Minor Club Hurling 2017


#1

Division 1 redrawn after round 1. Only six teams in Division 1 now. Whitehall and Castleknock gone to Division 2 after just one game. Poor show.


#2

A farce


#3

Knock are never a div 1 side this year!


#4

Right decision.
Putting Castleknock in Div. 1 was a ridiculous move.
The 2nd year minors were a div 3 hurling team and 1st year minors mid table in div 2.
They requested div 2 but why they were put in 1 is beyond me.
Far stronger teams in div 2 that could play up


#5

I don’t know the ins and outs but I wouldn’t be in favour of regrading Division 1 after one round. And it’s a real indictment of minor hurling this year that we have only six clubs in the whole city willing and capable of playing in Division 1


#6

Just looked at last year. How can Castleknock go from finishing 2nd in Div 3, be put in Div 1 this year? You had top five in Div 2 last year within 6pts of each other, and they promote you above them.
How can DCB stand over that? That bad treatment of Castleknock @TheKnock15 and as Alan said makes mockery of Minor Hurling this year.


#7

So whats the craic with this weekends fixtures??


#8

@CDG @TheKnock15 So it was decided to redraw Div 1 and not let you know about fixtures due in 3days ?

That’s unbelievable lads. What was the reason for the change in the first place?


#9

New fixtures were sent out yesterday.


#10

I didnt see them Liam, I’ll chase them up.


#11

Lads. Does anyone have a copy of the new fixtures. I cannot contact our secretary and haven’t seen the new fixtures/leagues.

Cheers


#12

[quote=“sneakersotoole, post:11, topic:1743, full:true”]
Lads. Does anyone have a copy of the new fixtures. I cannot contact our secretary and haven’t seen the new fixtures/leagues.

Cheers

Home team named first

Div 1
Crokes v Boden
Na Fianna v Cuala
Vins v Lucan

Div 2 North

Isles v Barrog
Plunketts v Whitehall
Craobh v Mearnog
Raheny bye

Div 2 South

Faughs v Ballinteer
Isles of the Sea v Jude’s
Boden v Castleknock

All likely to be off due to weather!!!


#13

Thanks Alan


#14

So does this mean even less games or are they giving us a double round of fixtures? 5 league matches would be disgraceful in division 1 and 6 games in division 2


#15

I’ve no idea. I am also hearing that Barrog may now be in Division 1.

That’s not confirmed but it’s an awful mess if it does come to pass.


#16

Is there any update on the situation here?


#17

SIx teams. No Barrog. I really hope it’s a double round.


#18

It’s a shambles


#19

Since the leagues were changed are they now classed as a fresh start? For example, we played Craobh in the first game of the original league and both teams are down to play only 5 games in the new league without playing each other in the new league, where as Barrog played Faughs in the original league structure and are down to play 6 games in the new structure. Now i know it is only one game in the difference but this is a vital age for keeping lads playing. Lads at this age want games and giving them 6 games over a season will drive them away. Football league is the exact same


#20

I really hope so too. Lads just want games!