Return of Gaelic Games Inches Closer

GAA pitches are set to open for gaelic football, hurling, ladies football and camogie training from Wednesday. Contact training and chellenge games will be permitted in the Republic of Ireland from Monday June the 29th after the G-A-A revised their return to play schedule.

Club fixtures can now be played from July 17th but the association has opted not to move their dates for inter-county. County panels can resume training from September 14th, with competitions set to get underway in the middle of October.

Separately, this week will see an online meeting among Clare club delegates to discuss their plans for fixtures in the 2020 Championships.


Proposals issued to clubs over the weekend proposes new structures for the Senior Hurling and Football competitions that will guarantee at least two Championship games for all teams, no relegation , and all games being finished on the day, including County Finals, with penalty shootouts if necessary.

On Monday, Gavin spoke with Clare FM Football and Hurling analysts, Joe Garry and Tommy Guilfoyle