Longford county board are to propose that the minor football grade be returned to under-18 at this year’s congress.
Killoe Emmet Og proposed that the change to rule 6.17 which was passed at Longford county convention with 100% support and no opposition in debate.
The proposal will now progress to the GAA congress in February.
The amend rule as written states: Minor (Under 17 18)
A player shall have celebrated his 15th 16th birthday prior to January 1st and his 17th 18th birthday on or after January 1st of the championship year.
Adult shall include senior, intermediate and junior grades
Girls may participate only up to and including the Under 12 Grade.
The remainder of the rule to Remain unchanged.
Other Rule effected Rule 6.41 Challenge Games