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Coronavirus Ireland: 'Contact sport is a long way off' - leading expert's stark warning

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There is an inter country training ban until at least the end of January

There is an inter country training ban until at least the end of January

There is an inter country training ban until at least the end of January

One of the country's most prominent medical experts has warned that it will take near elimination of coronavirus or the development of effective treatments to allow any contact sport to be played again in this country.

On the day the Government said all licensed events attracting crowds of 5,000 would not be allowed before September, Professor Sam McConkey told the Irish Independent he couldn't foresee any sport with physical contact taking place in this country for some time.


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