For referee queries contact: Mick Fennin – 087/2700243 / Martin Whyte – 086/8131794 (2017 Panel of Referees TBC)

Are you interested in becoming a Kildare GAA referee?

Why Become a GAA Referee?

  • Stay involved with the game as an alternative to playing
  • Fitness – It’s a great way to keep fit
  • Ambition – could you referee a County Final or even an All-Ireland?
  • Learn more about the game
  • Give Something Back – offers players, at the end of their playing days, the opportunity to continue in the sport
  • Personal Development – helps to develop personal skills that are of value in all walks of life

What qualities are required to become a GAA Referee?

  • Good knowledge of the playing rules
  • Be physically and mentally fit
  • Have the ability to remain calm
  • Have the moral courage to take decisions which are correct

Kildare GAA are holding a Referees Foundation Course in March, if you would like to sign up for this course contact Mick Fennin or Martin Whyte.

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