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Dr Crokes boss Lenihan is critical of hurling league fixture clashes with football

Crokes manager calls for a more equitable system to allow dual players a chance to play both codes

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Dr Crokes' Michael Lenihan in action in Austin Stack Park. The club have found it difficult to accommodate dual players according to club manager John Lenihan Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Dr Crokes' Michael Lenihan in action in Austin Stack Park. The club have found it difficult to accommodate dual players according to club manager John Lenihan Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Dr Crokes' Michael Lenihan in action in Austin Stack Park. The club have found it difficult to accommodate dual players according to club manager John Lenihan Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

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Dr Crokes senior hurling manager, John Lenihan, has called on the County Board to offer a more equitable distribution of fixtures between football and hurling after being surprised by County Hurling League weekends consistently coinciding with rounds of the County Football League.

With Dr Crokes having three teams in the senior football league, it’s meant that dual players simply have to choose between the codes at the Lewis Road club.


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