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Senior/Intermediate Regulations 2015

posted 19 Feb 2015, 05:31 by Garret Byrne

HURLING  CHAMPIONSHIP  REGULATIONS  2015

 

SENIOR REGULATIONS 2015   

SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

22 Teams will compete in the 2015 Senior Championship

        22 Teams form 4 groups; 2 groups x 6 teams and 2 groups x 5 teams, Groups are drawn by open draw.

        Sequence of group games as per Serva Sport Matrixes

        Top 2 teams in each group qualify to Quarter-Finals.

        Position of teams in group level on points to be determined as per Rule 6.20 (5) (C) TO 2014

        Quarter-Final draws to be open draw.

        Semi-Final draws to be open draw.

        Winner of the final are Champions and compete in the All-Ireland Senior Club Championship,

 

SENIOR A 2016 Qualifiers

·         2015 quarter finalists qualify automatically for Senior A

·         Remaining 14 teams in  Championship groups not qualifying for knockout stages compete for four remaining places in Senior A in 2016.

·         14 teams divided into 4 groups by open draw; 2 groups of 4 teams and 2 groups of 3 teams

·         4 group winners qualify to complete 12 team Senior A in 2016

·         Position of teams in group finishing level on points to be determined as per Rule 6.20 (5) (C) TO 2014

·         Remaining 10 teams join Intermediate finalists to form a 12 team Senior B in 2016

SENIOR Shield 2015

               

·         Group winners from Senior A 2016 Qualifiers meet in open draw semi-finals

·         Extra-time to be played in Semi-Final  Shield games.


 

INTERMEDIATE REGULATIONS 2015

INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP

·         14 Teams ie: Team relegated from Senior, 12 Teams 2014 Championship and Junior A champions 2014.

·         14 Teams.2 groups x 7 teams. Open draw

·         Sequence of group games as per Serva Sport Matrixes

·         Top 4 teams in each group qualifies to Quarter-Finals.

·         Position of teams in group level on points to be determined as per Rule 6.20 (5) (C) TO 2014

·         Quarter-Finals to be cross played 1A V 4B etc. Extra-time in these games.

·         Semi-Final draws to be open draw.

·         Winner of final are Champions and compete in the Connacht Intermediate Championship

PROMOTION

·         Champions are promoted to Senior B for 2016. Losing finalists are promoted to Senior B also

RELEGATION

·         Teams 6 and 7 in each group cross play 6A V 7B, 6B V 7A, with the losers playing a relegation final and the loser being relegated to Junior A for 2016. Junior A champions 2014 cannot be relegated in 2015. In the event of Junior A champions 2014 qualifying for a relegation semi-final, the three other teams will be drawn in a three way playoff, A v B and the loser v C and the loser of that tie being relegated to Junior A


 

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