Important Notice for All Athletes

The Individual Weigh-in will be in operation from Round 2 of the National Outdoor League on the 28th of May. From then on, there will be a change to the weigh-in and substitution procedure and all pullers looking to weigh-in for a competition will need to have a new affiliation I.D Card with them for every event. It is important that all clubs begin the process of getting these cards ASAP so that they have them back in time. All card information needs to be submitted at least 5 days before a competition, to allow enough time for the card to arrive in time. Pullers will not be able to weigh-in without their card. The new weigh-in and substitution procedures will be as follows:

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Puller Affiliation

A reminder to All Pullers. Anyone training at present who hasn’t been included on a 2017 club affiliation form, is not covered by insurance.

The club affiliation form must be fully filled in before submitting, including listing the club Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary.

The list of pullers submitted with the club affiliation form must include the pullers name, home address, telephone number and email address, in legible block capitals, as well as their signature. Only the pullers home address is acceptable. The clubs address can not be used.

All forms should be sent to Mary Catherine Murphy, Oldtown, Roundwood, Co. Wicklow.

Event Calendar Update

Leinster and Munster fixtures have been added to the events calendar. Also added is the Ladies and Youths training day that will take place at 11am on Sunday the 23rd of April at Gratton Og GAA, Stonepark, Co. Longford. Check out the Fixtures & Events page for more information.

Draw for 2020 World Indoor Championships

A draw is being held to raise funds for the promotion of the 2020 World Indoor Championships in the Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. There are fantastic prizes up for grabs and all support will be greatly appreciated to contribute to what should be a great Championship.


  • 5 days B&B for 2 in a Glasgow Hotel, including return travel -Sponsored by McGinley Coach Travel
  • 4 days B&B in the Talbot Hotel & Leisure Centre, Carlow
  • 3 nights B&B for 2 in Breaffy House Resort, Mayo. Includes 1 Four Course evening meal
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 plus dinner in the Strand Hotel, Ballyliffin
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 plus dinner in the Ballyliffin Hotel, Clonmany
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 plus afternoon tea in the Glen House, Clonmany
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 in The Town House, Ballyliffin
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 midweek in the Ballyliffin Lodge, Clonmany
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 midweek in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncranna


The draw is being run by Danny McGonigle and Cormac Gallagher and will take place on Friday the 1st of September in the Clonmany Youth & Community Resource Centre at 8pm. Contact Danny for Cards 086 8780804. €10 per line

All entrants must be aged over 18 and Clubs are not permitted to purchase tickets in their club name.

Safeguarding 2

A Safeguarding 2 ethics course will be held on the 30th of April at 11am at the Longford Arms Hotel, Main St, Longford Town.  Anyone interested in attending this course can contact Cathy O’Toole 086 3713869 or People interested in attending this course must have already completed Safeguarding Level 1.

Death notice

The death has occurred of Jimmy Byrne from Rathanna. Sincere sympathy to all his family and all at the club.

Click here to see his funeral arrangements. Ag ndeanaigh Dia trocaire are a ainm.