ACTION from the 2019 Féile Peil na nÓg between Claregalway and Kilmacud Crokes. Féile has moved from U-14 to U-15 age grade and will only take place within counties in 2021. PHOTO: SEAN RYAN |

Coiste Peil na nÓg prepare for busy underage football season

MONDAY, April 26 was a landmark date for so many on the road out of Covid-19 restrictions as the country's underage Gaelic footballers and hurlers made a welcome return to their local GAA fields for non-contact training.

The latest round of phased restrictions on outdoor sports mean that competitive action can begin for boys and girls from June 7, albeit without spectators, and it's set to kickstart a bumper summer of action throughout the county

U-13, U-15 and U-17 have status as the primary underage championship age groups in the county for 2021, falling into line with national GAA policy from Croke Park. U-12, U-14 and U-16 will be the grades for developmental leagues. It's Go Games below that at U-7, U-9 and U-11 level.

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