Anorak News | Up For The Colander: GAA To Drill Holes In Trophies

Up For The Colander: GAA To Drill Holes In Trophies

by | 31st, October 2008

PET irritants: No 34251 – Allowing a child related to a member of the cup winning team to claim the cup and then handle the cup on the field of play.

Cup should be thrown about the park between players only; cup lid should be worn on player’s head; cup should be taken into winning team’s changing room and filled with alcohol; cup should be thown in communal bath…

Unless the Gaelic Athletic Association is involved:

The fizz could be taken out of post match GAA celebrations after some officials said they may consider drilling holes in trophies in a bid to stop players filling them with alcohol.

To Ireland, land of sobriety:

Officials in County Kerry said they could take the step as a last resort to ensure post match celebrations do not get out out hand.

A GAA spokesman said guidelines already banned the practice of filling trophies with alcoholic beverages.

He also said that while drilling holes in silverware was not official policy, it was up to individual counties to decide what they wanted to do with their trophies.

Anorak has taken the liberty of designing a new trophy, see image. Today the colander, tomorrow the cheese grater…


Posted: 31st, October 2008 | In: Sports Comment (1) | TrackBack | Permalink