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Galway and New York clash first major casualty of pandemic

GAA bosses anticipate a “re-drawing of the national fixtures calendar for 2020” as the Galway-New York Connacht SFC game became the first senior inter-county championship fixture to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Galway and New York were due...

Sean Kelly: It’s a knockout: Throwback Championship may be needed

NO WAY BACK: Tipperary’s John Leahy clears from Limerick’s Declan Nash in the 1996 Munster Hurling final, the last year before the ‘back door’ was introduced. Seán Kelly believes the 2020 Championship should be a straight knockout system. ‘The...

Cork club championship games postponed as Páirc Uí Chaoimh made available to HSE

The Cork County Board has this afternoon postponed all club championship games fixed for April and the first half of May. The executive of the Cork county board spoke via video-conference on St Patrick’s Day where a decision was...

Mayo GAA suspends levy on clubs due to Covid-19 crisis

Mayo GAA have suspended its monthly levy on clubs for March and April and praised how clubs are handling the coronavirus crisis.  With the county still servicing a Croke Park loan to cover improvements made to MacHale Park, Mayo clubs...

John Fogarty: 100 reasons to look forward to the return of GAA action

John Fogarty lists 100 reasons why we should be excited for when inter-county GAA season resumes: Flying the flags: Sisters Mairead Purcell, aged three, left, and Clodagh Purcell, aged five, from the CBS Pipe Band, before last year’s Munster SHC...

Your county-by-county guide to how the coronavirus may affect club championships

Up to 18 counties may have to restructure their club championships if the blanket ban on GAA activity extends into April. Cork's Páirc Uí Rinn pictured yesterday. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile Ten counties, at the time of writing, have club championship...

Limerick postpone club championship fixtures in April

Limerick have become the first county to put off their club championship fixtures next month in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. After the GAA on Thursday banned all Gaelic Games activities until March 29 at the earliest,...

Dublin ladies football board urges club mentors to desist from organising training sessions

The Dublin ladies football county board has urged club mentors to desist from organising training sessions after concerns were expressed at attempts to ignore the ban on LGFA activity. The LGFA, along with the GAA and Camogie Association,...

Thinking about breaching the inter-county training ban? The plain language (and free legal) advice is: don’t

LAST week in Melbourne, a record 86,000 attended the women’s T20 cricket World Cup final at the MCG. Four days later and local authorities in Victoria listed an area within that stadium as one of 27 public exposure sites for...

Galway senior and intermediate hurling championships rescheduled

The Galway County Board has postponed the opening round of the Galway senior and intermediate hurling championships scheduled for the first weekend in April. The Galway senior and intermediate hurling championships were due to throw-in on the weekend of April...
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