The Women’s Gaelic Players Association
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Our members play Ladies Gaelic Football and Camogie, games indigenous to Ireland and the largest female sports in the country. WGPA was launched in January 2015 to represent the interests of intercounty players; the elite amateur athletes who play at the top level of these sports. The players body is overseen by an 12 member executive and membership has grown to over to over 1,500 current players from 55 squads across the 32 counties of Ireland, as well as an ever-growing number of past players. Our aim is to improve their experiences both and off the field of play.
Levelling the Field Report identifies increasingly unsustainable commitment of female intercounty players without progression on minimum standards, travel expenses and equitable funding The WGPA today released figures from research carried out on the experiences of...
Jim Madden GPA Leadership Programme 2021 Application Process NOW OPEN We are delighted to announce the Jim Madden GPA Leadership Programme is open to applicants for the 2021 academic year. The prestigious leadership course is open to all current and former...
Roisin Howard: “It shows strength of character and self-awareness to acknowledge that you’re struggling”
Roisin Howard, from Cahir, playing both Camogie and Ladies Football with Tipperary, and Masters student at Mary Immaculate College. Roisin joined us at the launch of the new WGPA/GPA Member Support Text Line to share her story of engaging with counselling supports:...
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