Calry St. Josephs Gaa seven a side tournament is in full flow for the 22nd of July in Hazelwood. An event set up by members of the club to mark the sudden passing of friend and clubman Shane Gilroy has got a great response and the club has advised potential teams to get there entries in as soon as possible as full capacity for the event will be sixteen teams.
Some entries have already comewith some from Sligo , Mayo & Leitrim . This event looks to become an annual event and looks to be coming at an ideal time especially for teams across county Sligo as most club teams have a large gap until there next championship game. All monies raised will go to Cystic Fibrosis .
For information and entries contact Vincent Nally Jnr - firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also check Calry Sevens out on Facebook under the name Calry Sevens.
1) The competition shall be organised by Calry St. Josephs Gaa.
2) A panel of referees to be used shall be drawn up by the organising committee.
3) A Panel of Maximum 15 players to be given to organising committee by each Team prior to commencement of the first games and only these players will be allowed compete for that team. Team lists to be sent to email@example.com with your club\team name in subject box. Teams can have a panel up to 15 and then must pick a team of 10 for each game (7 starters + 3 subs).
4) Players to wear the same number Jersey in all Games.
5) Should there be a clash of colours, one side, on the toss of a coin must change their strip, teams will be expected to bring a set of bibs in this case.
6) The competition shall be run as per programme. Ten minutes play each half and three minutes half time break shall apply except in the Competition final, which shall be fifteen minutes, each half. (This is subject to change )
7) The competitions shall be run on a “Group Basis” with a round robin determining who proceeds to next round. The teams will be arranged in groups of four and each team in the group will play the other three teams on a league basis, 2 points for a win 1 for a draw. The winner and Runner up of each group will proceed to the knock-out stages. In the event of two or more teams tying on points in a group Final Table position shall be decided by the following means and in the order specified:
(i) Scoring Difference (subtracting the total Scores Against from total Scores For).
(ii) Highest Total Score For.
(iii) Where two Teams only are involved – the outcome of the meeting of the two Teams in the previous game in the Competition.
(iv) Scoring Average (divide total Score Against into total Score For).
8) Quarter finals shall be an open draw.
9) The event of a draw in a Quarter Final or Semi-Final a Penalty Shoot-out shall take place.
10) Penalty shoot-out: three penalties shall be taken by each team using three different players to decide the winning team. Goals only shall count in the penalty contest. If the sides are level after three penalties are taken by each team the penalty contest will continue, using other players on a “sudden-death” basis - each team taking alternative penalties until one team gains the advantage. This team will then be declared the winner of that game. The number of different players to be used is six - if necessary. Thereafter players may take a second penalty.
11) In the event of a draw in the final, five minutes extra time each way will be played. If the sides are still level, a penalty shoot-out shall apply.
12) Unlimited substitution from the centre point of either sideline can be made during stoppages and with the consent of the Linesman. A player coming on will hand a baton to the player coming off at Midfield. The baton shall not be thrown from one player to the other.
13) Any matter of dispute shall be dealt with by the Organising Committee and any decision of the Organising Committee including any decision that may contradict these rules shall be final and binding on all parties.
14) Normal GAA rules apply in all other cases (e.g. a player sent off may not be replaced for the rest of the game. Straight red cards will incur the normal penalties as in Club Competitions).
Points to note on the day
1. Registration begins for all teams in Calry at 10am. Be on time as games need to begin at 11.30am in three/four venues.
2. Don’t forget a spare kit just in case.
3. Bring your own first aid kits.
4. Registration costs €10 per player. All monies raised goes to Cystic Fibrosis after minor expenses from the day are excluded.
5. Bring your own footballs as they will not be provided.
6. We will be picking the player of the tournament so bring your A game.
7. Some food will be provided after the tournament .
8. Bring your dancing shoes as we all intend to party afterwards.
Any info contact – firstname.lastname@example.org