All referees who officiate at our games are required to complete an In-service course on an annual basis. The following is the list of such courses being held in the county in 2018;

Tuesday 16th January   
Venue:  Lisgoold GAA @ 7.30pm

Thursday 25th January        
Venue: P. Ui Rinn @ 7.30pm

Monday 29th January
Venue: Mallow @ 7.30pm

Thursday 8th February          
Venue: Coachford @ 7.30pm

Thursday 15th February               
Venue Clonakilty @ 7.30pm

Thursday 22nd February               
Venue: Bantry @ 7.30pm 

Basic Level 1 Foundation Course for new referee’s  – 3 nights
Each club is asked to identify at least one new referee and forward their contact details to Ger Harrington Referee Administrator.

Venue: Pairc Ui Rinn            
Tuesday 6th March @ 7.30pm
Thursday 8th March @ 7.30pm   
Tuesday 13th March @ 7.30pm

Rebel Og Central honoured the referees who took  charge of finals during 2017 in Carrigaline Court Hotel on Friday night.

To date, 24 referees have taken charge of finals that have been played during the season.

The event was held in the ballroom in Carriglaine Court Hotel, Cian O Brien, PRO Rebel Og, acted as MC for the evening, speakers on the night included Chairman of Cork GAA, Ger Lane, Secreatry of Coiste na nOg, Jim Healy and Chairman of Rebel Og Central, Michael O’Mahony.

All three speakers thanked all the referees for their support and hard work during the last twelve months in ensuring that games across Rebel Og, at adult grade and schools / colleges levels are refereed.

One of the biggest acknowledgements on the night was awarded to referees secretary, Bernard Corcoran who was present after been out of action recently.

Referee John Ryan, who spoke on behalf of the referees said that, “Bernard’s work with referees is outstanding, giving referees plenty of notice when games are set to take place and always finishing each notification text with let me know ASAP”.

Guests on the night included PRO Cork GAA board Donal Leahy along with County boards Children’s officer Noel O’Callaghan. Rory Noonan of Evening Echo also attend the event.

Officers of Rebel Og Central attended the night including Donal O’Leary (secretary) Terry Brady (PRO), Martin O’Brien (treasurer) Jack Dorgan (Irish Officer) and Bernie O’Mahony (CCCC).