The GPA Against The Motion To Introduce A Super 8 Structure

The Gaelic Players Association won’t be backing the motion to introduce a ‘Super-8’ structure to the All Ireland Senior Football Championship.

The proposal – which will go before congress this weekend – would see the quarter-finals replaced by a round robin series.

GPA members have voted 70/30 against supporting the motion.

The players association’s president Seamus Hickey says they’re in favour of an end to replays and the shortening of the inter-county season.

Former Derry player Joe Brolly outlines why he’s against the introduction of a round-robin. ……………