Some not reassured by 2.5 second incursion report

June 05, 2020

Mayo's Lee Keegan and Diarmuid Connolly of Dublin tussle.
©INPHO/James Crombie.

The StatSport GAA Proximity Report says that 2.5 seconds is the average length if time that football players are within 2m of each other during a game.

The report also said that on average players break the 2m social distancing rule 17 times per minute in a game.

Some are reassured by the report while others argued that a tight marker could spend a whole game holding another players jersey.

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