AIL clubs left in the wayside as the IRFU drives on for dollars

I read with interest the recent proposals from the Cork County Board to revamp their championship structures in an effort to cater for the differing demands and requirements of their club and county players.

One of those discussed — Option C — would have meant five guaranteed round-robin games for clubs in the middle of the summer, albeit with two of those played without their inter-county stars.

(Clubs voted for Option A which will see one round of games played in April and two more in August — all with county players available).

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