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Ireland Storm Dennis causes hurling league, Harty Cup final and U20 football postponements

00:10  16 february  2020
00:10  16 february  2020 Source:   thejournal.ie

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The hurling league schedule has been impacted along with the Dr Harty Cup final in Munster and U 20 football matches in Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. The hurlers of Limerick and Waterford will face off tomorrow in a provisional fixture after tonight’s Division 1 Group A game was postponed at

Saturday's National League game between AFC Fylde and Maidenhead United is postponed on safety grounds because of Storm Dennis .

a large green field with trees in the background: A view of the conditions in Mallow GAA. © Laszlo Geczo INPHO A view of the conditions in Mallow GAA.

STORM DENNIS HAS caused havoc with today’s planned GAA fixtures list with games postponed around the country. The hurling league schedule has been impacted along with the Dr Harty Cup final in Munster and U20 football matches in Connacht, Leinster and Ulster.  The hurlers of Limerick and Waterford will face off tomorrow in a provisional fixture after tonight’s Division 1 Group A game was postponed at LIT Gaelic Grounds.

A pitch inspection will take place in the morning with the game planned to throw-in at 2pm. At the moment the Division 1 Group B tie between Carlow and Dublin is going ahead at 5pm after passing an early pitch inspection but another will take place at Netwatch Cullen Park when the referee arrives. Tomorrow’s Division 2A clash featuring Offaly and Antrim has been called off.

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Last Updated: 15/02/ 20 10:50am. Rain and high winds from Storm Dennis causing postponements . Details of games called off on Saturday across England and Scotland as Storm Dennis hits the country.

The adverse weather conditions caused by Storm Ciara resulted in the postponement of the Next weekend was free of football fixtures in the Allianz League which allowed the re-scheduling of the The weather has also impacted on this week’s planned MacRory Cup action with the Ulster senior

Dr Harty Cup

Soccer Football - League Two - Swindon Town v Scunthorpe United - The County Ground, Swindon, Britain - February 15, 2020   General view of rain pooling pitchside after the match was postponed due to Storm Dennis   Action Images via Reuters/Alan Walter    EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or © Thomson Reuters Soccer Football - League Two - Swindon Town v Scunthorpe United - The County Ground, Swindon, Britain - February 15, 2020 General view of rain pooling pitchside after the match was postponed due to Storm Dennis Action Images via Reuters/Alan Walter EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. Earlier this morning the Dr Harty Cup final between CBC Cork and St Flannan’s College, Ennis was called off due to an orange weather alert. The decider was scheduled to take place in Mallow today at 12pm after the original 1pm throw-in time was brought forward on Friday morning. A pitch inspection was carried out earlier today at 8.30am and the green light was given to proceed with the final.

Dublin Bus No. 27 route forced to suspend service AGAIN due to anti-social behaviour

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The Dr. Harty Cup , officially known as the Munster Colleges Senior A Hurling Championship, is an annual inter-schools hurling competition organised by the Munster Council of the Gaelic Athletic

All Age Groups Adult - Adult Leagues - Adult Cups - Senior Championship - Intermediate Championship - Junior Championship Minor - Minor Leagues - Minor Championship CCC1 - U8 - U9 - U10 - U11 - U12 All Sports Football Hurling . U 20 side named to face Wicklow in Leinster U 20 FC.

But a late decision was taken to postpone the game with a re-fixture planned for Saturday 29 February at 1pm in Mallow.

U20 Football

Rugby Union - Premiership - Saracens v Sale Sharks - Allianz Park, London, Britain - February 15, 2020   A football pitch in Hendon is seen flooded near Allianz Park during storm Dennis   Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs © Thomson Reuters Rugby Union - Premiership - Saracens v Sale Sharks - Allianz Park, London, Britain - February 15, 2020 A football pitch in Hendon is seen flooded near Allianz Park during storm Dennis Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs There have been plenty provincial U20 football ties called off this afternoon, all of which was due to start at 2pm. In Connacht the semi-final between Leitrim and Galway was postponed, even after a venue change from Carrick-on-Shannon to Mohill. In Leinster the quarter-final clash involving Laois and Westmeath will not take place while all four Ulster quarter-final were postponed.

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