2018 Jim Byrne WEB

Jim Byrne Cup Kicks off on the weekend of the 30th December

This will be the 51st year of this competition and now one of the oldest and prestigious competitions in the Wexford GAA calendar all starts on the weekend of the 30th December.

Finals due to be played Weekend of the 4th Feb ( U20 starting on Weekend 17th Feb), Can all clubs please email Marion Doyle  atadministratorbng.wexford@gaa.ie with your club entry details.   Club Contact details to be sent to jgmullal@hotmail.com  i.e. Manager : Name and Contact details and  Email address (to receive fixture details) no later than Wednesday 13th Dec  . There is no fee to enter for this year completion set up by the late Seamus Keevans in 1967.

 

Prize Fund    ( Cash )

Jim Byrne Winners                  €800

Runners Up                             €400

O’Loughlin Cup Winners         €400

Runners Up                             €200

Cullen Cup Winners                €200

Runners Up                             €150

 

If clubs are going to go on a trip/training weekend etc (confirmation will be required)

Prize Fund

Jim Byrne Winners                  €1500

Runners Up                             €600

O’Loughlin Cup Winners         €600

Runners Up                             €400

Cullen Cup Winners                €400

Runners Up                             €300

 

Games will all be provisionally set for Sunday @ 14:00.

Clubs can move the game on any date of that weekend but the game must be played prior to the following Thursday night.

All participants are guaranteed a  minimum of 3 games, why the three different competitions

Rules:

1.      Games are 13 a side – if clubs agree games can be 15 a side.

2.      Games 25 mins a half

3.      Unlimited substitutions.

4.      Players allowed to pick the ball off the ground.

5.      All games (final included) played to a finish, if a draw – goes to extra time ( 5 mins each way) , if a draw after extra time then it goes to a 21 metre free shootout- all frees taken off the ground and best of 5. If level after 5 attempts each then it goes to sudden death.

6.      Games are €40 and the referee is paid by both teams – €20 each per club per game, except finals which will be paid by the committee.

7.      In the event of an amalgamated  club and a single club jersey clash the amalgamation must change.

8.      All finals in Patrick Park if available

9.      Committee’s decision is final as regards clubs not fulfilling fixtures