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Major organization : LADIES GAELIC FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION, THE CAMOGIE ASSOCIATION & WGPA
UGGPA is significantly related to high school WGPA whereas SAT scores, gender, and attendance at a competitive high school are not Science majors and non-white students graduate with significantly lower UGGPAs, but the r-squared measure shows that at most about 10% of the variation in UGGPAs is accounted for by these attributes.
The only variable from high school transcripts that significantly predicts college success is weighted GPA (WGPA) although a science major has a 0.319 higher probability of going straight to graduate school than non-science majors.
Twelve Mayo players left Leahy's squad after their Connacht final loss to Galway and through a WGPA statement they cited player welfare issues as the reason for their decision.
"The WGPA chose to put an article in the paper stating the reasons the girls left, after being asked not to do it by our players who were remaining, who were members of their organisation," said Leahy yesterday.
"(But) if the WGPA have any requirement of advice from us we always give it.
It was through the WGPA that the 12 Mayo rebels issued their statement yesterday morning.
The WGPA gave their full backing the exiled players and said 'personal and sensitive' issues was the reason for the walk-out.
Again I look to the WGPA -who represent amateurs - and are doing a fantastic job in ensuring a better environment, both on and off-field for it's members.
Executive members of the WGPA include Cork camogie star Anna Geary (inset) and Rebelettes footballer Valerie Mulcahy.
They were supported at yesterday's launch of the WGPA by top county players as well as former athlete Derval O'Rourke and politician Lucinda Creighton.
The initiative comes more than 15 years after the men's equivalent got off the ground to great controversy though the WGPA looks set for a much smoother lift off.
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