Cork GAA has issued a statement asking supporters not to breach safety guidelines after video emerged showing crowds celebrating after a county final.

Blackrock hurlers won their first senior title since 2002 and footage on social media showed supporters celebrating on the streets in south Cork with little evidence of social distancing.

"Our priority throughout the pandemic has been keeping our GAA community safe," said Cork GAA this morning, as the Government is considering an NPHET recommendation to move the country to Level 5 restrictions.

"Anything that threatens that safety, and the very continuation of the game during Covid-19, needs to be avoided at all costs. 

"To that end, we would plead with all clubs and supporters not to engage in celebrations that breach current guidelines. 

"There will be county finals again next year – and we want to make sure Covid-19 does not rob some of the chance to enjoy them."