Strategic Aim: “We will introduce a detailed initiative to promote respect and discipline towards match officials and each other.”
The GAA Respect Initiative aims to promote positive behaviour and to ensure that an enriching environment is provided for the promotion and development of Gaelic Games. This includes respect for and from all participants on and around the field. The initiative is currently being piloted in four counties (Armagh, Waterford,Kilkenny and Sligo) at all levels up to U-12 with national roll out at this level planned in 2010.
Download an Information Booklet on the GAA Respect Initiative.
Download an Educational Poster on the GAA Respect Initiative.
Download a Poster on the Respect Initiative.
Download a Toolkit on the Respect Initiative. This toolkit has been developed to provide Clubs and Counties access toartwork and templates for the various materials being used to promote this important initiative.
What is involved?
How does it work?
A Checklist for Behaviour
The referee will work with the captain and coaches to manage the game effectively. Referees will control the game by applying the rules of the game and by dealing with any instances of dissent firmly. In the event of a player using foul language or behaving in an unsporting manner it is recommended that:
Managing the Sideline
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