Are you interested in becoming a referee? Think you can do better?
Then “Put your whistle where your mouth is” and “Become a 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.

Whilst we need to boost referee numbers, we would ask that the people put forward will be genuinely committed to what is a demanding and essential role in our association. Referee’s needs to be in good physical condition , capable of passing the referee fitness test and committed to refereeing a minimum of 14 adult or youth fixtures per year. All new referees will be accompanied and aided by experienced officials in their initial games.

How do I become a Referee?
Contact the club on Facebook or
A training course for all new referees will be provided in June/July and hopefully some of these people will be officiating before year end and certainly ready for a full season in 2020.


For more infomation, see the Tyrone GAA Website below: