The much-anticipated Village Adult Hurling League commences on Saturday week due to the current weather conditions.
The competition is made up of six teams, split into two groups of three, with each team playing their group opponents to decide placings.
The eventual winners of Group 1 will play their Group 2 equivalents in the Cup final on Saturday, February 6th, the runners-up in each group will face off for the Shield title while the third placed teams will vie for the plate honours.
All players who have submitted their names will be contacted early next week to confirm their team and management contact details while any others who wish to be included are asked to text their name and townland address to 087 2960500 as soon as possible.
Hurleys and helmets will be provided for those who don't have access to playing gear.
Also anyone who wishes to help out mentoring any of these teams is also asked to text 087 2960500.
- Players both male and female must be overage for Under 16.
- teams will be 15-a-side, with unlimited substitutes.
- full hurling rules apply.
- Games are 40 minutes in total, 20 mins per half.
- To cover for insurance, an entry fee of €10 must be paid in advance of playing. This fee can go towards club membership or alternatively if members have paid their full membership for the year, they will be automatically eligible to play.
- To ensure that every player gets game-time, there are certain conditions attached to each team. Every team must have 2 Over 40's, 2 Over 30's and 2 females on the field at all times. Failure to do so could result in forfeiting the game.
Round 1 (Saturday, January 16th)
Killoo/Skehanagh/Knocknamana/Manus v Village/Clarehill @ Clarecastle GAA, 2pm
Barntick/Kildysart Road/St Joseph's Terrace a bye
Claremount/Primrose Gardens v Ballybeg/Limerick Road @ Clarecastle GAA 3pm
Lissane/Island McGrath/Hill View a bye
Round 2 (Saturday, January 23rd)
Killoo/Skehanagh/Knocknamana/Manus v Barntick/Kildysart Road/St Joseph's Terrace @ Clarecastle GAA, 2pm
Village/Clarehill a bye
Claremount/Primrose Gardens v Lissane/Island McGrath/Hill View @ Clarecastle GAA, 3pm
Ballybeg/Limerick Road a bye
Round 3 (Saturday, January 30th)
Village/Clarehill v Barntick/Kildysart Road/St Joseph's Terrace @ Clarecastle GAA, 2pm
Killoo/Skehanagh/Knocknamana/Manus a bye
Ballybeg/Limerick Road v Lissane/Island McGrath/Hill View @ Clarecastle GAA, 3pm
Claremount/Primrose Gardens a bye
Finals Day (Saturday, February 6th)
Cup Final - Group winners 1 v 2
Shield Final - Group Runners-Up 1 v 2
Plate Final - Group third placed sides 1 v 2