Transfers 

  1. A player who wishes to leave one club and play with another club must apply
    for a transfer. However, a player who has not played League or Championship
    football for a period of 3 years is exempt from transfer rules provided other
    eligibility conditions are satisfied.

 

  1. All transfer applications must be made on the official transfer form. It must
    be completed, properly signed and sent to the relevant secretary.

Evidence to prove an address may be requested by a Club, County Board,
Provincial or Central Council or sub-committees thereof.

The townland and the Eircode/Postal Code must be included on all transfer
forms for all CCAs.

Where the relevant body is not satisfied with the evidence provided, the
transfer may be refused.

A player transferred to a Club, who, at any time within a period of 24 weeks
from the date of transfer, is found to be no longer resident within the Club
Catchment Area, may be liable to sanction under the CODA Rules, and the
Club may also be liable to sanction under the CODA Rules.

 

  1. A transfer requiring Provincial or Central Council sanction, and which has
    been approved by the Club and County Board, may be approved by the
    Provincial Secretary, or CEO, subject to ratification at the next Provincial or
    Central Council meeting.

 

  1. A transfer becomes effective as soon as it is approved by the appropriate
    authority, unless it is being contested at a lower level than Central Council.

Where it is being contested, the contesting party must lodge an appeal
to the CODA of the next highest unit within 48 hours or before the player
is due to play her first competitive game with her New Club or County,
whichever is the shorter period.

Where an appeal is lodged to the relevant CODA, the player concerned
cannot play with her New Club or County until the appeal has been
decided.

 

  1. A player who leaves a County permanently and who wishes to become
    involved in the playing activities of another County must:

(a) Obtain a transfer from her Provincial Council, if she intends to
participate with another County in the same Province.

(b) Obtain a transfer from Central Council, if her intended participation is
with a County outside of her former Province.

 

Inter Club Transfers

 

  1. A player, who wishes to leave one club to join another in the same county,
    must apply to the County Board on the official transfer form for a transfer.
    This also applies to a disbanded club unless governed by Rule 266.

 

  1. The County Board shall have power to refuse or grant transfers taking into
    account the best interests of the Association.

 

  1. A player seeking an Inter–Club transfer outside the County in which she last
    played, must seek her release from her former Club by completing the official
    transfer form.

The form must be signed by her former Club and County Secretaries, who
must forward it to the Secretary of the County to which she is transferring,
who in turn must forward to the relevant Provincial Secretary or CEO.
Eligibility conditions are also governed by Rule 146.

  1. If the player is residing in the CCA of the club to which she is transferring,
    or if she is returning to her Home Club, the County Secretary may sign
    the transfer form and forward it to the Provincial or National Secretary as
    outlined in Rule 270.

275. If the player is NOT residing in the CCA of the Club to which she is

transferring, or if she is not returning to her Home Club, the transfer must be;

(a) Discussed and approved by the County Board to which she is
transferring

(b) The transfer form endorsed to that effect, signed by the County
Secretary

and

(c) Forwarded to the Provincial Secretary or CEO as outlined in Rule 270.

 

  1. Where a player’s former Club or County Secretary refuses to sign the transfer
    form, the player should contact the County or Provincial Secretary or the
    National CEO as appropriate.

 

  1. When the transfer has been sanctioned, one copy will be returned to the
    applicant, who shall present it to the Club to which she has been transferred.

The Club shall register the player in the usual manner.

 

Inter County Transfers

 

  1. The procedure to be followed to obtain an Inter-County Transfer is:

(a) The player must seek her release from her former County Secretary
by completing the official transfer form.

(b) The Secretary shall sign it and forward it to the Secretary of the
relevant Committee, Board or Council as outlined in Rule 270.

 

  1. An Inter-County transfer becomes effective as soon as it is approved by
    the appropriate authority. The appropriate Secretary or CEO shall sign the
    transfer form and return a copy to the applicant and the County Secretary.

 

  1. In all applications for transfers, the status of the player shall be specified.
    The transfer application must also show the date of the last competitive
    and Championship matches in which she played. Schools and Colleges
    competitions are exempted.

 

  1. A player cannot play for two different Counties in the same competition.

 

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