The Ladies Gaelic Football Association remains hopeful to be in a position to play some club and inter-county games this year, subject to public health guidelines.

However, the association has recommended that inter-county training should cease for now, and only resume when it is advised to do so, as it is unlikely that inter-county games will be played before October at the earliest.

The LGFA will continue to adhere to best practice in relation to Covid-19, and the association have said that they will be guided at all times by the Government and public health authorities.

When the situation becomes clearer, there will be a phased resumption of training at both club and county levels, to allow players to prepare for a return to play.

LGFA President Marie Hickey commented: "I would like to thank all of our stakeholders who engaged in the surveys that were sent out, and completed last weekend.

"The various responses made for interesting reading and it was important to gauge the views of players, managers, referees and officials.

"We all look forward to the time when we can safely return to training and playing games.

"Until then, I would once again urge all of our members to continue adhering to current Covid-19 guidelines, and I wish everybody well during these challenging and unprecedented times."