Wexford GAA To Vote In Favour Of Two-Tiered Championship

Wexford GAA are set to vote in favour of a tour-tiered championship..

Wexford have confirmed to the Irish Examiner that they will vote in favour of the proposed second-tier football championship.

At present, 12 counties have confirmed to the Irish Examiner they will back the introduction of a Tier 2 competition at Special Congress tomorrow, while eight counties have signalled their intention to oppose the creation of a second tier.

They counties in favour of the motion are Armagh, Cavan, Leitrim, Limerick, London, Louth, Roscommon, Sligo, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, and Wicklow.

Eight counties — Carlow, Clare, Derry, Fermanagh, Laois, Longford, Offaly, and Tipperary — will vote against the motion.

A further five counties – Cork, Kerry, Donegal, Meath, and Monaghan – have been mandated to decide on the day after listening to the various arguments.

Tyrone said they would not be outlining their voting position ahead of Special Congress, while Galway will decide this evening whether to support or oppose the Tier 2 model.

The vote will take place during a special GAA congress, which will take place on Saturday afternoon at Cork’s Pairc Ui Chaoimh.

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