% of the Irish population want stricter restrictions then currently we have which means they want level 4 or level 5 and level 5 means no game if you look at the original government plan. I will say it again and I mean this with every part of my being, its not worth risking one life for GAA's inter-county season. Thats my viewpoint and there is many many people in every county across the island who believe that also.

Furlong1949 (Meath) - Posts: 1046 - 17/10/2020 22:19:59    2298577

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Replying To sam1884:  "Someone said Meath want the championship cancelled; I don't think that is the agenda at all. I think the truth is they didn't want the national league restarted as they're about to finish pointless. Yes the county who celebrated being "back where they belong" "making inroads on the top teams after years in the doldrums are going back to Div 2 tails between their legs with a points total of zero.

Yes we have a pandemic and safety is and always has to be the priority. If it's safe then the games will continue this year and if not the national league will be finished prior to a new season commencing. It's obvious from the Meath posters here; what they really want is everything cancelled and for them to start back afresh in Div 1. That isn't going to happen!"
That is very very very very unfair.

The league will be played. Meath r relegated. We dont deserve to be in div 1. The league will be played. Its the championhip that is the issue. And as you say if not the finished this year the national league will be finished prior to a new season commencing. But overall the league will be finalised. Meath are relegated. That is a 100% certainty. No debate. That will happen. And should happen. Meath are relegated the league will finish. FULL STOP.

If Meath were the only people calling for the championship to be called off then your point is true. But thousands and thousands and thousands of gaa supporters and Irish people and many of from the medical profession like Dr Niall Moyna want the championship called off. I think if you asked all the people on this island should there be a GAA championship the vast majoirty of the public would say no.

It is not worth risking one life for the GAA championship, thats the simple fact of the matter. The GPA released the results of their survey asking players should the Championships go ahead. 52 % of the players said that they are happy to play in the current circumstances, 24% said that they wanted better guidelines, and 24 % said that the games should not be played at all. This meant that a total of 48 percent of the players were not happy to play as things currently stand regards the championship. 24% who said that they would only want to play if things were improved with the championship. That basically means the you have many GAA inter county players have serious issues regards playing the championship. 48% of players are not happy with either playing the championship or the current coronavirus situation. There is allot of inter counties who want the championship to be played, but there is also many like Westmeath John Heslin who dont.

With cases increasing nationwide surely the risk is too large to continue with the Championships. What we have seen with county finals in the last few weeks to start up the GAA championship is a risk for the players and their wider families and the wider community in general. The gaa players are different to other sportspeople who are professional. GAA players are working full time jobs and then going back to work to their employees and rest of their work colleagues. There is a huge concern by employers of these GAA players that they are coming into workplaces after playing a game and travelling around the country. GAA players go into the workplace on Monday and some of these players have said that their employers are not happy with them coming into to work on a Monday morning after playing a game at the weekend and travelling the lenght and breath of the country. There will be young GAA players who are living with older parents or grandparents. They will be concerned at the risk within their own wider families.Gaelic Football and hurling is not an isolated sport unlike professional sport. GAA players cannot afford to form a bubble like mutli millionaire basketball players did in the US.

The risk of playing the GAA Championships is just not worth people getting sick from and some people dying from. Thats the truth of the matter. The risk of one individual getting the virus and then dying from it is a risk I believe it is not worth dying from. Sport it is not worth one precious life. I love the gaa, I woud enjoy the championship immensly if it started. But championship is not worth one life dying. The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life. Gaelic football is not matter of life and death, but unfortunately the coronavirus is a matter of life and death. I will say it again with every part of my fibre worth The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life, one person dying. The risk of one person or ten or a hundred or thousand getting infected and many dying from it is a risk GAA possibly take if they play a championship. I dont believe playing the championship is a risk worth taking. And many thosuands and thousands of GAA supporters would agree and vast majority of the Irish public would agree. Over 60% of the Irish population want stricter restrictions then currently we have which means they want level 4 or level 5 and level 5 means no game if you look at the original government plan.

Furlong1949 (Meath) - Posts: 1046 - 17/10/2020 22:54:37    2298591

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Replying To Tirchonaill1:  "I'm sad to say I hope Tipp beat you the next day, normally I'd be wishing the neighbours well, I've lots of friends from Leitrim but if it's true that it was a cynical tactical move then I am very disappointed in the management team and whoever planned this stunt. It's a low act if it's true."
It's not true though (I know because ive a friend on the panel) that's my point. Every team has a right to decide whether they play or not and not be vilified for it these are not normal times. You can accuse me of been sensitive if u like but I'm pissed off with anyone accusing us of been dishonest we're not. We didn't toil for year's to get out of division 4 to give away points without playing but in these exceptional times we had no choice

JimmyNail (Leitrim) - Posts: 31 - 17/10/2020 23:28:14    2298601

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Cabinet meeting to discuss harder restrictions on Monday, NHPET recommends six weeks of Level 5.

There won't be an All Ireland Championship this year IMO.

M Lyster (Antrim) - Posts: 425 - 18/10/2020 00:01:13    2298609

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Replying To JimmyNail:  "It's not true though (I know because ive a friend on the panel) that's my point. Every team has a right to decide whether they play or not and not be vilified for it these are not normal times. You can accuse me of been sensitive if u like but I'm pissed off with anyone accusing us of been dishonest we're not. We didn't toil for year's to get out of division 4 to give away points without playing but in these exceptional times we had no choice"
There's two sides to every story and I hope this one works out well for all involved. Safety is the main thing.

Trump2020 (Galway) - Posts: 1091 - 18/10/2020 00:09:08    2298612

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Replying To Furlong1949:  "The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life. Gaelic football is not matter of life and death, but unfortunately the coronavirus is a matter of life and death. I will say it again with every part of my fibre The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life, one person dying. The risk of one person or ten or a hundred or thousand or more getting infected and many dying from it is a risk the GAA possibly take if they play a championship. I dont believe playing the championship is a risk worth taking. And many thosuands and thousands of GAA supporters would agree with me and the vast majority of the Irish public would agree. Over 60% of the Irish population want stricter restrictions then currently we have which means they want level 4 or level 5 and level 5 means no game if you look at the original government plan. I will say it again and I mean this with every part of my being, its not worth risking one life for GAA's inter-county season. Thats my viewpoint and there is many many people in every county across the island who believe that also."
100% agree and as I said safety has to come first; whenever games are safe to take place even if it's next year or the year after so be it. We shouldn't be taking any risks as it is only sport. I talked about safety but some posters appear to talking about unproven facts, politics and what have you which looks like an agenda. It does look like level 5 so the national league will likely have to be finished in the new year with Meath then falling back into Div 2 after a clean sweep of defeats after their posters talked about the great re-awakening of Meath. But yes safety first of course; health and safety is always number one and rightly so.

sam1884 (UK) - Posts: 712 - 18/10/2020 00:18:33    2298618

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Replying To Furlong1949:  "That is very very very very unfair.

The league will be played. Meath r relegated. We dont deserve to be in div 1. The league will be played. Its the championhip that is the issue. And as you say if not the finished this year the national league will be finished prior to a new season commencing. But overall the league will be finalised. Meath are relegated. That is a 100% certainty. No debate. That will happen. And should happen. Meath are relegated the league will finish. FULL STOP.

If Meath were the only people calling for the championship to be called off then your point is true. But thousands and thousands and thousands of gaa supporters and Irish people and many of from the medical profession like Dr Niall Moyna want the championship called off. I think if you asked all the people on this island should there be a GAA championship the vast majoirty of the public would say no.

It is not worth risking one life for the GAA championship, thats the simple fact of the matter. The GPA released the results of their survey asking players should the Championships go ahead. 52 % of the players said that they are happy to play in the current circumstances, 24% said that they wanted better guidelines, and 24 % said that the games should not be played at all. This meant that a total of 48 percent of the players were not happy to play as things currently stand regards the championship. 24% who said that they would only want to play if things were improved with the championship. That basically means the you have many GAA inter county players have serious issues regards playing the championship. 48% of players are not happy with either playing the championship or the current coronavirus situation. There is allot of inter counties who want the championship to be played, but there is also many like Westmeath John Heslin who dont.

With cases increasing nationwide surely the risk is too large to continue with the Championships. What we have seen with county finals in the last few weeks to start up the GAA championship is a risk for the players and their wider families and the wider community in general. The gaa players are different to other sportspeople who are professional. GAA players are working full time jobs and then going back to work to their employees and rest of their work colleagues. There is a huge concern by employers of these GAA players that they are coming into workplaces after playing a game and travelling around the country. GAA players go into the workplace on Monday and some of these players have said that their employers are not happy with them coming into to work on a Monday morning after playing a game at the weekend and travelling the lenght and breath of the country. There will be young GAA players who are living with older parents or grandparents. They will be concerned at the risk within their own wider families.Gaelic Football and hurling is not an isolated sport unlike professional sport. GAA players cannot afford to form a bubble like mutli millionaire basketball players did in the US.

The risk of playing the GAA Championships is just not worth people getting sick from and some people dying from. Thats the truth of the matter. The risk of one individual getting the virus and then dying from it is a risk I believe it is not worth dying from. Sport it is not worth one precious life. I love the gaa, I woud enjoy the championship immensly if it started. But championship is not worth one life dying. The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life. Gaelic football is not matter of life and death, but unfortunately the coronavirus is a matter of life and death. I will say it again with every part of my fibre worth The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life, one person dying. The risk of one person or ten or a hundred or thousand getting infected and many dying from it is a risk GAA possibly take if they play a championship. I dont believe playing the championship is a risk worth taking. And many thosuands and thousands of GAA supporters would agree and vast majority of the Irish public would agree. Over 60% of the Irish population want stricter restrictions then currently we have which means they want level 4 or level 5 and level 5 means no game if you look at the original government plan."
Furlong I always respect your posts and of course you're 100% correct regarding the health of the country and our members. We likely will go to level 5; I myself have been concerned about the championship taking place and it looks like it won't now which is fair enough and probably the right decision.

Some of the Meath posters have been very personal on untrue facts and politics etc and to me they've been giving the wrong reasons for not wanting this season resumed and to move straight onto the next one when we can. I'm glad we're down to one round of the league as it'll be easier to finish (probably next spring) before we move onto whatever competitions if any can be played in 2021.

Yes health is not worth any risks 100% correct but whilst concerns have raised elsewhere the Meath posts on here have something different about them in some instances bringing a lot of other stuff into the debate; that's why I drew my conclusions. Lets all stay safe and look forward to a day we can all enjoy our games safely again.

sam1884 (UK) - Posts: 712 - 18/10/2020 00:33:52    2298620

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Replying To sam1884:  "Furlong I always respect your posts and of course you're 100% correct regarding the health of the country and our members. We likely will go to level 5; I myself have been concerned about the championship taking place and it looks like it won't now which is fair enough and probably the right decision.

Some of the Meath posters have been very personal on untrue facts and politics etc and to me they've been giving the wrong reasons for not wanting this season resumed and to move straight onto the next one when we can. I'm glad we're down to one round of the league as it'll be easier to finish (probably next spring) before we move onto whatever competitions if any can be played in 2021.

Yes health is not worth any risks 100% correct but whilst concerns have raised elsewhere the Meath posts on here have something different about them in some instances bringing a lot of other stuff into the debate; that's why I drew my conclusions. Lets all stay safe and look forward to a day we can all enjoy our games safely again."
If we go by your logic it won't be safe until we have a vaccine which could be next year or could be 20 years away. Do we open up and shut down every few months until then. Level 5 will not only stop sport but will slow down if not stop all other routine hospital checks and test which kill thousands of other people each year- that's a big price to pay to save a few.I know that sounds heartless and tough but they are the choices government have to make and it has to be one or the other while the numbers are high. Close everything down Covid numbers come down and we open up they go back up.It comes down to personal responsibility and Ireland's fatal love affair with drink is the elephant in the room here. Celebrating anything in this country means getting sloshed out of your brain even in a pandemic- if GAA supporters didn't celebrate club wins around the country for the last 6 weeks then they would have found something else to get drunk for so people blaming the GAA for its supporters antics is avoiding the real problem. Unfortunately the drinks industry in Ireland has the same influence as the gun lobby in the US. So shut down the GAA if you want but it will not get rid of Covid-people will meet up and celebrate Man. U or the 'pool winning or rugby games or 2 flies climbing up a wall. It's Ireland it's what we do.

updwell (Limerick) - Posts: 412 - 18/10/2020 10:17:38    2298643

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Replying To Furlong1949:  "That is very very very very unfair.

The league will be played. Meath r relegated. We dont deserve to be in div 1. The league will be played. Its the championhip that is the issue. And as you say if not the finished this year the national league will be finished prior to a new season commencing. But overall the league will be finalised. Meath are relegated. That is a 100% certainty. No debate. That will happen. And should happen. Meath are relegated the league will finish. FULL STOP.

If Meath were the only people calling for the championship to be called off then your point is true. But thousands and thousands and thousands of gaa supporters and Irish people and many of from the medical profession like Dr Niall Moyna want the championship called off. I think if you asked all the people on this island should there be a GAA championship the vast majoirty of the public would say no.

It is not worth risking one life for the GAA championship, thats the simple fact of the matter. The GPA released the results of their survey asking players should the Championships go ahead. 52 % of the players said that they are happy to play in the current circumstances, 24% said that they wanted better guidelines, and 24 % said that the games should not be played at all. This meant that a total of 48 percent of the players were not happy to play as things currently stand regards the championship. 24% who said that they would only want to play if things were improved with the championship. That basically means the you have many GAA inter county players have serious issues regards playing the championship. 48% of players are not happy with either playing the championship or the current coronavirus situation. There is allot of inter counties who want the championship to be played, but there is also many like Westmeath John Heslin who dont.

With cases increasing nationwide surely the risk is too large to continue with the Championships. What we have seen with county finals in the last few weeks to start up the GAA championship is a risk for the players and their wider families and the wider community in general. The gaa players are different to other sportspeople who are professional. GAA players are working full time jobs and then going back to work to their employees and rest of their work colleagues. There is a huge concern by employers of these GAA players that they are coming into workplaces after playing a game and travelling around the country. GAA players go into the workplace on Monday and some of these players have said that their employers are not happy with them coming into to work on a Monday morning after playing a game at the weekend and travelling the lenght and breath of the country. There will be young GAA players who are living with older parents or grandparents. They will be concerned at the risk within their own wider families.Gaelic Football and hurling is not an isolated sport unlike professional sport. GAA players cannot afford to form a bubble like mutli millionaire basketball players did in the US.

The risk of playing the GAA Championships is just not worth people getting sick from and some people dying from. Thats the truth of the matter. The risk of one individual getting the virus and then dying from it is a risk I believe it is not worth dying from. Sport it is not worth one precious life. I love the gaa, I woud enjoy the championship immensly if it started. But championship is not worth one life dying. The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life. Gaelic football is not matter of life and death, but unfortunately the coronavirus is a matter of life and death. I will say it again with every part of my fibre worth The All Ireland Championship or any sport is not worth one life, one person dying. The risk of one person or ten or a hundred or thousand getting infected and many dying from it is a risk GAA possibly take if they play a championship. I dont believe playing the championship is a risk worth taking. And many thosuands and thousands of GAA supporters would agree and vast majority of the Irish public would agree. Over 60% of the Irish population want stricter restrictions then currently we have which means they want level 4 or level 5 and level 5 means no game if you look at the original government plan."
52% want to play regardless and 24% with increased restriction yet you make it out as if the majority of the players don't want to play. Fact is even based on this 76% of the players will play. Anyway we had similar things from the players association and it all was wrong as more club players than ever played this year.
Nobody has every cited that any country player got the virus while training with the county or playing for the county against another team. This is all a replay of what happened at the start, everyone stating this and that without any proof whatsoever. All the proof that exists points to pubs, restaurants and house gatherings as the main source of the virus. Time for people to get a grip on what this is and how the world is going to have to adapt to it. I saw a post on twitter from Leo on the vaccine and the vile coming out of everyone about who they would never take it was unreal. If there was a vaccine widely available now, there would be a fairly sizable amount of the population that would never take it so then what to you do? stay in lockdown because they are getting it? The most effective way to stop the current spread masks and hygiene are not even being practiced by the majority of the population but yet playing inter county GAA is going to massively spread the virus. All the talk about its not worth one person dying is all sentimental rubbish, yes people have died from this however a lot of people seem to forget that people die from the flu and that they may have been the person who passed that onto them but hey that's the flu its not dangerous . The government launces campaigns to encourage people to get the shots each year but only about 50% do, I have a feeling covid would be the same. The world has to come to teams with living with this virus and the reality is it hasn't yet. The way we think of our own health has to change as well, our eating, drinking, smoking etc habits are all putting us in those categories of at risk people. Most of all we have to accept that our loved ones will face yet another challenge in staying alive but we have to adapt if not then the world will face bigger problems than this virus.

zinny (Wexford) - Posts: 983 - 18/10/2020 10:18:30    2298644

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Replying To zinny:  "52% want to play regardless and 24% with increased restriction yet you make it out as if the majority of the players don't want to play. Fact is even based on this 76% of the players will play. Anyway we had similar things from the players association and it all was wrong as more club players than ever played this year.
Nobody has every cited that any country player got the virus while training with the county or playing for the county against another team. This is all a replay of what happened at the start, everyone stating this and that without any proof whatsoever. All the proof that exists points to pubs, restaurants and house gatherings as the main source of the virus. Time for people to get a grip on what this is and how the world is going to have to adapt to it. I saw a post on twitter from Leo on the vaccine and the vile coming out of everyone about who they would never take it was unreal. If there was a vaccine widely available now, there would be a fairly sizable amount of the population that would never take it so then what to you do? stay in lockdown because they are getting it? The most effective way to stop the current spread masks and hygiene are not even being practiced by the majority of the population but yet playing inter county GAA is going to massively spread the virus. All the talk about its not worth one person dying is all sentimental rubbish, yes people have died from this however a lot of people seem to forget that people die from the flu and that they may have been the person who passed that onto them but hey that's the flu its not dangerous . The government launces campaigns to encourage people to get the shots each year but only about 50% do, I have a feeling covid would be the same. The world has to come to teams with living with this virus and the reality is it hasn't yet. The way we think of our own health has to change as well, our eating, drinking, smoking etc habits are all putting us in those categories of at risk people. Most of all we have to accept that our loved ones will face yet another challenge in staying alive but we have to adapt if not then the world will face bigger problems than this virus."
Correct Zinny, the majority of players want to play. 76 percent is a majority in any forum. However it has just been announced the Government will approve more restrictions tomorrow. Depending on the level, playing activity may cease. Pity really, as the league games yesterday were a relief from the bad news, and the players enjoyed the games.

MicktheMiller (Offaly) - Posts: 117 - 18/10/2020 12:47:12    2298691

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A lot of posters on here would like everyone to go home , close the door behind you, get under blankets and don't show your face until this is over. Life does go on and so will the All Irelands. Can't wait.

Saynothing (Tyrone) - Posts: 278 - 18/10/2020 13:13:44    2298697

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Replying To MicktheMiller:  "Correct Zinny, the majority of players want to play. 76 percent is a majority in any forum. However it has just been announced the Government will approve more restrictions tomorrow. Depending on the level, playing activity may cease. Pity really, as the league games yesterday were a relief from the bad news, and the players enjoyed the games."
Level 4 countrywide I reckon...

If it continues - we will be at Level 5 at the end of the month unfortunately.

Fionn (Dublin) - Posts: 3309 - 18/10/2020 13:16:38    2298698

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once the league is finished,i reckon the full time whistle will be blown until 2021.

perfect10 (Wexford) - Posts: 3856 - 18/10/2020 13:33:10    2298701

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Replying To MicktheMiller:  "Correct Zinny, the majority of players want to play. 76 percent is a majority in any forum. However it has just been announced the Government will approve more restrictions tomorrow. Depending on the level, playing activity may cease. Pity really, as the league games yesterday were a relief from the bad news, and the players enjoyed the games."
Seeing the importance of intercounty GAA in terms of the morale of the country through what promises to be a bleak winter, be nice some kind of a one off state grant to counties to ensure they can protect the players safety as much as possible. Grant could be used for transport, food, missed work etc in order to ensure health and safety of all players.

Crinigan (Meath) - Posts: 928 - 18/10/2020 13:49:44    2298709

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