Referee Recruitment 2021

Galway Referee Administration Committee.

Referee Recruitment 2021

Anybody interested in becoming a Football, Hurling or Dual Referee is invited to contact a Referee Committee member, named below, to participate in the 2021 Referee Foundation Level Course.

In order to become a GAA Referee the following must apply :

The candidate must be a member of a GAA Club.

Garda Vetting for Gaelic Games purposes must be attained – this is done on line by each individual and lasts for 5 years. If this is already attained and in date, this will suffice. Vetting for GAA, Hurling, Football, Camogie, Ladies Football, Handball or Rounders is acceptable.

Foundation Level course is usually in 4 parts : 3 nights of theory and a physical fitness assessment (not a test !). It includes the GAA Child Protection Course applying to refereeing only which must be undertaken and lasts for 3 years. The course caters for those who wish to referee Football only, Hurling only or Dual Refereeing.

In order to apply to participate please contact the Committee Member below giving your Phone Number and/or E-mail.


Stephen Cahalan :

Chairman Referee Administration Committee : 087 6348091.

Larry Lohan :

Football Referee Contact : 087 7661059.

***** As we are in such an unusual situation with the pandemic in 2021, we are unable to put dates on this year’s course as of yet but will contact all interested in the course as soon as it is safe to proceed.

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Stephen Cahalan