The GPA has officially given its backing to Proposal B ahead of the GAA's Special Congress later this month.
The proposals for to revamp the structure All-Ireland senior football championship are due to be debated on October 23rd.
GPA CEO Tom Parsons said that Proposal B “would breathe life into Gaelic football”.
"Games develop players, especially in the spring and summer months and a minimum of seven championship games against sides of a similar level would be significant," the former Mayo midfielder is quoted saying by RTE Sport.
"We have 80 percent of our membership in favour of proposal B, 90% of our GPA representatives and captains support the series. The Tailteann Cup also has huge support from our membership.
"It will allow teams to develop and play at their own level. The potential for brutal mismatches is lessened. This is about fairness."Tweet