Competitive GAA club adult and youth games can resume in the six counties on May 7 Ulster GAA have confirmed.

The NI Executive at their meeting on April 15 confirmed that squad training and competitive outdoor sport could return on Friday April 23 and as a result of the announcement Ulster GAA, following consultation with the GAA COVID Advisory Group and the Department for Communities/Sport NI, have provided guidance to clubs in the six counties.

From April 23 full squad training can resume for youth and adult teams in preparation for a return to games.

From May 1 challenge games are permitted subject to County Committee and Provincial Councils being informed in advance through the proper channels. Such challenge games must be played in the six counties and can only involve teams from the six counties and at club level only.

Then from May 7 competitive games under the control of the County Committees can recommence for youth and adult teams.

These games though will be behind closed doors and a maixmum number of personnel involved at games/training must not exceed 100 persons under any circumstances.