Naomh Colmcille have reaffirmed their stance over not fielding in tonight’s Regional League fixture against Gaeil Fhánada having suspended club activities ‘to prevent the potential spread of Covid 19.’
The Newtowncunningham-based club on Friday night made the decision having played a challenge match last weekend against Glack – one of 10 Derry club who have taken measures to call a halt following outbreaks of CoVid-19 in the area.
However, this morning Naomh Colmcille have stated that reports in the media that they would take to the field tonight are inaccurate.Their statement today reads:
“Contrary to reports in various media outlets, the committee of Naomh Colmcille CLG would like to clarify that the club will NOT be fielding tonight against Fanad Gaels.
“The club has carried out a risk assessment and following guidance from the County board and HSE we took the difficult decision to suspend club activities over the weekend in the interest of everyone’s safety and notified the CCC accordingly.
“We have considered our position carefully and our original position remains, our intention is to prevent the potential spread of Covid 19.
“We plan to review the situation on Monday as per our original statement and will update accordingly.”
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