Thursday 22 March 2018

Motions: How they fared


Allow Central Council to decide on the use of Croke Park for non GAA sports.

Recognise the GPA as the official representative body for senior inter-county players.

In football, penalty kicks to be taken from 11 rather than 13 metres range.

All kick-outs to be taken from the 13-metre line.

In hurling, the penalty for taking a puck-out outside the small square to be a throw-in on the defending team's 20-metre line rather than a '65' to the opposition.

A clock/hooter system to be introduced to signal the end of a game (to be trialled in 2011 Leagues).

No relegation from the Liam McCarthy Cup group until after 2013 but counties who win the Christy Ring Cup to be promoted.

Have competitions for U-12s and younger played with 11-a-side teams, ensuring that all players on the panel are used.

Senior provincial championships to start no earlier than the third Sunday in May.

A cup shall not be filled with alcoholic beverage. Cups to be altered to prevent the placing of liquids therein.


In football, a pass is only legal if made with a closed fist.

A player who makes a catch between the 45-metre lines from a kick-out be awarded a free kick.

Players can be in opponents' square ahead of the ball.

Two points to be awarded in hurling when a sideline cut goes over the bar.

Amend All-Ireland SF format to allow provincial winners who lose All-Ireland quarter-finals re-entry against two survivors from the qualifiers.

Scrap the All-Ireland inter-county intermediate/junior hurling and junior football championships.

Drop All-Ireland quarter-finals from minor football.

Scrap the use of red and yellow cards.

End the practice of asking referees to review video clips of incidents in games where they have officiated

Allow Congress to change rules with a three-fifth (60 per cent) rather than two-thirds (66.6 per cent) majorities


Introduce video officials to decide on issues in the course of a game as requested by the referee.

Allow counties and clubs to display the brand name of more than one sponsor on jerseys and other gear. Replace time bans with match bans for suspended players.

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