Off Season Discussions Thread - 2 Like(s)
It was great the season they were in D1B (2016) when they made a real effort to do as many double headers as possible, but yeah they've not made the same effort the last couple of years.
Last year I think the only double header was the Kerry v Meath/Kerry v Monaghan tie the one that was played in a blizzard and we were frozen stiff over in Killarney in there for the two of them.
Anyway the hurlers are flying, did you see Shane Conway's performance for UCC in the Fitzgibbon final?
That lad is well on the way to becoming one of the greatest to ever hurl with Kerry.
It's just a shame so many people will never see him, given how poorly hurling outside the top-tier is promoted and treated by the GAA.
TheHermit (Kerry) - 16/02/2020 17:21:51
Kerry National League 2020 - 2 Like(s)
Yeah it's crazy, clubs up and down the West coast closing their doors due to lack or players at every grade and then at the very top record profits and huge salaries for the Croke Park boys.
Inter-county is moving towards a stage where professionalism or semi-professionalism is inevitable and yet across large swaths of the country the game's footprint is dying away.
But sure once the money is rolling in who cares, allow one county dominate, shove others into a blink and you'll miss it second tier, sell your rights to pay per view channels, organize hybrid junkets out to the US t get a bit more money - but for good sake don't do anything to try and keep the GAA viable in rural Ireland ;D
TheHermit (Kerry) - 16/02/2020 17:25:36