Jim McHugh Under-12 Memorial Tournament Rules

Tournament Rules 2018:
  • 15-a-side maximum, unlimited substitutions
  • 13 aside if both teams agree
  • Home club to provide official referee
  • 2 plays of ball then play away
  • All games 25-minutes a side
  • 45's off the ground, from the 45 meter line
  • No penalties,  13yd free from hands
  • Goals count for 3 points, over the bar counts for 1 point
  • No coaching beside the goals, umpires behind the goals
  • 2 points awarded for a win, 1 point awarded for a draw
  • In the event of a tie, the result of the match played between them will apply
  • Extra time in all finals, where needed. 7-minutes per half.
  • In the event of a tie after extra time, a kick-off from the 45-meter line out of the hands. Best of 5 kicks, sudden death thereafter.
  • Any team that leaves the field of play before full time will concede the match
  • Girls must play boys rules (toe under the ball)
  • Any team that doesn't fulfil a fixture will be removed from the competition.
  • Games have to be played between the Sunday and following Saturday of the week they are fixed for on the fixtures list
  • Results to be texted back to Mark Redmond, to 0862771935 along with referees name
  • League tables will be posted on the Garrycastle GAA website and updated weekly
  • Pitch size is 21m line to 21m line, and full width
  • Only 3 mentors to be allowed on the sidelines for Finals
  • Tournament games must not impede on County U11/U12 fixtures
  • The organising committee's decision is final on all Tournament matters.
  • Entry fee per team is €50, to be paid at the launch/information night.