“Championship football this year unlikely” – Terry Hyland

The Leitrim senior football manager has told Ocean FM Sport that meaningful intercounty football is most unlikely to be played this year.

Terry Hyland was reacting to the GAA’s deciision to delay the start of the football and hurling championships by postponing all fixtures in May.

This means that Connchat championship quarter-final between Mayo and Leitrim on May the 10th, Sligo’s Connacht semi-final on May 17th, and Donegal’s Ulster championship game with Tyronre in Ballybofey the same day are all gone.

Croke Park has already admitted that it’s unlikely there’ll be championship action before July at earliest.

But Leitrim boss Terry Hyland thinks even that prognosis is being optimistic: