Brian Gavin says it shouldn't have taken so long to have a common sense approach.
Former All-Ireland Final referee Brian Gavin says it shouldn't have taken so long for the GAA to apply a common sense approach to sanctions against county teams that train before September 14th.
Pressure was ramped up on president John Horan after a number of high profile figures went on the record on the potential problem.
Over the weekend, it was confirmed that county chairmen would face suspension if their teams were in breach of the rule.
Leinster Council delegate Gavin says he'd be open to a compromise for those who's clubs are knocked out of local competitions before the training deadline: