Jim McHugh Under-12 Memorial Tournament Rules

Tournament Rules 2016:
  • 13-a-side maximum, unlimited substitutions
  • 15 aside if both teams agree
  • Home club to provide referee
  • Minimum of 6 Under-11 players on the field at all times
  • 2 plays of ball then play away
  • All games 25-minutes a side
  • 45's off the ground
  • No penalties,  13yd free from hands
  • Goals count for 3 points, over the bar counts for 1 point
  • No coaching/coaches beside the goals, umpires 5 metres behind the goals
  • 2 points awarded for a win, 1 point awarded for a draw
  • In the event of a 2 team tie, the result of the head-to-head match will apply
  • In the event of a 3 team tie, will go to scoring difference
  • Any team that leaves the field of play before full time will concede the match
  • Games have to be played between the Sunday and following Saturday of the week they are fixed for on the fixtures list
  • Official independent referee to be organised by the home team
  • Results to be texted back to Mark Redmond, to 0862771935
  • League tables will be posted on the Garrycastle GAA website and updated weekly
  • Pitch size is 21m line to 21 m line, and 6m in from both side lines
  • 2 groups of 6 teams in round robin format
  • 1st in the group go to the A Semi Final
  • 2nd in the group go to the A Semi Final
  • 3rd in the group go to the  C Final 
  • 4th in the group go to the  D Final
  • 5th in the group go to the  C Final
  • 6th in the group go to the D Final
  • All finals will be played in Garrycastle GAA club
  • Only 3 mentors to be allowed on the sidelines for Finals
  • Entry fee per team is €50, to be paid at the launch meeting.