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GAA & Camogie Association Announce Cancellation Of All-Stars Events

It was due to take place on Friday week.

There'll be no GAA All-Stars banquet for a second year in succession. 

Croke Park have announced the cancellation of the event, for which Laois' Paddy Purcell was nominated in midfield for the hurling selection. 

Several Westmeath players were set to feature in the Joe McDonagh Cup team of the year, which will now be announced on Friday December 10th.

Here's the statement in full from the GAA: 

Due to the ongoing challenges with Covid, the GAA, and the GPA, along with partners PwC, have taken the decision to cancel this year’s All-Star, Joe McDonagh Cup Team of the Year and Champion 15 Team of the Year banquet originally planned for the Convention Centre Dublin on Friday December 10.

This decision has been taken with health and safety in mind.

An awards programme will be broadcast on Friday December 10th, from 19:00 to 20:30 on RTÉ Two.

The Camogie association have also canceled their All-Stars event. 

The association released a statement detailing their decision in the last half hour: 

Due to the ongoing challenges with Covid-19, The Camogie Association have taken the decision to postpone this year’s All-Stars Awards ceremony which was due to take place next Friday 26th November in the Osprey Hotel, Naas.

While we appreciate the disappointment of all who were planning to attend, this decision has been taken with the health and safety of all in mind.

The Camogie Association look forward to holding The 2021 All-Stars Awards in 2022 when the opportunity presents.

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