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Mouthguards - the regulations for 2014

posted 25 Nov 2013, 05:27 by Matthew Ryan

From January 1st 2014, this rule will apply to Gaelic footballers in all age grades.

KEY POINTS
• Gaelic footballers in all age grades must wear a mouthguard from January 1st 2014
• A properly fitted mouthguard is the best available protective device for reducing the incidence and severity of sports-related dental injuries
• Players can be sent-off in a game for not wearing a mouthguard
• Players will not be covered under the GAA player injury scheme if they don't comply with the mouthguard rule
• No Mouthguard? No Game!

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