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Prenty: ‘We have to be cautious’

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 11:06am

Story by Billy Coss
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Prenty: ‘We have to be cautious’

Kurt Reinhardt, Facilities Manager, Brian Mangan, Communications Officer, John Prenty, Secretray, Adrian Hassett, Operations Manager, Seamus Burns, Strength and Conditioning officer of the Connacht GAA. Photo: Ray Ryan

Prenty: ‘We have to be cautious’

Kurt Reinhardt, Facilities Manager, Brian Mangan, Communications Officer, John Prenty, Secretray, Adrian Hassett, Operations Manager, Seamus Burns, Strength and Conditioning officer of the Connacht GAA. Photo: Ray Ryan

CONNACHT GAA Secretary John Prenty remains optimistic that club and inter-county GAA championships will receive the go ahead in 2020, but has sounded a note of caution over increasing calls for pitches and playing areas to be opened up ahead of schedule.

GAA President John Horan’s stated position in recent weeks was that club matches would return before inter-county, and it’s a view Prenty endorses despite a groundswell of opinion that restarting inter-county may be the wiser course of action amid the coronavirus crisis.

“I personally believe we have toget the club scene up and running,” said Prenty. “That’s what the GAA is about. The icing in the cake then is the county scene. We’ve got to get our club players playing."

 

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