COVID-19 forces postponement of two Galway GAA semi-finals

Galway Daily news

Two Galway GAA club championship semi-finals which were due to take place on Sunday had to be called off due to COVID-19.

Last weekend saw the Intermediate and Senior Club Championship semi-finals take place for both Football and Hurling.

But two games which were to take place on Sunday had to be postponed due to COVID-19 affecting

The Intermediate Football Semi-Final between Cortoon-Shamrocks and Dunmore McHales was postponed due to a member of one of the teams coming in close contact with a person with COVID-19.

The match was due to take place at 2pm in Tuam Stadium on Sunday, but Galway GAA were only able to notify fans of the postponement at approximately 1:20pm that day.

Galway GAA had already notified fans on Saturday that the Senior Hurling Championship match between Cappataggle and St. Thomas’ was being postponed.

This was due to a positive case of COVID-19 affecting a panel member.

The game was scheduled to take place at 1:30pm in Pearse Stadium on Sunday.

When this match is rescheduled, the winner will face off against Turloughmore in the final after they triumphed over Loughrea at Pearse Stadium that same day, with a final score of 2-17 to 1-17.

In the Intermediate Football Championship, Kilkerrin-Clonberne have made it through to the final after beating Killererin 0-11 to 0-7.