Longford GAA launches ‘Be Whistle Happy in 2019’ recruitment drive

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Longford GAA launches ‘Be Whistle Happy in 2019’ recruitment drive

Longford GAA launches ‘Be Whistle Happy in 2019’ recruitment drive

Refereeing is an integral and most important part of the fabric of the GAA.

According to Longford GAA Referees Coordinator, Joe O’Brien it is essential that County Longford has sufficient referees and of quality to support the playing of games from schoolboy right up to senior level.

Mr O’Brien explained, “We have had a constant stream of referees representing Longford on a provincial and national level and by taking this current opportunity to commence refereeing the next intercounty referee can be you or someone from your club.

“Recently Longford GAA launched ‘Be Whistle Happy in 2019’ and we would love to see a big number of potential referees joining us for our course.

“You must be aged 18 or over and the course is open to both male and females. The course will comprise of two nights in Pearse Park and the final day of the course will take place in Croke Park on Saturday,  April 6.”

Clubs are asked to actively promote this course within their community and if you don’t have a club then contact Joe O’Brien 086-2460840; joea@iol.ie  or contact Peter O’Reilly, County Secretary at the Pearse Park office 086 8127505 on or before Monday, February 11.

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