In the hot seat: Inter-county managers express their views on the game
The Sunday Independent Managers' Survey by Marie Crowe asked 10 questions of inter-county managers from this season's football and hurling Championships.
A total of 55 managers responded.
1 Do you have a good relationship with your county board?
Yes 87% No 13%
2 Have you an established disciplinary system for dealing with player problems?
Yes 43% No 57%
3 Is retrospective punishment fair?
Yes 34% No 66%
4 Does The Sunday Game influence the disciplinary process?
Yes 85% No 15%
5 Do you think the standard of refereeing is adequate?
6 Should there be an official position like a director of coaching established in every county?
Yes 81% No 19%
7 Are you reimbursed adequately?
8 Do you get paid or are you just in receipt of legitimate expenses?
Paid 0% Legitimate expenses 100%
9 Is there too much pressure on managers?
Yes 49% No 51%
10 Are you worried by the threat of player power?
Yes 21% No 79%