Waterford GAA Referees

Waterford GAA Referees

With the growth in popularity of Gaelic Games, the demand for match officials is increasing. The referee, four umpires and two linemen are entrusted with the responsibility for the control of games. They work as a team of responsible officials dedicated to carrying out their duties with integrity, consistency and uniformity.

The role of the Referee is to:

Apply the rules in order to create conditions for our Games to be played well. The rules spell out the conditions for our Games to be played well; the proper application of the rules creates these conditions.

  • A thorough knowledge of the rules
  • Be physically and mentally fit
  • Deal courteously with players and officials
  • Have the ability to remain calm
  • Operate strictly in accordance with the principles of justice and fair play
  • Have the moral courage to take decisions which are correct
  • Be able to live with unfair criticism
  • Be able to accept constructive criticism
  • Retain a good learning graph
  • Be alert and decisive on the field
  • Enjoy refereeing
  • Be committed to the protection of players and the prevention of abusive or violent conduct
  • Be a good communicator on and off the field
  • At all times be well presented
  • Behave with dignity both on and off the field
  • Have a sense of humour and the ability to smile; while these qualities are not requirements they are great assets

"Above all things else, retain integrity, consistency and uniformity."

John Jackson
Referee Administrator
Waterford GAA

Anthony FitzgeraldGaultier087-9729525
Conor AhearneFerrybank086-2968463
Dessie O’LearyErins Own087-6366569
Edmond FitzgeraldGaultier087-7589472
Eoin MorrisseyErins Own087-2896735
John KielyKill086-0795520
Seaghan WalshDe La Salle086-0612971
Brian CuddihyNaomh Pól087-9817001
John PowerButlerstown086-0711256
Kieran O’TooleNaomh Pól086-0644241
Larry PowerBallygunner087-9280236
Michael QuirkeNaomh Pol087-3979272
Michael O’BrienPortlaw087-6967700
Michael WaddingRoanmore087-6793854
Nicholas BarryPassage089-4553909
Nicolas O’TooleNaomh Pól087-6179640
Noel KellyErins Own087-6821321
Robbie DunneSt. Mollerans086-1515060
Robert GraceMount Sion087-2959740
Tim O'ByrneErins Own087-1314857
Tom DeeRathgormack087-6565024
Tony LarkinBallyduff Lower086-3749829
Vinny O’TooleRoanmore087-2096929
Brendan BreenStradbally086-8733096
Cian O'HalloranBrickey Rangers087-9124934
Domhnall Ó Murchadha
An Rinn087-2265021
Emmet QuannLismore086-8338598
Gavin WhelanColligan087-7918018
Joe SalmonClashmore087-9385803
Killian O’SullivanCappoquin086-8457569
Martin CurranOld Parish087-7797168
Paddy SmithShamrocks087-7535520
Pádraig NolanCappoquin086-9170571
Pat CaseyCappoquin086-3718159
Sean MurphyShamrocks087-2390208
Stephen McCarthyBrickey Rangers087-7618292
Stephen PrattTallow086-3465943
Tadhg TobinBrickey Rangers087-9359896
Timmy OrganAbbeyside087-7516195
Tom MansfieldCappoquin087-8229762
Tomas O’CorraoinAn Rinn086-8458580
Tomas WalshModeligo087-1348082
Tommy O’SullivanCappoquin087-4146890