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Fixtures calendar to be redrawn as New York v Galway Connacht SFC tie postponed

The first senior championship football game scheduled for 2020 has been postponed because of the ongoing Covid-19 emergency.

Galway were due to fly out to face New York on 3 May but Croke Park today announced that they were postponing the match to the current uncertainty.

The GAA also acknowledged that it is anticipated that there will be a re-drawing of the fixtures for this year.

The full statement reads: “The GAA have confirmed that due to the current uncertainty created by the Covid 19 pandemic, the Connacht Senior Football Championship meeting between New York and Galway, scheduled to take place in Gaelic Park, New York on May 3rd, has been postponed.

“The future for this fixture will be considered at a later date and in the context of the anticipated overall re-drawing of the national fixtures calendar for 2020 as necessitated by the ongoing disruption to the GAA games programme.”