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Attention parents: New GAA gumshield rule

November 7, 2018

There will be no grace period for the implementation of mandatory mouthguards in football at all underage levels, which came into force from yesterday.

Ger Ryan, chairman of the medical, scientific and welfare committee, confirmed there will be no exceptions made as players are expected to wear them in training and games as action recommences in the coming weeks. 

The GAA has encouraged clubs to buy stock mouthguards in bulk to ensure no player goes without one on the day of the game. 

‘There are no plans to have a grace period at all,’ said Ryan. ‘All you’re doing then is changing the implementation FacebookTwitter

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