A number of changes were made to the Playing Rules. The implementation of the changed playing rules will come into effect on first day of June 2012.
- *A maximum of 8 substitutions may be made in underage and adult league competitions at all levels. This does not apply to championships.
- *When the sliotar is played directly over the crossbar from a sideline ball, the score will be worth 2 points.
- *When play is stopped by the Referee due to an injury to a player, play resumes with an indirect free to the team in possession at the time the referee stopped play.