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Round-robin the start of a brave new world for hurling - Irish Times

The GAA doesn't anticipate any turning back after the trial period for championship changes has concluded. Saturday's decision to give the hurling championship a radical revamp came seven months after football introduced a similarly dramatic overhaul.and more »

Michael Duignan on hurling format: 'I'd love to be part of this' - RTE.ie

RTÉ hurling pundit Michael Duignan says he is "excited" by the new hurling championship format which was voted in at GAA Congress on Saturday afternoon. The new format - which has been introduced for a trial period of three years - transforms the ...and more »

Hurling changes will benefit Tier 2 counties, says Westmeath boss - RTE.ie

Westmeath hurling manager Michael Ryan says he has had a change of heart and believes the changes introduced at Special Congress will have a positive impact on the Tier 2 counties. On what GAA President Aoghán Ó Fearghail lauded as a "clear and ...and more »

Galway to join Leinster U-21 hurling championship - Irish Times

Special Congress has voted to restructure the All-Ireland under-21 championship by reducing it to two provincial championships, Munster and Leinster, with Galway and the Ulster counties being admitted to the latter. After a debate the move was passed ...and more »

How the GAA season might look in 2018 following Special Congress vote - RTE.ie

The decisions taken at the GAA's Special Congress at Croke Park on Saturday effectively divide the season into distinct sections. February and March will be for the League, April will be almost exclusively for club games, May to July will be inter ...and more »

Historic day at Croke Park as Congress votes in hurling structure changes - RTE.ie

GAA President Aoghán Ó Fearghail has lauded what he called a 'clear and decisive' day of change in hurling at Croke Park. The Association held a Special Congress which saw a raft of proposals passed - with major change set to be made to the structure ...and more »

GAA Congress approve round-robin provincial hurling championships - Irish Times

Next year's provincial hurling championships will be played on a round-robin basis after Saturday's GAA special congress at Croke Park voted for change. Delegates accepted Central Council's proposed reform of the senior hurling championship on a ...and more »

The GAA to work with Waterford to host major Championship games, says Paraic Duffy - Irish Mirror

Paraic Duffy says the GAA will work with Waterford to ensure they host major Championship games for the first time in more than two decades next year. With a revamped Championship structure on the way in hurling following Saturday's Special Congress, ...and more »

GAA to undergo radical change in 2018 resulting from GAA special congress - Irish Mirror

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship will undergo radical change in 2018 as a result of the GAA's Special Congress at Croke Park. Central Council's motion, which proposed that the Leinster and Munster Championships be played on a round robin ...and more »

GAA president Aogan O Fearghail says 'brave and bold' decisions have been made for future of hurling - Irish Mirror

GAA president Aogan O Fearghail said “brave and bold” decisions have been made with the future of hurling after Special Congress at Croke Park. Following the adoption of a Central Council motion, the All-Ireland SHC faces a major revamp in 2018 with ...and more »