u 8 Go Games Rules



1. Team sizes/



Maximum 8-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/mentor encouraged to rotate positions at half-time.
2. Pitch Dimensions 45m x 30m

Make pitch smaller, if appropriate.

3. Zones 2 Zones – Pitch split with cones across at halfway.. Players must remain within the zone to which they are assigned
4. Duration Minimum 6min to maximum 12min per half.
5. Goalposts Well secured goalposts; Minimum 8ft x 6ft to maximum 15ft x 7 ft.

Training Poles or cones are optional.

6. Sliotar Size 1 First Touch
7. Commence With Puck Out from hand or ground or throw in.

After a score ball is thrown in from half way line (disgression of organising committee allowed here)

All other players must stand 10m away from player taking.

8. Outfield Play All on the ground.

No kicking the ball.

9. Goalkeeper Catch, Lift into the hand and strike or Ground Strike at all times.

No kicking the ball.

May use leg to block/save.

No hop/solo.

10. 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.

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.


11. Scoring 1point for over crossbar and 1point for goal.
12. Other



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