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Waterford’s Niamh Rockett on maintaining routine despite this challenging time.

The St Anne’s star is used to rushing from one thing to the next. Be it her role as a PE and maths teacher at Blackwater Community School in Lismore, to captaining the Deise camogie side, giving grinds to students, or working at home on the farm. The spread of Covid-19 has halted much of her gallop, just as it has for the rest of the country.

Heather Cooney: “It’s different. You’re going from a team situation to just yourself.”

Galway’s Allstar corner-back Heather Cooney, like everyone else, has quickly adjusted to this spinning world where health has taken primacy while sport became an irrelevance overnight. Since Covid19 struck she’s been at home with her family, missing training with her teammates and best friends, and her class and teaching colleagues in school.