Become A Referee

Additional Resources

The referee and his fellow match officials are entrusted with a weighty role – to apply the rules of our games. Here you can get a wealth of information about all aspects of officiating GAA games.
This “Referee Handbook” is aimed at helping GAA Referees by giving them an outline and understanding of the main areas of refereeing. It is designed to explain and simplify the Playing Rules with a focus on practical application.
Here you will find the official playing rules of Gaelic Games as outlined in the GAA's Official Guide.