Please note that the U13 fixture dates have changed from those in the original fixtures booklet.
U13 Competition Rules: The competition will follow national rules with the following competition rule amendments:
- 3 points for a win. 2 Points for a draw. 1 Point for playing but losing, (a reward for fulfilling the fixture).
- Where teams finish on equal points on the table, they will be seperated according to the following set of criteria: Head to Head result, score difference from the matches between those teams only, coin toss.
- These are 15-a-side competitions by default, but if one club doesn’t have 15 players to start with, the game can start with between 15 and 12 players per team. Full Pitch should be used. A team cannot opt to play 12-a-side if both teams have more than 12 players present. The game can be 13 or 14 a side also.
- Substitutions: As per rule 5 of the national Playing Rules: “a substitution may only be made during a stoppage in play and on notifying, in writing, to the Referee”. With the following exception: For U13, U15 and U17 competitions there is no limit to the number of substitutions.
- Eligible county U14 players can play both U13 and u15 club competition they are not permitted to play 2 club games in the same week.
- County U16 panel members are excluded from both U15 and U17 competitions.
- Player age eligibility 2018: U13 – Players born: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
- As part of a new safeguarding and coach qualification policy, all players and mentors present on the day must be listed on the new Offaly CC2 form attached. No mentor/official can be on the side-line who is not listed.
- If a team gives a walkover, they will be deducted 3 points and fined in accordance with Offaly by-laws. The team receiving the walkover will be awarded the match.
- If a team wishes to concede a match before or during the match, the opposition’s management must accept it before the referee is informed.
- U13 is two periods of 25 minutes.
- Semi Finals and finals must go to extra time in the event of a draw. Two periods of 10 mins will apply.
- Sundays are dedicated training days for county squads.
- Team in Bold print is the host club. If host’s pitch is not available then hosting transfers to the opposing team. This is in an effort to fullfill fixtures. Games to be played the week of the fixtures date.
- Submit result to the co board via your club secretary or PRO
- Host Clubs to appoint the referee. Each club must pay half of the fee.
- The fixtures committee will appoint referees for semi finals and finals.
|U13 League 2018 (Team in Bold is the host)|
|On or before||Group 1||Group 2|
|3rd JULY||St Cillian’s 9.10 v Lus / Drum 1.0||Kilcormac/Killoughey 5.3 v Birr 2.1|
|St. Sinchill’s v Naomh Brid||Tullamore 6.3 v Kinnitty 1.1|
|St. Rynagh’s – Bye||Shinrone – Bye|
|17th JULY||St. Rynagh’s 0.3 v St. Cillian’s 9.12||Shinrone v Kilcormac/Killoughey|
|Lus /Drum 1.1 v St. Sinchill’s 9.9||Birr v Tullamore|
|Naomh Brid – Bye||Kinnitty – Bye|
|31st JULY||St. Sinchill’s v St. Rynagh’s||Tullamore v Shinrone|
|Naomh Brid v Lus /Drum||Kinnitty v Birr|
|St. Cillian’s – Bye||Kilcormac/Killoughey – Bye|
|14TH AUG||St Rynagh’s v Naomh Brid||Shinrone v Kinnitty|
|St. Cillian’s v St. Sinchill’s||Kilcormac/Killoughey v Tullamore|
|Lus/Drum – Bye||Birr – Bye|
|28TH AUG||Lus Drum v St. Rynagh’s||Birr v Shinrone|
|Naomh Brid v St. Cillian’s||Kinnitty v Kilcormac/Killoughey|
|St. Sinchill’s – Bye||Tullamore – Bye|
|11TH SEPT||U13 A Semi Finals||U13 B Semi Finals|
|S1: 1st Group 1 v 2nd Group 2||S3: 3rd Group 1 v 4th Group 2|
|S2: 1st Group 2 v 2nd Group 1||S4: 3rd Group 2 v 4th Group 1|
|29TH SEPT||County U13 A, B & C Finals|
|(Neutral Venue for Finals)|
|A Final||Winner S1 v Winner S2|
|B Final||Winner S3 v Winner S4|
|C Final||Runner Up Group 1 v Runner Up Group 2|