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GAA U20 and minor county sides can return to training from next Monday
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GAA U20 and minor county sides can return to training from next Monday

May 5th 2021, 3:18 PM 4,044 Views 0 Comments

There are still underage inter-county competitions to be finished from the 2020 season.

Outdoor team sports training can resume on 10 May and matches without spectators from 7 June
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Outdoor team sports training can resume on 10 May and matches without spectators from 7 June

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 6:23 PM 16,587 Views 6 Comments

Gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will also be able to reopen their doors on 7 June,

GAA hopeful that adult club training will resume in May
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GAA hopeful that adult club training will resume in May

Apr 7th 2021, 4:42 PM 8,809 Views 1 Comment

The GAA’s 2021 club and county roadmap is set to be published tomorrow.

GAA county senior teams can train from 19 April, golf courses and tennis courts open from 26 April
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GAA county senior teams can train from 19 April, golf courses and tennis courts open from 26 April

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 6:31 PM 19,972 Views 53 Comments

The Government announced the latest on the easing of restrictions this evening.

Football's concussion protocols 'a shambles,' says brain injury expert
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Football's concussion protocols 'a shambles,' says brain injury expert

Mar 9th 2021, 6:38 PM 2,595 Views 1 Comment

Professor Willie Stewart also says that there is a lack of research in head impacts in women’s sport.

Inter-county GAA to resume at Level 4 with May start at earliest for 2021 season
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Inter-county GAA to resume at Level 4 with May start at earliest for 2021 season

Feb 23rd 2021, 9:58 PM 29,392 Views 9 Comments

Inter-county training is unlikely to resume until after 5 April.

Connacht and Ulster players cleared for contact training
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Connacht and Ulster players cleared for contact training

Jul 20th 2020, 4:23 PM 3,425 Views 0 Comments

Munster and Leinster will undergo a second round of testing in the weeks ahead.

GAA prepared to punish teams who break inter-county training rules
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GAA prepared to punish teams who break inter-county training rules

Jul 3rd 2020, 8:40 PM 6,619 Views 6 Comments

Clubs and county boards are encouraged to report any teams who train ahead of 14 September start date.

LOI restart saga takes another twist as Premier clubs call for investigation into relegation decision
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LOI restart saga takes another twist as Premier clubs call for investigation into relegation decision

Jul 1st 2020, 10:22 PM 18,119 Views 15 Comments

The FAI board will now review the restarted league format that they announced yesterday.

16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19
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16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19

Jun 26th 2020, 8:38 PM 6,490 Views 4 Comments

The 2019-20 season is due to resume in a “bubble” quarantine setting next month.

Should inter-county action be first to come back in camogie and Ladies football?
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Should inter-county action be first to come back in camogie and Ladies football?

Jun 24th 2020, 6:55 PM 1,482 Views 0 Comments

WGPA chairperson Maria Kinsella says there is an argument to play inter-county games first.

GAA pitches to open for training from next Wednesday
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GAA pitches to open for training from next Wednesday

Jun 20th 2020, 3:44 PM 18,479 Views 7 Comments

Contact training and challenge games will be allowed from 29 June.

GAA set to advance their plans for return to play after Government announcement
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GAA set to advance their plans for return to play after Government announcement

Jun 19th 2020, 8:55 PM 8,807 Views 10 Comments

A review of the GAA’s plans will take place over the weekend.

IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week
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IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week

Jun 16th 2020, 7:31 PM 5,684 Views 22 Comments

Connacht and Ulster are scheduled to return on 29 June.

Derry City unconvinced by finances of FAI's restart plan
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Derry City unconvinced by finances of FAI's restart plan

Jun 15th 2020, 10:35 AM 2,023 Views 0 Comments

The club say their decision to retain players and staff on full pay has not been properly recognised.

GAA set to launch their Covid-19 education programme for clubs ahead of return to action
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GAA set to launch their Covid-19 education programme for clubs ahead of return to action

Jun 10th 2020, 5:56 PM 5,822 Views 0 Comments

Small groups can train on pitches from 29 June.

Cork GAA set to live stream club games as they outline plans for championship
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Cork GAA set to live stream club games as they outline plans for championship

Jun 10th 2020, 10:14 AM 5,602 Views 2 Comments

No final decision will be made on structures until Croke Park confirm the inter-county championship programme.

FAI publish guide for all football clubs ahead of return to training on Monday
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FAI publish guide for all football clubs ahead of return to training on Monday

Jun 9th 2020, 11:27 AM 2,969 Views 0 Comments

Every club must appoint a compliance officer.

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans
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Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans

Jun 8th 2020, 10:43 AM 4,319 Views 3 Comments

The four provinces are hoping to return to action on 22/23 August at the Aviva Stadium.

FAI accept Bohemians' apology over breach of training guidelines during Covid-19 pandemic
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FAI accept Bohemians' apology over breach of training guidelines during Covid-19 pandemic

Updated Jun 4th 2020, 8:19 PM 14,092 Views 14 Comments

The club have been following government advice rather than the FAI’s by returning to training in small groups.

Seville derby the likely opener as La Liga sets the date for its return
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Seville derby the likely opener as La Liga sets the date for its return

May 25th 2020, 9:52 PM 4,056 Views 0 Comments

Spanish football is likely to resume within a fortnight.

'We're spending tomorrow's money today in order to keep afloat'
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'We're spending tomorrow's money today in order to keep afloat'

Updated May 23rd 2020, 12:08 PM 33,393 Views 77 Comments

IRFU CEO Philip Browne has warned that the union needs international games to return urgently.

Supporters split on prospect of behind-closed-doors LOI games
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Supporters split on prospect of behind-closed-doors LOI games

May 21st 2020, 7:03 PM 3,193 Views 4 Comments

A survey found a slight majority in favour of games happening in empty grounds.

Mixed news for Irish abroad as Women's Bundesliga sets return date but English top-flight in doubt
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Mixed news for Irish abroad as Women's Bundesliga sets return date but English top-flight in doubt

May 21st 2020, 11:16 AM 1,787 Views 0 Comments

Three Irish internationals play their football in Germany while 12 stars are on the books across the water.

Premier League clubs approve plans to return to training
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Premier League clubs approve plans to return to training

May 18th 2020, 2:48 PM 4,024 Views 28 Comments

Players will go back to work from tomorrow, although contact training won’t be permitted.

Two Parma players test positive for Covid-19 in blow for Serie A's hopes for a return
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Two Parma players test positive for Covid-19 in blow for Serie A's hopes for a return

May 17th 2020, 3:51 PM 4,686 Views 4 Comments

Clubs are in disagreement with the government over protocols ahead of a slated return on 13 June.

Socially-distanced buses and elbow bumps - How German football will look on its return this weekend
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Socially-distanced buses and elbow bumps - How German football will look on its return this weekend

Updated May 13th 2020, 8:02 PM 15,891 Views 21 Comments

The Bundesliga has introduced a range of different measures to ensure its return to action this weekend.

Daily temperature checks, twice-weekly coronavirus tests: PL issues training protocols to clubs - report
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Daily temperature checks, twice-weekly coronavirus tests: PL issues training protocols to clubs - report

May 12th 2020, 10:01 PM 4,676 Views 9 Comments

Clubs have been informed of the measures they must take ahead of a possible return to training next week.

FAI seeks Government advice on return to play protocols for amateur adult and underage games
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FAI seeks Government advice on return to play protocols for amateur adult and underage games

May 11th 2020, 10:18 PM 3,115 Views 2 Comments

The association’s Steering Group has highlighted three key areas which have been submitted to Government officials.

La Liga chief wants restart by 12 June despite eight new positive tests
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La Liga chief wants restart by 12 June despite eight new positive tests

May 11th 2020, 9:53 AM 2,012 Views 0 Comments

Javier Tebas admits the league’s return is guided by public health advice, but the numbers of positive tests so far are lower than anticipated.

Aston Villa the latest club to oppose finishing Premier League at neutral grounds
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Aston Villa the latest club to oppose finishing Premier League at neutral grounds

May 6th 2020, 5:03 PM 6,708 Views 29 Comments

Those in danger of relegation are understood to be willing to compromise on home advantage to complete the season.

LeBron: Lakers ready to play despite call to cancel NBA
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LeBron: Lakers ready to play despite call to cancel NBA

May 1st 2020, 8:56 AM 3,272 Views 0 Comments

The Lakers superstar refuted claims the season would be scrapped.

GPA insist they will not allow health and safety of players to be put 'at undue risk'
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GPA insist they will not allow health and safety of players to be put 'at undue risk'

Apr 30th 2020, 8:39 AM 6,006 Views 13 Comments

GPA chief Paul Flynn admits there may not be any championship action in 2020.

GAA president says championships could be pushed into 2021
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GAA president says championships could be pushed into 2021

Apr 27th 2020, 1:07 PM 25,723 Views 47 Comments

John Horan also said the club game will be prioritised once games resume.

'Trickier' for contact sports to return immediately after lockdown - Sport Ireland chief Treacy
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'Trickier' for contact sports to return immediately after lockdown - Sport Ireland chief Treacy

Apr 24th 2020, 5:32 PM 14,181 Views 16 Comments

Non-contact, outdoor sports will be the ‘priority’ once the government eases restrictions.

Wales' Biggar given all clear from second head knock to play France
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Wales' Biggar given all clear from second head knock to play France

Oct 18th 2019, 8:39 AM 3,841 Views 7 Comments

Jonathan Davies was also named in Warren Gatland’s XV after shaking off a knee problem.

Star forward back in the frame for Na Piarsaigh's All-Ireland club semi-final after knee injury
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Star forward back in the frame for Na Piarsaigh's All-Ireland club semi-final after knee injury

Feb 1st 2018, 6:45 AM 6,075 Views 1 Comment

Shane Dowling missed their Munster club winning campaign.

Sexton, Kearney and D'Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols
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Sexton, Kearney and D'Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols

Nov 23rd 2014, 7:21 PM 7,919 Views 1 Comment

Conor Murray also underwent a Head Injury Assessment during the clash with Australia yesterday.