Sat, 25 March

Under 10 and Under 11 Camogie Rules

Team Size/Participation

Maximum 11-a-side.

Club /school/community team with 16 or more players should make two or more teams to play in games, where possible.

Where a club/school/community team has 17 players or less, then each sub should play a minimum of a full half in each game.

Coach/mentor encouraged to rotate positions at half-time

Pitch Dimensions

  • 90 m x 40-50m.
  • Make pitch smaller, if appropriate.


  • Make pitch smaller, if appropriate, None


  • Minimum 10min to maximum 20 min per half


  • Well secured goalposts; Minimum 8ft x 6ft to maximum 15ft x 7 ft.


  • Size 3 smart touch


  • With thrown in at halfway mark.
  • All other players must stand 10m away from player taking.

Outfield Play

Full rules except:

  • Solo Run up to 10m permitted. Solo


  • Catch, Lift into the hand and strike or ground strike at all times.
  • May use leg to block/save.
  • Ball may be kicked once, but not in succession.

Frees/'45's/Sideline - 'Nearest Player'

  • Strike from the hand or lift and strike (Frees & ‘65’s’).
  • Sideline puck taken off the ground.
  • All opposing players should be at least 10m from player taking.
  • Free pucks should be no closer than 20m from opposing end line.

Nearest Player

  • Frees; Player who is fouled or nearest fouled ball takes.
  • Sideline; Player nearest ball when crosses line takes.
  • ‘45’s’; Player who last strikes the ball on attacking team takes from halfway line in line where ball crosses end line.
  • Referee chooses player nearest/last struck to take free.


  • 2 points for over crossbar and 3 points for goal.


  • Shoulder charge is not permitted but incidental contact is permitted.
  • No rectangle rules apply.