2019 – Tournament Timetable:

10am Register,  3 games .. then Lunch (1pm to 1.30pm), then 2 more games with the prize giving  at 3pm.

Tournament Rules :

  • Touch move applies in all games.
  • All mobiles to be switched off.
  • All games start at the same time.
  • There’s no talking / commenting while games are in progress.
  • If a player has any question .. ask the arbiter.
  • If a team gets a “bye” they will be awarded 5 pts for this match.
  • Every team plays five matches.

The top 4 teams will play a semi-finals and finals after Lunch to decide this years Connaught Champions

The Shield competition will continue as a “swiss” system, where the teams with the most points play each other. The teams with the most points will be 1st , 2nd & 3rd in this section.

Previous participants and winners – Connaught Schools Cup : conn-15 St. Geralds, Castelbar  .. with Claregalway & Presentation, Athenry.
Over the years the number of players on a school team has increased from 4 to 6.  And a number of schools have gone on to compete at the All Ireland schools finals.  Each year the numbers playing creeps up … in 2019 we’ll have +150 students from 15 schools.
Current Connaught Champions are St. Gerald’s of Castlebar, having achieved the five in a row in 2018 they will, no doubt, be back in 2019 looking for six ! 

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