Challenges for rural clubs set to continue

Last week I shamelessly exploited my corner here to publicise GAA Eile, the TV series which started last Monday and continues this evening on RTÉ One at 8.30pm.

And yes, it bears my grubby fingerprints somewhere in its DNA, if I can mix my metaphors.

One segment last Monday which caught people’s attention was the lady from Kilmacud Crokes saying their club had 1,000 Garda-vetted members, with some comment on the fact that there are fully functioning clubs all over the country which don’t have 1,000 people to pick their teams and administrators from.

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