Corduff Gaels Club Notes:
New Club Sponsor
Corduff Gaels are delighted to announce that MTM Engineering have come on board as the new official sponsor of Corduff Gaels. The club would like to extend a massive thank you to Brendan Mee and family for their very generous sponsorship and the club looks forward to working with you all in the future. The new club jersey will be unveiled very soon so watch this space! Corduff Gaels would also like to extend a huge thank you to Pádraig and Pauline McEneaney and Celtic Pure for their sponsorship and financial commitment to the club for the last 6 years and we wish them good luck in the future.
The Government and the GAA accelerated the reopening of the country last week which was very welcome news. The following changes to the return to GAA activity guidelines are being made after recommendations made by the Covid-19 Advisory Committee last Saturday
These changes were endorsed by the GAA, The Camogie Association and The LGFA.
This week from June 24th
Pitches were open for Adult training from yesterday, Wednesday June 24th
Open for Minor and below from this Saturday, June 27th
Both of the above are on a non-contact basis and on the understanding that players and all participants have completed the eLearning module and are following the control measures in place (health questionnaire etc.)
The above are also on the basis of a maximum of 15 players in a designated area of the field.
Coaching numbers for underage teams must be consistent with the Code of Behaviour
From June 29th
Contact training and challenge games will be allowed for all from Monday June 29th
Restriction on participants only attending training sessions will be relaxed from June 29th subject to government specified maximum of 200 people in the groundClub fixtures are allowed from Friday July 17th
Inter-county dates remain the same
Dressing rooms to remain closed until July 20th
Control Measures For Players,Coaches, Team Personnel and Club Officials:
Prior to a return to play all players, coaches, team personnel, parents and club officials must have completed the eLearning module for a Safe Return To Play and also the Health Questionnaire. The eLearning module is to gain an awareness of the Safe Return guidelines in place and can be accessed on https://courses.gaa.ie/Covid19ClubEd . A certification of completion must be produced before any return to activity.
In addition to this everyone participating in games as above must complete a Health Questionnaire, answering some basic health related questions. They must re-confirm their health status hasn’t changed on each subsequent occasion that they participate. Parents/Guardians can submit forms on behalf of their dependents. Covid supervisors in clubs can verify that individual members have submitted forms and are permitted to participate. Forms can be accessed by visiting https://returntoplay.gaa.ie
Club Iontach – Gold Status Award:
Congratulations / Comhghairdeas mór le Corduff Handball Club on becoming the first Gold Status recipients of the GAA Handball’s Club Accreditation Scheme, Club Iontach. It is a great honour for the club to receive this award . It is truly deserved and is testament to the hard work of the dedicated committee and all its members. Well done!