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Football Rules

The new "Cynical Behaviour" Rules come into place on 1 January 2014.  Attached is a Fact Sheet which sets out the following:

  • Details of the changes
  • New Disciplinary System Summary
  • Suspension details
  • Clarification on Deliberate v Accidental fouls, The Tackle, New Advantage Rule
  • Questions and Answers

Football Rule Changes (1 January 2014) Fact Sheet

Also attached is a new referees report for Interchange. All existing Referee Reports should be discarded with the new rule changes on 1 January 2014.

Referees Report – Interchange (2014)

GFHAA Anti-Doping Policy – Effective 1 January 2015

The attached policy applies to the Gaelic Football and Hurling Association of Australasia (GFHAA).

The GFHAA Anti-Doping Policy has recently been approved by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) and is now in force from 1 January 2015.  Please ensure all members of your clubs are aware of this policy

QGFHA Bye Laws 2018

The attached QGFHA Bye Laws, with amendments, have been approved by the GFHAA and are now in force