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'Embarrass them in the media' - how a club players' body took on the GAA and won
CPA Chairman Micheál Briody says they have achieved the goal they set for themselves when they formed back in 2017.
GAA club players group votes to disband - 'We have played our part and our work is done'
The CPA has now called on the GAA to implement the split season as voted through by Congress.
'Accepted too easily' - GAA need explanation over loss of Level 5 status
CPA Chairman Micheál Briody also says he accepts the GAA is in a difficult position in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.
CPA hit out at 'unfair' suspension of club fixtures and call on GAA to reverse decision
The club players’ body is pleading with the GAA to allow outstanding adult championships to be completed behind closed doors.
Club players unveil two scenarios on how GAA split season could work in 2021
The document includes new formats for the leagues and championships in hurling and football.
CPA: 'Circumstances have presented the GAA with a golden opportunity to trial a clear split in the season'
The CPA have backed the GPA’s proposal as the GAA’s Fixture Calendar Review Task Force prepare to make their decision.
'The very future of the GAA is at stake' - CPA renews plea to address fixture issues
The CPA believes the current crisis in the GAA is four-fold.
CPA call for GAA county teams to be banned from 2020 action if they train before 14 September
The club players’ group have written to GAA Director-General Tom Ryan.
'We have been suppressed by various people in the GAA over the years in the hope that we would go away'
The CPA have warned that if the rules are not applied, it will “cause damage to the future of the Association.”
57% of GAA club players willing to return to action before Covid-19 vaccine in place
The CPA have surveyed players as a debate over a return to action in 2020 continues.
CPA to use 'militant strategy' as survey reveals 80% of members don't 'feel they belong' to GAA
The club players’ body released a statement after a recent survey.
CPA 'concerned and disappointed' at GAA's Tier 2 football format plans
The organisation have released a statement about next month’s Special Congress.
GAA Fixtures Review Group to be formed in late May and deliver proposals for vote at 2020 Congress
The fixtures issues continues to rage at club and county level.
CPA message to club players suggests 'possible escalation' is on the way
The CPA indicated their frustration at a lack of progress in establishing a dedicated fixtures group.
GPA call controversial Cork club championship proposal 'not fair or sensible'
The proposal suggests Cork sides play a number of championship games without their county players.
'You can try and set the tone, and set a culture. I’m not sure penalties are the way to go about it.'
New Director-General Tom Ryan on the difficulties in improving the lot of club players.
'We in the GAA want darkness and cover and, to me, that shows that there is a real problem'
Former Cork footballer Derek Kavanagh is hoping the CPA motion garners support this weekend.
'This motion is an insult to Congress' - Cork county board opposes CPA motion on recording votes
Chairperson Tracey Kennedy and secretary Frank Murphy both spoke against the motion.
'It could be carnage': CPA issue warning over Master Fixtures Plan
“We need more leadership and direction from Croke Park.”
'Better to change than to die. I think that's very important for hurling'
Club Players Association fixtures coordinator Liam Griffin was speaking in the aftermath of the hurling restructures at Special Congress.
More 'exclusive club weekends' to come into GAA calendar in time for 2018 season
The GAA have given ‘verbal assurance’ they’ll produce National Master Fixtures Plan by the end of October.
Dropout rate is a 'crisis' but can be tackled through the calendar, says Griffin
The former Wexford manager was speaking at the CPA’s press conference yesterday.
'At the end of the day, sometimes you have to speak up and say 'Enough is enough''
Both Chrissy McKaigue and Aaron Kernan agree that the the All-Ireland club championships must be played in the one calendar year.
CPA members vote for secondary football championship ahead of talks with GAA
The organisation conducted a survey over the weekend.
60% of Club GAA players reject 'Super 8' championship structure
The controversial system was approved at Congress last month.
'We feel our fixture plans are positive, exciting and innovative' - CPA aim to solve club crisis
Chairman Micheál Briody has spoken out ahead of the All-Ireland club finals.
'I am the bottom of the food chain': GAA club players fight for their rights in new video
Club Players Association releases video ahead of GAA Congress vote.
GPA reject the 'Super 8' football proposal but back calls for extra-time and August All-Ireland finals
The motions will be debated at Congress this weekend.
GAA club players group slams 'Super 8' football proposal and hits out at RTÉ coverage
The players group is not happy ahead of GAA Congress.
'Surprised', 'strange' and 'contradictory' - GAA response to club player group request
Director-General Páraic Duffy addresses the criticism by the club players body.
GAA's CPA have a cause but Fifa showed changes in sport are usually about the bottom line
The CPA’s cause is right and fair, that alone doesn’t mean they will be successful, argues Tommy Martin.
Why changing the date of the All-Ireland finals is key to helping club fixture chaos
The new GAA Club Players Association was officially launched today.
From treasurers to The Tudors: the hotshot Irish casting director who trained as an accountant
And yet further proof that your parents were right all along.
We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief
Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.
Explainer: What’s on the table in the Croke Park talks?
The government is seeking additional savings from the public sector, setting it on a collision course with unions. Here’s what it’s all about…
This is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…
Column: Despite the critics, the Croke Park Agreement is working
Croke Park is polarising – but it wouldn’t have survived this long if it wasn’t working. Here’s ten reasons that prove it, writes Niall Shanahan.
Column: 10 problems with the Croke Park Agreement
The Croke Park Agreement is too slow, driven by insiders and makes cuts in the wrong places, writes management expert Eddie Molloy.
Croke Park Agreement: Where do the political parties stand?
We’ve asked all of the political parties and a smattering of independents to outline clearly and in detail their position on the Croke Park Agreement on public sector pay and reform. Here is what they said…
Croke Park the 'most successful social contract in State's history' - Labour Minister
Minister of State for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, has insisted the agreement on public sector pay and reform is delivering amid growing calls for it to be re-examined.