TYRONE star Darren McCurry is concerned that the whole Ulster Championship experience, in terms of spectacle and entertainment, will be impacted upon by ‘cramming’ it in at the backend of the year.
The Edendork attacker emerged as one of the Red Hands most impressive performers during the early stages of the season, turning in a series of excellent displays in both the McKenna Cup and National League.
With the club season due to take priority during what remains of the summer months, the inter-county Championships have been pushed back into the winter.
Traditionally regarded as the ‘crown jewel’ in the GAA calendar, the provincial championships won’t now commence until the end of October, a switch which McCurry believes could diminish them.
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