Both officials and players are struggling to get used to the new rule which allows no more than three consecutive hand passes is proving difficult to implement, with the Tyrone v Derry McKenna Cup semi-final on Sunday a case in point.
The GAA has announced that it has reached agreement with eir sport and RTÉ that will see four Allianz League games being simulcast by the two broadcasters this spring while RTÉ will also begin broadcasting games from the AIB Club Championships. T
Mayo's stand-in captain Jason Doherty said he took more than a dozen penalties on Saturday ahead of Sunday's FBD League encounter which ended up being decided by an historic penalty shootout - even though he didn't know that's how the tie would be decided.
James Horan has labelled as 'crazy' the fact that county teams still don't know if the playing rules which are currently being trialled in the pre-season competitions will remain in place for the Allianz League.
"It's actually curtailing goal opportunities, about eight or nine different times in the match it curtailed good movement, good flowing moves. Is that improving the game of football? I think it's a waste of time and I've said it all along."