Ben Murray u13 Memorial Tournament
The Downs GAA Annual Ben Murray Memorial Tournament
DATE: Saturday 8th October 2022
Games are for U.13 players (i.e. for players born on/after 1st January 2009)
Team size; 15-a-side
Pitch Size; Play length 13 to 13 full width of pitch
Goal type – well secured goalposts; Minimum 15ft x 7 ft.
Ball Type; Size 4 ball.
Games Duration; ALL Group Games - 20 minutes (2 x 10 min)s. Finals 30 minutes (2x 15 min)
Referees – Official GAA Referee provided by host club
Scoring; Normal match scoring.
Results: – 3 games played from open draw.
Top 2 play for Ben Murray Cup, middle two play for The Downs Shield, bottom 2 play for The Downs Plate.
Scoring difference to be applied in the event of teams on equal points.
Full rules except:
- Two play rules
- No Marks
- Start game with thrown in at halfway mark.
- Goalkeeper Restarts play with kick out from Hands or on Ground from 20m line
- Frees; All taken from the hand or ground
- ‘45’s from the ground on the 45m line. All opposing players should be at least 10m from player taking.
- Free kicks should be no closer than 20m from opposing end line.
- Referees decision is final. Abuse of Referees/officials will result in an automatic expulsion.
- Any player who receives 2 yellow cards is ineligible to play in remainder of that game and a player who receives a red card is ineligible to play in remainder of competition.
- Where a final ends in a draw then there will be 2 periods of 5 mins extra time. If still level after extra time, then there will be 3 free kicks from the 30-metre line.
- Gum Shield to be worn as per rule. All on field players must wear mouth guards
- Coach/mentor encouraged to rotate players.
The focus for the games is on fun and enjoyment for all and full participation by all players who attend
Team 1 The Downs, Westmeath
Team 2 St Vincents, Offaly
Team 3 Summerhill Meath
Team 4 Corofin, Galway
Team 5 Granard, Longford
Team 6 Gowna, Cavan
Registration & Team Photos 9.45-10am
Round 1 10.30am
Round 2 11.15am
Round 3 12.00pm
Round 1 (10.30am)
Pitch No.1 The Downs 'v' Corofin
Pitch No.2 Gowna 'v' Summerhill
Pitch No.3 Granard 'v' St Vincents
Round 2 (11.15am)
Pitch No.1 The Downs 'v' Gowna
Pitch No.2 Corofin 'v' Granard
Pitch No.3 Summerhill 'v' St Vincents
Round 3 (12.00pm)
Pitch No.1 The Downs 'v' Summerhill
Pitch No.2 Corofin 'v' St Vincents
Pitch No.3 Gowna 'v' Granard
Pitch No.1 BEN MURRAY CUP
Pitch No.2 THE DOWNS SHIELD
Pitch No.3 THE DOWNS PLATE