General Rules

  •  30 Minutes – 15 Mins a side – no half time team talks during group stages
  •  2 Points for a win, 1 Point for a Draw
  •  Unlimited Subs – Roll on/off basis from the halfway line.
  • Sin Bin 3 Minutes
  • 45s of the ground
  • Extra time – 10 Minutes (5 Minutes each way)
  • 15 a side, Max panel 24 Players, Minium 19 players
  • After Rounds Ranking is base 1,2,3,4

Teams finishing on Each Points

2 Teams finishing level on points

a. The winner of the original game between those two teams shall be ranked higher
b. If that game ended in a draw, the team with the overall aggregate lowest score conceded shall be ranked higher
c. If the aggregate lowest score conceded is equal, teams shall be separated by a toss of a coin, with the winner of the coin toss ranked higher

3 or More Teams finishing level on points

a. The team with the overall aggregate lowest score against them shall be ranked highest.
b. If the aggregate lowest score conceded is equal amongst all teams, the total number of goals scored by each team will be used as a further tiebreaker
c. If the aggregate lowest score conceded is equal amongst two teams, the winner of the original game between those two teams shall be ranked higher
d. If that game ended in a draw, teams shall be separated by a toss of a coin

Draw in the Knock Stages

In the event of a draw at the knockout stages (not including finals i.e., quarter-final or semi-final stages) ten minutes extra time (2 x 5 minutes) shall be played.
b. If a draw still results, then five frees will be taken by five different players as follows:
     Ladies Football: 30 metres
c. Frees shall be taken at a central point, identified by the referee at the appropriate distance
d. In Ladies Gaelic football, frees may be taken from the hand or from the ground.
e. There shall be no goalkeeper or other defenders facing the free takers.
f. Only points shall be counted.
g. Should a taken free strike either upright or cross bar and go over the bar, the score shall be counted.
h. Should a taken free bounce off the ground prior to going over the bar, the score shall not be counted
i. Shots that result in a goal or a wide, rather than a point, shall not be counted
j. The team with the most points scored, following five frees per team, will be deemed to have won the game.
k. If teams remain level after five frees per team, then ‘sudden death frees’ are to be taken. One player on each team shall take a free each until one team has scored a point and the other misses. Players who took a free as part of the original series of five frees shall be eligible to take a free in the ‘sudden death’ section.

Final Draw
In the event of a draw in the final, ten minutes extra time (2 x 5 minutes) shall be played. In the event of a draw after extra time, the trophy shall be shared.
A toss of a coin shall determine which side will receive the trophy for the first few months. The loser of the toss shall be presented with the winner’s medals.

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