Pay the cost to hire the boss?
The current debate over whether to pay GAA managers is taking place against a backdrop of financially-struggling clubs, counties and provinces, writes John Burke.
As GAA officials met this weekend at Croke Park to consider proposals on payment to senior inter-county hurling and gaelic managers, differences of opinion are emerging over how such a radical move could be funded.
While many in the GAA are publicly adopting a neutral stance on the issue, the chairmen of the two most successful counties - Dublin and Kilkenny - are among those who remain unconvinced of the merits of paying managers.
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