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Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunsol Report – November 4th 2013

By Jonathan Cullen Thu 14th Nov



Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunscol venues and times for county finals have been forwarded to all schools be email. The finals are as outlined:

*Please note venue change for Friday 8th November*
Wednesday 6th November
Venue: Moyle Rovers
Co-ordinator: Jerry McDonnell (Treasurer)
10.00am Under 11 Roinn A1 Ladies Football Sisters of Charity ‘B’ v Powerstown ‘B’
10.50am Under 11 Roinn A Ladies Football Sisters of Charity v Boherlahan
11.40am Under 11 Roinn B Ladies Football Mount Bruis v Rosegreen
12.30pm Under 11 Roinn A Football Carrick on Suir CBS v Tipperary CBS
Friday 8th November
Venue: Littleton
Co-ordinator: Padraig Fahey (Assistant P.R.O / Football P.R.O)
10.00am Under 11 Roinn B Football Cashel B.N.S v Gaelscoil Durlas
10.50am Under 11 Roinn D Football Thomastown v Corville
11.40am Under 11 Roinn F Football Moneygall v Tankerstown
12.30pm Under 13 Roinn D Ladies Football Lissenhall v Anacarty
1.20pm Under 11 Roinn E Football Leugh v Rossmore
Monday 11th November
Venue: Leahy Park, CASHEL
Co-ordinator: Jerry McDonnell (Treasurer)
10.00am Under 11 Roinn C Football Lisronagh v Rahealty
10.50am Under 13 Roinn B Ladies Football Rathkeevin v Gaelscoil Durlas
11.40am Under 13 Roinn E Ladies Football Bansha v Mullinahone
12.30pm Under 13 Roinn F Ladies Football Clonoulty v Kilcash
1.20pm Under 13 Roinn A Ladies Football Sisters of Charity v Boherlahan
Tuesday 12th November
Venue: Leahy Park, CASHEL
Co-ordinator: Aodan Wrenn (Secretary)
10.30am Under 13 Roinn B Football Grange v Gaelscoil Durlas
11.30am Under 13 Roinn C Ladies Football St. Josephs Templemore v Rosegreen
12.30pm Under 13 Roinn A Football Templemore v St. Peter and Pauls, Clonmel
1.30pm Under 13 Roinn C Football Ballylooby v Moycarkey
2.30pm Under 11 Roinn C Ladies Football Clerihan v Moycarkey
Tuesday 12th November
Venue: The Ragg
Co-ordinator: Patrick Kelly (Chairman)
09.45am Under 13 Roinn E Football Borrisoleigh B.N.S v Thomastown
10.35am Under 13 Roinn D Football Knockavilla v Gaelscoil Nenagh
11.25am Under 13 Roinn F Football Lisnamrock v Borrisokane
12.15pm Under 13 Roinn G Football Lismackin v Ballinree
1.05pm Under 13 Roinn H Football Lorrha v Kilcash or Rossmore
1.55pm Under 13 Roinn I Football Kilkeary v Burncourt

Schools are requested to email team photos and match reports for the various finals to Paudie Fahey (P.R.O. Football) at These will be published by local Tipperary newspapers and will be a great profile boost for all schools. Formatting details are outlined below. Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunscol wish schools every success in their upcoming fixtures. Go n-éirí an t-ádh libh!

Schools are asked to be at the venue a half-hour before their match is due to start. There will be 5 minutes for half time. For Under-11 Finals all substitutes must come on at half time. If schools don’t fully co-operate and do this, the Championship will be awarded to the other team. Under-11 Football and Ladies Football Finals will be 15 minutes per half. For Under-11 Finals in Football and Ladies Football schools must bring a list of their panel with the Dates of Birth of each child written beside the player. This list must be given to the co-ordinator on arrival. Under-13 Football and Ladies Football Finals will be 20 minutes per half. For 7 and 8 a side matches the pitch will be shortened and will go from the 21 to the opposite 45. Schools do not pay for the referee or caretaker. Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunscol will cover these costs. No more than 5 mentors/teachers/coaches/water carriers can be on the line with any team. Everyone else must go into the stand. Tipperary Allianz Cumann na mBunscol would like to thank all schools in advance for adhering to these rules so that the finals can be played smoothly and fairly for all involved.

After several queries on certain rules when playing in Cumann na mBunscol matches, a reminder was sent to schools in relation to play of the ball and square ball rules. For both football and ladies football at U-13 and U-11 only two plays of the ball are permitted, i.e. one hop and one solo OR two solos. In addition to this, schools are reminded that the square ball rule applies in Cumann na mBunscol matches. Finally, a reminder that girls can play on the boys football teams at U-11 and U-13 level but must follow boy’s rules.

Schools are reminded of the importance of mouthguards for all children participating in Cumann na mBunscol matches. All boys training for and playing Gaelic football must wear mouthguards at all times. Girls playing Ladies Football and training for Ladies Football are not obliged to wear mouthguards until the 1st of January 2014. However, girls playing football on boy’s teams will have to wear mouthguards from now. For P.E. lessons undertaken by the teacher or un-organised football sessions, such as at break times, it is at the discretion of the school as to whether mouthguards are to be used.

Schools are reminded and encouraged to send news and updates of their progress in the football championships for the coming season. Reports should include, in as much as possible, school names, referee, venue, final score and a balanced account of the match. A Reporter of the Week will be chosen and their work included in the weekly report. Please ensure all reports are a single paragraph in Verdana 10 type. All submissions should be proof-read by the teacher before submission.

For any schools/teachers wishing to access Tipperary Cumann na mBunscol news and updates via Twitter, the Tipperary Cumann na mBunscol Twitter username is @TippCumanNamBun. The following link will enable you to follow us: We would encourage as many teachers and schools as possible to follow us as this will enable you to access information as soon as it becomes available. We thank all the teachers who have become followers of Tipperary Cumann na mBunscol on Twitter. We have got a great reaction from teachers and schools in recent months. We now have 601 followers.

For match reports, fixtures and school G.A.A. News and events, please email Tipperary Cumann na mBunscol assistant P.R.O. (Football) Paudie Fahey, Clerihan N.S. at Website: Ní neart go cur le chéile.

Paudie Fahey
Clerihan N.S.

By Jonathan Cullen Thu 14th Nov


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