Connacht GAA Sean Purcell Academy Day 2019
The Provincial Talent Academy days are blitzes involving County Academy panels at U-14, U-15 and U-16 age groups. These blitzes are organised by the Connacht GAA Coaching & Games Committee with the Connacht GAA Ted Webb (U-16) and Connacht GAA Dermot Earley Blitz day (U-15) across the summer months.
U14 blitzes 2019
The Connacht GAA Sean Purcell Academy Blitz Day Gaelic involves a total of 12 teams representing the 5 provincial Counties. Players taking part must be under 14 years of age on the 1st of January 2019, i.e. have a date of birth between January 1st and December 31st 2006.
General Rules 2019
- Games will be played on a normal size Gaelic games pitch.
- Each team to play 2 games.
- Games will be played on a 15 a side basis over 20 minutes per half for all games with an interval of 2 minutes
- Games will be played under the normal rules of Gaelic football with the following exceptions
- players will be limited to two plays of the ball
- Player that is fouled takes the free
- Goalkeepers can take either option on kickout, (From hand or from ground)
- A size 4 Gaelic football will be used in all matches
- All Mentors to remain outside the playing area.
- All Games will start and finish as per scheduled time.
- Teams are asked to cooperate with Field stewards at all times.
- Each squad can be made up of a maximum of 24 players. Games are played on a 15-a-side basis. Rolling substitutions are in operation. There is no limit to the number of substitutions made per game provided:
- Substitutions take place during a break in play
- The referee is notified that a substitution is to be made – a substitution slip is not required.
- Players enter and leave the field between where the 65m lines intersect the side-line
Round 1- 10am
Roscommon Blue v Sligo Black Pitch 2
Galway 1 v Mayo 2 Pitch 3
Mayo 1 v Roscommon Yellow Pitch 4
Round 2- 10.50am
Mayo 1 v Roscommon Blue Pitch 2
Sligo Black v Galway 1 Pitch 3
Mayo 2 v Roscommon Yellow Pitch 4
Round 3- 11.40am
Sligo White v Mayo 4 Pitch 2
Leitrim v Galway 2 Pitch 3
Mayo 3 v Galway 3 Pitch 4
Round 4- 12.30pm
Mayo 3 v Sligo White Pitch 2
Galway 2 v Mayo 4 Pitch 4
Leitrim v Galway 3 Pitch 3