Mini All-Ireland Tournament Rules

All Games

 Players may carry the ball for 1 hop-1 solo
 Four Steps are allowed, between skills
 All kickouts, frees & 45’s to be taken from the hands,
 Players that are fouled must take the free from the hands
 Goalkeeper may advance 5m for a kick out
 The ball may be lifted off the ground for U6/U7 games but proper pickups for all other groups
 When a team plays the ball over its own end line, opponents are awarded a free from the hand from the 30m line directly opposite the goal
 No frees closer than 10m from the goal (no penalties)
 Side to side charge is permitted.


 U6/U7 & U8/U9 – 3 points over the bar and 1 point in the goal
 U10/U11 – 1 point over the bar and 3 points for a goal
U6/U7 – Games will restart after a score with a throw up in the middle of the field
U8/U9 & U10/U11 – Games will restart after a score with a kick out be the goalkeeper


 If there is a difference of 1 between teams – No substitutes
 If a difference of 2 – Play with 1 sub
 If a difference of 3 – Play with 2 sub
 If 4 or more (highly unlikely), points are awarded & teams are mixed for a game.

Number of games & duration

 Group A – U6/U7 will play 2 games of 9 mins a half with a 2 minute break (20 mins in total)
 Group B – U8/U9 will play 3 games of 7 mins a half with a 1 minute break (15 mins in total)
 Group C – U10/U11 will play 3 games of 7 mins a half with a 1 minute break (15 mins in total)

PLAYERS – what to do

 Meet your Team Manager at the Organisation Area 15 minutes before start time
 Wear your Mini All-Ireland T-shirt both afternoons
 Respect your team mates, your Team Manager and the Referee, their decision is final.

MANAGERS – what to do

 Wear your Gers Coach Top or Coach Bib for all matches
 Please wait at the Organisation Area to be assigned your Team
 Team sizes may vary, check with referee before each game and refer to Substitutions above
 Players not on your list cannot be put on your team (unless by agreement with match official)
 Please try to assemble your team 15 mins before kick off at designated pitch.
 Stay off the pitch during play and only shout encouragement.
 If you have any problems with parents or spectators, please contact a Pitch Marshall who will report to Tom Purcell/Mary Browne immediately.
 Rotate positions –Give players a chance in every position
 On the Final day check your panel against the original list and notify Mary Browne of any changes.
 On the Finals day, once games have finished, please bring your team up to Tom Purcell/Mary Browne at the Organisation Area for medal presentation.
Please note: We have tried to allocate team managers to every team. In the event of insufficient numbers we may require parents to fill in.

Teams and Tables
Fixtures and Results

Proudly sponsored by