Galway Ladies Gaelic Football has said that no collective intercounty training will take place in January in updated COVID-19 guidelines released this week.
Going on the advice of the Gaelic Games Covid Advisory Committee, and based on the “exceptional rise” in COVID-19 cases and increased
The current Level 5 restrictions state that only individual sports training is permitted, and no gatherings for individual training are allowed except for professional and elite sports.
The Lidl National League has also been pushed back to the end of next month, and is now expected to start on February 27/28, with fixtures announced closer to that date.
“As previously advised, and under the current Government Regulations in both jurisdictions, neither training nor games are permitted at club level currently,” Galway LGF said on Facebook.
“Breaches of any of the above provisions will be dealt with seriously under CODA rules.”
The Level 5 restrictions are currently to run until January 31, though it is highly possible they may continue past that point given the massive rise in case numbers.
The Gaelic Games Covid Advisory Committee will “review the current” situation at the end of the month and provide further advice at that time.
“Finally, it is important to note that outdoor gatherings on GAA/LGFA property are not permitted,” Galway LGF said,
“The only current exception to this is for walkways (which may stay open for use by the community with social distancing in place) and for clubs registered under the ‘Ireland Lights Up’ walking initiative”.