The GAA have released further resources for clubs to assist with the return to play. It includes a link to the Covid-19 Club Education eLearning module for Gaelic Games. The module takes 20 minutes to complete. It must be done by anyone entering club facilities especially club officers, players, team personnel and parents/guardians of under-age players.
Click below for further details.
Click here for eLearing module.
Virtual Relay gaining momentum as sports stars from across Kilkenny and around the country turning out to support cancer charities. On the 27th June, under the dwindling restrictions of the Covid-19 lockdown, a 24 hour virtual relay – Ronnie’s Relay -is being hosted by St Martins GAA club in north Kilkenny. In this event, men, women and children of the parish will be walking, running or cycling “virtually” between every GAA pitch in the county, and for the record, there are 42 of them over a distance of 426km.
A whole host of stars have endorsed this via a video campaign from across all walks of life including Brian Cody, Jim Bolger, DJ Carey, Henry Shefflin, Davy Fitzgerald, Marty Morrissey, Colm Bonnar, Lee Chin, Derek McGrath, Stephen Ward, Ken McGrath, Ian Dempsey, Mags D’Arcy, Edwina Keane, Jon Egan, Ursula Jacob, Martin Kavanagh, Richie Hogan & Seanie Maguire.
As we thankfully emerge from the COVID lockdown and as demand for face masks grows, Kilkenny GAA Supporters club are selling Kilkenny GAA face masks at a cost of €5 plus postage. They can be purchased by contacting either John Mackey 087 6509203 or Jim Freeman 087 2551507.
The GAA has today announced it's roadmap for the commencement of hurling and football at both Club and County level. To view this document click on the link here. (Scroll to the bottom of the linked page to view the document)
In summary it states, Club games start on July 31st with an 11 week window for completion, while inter-county will commence on possibly Oct 17th.
For the GAA press release which accompanied this document click below.
Updated 14/06 - The GAA have updated their initial road map for games and there is a number of significant changes. Click here to see the changes.
For information on COVID training for all club officers and volunteers ahead of the re-opening of facilities click on the link here. The 1st club webinar will go ahead this Tuesday night.
Following the publication of the GAA's roadmap to games last week, Kilkenny GAA at it's June County Board meeting laid out it's Championship structure for the 2020 season. Click below for full details.