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Kerry Petroleum Junior Football Championship – Preliminary RdSun July 19 @ 2.30pm – Extra Time & Result on the Day.Cromane v Ballylongford Strand Rd

2020 Club Competitions

Wednesday 08th July, 2020



2020 Club Competitions - changes to note:Senior Football Championship 16 teams – 4 Rds - Straight knock-out – Open Draw - Result on the Day unless otherwise decided by the CCC. Venues as decided by the CCC. For all games in the Championship, the CCC may and without requiring the agreement of either team involved, change venue at short notice and play midweek gamesSenior Hurling Championship8 teams...

Winner on the Day Regulations

Wednesday 08th July, 2020



Regulations approved Ard Chomhairle on the 19th January 2019 and in accordance with Rules of Specification 3.4. & 3.6 T.O. Part 2 2019, that relevant games that finish level after normal playing times should be completed as follows: Phase 1: Proceed to Extra time as provided for in T.O Cuid II (two periods of ten minutes each way) Phase 2: (Penalty Kicks/Pucks) If still level, a “penalty...

GAA Playing Rules Update - July 2020

Wednesday 08th July, 2020



GAA Playing Rules Update | July 2020IntroductionBelow is a summary of the GAA playing rules changes introduced in 2020 covering the following;1. Kick-out Rule2. The Mark (Kick-out & Advance)3. The Sin Bin4. Role of the Sideline Official 1. Kick-out Rule (Football Only)Rule 2.7(a) and (c) applies.• Kick-out shall be taken from the ground at the centre of 20m line.• Kick-out cannot be kicked...


Supporting Our Members who are Unable to Return to Activity An excellent flyer, received from the Community and Health Department in Croke Park, detailing what Clubs can do to support any member who feels they can’t as yet return to GAA activity (on the field of play, as a player, coach or referee). It also makes suggestions in regard to a variety of roles within the GAA that would be open to a person who might feel...

Dermot Early Youth Initiative

Sunday 05th July, 2020



Information regarding the Dermot Early Youth InitiativeApplications for this are currently open. It provides great opportunity for development and training in leadership skills for youth members (15 -18 age group but tutors are needed also. The tutors receive training (in NUIG)Dermot Early Youth Leadership Initiative FAQ Phase 5.pdfMore information can be found here:...

Health Questionnaire

Sunday 05th July, 2020



The Covid Health Questionnaire each person participating in Gaelic Games must complete prior to the first occasion that they return to their club is now available.Forms can be accessed by visiting the URL https://returntoplay.gaa.ie.Each person participating in Gaelic Games must also re-confirm that their Health Status hasn’t changed on each subsequent occasion that they...

Educational Resources

Sunday 05th July, 2020



Resources available for Clubs are:Posters and SignageChild Safeguarding GuidanceHealth Questionnaire and DeclarationFor further information: https://learning.gaa.ie/covid19resources

E-Learning Module

Sunday 05th July, 2020



E-Learning ModulePrior to returning to training/games, this online training module must be completed. The course can be assessed here: https://courses.gaa.ie/Covid19ClubEd/

Kerry Referees 2020Kick-Out MarkIt must be from a kick out. Ball must be on or past the 45m line. It must be a clean catch. Referee awards Mark by blowing whistle. Player claims mark by putting his hand in the air. If claiming Mark player has 15 seconds to take free kick. Player does not claim Mark he may play on immediately. If he plays on he cannot be tackled for four steps or the length of time it takes to travel four steps or...


On Monday night, the Garvey's Supervalu County Senior Championship Draw took place. This draw was recorded live in the Radio Kerry studios on Terrace Talk, with Chairman of Kerry County Board and Garvey's Managing Director of competition sponsors Kevin McCarthy taking charge of the draw.Chairman Tim Murphy made a point of extending his gratitude to Supervalu for their continued and unwavering support...

Kerry Coaching and Games Webinar Series

Thursday 04th June, 2020



Next Wednesday 10th June @ 8pm, Margaret Foley will be facilitating an online coaching webinar through Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams can be used on your laptop, phone and smart device.The webinar will be titled "Move Well Move Often: Developing the Physically Literate child in school, home and the community".This webinar will explore how the physically literate child can be developed through the...

Gaelic Games Coach Survey

Saturday 30th May, 2020



The biggest ever coaching survey conducted in Irish sport will see the GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association join forces to help shape the future development of Gaelic games.Over the next three weeks coaches at every level of football, hurling and camogie are being encouraged and urged to make their voices heard via the online survey. The Gaelic games Coach Survey 2020 is a unique opportunity for coaches to provide an...

Moss Spillane, RIP

Wednesday 20th May, 2020



We are shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the death of our very good friend Moss Spillane. Moss was always a gentleman. His smile settled many nerves on big game days. His love of Kerry GAA was well known. He had the respect, trust and friendship of everyone involved with Kerry GAA. We have lost a great man, may Moss rest in peace. Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Moss Spillane Ar dheis Dé go...

GAA Gambling Awareness Webinar

Sunday 10th May, 2020



A message from Kerry GAA Health and Wellbeing Committee;The Community & Health Section Croke Park, hosted a Webinar with Oisín McConville, Justin Campbell and Niall McNamee focusing on Gambling awareness.Individuals with gambling problems may be more severely impacted from COVID-19 due to stress, financial worries, job losses, lack of other social outlets, etc. This can be the case for those who...


Personal Wellbeing WebinarHosted by the Community and Health Section, Croke Park on Tuesday next.This webinar aims to introduce participants to approaches and resources to safeguard their personal wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be presented by Alan Kerins, Tom Parsons and Colin ReganTitle: Celebrating and Supporting our OfficersWhen: Tuesday, 12 May from 7pm – 8:15pmWhere: Live...

Minding your Mental Health

Saturday 25th April, 2020



Below is a poster received from the Community & Health Section in Croke Park with tips on how to mind our Mental Health, which is so important during these times. A PDF of the graphic can be downloaded here --> Covid-19 Minding Your Mental Health.pdfHerewith also is a link to all the information pertaining to the GAA and Covid 19 , which is collated on the GAA's National Web Site:...


Update from the Kerry GAA County Board Chairman Public health is and always has been the number one priority and we in Kerry GAA have played our part from the outset.While the Government announcement regarding mass gatherings on Tuesday wasn't entirely unexpected, it nonetheless brings a certain level of clarity as to how we might look at potential options for our games post August. The CCC are the subcommittee...

Getting through COVID-19 Together

Saturday 18th April, 2020



Getting through COVID-19 TogetherThe Department of Health, The HSE and Healthy Ireland have launched a new site offering advice and tips on how you can look after your mental wellbeing and cope with your new daily routine: https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/together/ Here you will find supports and information across a number of areas of wellbeing.They have also provided a link to some online counselling and...


The GAA acknowledges last weekend’s Government announcement of the extension of current restrictions until May 5th and its impact on the scheduling of sporting events and working practices, and has factored the extension of the arrangements into its contingency planning.To that end, the Association can confirm that club activity remains suspended until May 5th.The Senior inter-county...