GAA Announcement on Covid – 40 personnel per team allowed attend games

Following last night’s government announcement the GAA is seeking clarification on a number of issues relating to the organisation of Gaelic games and activities (26 Counties).  Any further clarifications that come through will be posted.

In the meantime, as games must now be played “behind closed doors”, no more than 40 persons per team should be allowed access to games for the moment. This figure should include all players, management, coaches, ancillary backroom personnel and team officials.
The 80 team personnel (40 per team) is in addition to essential match day personnel such as Match officials (Referees, Linesmen, Umpires and Match Monitors), Media and event officials (stewards etc.)


The GAA await further clarification on the issue of parents attending juvenile games we suggest that one parent or guardian may attend a game where they consider it necessary for the welfare of their own child. Cúl Camps and team training can continue for the moment on the basis of no more than 15 people (including coaches) in a designated area of the field.


As ever, the the GAA, including all its units and members, will do their utmost to protect public health.