Wexford confirm six players test positive for Covid-19
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Wexford confirm six players test positive for Covid-19

Updated / Thursday, 15 Oct 2020 18:48 There have been a total of six positives among the senior panels Wexford GAA has confirmed that there have been six positive cases between their senior hurling and football panels. Both panels were tested at the Ferns Centre of Excellence on Monday evening, with results arriving by early on…

Saints strike back to hold Chelsea in six-goal thriller
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Saints strike back to hold Chelsea in six-goal thriller

Jannik Vestergaard’s last-gasp leveller stole two-goal Timo Werner’s thunder as Southampton battled to a 3-3 Premier League draw at Chelsea. Defender Vestergaard rifled home in second-half stoppage time as Saints punished Chelsea’s lax defending, with the recalled Kepa Arrizabalaga enduring another day to forget. ‘Turbo Timo’ thought he had won the day by shifting his…

Leitrim unable to field and concede Div. 3 game to Down
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Leitrim unable to field and concede Div. 3 game to Down

Leitrim have contacted Down GAA to say they are conceding today’s Division 3 fixture in Newry due to a “lack of playing numbers available to travel.” The news was originally disclosed by Down country board on Saturday morning when they released a statement – “Coiste Chontae an Duin have been informed by Leitrim that they cannot fulfil the…

GAA exempt from new Northern Ireland restrictions
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GAA exempt from new Northern Ireland restrictions

The six counties under the jurisdiction of the Northern Ireland Executive will be able to continue preparations for the resumption of the Allianz Leagues this weekend and for the forthcoming Ulster Championship. This is despite the latest guidelines issued by the executive covering the next four weeks. New directives issued by the executive today called for…

McGill: Championship postponements probable
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McGill: Championship postponements probable

Some championship games that are affected by Covid-19 issues may be postponed where the schedule allows, says the GAA.  Feargal McGill, the GAA’s director of Player, Club and Games Administration said that any such postponements would depend on the available window while he also indicated that forfeitures were a more likely option during the Allianz…

RTÉ GAA Podcast: League is too important for many
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RTÉ GAA Podcast: League is too important for many

Updated / Thursday, 8 Oct 2020 16:10 We need your consent to load this YouTube contentWe use YouTube to manage extra content that can set cookies on your device and collect data about your activity. Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences Oisin McConville and Pat Spillane join Mikey Stafford…

Cork GAA pleads with supporters to follow guidelines
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Cork GAA pleads with supporters to follow guidelines

Updated / Monday, 5 Oct 2020 14:03 Cork GAA has issued a statement asking supporters not to breach safety guidelines after video emerged showing crowds celebrating after a county final. Blackrock hurlers won their first senior title since 2002 and footage on social media showed supporters celebrating on the streets in south Cork with little evidence of social…

Horan: Disregard for guidelines behind suspension call
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Horan: Disregard for guidelines behind suspension call

GAA president John Horan said the association felt it had no choice but to pause all club fixtures after problematic post-match scenes were highlighted.  The GAA and LGFA have paused all club fixtures “with immediate effect and until further notice”, as huge uncertainty surrounds the 2020 inter-county championships in light of NPHET’s latest recommendations and the…

RTÉ GAA podcast: The future of women’s Gaelic games
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RTÉ GAA podcast: The future of women’s Gaelic games

Updated / Thursday, 1 Oct 2020 14:54 On this week’s podcast host Clare MacNamara is joined by former Cork dual star Rena Buckley, Camogie Association chief executive Sinead McNulty and Foxrock-Cabinteely chairman Glyn Davies. The panel examines the state of ladies football and camogie. Huge successes in underage participation have seen the sports grow in the…

RTÉ GAA Podcast: Dual clubs and Galvin’s departure
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RTÉ GAA Podcast: Dual clubs and Galvin’s departure

Updated / Thursday, 17 Sep 2020 14:45 RTÉ GAA Podcast Pat Spillane and Anthony Daly join Mikey Stafford and Rory O’Neill on this week’s podcast, where they chat about the dual clubs still excelling on two fronts, the GAA’s plans to cap inter-county spending and Paul Galvin’s abrupt departure from Wexford. Listen to the RTÉ GAA…