Useful Information

Rules and Regulations

The official rules for playing Gaelic Football.

Download the rules (PDF-document) here.

Introduction of the Black Card, January 2014.

Rules related to wearing mouthguards or gum shields, applicable to all Juvenile players from January 1st, 2013, and to all players, at all age grades, from January 1st, 2014.

Child Welfare and Protection - includes Code of Best Practice in Youth sports.

Garda Vetting, link to the relevant information. Garda vetting form in English, and in Irish.

Parent/Guardian consent form.

Administration Systems

Information on the online tools and IT Suport (E-mail, online documents, etc.) is available here.

User manuals and other information for the GAA Registration System is available here.

Official GAA Guides, including player transfer rules etc.

Lots of other resources available on the GAA Learning and Development Portal.

Coaching Resources

START HERE --> Main GAA Learning and Development Portal

There are lots of documents for download including manuals, coaching cards, etc.

GAA Youtube channel - videos of drills, games, coaches explaining rules, etc.

Coaching Children :: Coaching Youth Players :: Coaching Adults

GO Games - small-sided games of Gaelic Football, up to 11 years of age. Second link to GO Games.

Coaching model includes a lot of coach education links.

LOOK HERE --> The Skills of Gaelic Football - excellent resource, videos coaching sheets, etc.

Lots of useful GAA Publications, including skills cards, etc. Search on "Football" in the search box.

If you're a teacher/school support, there are a lot of available resources to help foster an interest in Gaelic Games.