GAA congress passes ‘Super 8’ move

Under new format round robin will take place at the All-Ireland quarter-final stage

26th February, 2017
Dublin and Mayo who faced off in the All-Ireland final last year are likely to be part of the super 8

The GAA congress has voted to pass the controversial ‘Super 8’ reorganisation of the senior football championship.

Under the new format, a round robin will take place at the All-Ireland quarter-final stage, with eight teams divided into two groups of four. The top two from each group will progress to the semi-finals after each team plays three games.

Mick O’Keeffe, chief executive of communications firm PSG and a former Dublin inter-county footballer, said the...

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