which is why all of a sudden people (i use the term loosely) are inventing all sort of fantasy rules like:-
- shot clocks
- maximum number of players in any segment of the field
- maximum number of kicks or passes in a backwards direction
- maximum number of kicks or passes in a lateral direction
- restraints on the number of players who can move backwards
Remember when “the mark” would stop Dublin?
Remember when the new kickout rule would stop Dublin?
This rubbish is just another variation of it.
BTW - Brolly had a long long segment before the match showing how the great Donegal kickouts would lead to three or more men running on to collect the knocked on ball. He had no segments after the match showing how Dublin dismantled it.
Also - anyone notice that for their first kickout Donegal did the “bunch together in the middle between the 21 and 45 then split rapidly as the ball kicked” thing? Dublin got a score from it and it was not used again. Brolly was too interested in telling us all what Lee Keegan was saying after the match to mention it.
RTE experts are really really bad. Brolly spends more time attacking his Sky rivals (and getting it wrong) than actually doing his bloody job.