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Patton: There will be confusion and mistakes

By Frank Craig

Shaun Patton admits there will be plenty of trepidation surrounding the GAA’s return to play – and it won’t all be Covid-19 based.

The GAA has confirmed that the new playing rule changes, implemented at the start of the year, are to remain in place.

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Inter-county sides have some experience of the amendments. But clubs will have to learn on their feet having had no collective pre-season or even league to get their heads around them.

Some counties will go straight into their respective championships and that will, Donegal stopper Patton feels, place added pressure on the shoulders of both players and domestic referees across the country…

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