GAA confirm new match day regulations

The GAA have issued a number of regulations for club fixtures during the Covid-19 emergency.

These include:

-A max of 24 players allowed within the pitch enclosure during the game

-Max of 5 team officials in football, 7 in hurling (to include two maor camán)

-Each team to be allocated a side of the pitch

-Ball boys not permitted

-Water breaks to take place between the 15th and 20th minute of each half, to last no longer than a minute, players to drink from their own clearly marked bottle

-That time to be added at the end of each half as part of additional time

-Subs not allowed a kick/puck around at H/T

-No handshakes before or after games

-No spitting or nose clearing

-Team huddles only allowed where social distancing is observed

-Interaction with opponents & match officials should be kept to a minimum after the match

All regulations can be viewed here


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