Referee

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GAA Referee Recruitment 

Are you interested in becoming a referee? Think you can do better? Then “Put your whistle where your mouth is” and “Become a GAA Referee”! 

The GAA have Referee Administrators & Recruitment Officers in each of the 32 Counties to help you get started and assist you in progress as a referee.

 

Why Become a GAA Referee?

Stay involved with the game as an alternative to playing

Fitness – It’s a great way to keep fit

Ambition – could you referee a County Final or even an All-Ireland?

Learn more about the game

Give Something Back - offers players, at the end of their playing days, the opportunity to continue in the sport

Personal Development - helps to develop personal skills that are of value in all walks of life

 

What qualities are required to become a GAA Referee?

•Good knowledge of the playing rules

•Be physically and mentally fit

•Have the ability to remain calm

•Have the moral courage to take decisions which are correct

 

How do I become a Referee?

The first thing to do, is to contact your local Referee Administrator or Recruitment Officer who will give you details on upcoming GAA Referee Foundation Course in your local area, which you will have to complete before you can referee games. GAA Club Referee Course will take 3 nights to complete and will be delivered by GAA Referee Tutors.

 


GAA Refereeing Contacts

Connacht

County

Contact Details

Galway

refereerecruitment.galway@gaa.ie       

Leitrim

refereerecruitment.leitrim@gaa.ie      

Mayo

refereerecruitment.mayo@gaa.ie          

Roscommon

refereerecruitment.roscommon@gaa.ie  

Sligo

refereerecruitment.sligo@gaa.ie           

 

Leinster

County

Contact Details

Carlow

refereerecruitment.carlow@gaa.ie       

Dublin

refereerecruitment.dublin@gaa.ie         

Kildare

refereerecruitment.kildare@gaa.ie        

Kilkenny

refereerecruitment.kilkenny@gaa.ie      

Laois

refereerecruitment.laois@gaa.ie          

Longford

refereerecruitment.longford@gaa.ie      

Louth

refereerecruitment.louth@gaa.ie           

Meath

refereerecruitment.meath@gaa.ie        

Offaly

refereerecruitment.offaly@gaa.ie         

Westmeath

refereerecruitment.westmeath@gaa.ie   

Wexford

refereerecruitment.wexford@gaa.ie     

Wicklow

refereerecruitment.wicklow@gaa.ie     

 

Munster

Clare

refereerecruitment.clare@gaa.ie          

Cork

refereerecruitment.cork@gaa.ie         

Kerry

refereerecruitment.kerry@gaa.ie         

Limerick

refereerecruitment.limerick@gaa.ie       

Tipperary

refereerecruitment.tipperary@gaa.ie    

Waterford

refereerecruitment.waterford@gaa.ie    

Ulster

County

Contact Details

Antrim

refereerecruitment.antrim@gaa.ie       

Armagh

refereerecruitment.armagh@gaa.ie     

Cavan

refereerecruitment.cavan@gaa.ie          

Derry

refereerecruitment.derry@gaa.ie      

Donegal

refereerecruitment.donegal@gaa.ie      

Down

refereerecruitment.down@gaa.ie         

Fermanagh

refereerecruitment.fermanagh@gaa.ie    

Monaghan

refereerecruitment.monaghan@gaa.ie   

Tyrone

refereerecruitment.tyrone@gaa.ie