COMMUNITIES in Lurgan and Dundalk were shocked recently with the passing of former Armagh player Oliver Crewe, who was a central figure in the great three-in-a-row Ulster winning Clan na Gael team of the early 1970s.
The GAA’s Community & Health Department has teamed up with Irish Life to launch a special ‘Healthy Clubs Steps Challenge’ aimed at GAA clubs across Ireland And by the end of June, four lucky clubs will have walked their way to a Euro 2,500 voucher with O’Neill’s.
SPORT NI’s framework for a return to sport begins to answer one question – How? – but not the one most people are asking: When? That aspect will depend on the Northern Ireland Executive, with Peter McCabe, Sport NI’s Interim Director of Performance, explaining that “the framework is designed to help sport implement the executive’s five-step pathway.
Golf took another hit yesterday with the news that the major Irish Ladies Golfing Union (ILGU) inter-club competitions for this year have had to be cancelled after a survey of clubs and players voted overwhelmingly to cancel all action for the season, even though a resumption of play was included in the first phase of resumption, writes Tony McGee.
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has suggested that “without Government financial support sport will take a generation to get back on its feet, leaving an enormous void at the heart of communities throughout the land."