Prior to the commencement of the 2022 season, Brian Dillons would like to make clear all details pertaining to injuries and compensation. Like most GAA clubs, Brian Dillons is covered by the GAA Injury Benefit Fund. This fund covers all registered players who incur an injury while engaging in official GAA activities (official fixture, sanctioned challenge match or supervised team training session). The GAA Injury Fund is not intended to be used as the sole recourse for compensation and all players are required to avail of cover under the Public Health System or private insurers before seeking a claim.
We would like to encourage all playing members of Brian Dillons to familiarise themselves with the terms and benefits of the GAA Injury Benefit Fund, the specifics of which are available below. In brief, the details of what is and isn’t covered are outlined below:
- Otherwise unrecoverable inpatient and outpatient medical expenses up to a maximum of €4,500. o Excludes the first €100.00
- Includes cover for MRI scans up to a limit of €300 per scan
- Includes post-operative physiotherapy / treatments up to a limit of €320 o Does not include any pre-operative physiotherapy
- Otherwise unrecoverable dental expenses up to a maximum of €4,500. o Excludes the first €100.00
- In-patient hospital stays for a minimum of ten days to a maximum of 15 days, up to €400 per day.
- Loss of wages to those in full-time employment (more than 16 hours a week) up to 26 weeks (up to €300.00 per week) o Does not include first week o Does not include overtime, bonuses, commission, allowances etc.
We would like to remind all registered players that Brian Dillons GAA Club are not obliged to provide additional compensation to what is covered under the GAA Injury Fund.