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The regulation Gaelic football game is contested between two teams of 15 players each, with the objective being to score points by kicking or striking the ball with a stick into a goal shaped the same as a set of rugby posts, which consists of two sections. Striking the ball into the lower section of the goal scores three points, while hitting it over the crossbar, but between the two uprights, scores one point.
Physical contact is allowed, in the form of shoulder-to-shoulder tackling, but much contact which would be allowed in a game of rugby is not permitted in Gaelic football.
Nevertheless, Gaelic football player insurance is a valuable precaution against injuries which can happen accidentally while playing the game, as it can help meet any unexpected medical costs, and offer protection against loss of earnings should any player need time off work to recover from an injury sustained while playing.
Speak to one of our advisors about our Gaelic football insurance cover today, and you'll realise why it isn't a good idea to leave such things to the luck of the Irish.
Why do I need personal sports insurance?
Unfortunately, with most sports, there’s often a risk of suffering an injury which could not only stop you playing, but also affect your ability to work and earn for a period of time. We offer Personal Accident and Loss of Earnings cover to help with unexpected costs, so you can focus on getting back into the game.
Take a look at the following examples of why every amateur sports player and participant should have specialist insurance:
- You injure yourself during a session and require physio treatment.
- You suffer an injury during a session which means you can’t work and earn for a period of time.
- Your sports equipment is damaged, lost or stolen.
- You accidentally injure another participant during a session and they decide to take legal action against you.
Public Liability Insurance covers you for third party injury or damage to property.
Professional Indemnity Insurance protects you from legal action following advice given.
Provides financial support should you receive an injury whilst carrying out the activity which you are insured and you are unable to work. The maximum benefit period for this cover is 52 weeks. There is an excess of 14 days on this section.
Personal Accident Insurance (sometimes referred to as Sports Accident Insurance) ensures that should an accident occur whilst carrying out the activities for which you are insured you will be entitled to compensation.
insure4sport provides a benefit for Accidental Death, Permanent Disablement, Loss of Limbs and Sight up to £50,000. Plus there is cover in place should you require Physiotherapy or Emergency Dental Treatment. We will also financially compensate you should you require a hospital stay or break a bone.
Provides protection against loss of, theft or damage to your valuable sports equipment should the unthinkable happen. Cover for items less than a year old is on a new for old basis. A Single Article Limit of £2,500 and a £50 excess applies to all claims. Sports equipment excludes bicycles and bicycle accessories. This cover is however available through our bespoke bicycle product “Cycleplan”. Please visit www.cycleplan.co.uk for further information.
Employers Liability insurance will enable you to meet the cost of compensation for your employees’ injuries or illness whether they are caused on or off site. If you are a business or employee people this is a legal requirement.
If you employee volunteers you should still select the option but leave the wage roll values clear.
Participant to Participant Liability provides cover if one of your participants/players injures another participant/player during a sport where tackles, scrums, mauls, or throws are permitted (e.g. football or MMA). If you’re a coach or instructor, and you are deemed liable, then you will be protected.
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