Cork GAA clubs get the all clear

July 12, 2020

Covid-19 signage at a GAA grounds. ©INPHO/James Crombie.

Argideen Rangers, Ballinascarthy and St Oliver Plunketts will be able to resume activities this week after a Covid-19 scare.

The three west Cork GAA clubs called a halt to activities earlier this week as it was confirmed that club members came in contact with someone who had contracted the coronavirus.

But they should return to action in the coming days. Argideen have since confirmed that the members concerned have tested negative for Covid-19.

We are pleased to inform our members that Argideen Rangers GAA Club will be recommencing club activities from Sunday,...

Posted by Argideen Rangers Gaa Club on Sunday, 12 July 2020

Meanwhile, a player from north Cork club Glanworth GAA has tested positive for Covid-19, according to a statement posted on the Cork GAA website this evening.

The Cork county CCC will meet soon to decide on possible courses of action regarding the upcoming club competitions.

"Cork County Board has been informed by Glanworth GAA that a player has tested positive for Covid 19," the statement reads.

"The club has implemented the GAA guidelines on dealing with a positive case, which have been issued to all clubs.

"The Competitions Control Committee will meet in due course, following consultation with Croke Park, to consider the implications, if any, for county competitions," the statement continues.

"Further details will issue if necessary."

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