The Laois senior football manager says the decision around elite sports took them by surprise.
The Laois senior football manager says there's a sense of frustration over the handling of gaelic games during the pandemic.
Inter-county GAA is longer covered under current Level 5 exemptions for elite sports, with no activity expected until at least Easter.
Mike Quirke says it's been struggle for players in particular, with his putting in up to 50 or 60 invididual training sessions since losing to Dublin in the Leinster Championship last year.
He says, while he can understand the need to keep people safe, the decision took them by surprise: