New Football & Hurling Referees

  • Jan 18,2017

Mayo GAA  are on the lookout for new football & hurling referees for the new season. For anyone thinking of taking up football refereeing there is a Foundation Level Referees Course happening on Monday 13th February at 7.30pm in Elvery’s MacHale Park.

A Foundation Hurling Referees course will be run over the next month by Connacht GAA. Anyone interested in becoming a hurling referee is invited along to the course which will be tutored by National GAA Refereeing Tutors Michael Nee and Alan Kelly. Alan Kelly (Galway) is currently on the National Referees Panel and is a fountain of knowledge on the current hurling refereeing circuit. He regularly referees top games at National level.

All hurling clubs within Mayo GAA are requested to send along three new hurling referees to take part in the course. The course will also allow young Transition Year Students to become Go-Games Referees for underage games.
The schedule for the course is as follows:
- Night1: Thursday 23rd February at 8.00 until 10.00 in the Connacht GAA Centre
- Night2: Wednesday 1st March at 8.00 until 10.00 in the Connacht GAA Centre
- Night3: Wednesday 15th March at 8.00 until 10.00 in the Connacht GAA Centre
Who is invited:
Anyone interested in becoming a hurling/camogie referee.
Transition Year Students interested in hurling/camogie refereeing.
Existing football referees who wish to become dual referees.
Hurlers who wish to learn more about the rules of the game.
Cost of Course:
The course is free of charge.
On completion you will be a qualified Hurling GAA referee.

If you are planning to attending or for more information on becoming a referee please contact our referee coordinator Michael Daly on 087-6735435 or or Promotion Officer Adrian Hession on 087-2450566.