From: Secretary Kildare
Sent: 06 May 2019 18:22
Subject: GAA Sanction 2019
Ahead of this year's summer sanction for all Club players in Ireland please take note of the below;
The process of all sanction applications must be made via the Player Transfer System (PTS). This process must be initiated by the USGAA / NY / Canadian Clubs that the player intends to play for.
Players must reach out to they Club they wish to intend to play for in the above highlighted jurisdictions. It is then up to the Club out there to start the process.
Please note the below with importance!...
All players seeking a sanction must have purchased any of the below accepted GAA insurance;
Chubb Insurance - (Worldwide min 3 months cover)
USIT via MAPFIRE (Grade 5) - inclu Hazardous Activities (Grade 5)
Blue Insurance (Grade 3) - Sports and Activities (Grade 3)
J1 Travel Insurance - (Policy endorsed to note cover for Gaelic Games)
Also any player who submits an application on a certain date, but is not departing the Country for a number of weeks he must notify us if he wishes to continue playing for his home Club and does not want the sanction approved until the player departs the Country.
All sanctions considered by Croke Park and by the USGAA / Canadian / NY Secretaries. Therefore true grading's must be given along with the approved GAA Insurance. Note all applications will not approved unless all parties approve.
Finally all players whom avail of a sanction will not be able to play for his home Club in Ireland for 30 days after date of approval of his sanction inCroke Park. Any player returns to Ireland may not subsequently return to North America, for further info please Riali 6.12.
Please below for more info;
Daithí Ó Cathail / Dave Cahill
Rúnaí Chill Dara / Kildare GAA Secretary