GAA RESCHEDULES

26 June 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

John Graham reports

After a 13-week lockdown, the GAA announced that its grounds re-opened yesterday, Wednesday, five days earlier than initially intended. It follows the easing of government restrictions on Friday and the latest recommendations from the Covid-19 advisory Committee. The previous reopening date for clubs was June 29th. From Wednesday, adult teams will be allowed train on a non-contact basis, on the understanding that they follow strict protocols, with minor and all juvenile teams granted permission to return on Saturday.

All teams will be allowed to resume full contact training and play challenge matches from June 29th but logging of attendance and sanitising protocols will remain in place. The other significant announcement, made jointly by the GAA, the Camogie Association and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association, is the approval of a return to club competition from Friday, July 17, two weeks ahead of the…

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