Chairman Questions if Tipp Has Appetite for Change

Senior Hurling Championship in Line for Major Shake-Up

Senior Hurling Championship in Line for Major Shake-Up

The Chairman of the County Tipperary GAA Board, Sean Nugent, has this week charged the clubs of the county with the responsibility of facing up to the challenge of changing games structures throughout so as to improve standard in all grades.

The Kilsheelan Kilcash man told delegates at a packed County Board meeting in the Thurles Sarsfields Clubhouse that a key part of the Strategic Plan drawn up in 2011, is to improve standards across all grades of hurling and football. And, he offered the view that to do that, changes are necessary to the championship structures to ensure that games are competitive and are attractive to players and patrons alike. The aim is to have eight teams relegated from the sneior hurling championship by 2016 so that 24 teams will compete for the 2017 championship. See this weeks Tipperary Star for full report.