Longford SFC semi-finals postponed after positive Covid-19 cases

September 26, 2020

Glennon Brothers Pearse Park in Longford. ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy.

Two active members of a Longford GAA club have tested positive for Covid-19, leading to the postponement of tomorrow's county SFC semi-finals.

Longford Slashers were set to meet Mullinalaghta St Columba's and holders Killoe Emmet Og had been due to face Mostrim as part of a double header at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.

The Longford county board have also confirmed the cancellation of three other key fixtures this weekend including the IFC final between Ardagh-Moydow and St Brigid's Killashee.

"You may be aware that two positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in our county over the past couple of days," a Longford GAA statement reads.

"These two positives are active members of a GAA club, however the source is not GAA related. Public Health Authorities are liaising with the club and players in question and the work involved in contact tracing has commenced. 

"Having spoken with the Public Health Authorities and the club in question over the course of this evening, Longford GAA have, given the advice received together with our concerns over the health of all of our members, made the decision to postpone the following games which were down for decision over the coming days..."


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