What are the GAA age rules?

Participants may play up one age grade; i.e., Under-7 may play at Under-9 level; Under-9 may play at Under-11 level; Under-11 may play at Under-12 & Under-13 age levels. No provision is made to publish scores, to play on a knock-out basis nor to include semi-finals, finals, etc.

Can a 17 year old play adult GAA?

In simple terms, a player must be 18 years old to qualify for adult inter-county and 17 years old be eligible for adult club football.

What age is minor in GAA?

To be eligible for the Grades listed hereunder, a player shall meet the respective stated age criteria: Minor (Under 17): Be Under 17 years and Over 13 years.

Can you play U20 senior?

The rule stating that an U20 player cannot play at his own age grade, should he see game-time in a senior inter-county championship fixture, was criticised by former Cork chairman Lane at a county board meeting last September.

Can a 7 year old play under 7 football?

Notes. A Child born on or after 1st September 2015 is eligible to play once they have attained the age of six but can only play in the Under 7 age group.

What age do you have to be to play u20 GAA?

It is the highest inter-county hurling competition for male players between the ages of 17 and 20 in Ireland.

Is U17 a minor?

The minor age group bracket has been changed from u18 to u17, which means that young players who finish their last year of minors are still under the age of 18 and now have to play senior football.

Can U17 play u21 GAA?

Under rule 6.17 of the Official Guide which covers age grades, U-21 is considered an underage grade, not an adult grade – which precludes U-17s. A span of five years is allowed for the U-21 grade which would clearly cover U-21, U-20, U-19, U-18 and U-17 players.

What age is u15 in athletics?

Track and Field events for Under 15’s shall be confined to competitors who are aged 13 or 14 on 31st August within the Competition Year, as defined in (1) above.

How many inches is a pee wee football?

roughly 24 inch
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What happened to Westmeath football in the early 1990s?

The early 1990s were among the bleakest years in the history of Westmeath football. In 1990, Westmeath took two unmerciful beatings from Galway and Offaly in Ballinasloe and Moate respectively. “It was difficult to see any light at the end of the tunnel,” Tom remembers.

Who is the manager of Westmeath football team?

The team competes in the three major annual inter-county competitions; the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the Leinster Senior Football Championship and the National Football League . Westmeath’s home ground is Cusack Park, Mullingar. The team’s manager is Jack Cooney.

Did Westmeath ever win the Leinster Senior Football Championship?

The following year, Westmeath progressed to the 2004 Leinster Senior Football Championship Final and won their first ever Leinster senior football title with a replayed victory over Laois (having previously beaten Wexford, Dublin and Offaly ). However the team tamely exited their second All-Ireland Quarter Final – losing to Derry.

What does Westmeath GAA stand for?

The Westmeath county football team represents Westmeath in men’s Gaelic football and is governed by Westmeath GAA, the county board of the Gaelic Athletic Association.