Media Coverage for Women's Sport
CLIONA FOLEY of the Irish Independent reports:
The problem came about when the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) fixed the Donegal versus Laois men’s game for 5.0 in Carrick-on-Shannon this Saturday.
They were clearly unaware that the LGFA had already pencilled in a double-header of their own senior qualifiers at the same venue. Donegal’s women were down to play Westmeath in Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada at 2.30, followed by Clare versus Kildare at 4.15, an arrangement that had been made last week, with the fixtures posted online.
Given that ‘inclusion’ is now a byword in Croke Park and that GAA president Liam O’Neill is a strong advocate of supporting the women’s associations alongside their own, it was an embarrassing error.
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