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Teams have adhered to social distancing regulations, but at what cost?

Teams have adhered to social distancing regulations, but at what cost?

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Jack Devaney

Jack Devaney

Teams have adhered to social distancing regulations, but at what cost?

Down County Board chairman Jack Devaney has revealed that 'almost every county' can expect a shortfall of income somewhere between £180,000 to £320,000 as a result of the effects coronavirus is having on the GAA season.

This will cause enormous ramifications for the manner in which the intercounty game is currently run, regarding expenditure levels on intercounty teams.

Just as recently as 2018, it was revealed that it cost around £13,500 per week to run the Roscommon senior football team during the season.