Mon, 27 May

Camogie Under 6 & 7 Rules

Team Size/Participation

Maximum 7-a-side.

A club/school/community team with 10 or more players should make two or more teams to play in games, where possible.

  • Full camogie gear to be worn for all matches (jersey/skorts or skirts /socks/helmet).
  • Coach.

Pitch Dimensions

  • 45m x 30m
  • Make pitch smaller, if appropriate.


  • 2 Zones - Pitch split with cones across at halfway.


  • Minimum 6min to maximum 12min per half.


  • Well secured goalposts; Minimum 8ft x 6ft to maximum 15ft x 7 ft.
  • Training Poles or cones are optional.


  • Size 1 First Touch


  • With Puck Out from hand or ground.
  • All other players must stand 10m away from player taking.

Outfield Play

  • All on the ground.
  • No kicking the ball.


  • Catch, Lift into the hand and strike or Ground Strike at all times.
  • No kicking the ball.
  • May use leg to block/save.

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

  • All taken off the ground.
  • All opposing players should be at least 8m from player taking.
  • Free pucks should be no closer than 10m from opposing end line.
  • No hop /solo

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.


  • 1point for over crossbar and 1point for goal.


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