Tullamore parentage motion

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Tullamore parentage motion

Post by Hasselhoff » Thu Nov 24, 2022 7:08 pm

What's your opinion?

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Re: Tullamore parentage motion

Post by Plain of the Herbs » Sun Nov 27, 2022 7:47 pm

Does anyone have the wording of the motion?
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Re: Tullamore parentage motion

Post by frankthetank » Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:49 pm

Plain of the Herbs wrote:
Sun Nov 27, 2022 7:47 pm
Does anyone have the wording of the motion?
This motion proposes an amendment to Bye Law (6) Other Relevant Connection and that Bye Law 6 would read as follows –

Rule 6.3 T.O 2021 sets out the criteria considered to constitute “Other Relevant Connection” with a particular club.

Tullamore propose that this be defined as follows-
A person seeking to become a member of the Association shall be restricted to joining a club in the catchment area of his residence or a club to which he has “Other Relevant Connection” as defined below

Other relevant connection – a member shall be regarded to having “Other Relevant Connection” with a catchment area if:
It has been demonstrated to the satisfaction of the CCCC that a strong family connection i.e. parents/guardians exists between the player and the club with which the players wishes to become a member.
Application from a Member to become a member of a club outside his catchment area shall be submitted in writing to An Runai Chontae on or before January 28th of each year.
This may affect Bye Laws 7 and 8 if approved.

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Re: Tullamore parentage motion

Post by Lemonade king » Sun Nov 27, 2022 9:36 pm

Covered on Rte today 1 hour 45 mins in.

https://www.rte.ie/radio/radio1/sunday- ... mber-2022/

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Re: Tullamore parentage motion

Post by private joker » Sun Nov 27, 2022 10:54 pm

This is a very important motion. Will have huge bearing on clubs and players.

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Re: Tullamore parentage motion

Post by Plain of the Herbs » Sun Nov 27, 2022 11:25 pm

"A strong family connection" Is very very open to interpretation. Very open ended. Gonna be some fun with that when the legal eagles dissect it at DRA stage when there is a disagreement.

I mean, define a 'strong family connection'. Grandparents, great grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, having a long established business there?

I think it opens a dangerous can of worms. The definition would need to be much more closely defined before I'd think of approving it.
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Re: Tullamore parentage motion

Post by SearingDrive » Tue Nov 29, 2022 11:32 am

This issue was discussed on RTE’s Sunday Sport last Sunday. There were interviews with officers from Cappincur and Tullamore Clubs. Kevin Corrigan contributed on the motion.
The Tullamore motion has attracted interest outside of the county.

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Re: Tullamore parentage motion

Post by private joker » Tue Nov 29, 2022 1:59 pm

Yeah, huge interest in this motion. Can see it been proposed in other counties in the coming years. Players been confined to a particular area also has to be looked at. If your a hurler, and your club is anti hurling or vice versa it's really is an unfair situation that you must play for a particular club. Can see issues arising with one or two players off the minor team wanting to leave their clubs in order to play a higher standard of hurling or football with a different club.

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Re: Tullamore parentage motion

Post by Bord na Mona man » Wed Nov 30, 2022 1:08 am

Will be an interesting one.
In most of the cases I've seen, it's a pushy, gloryhunting, nostalgic dad wanting to relocate their child to their own club instead of just letting them play with their friends.

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