Special Congress Oct. 2008 Motions

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What exactly the GAA will be discussing at the Special Congress in October.

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Special Congress Oct. 2008 Motions

  1. 1. SPECIAL CONGRESS 4 th October 2008 HURLING MOTIONS
  2. 2. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 HURLING PROPOSALS – MOTION 1 <ul><li>Leinster – 7 Teams Munster - 5 Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Kilkenny 1. Tipperary </li></ul><ul><li>Wexford 2. Cork </li></ul><ul><li>Dublin 3. Limerick </li></ul><ul><li>Offaly 4. Clare </li></ul><ul><li>Laois 5. Waterford </li></ul><ul><li>Galway </li></ul><ul><li>Antrim </li></ul>
  3. 3. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 LEINSTER Round 1 6 Teams / 3 Games Not involving previous year’s champions Open Draw 3 x Winners to Semi-Finals 3 x Losers to Qualifiers Phase 1 Semi-Finals 4 Teams / 2 Games (3 Winners from Round 1 + previous year’s champions) Open Draw 2 x Winners to Leinster Final 2 x Losers to Qualifiers Phase 2 Final 2 Teams / 1 Game Venues to be determined by Chomhairle Laighean
  4. 4. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 MUNSTER Round 1 2 Teams / 1 Game Open Draw 1 x Winner to Semi-Finals 1 x Loser to Qualifiers Phase 1 Semi-Finals 4 Teams / 2 Games (Winner from Round 1 + Remaining three teams) Open Draw 2 x Winners to Munster Final 2 x Losers to Qualifiers Phase 2 Final 2 Teams / 1 Game Venues to be determined by Chomhairle na Mumhan
  5. 5. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 Qualifiers Phase 1 Teams 3 x Leinster 1 st Round Losers 1 x Munster 1 st Round Loser Draw Open Draw Venues First out to have Home Venue (Subject to usual regulations) Outcome 2 x Winners to Qualifiers Phase 3 2 x Losers to Promotion / Relegation Phase
  6. 6. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 Qualifiers Phase 2 Teams 2 x Leinster Defeated Semi-Finalists 2 x Munster Defeated Semi-Finalists Draw Open Draw Venues First Out at Home (Subject to usual regulations) Outcome 2 x Winners to Qualifiers Phase 3 2 x Losers to Promotion / Relegation Phase
  7. 7. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 Qualifiers Phase 3 Teams 2 x Winners from Phase 1 2 x Winners from Phase 2 Draw Open Draw Repeat Pairings to be avoided (if possible) Venues To be determined by the CCCC Outcome 2 x Winners to All-Ireland Quarter-Finals
  8. 8. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 All-Ireland Quarter-Finals Teams 2 x Winners from Qualifiers Phase 3 1 x Defeated Leinster Finalist 1 x Defeated Munster Finalist Draw Bowl 1 – 2 x Qualifiers Phase 3 Winners Bowl 2 – 2 x Defeated Leinster & Munster Finalists Repeat Pairings to be avoided (if possible) Venues To be determined by the CCCC Outcome 2 x Winners to All-Ireland Semi-Finals Note Quarter-Finals to be completed by the August Bank Holiday Monday
  9. 9. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 All-Ireland Semi-Finals Teams 2 x Winners from All-Ireland Quarter-Finals 1 x Leinster Champions 1 x Munster Champions Draw Bowl 1 – 2 x All-Ireland Quarter-Final Winners Bowl 2 – 2 x Leinster & Munster Champions Repeat Pairings to be avoided (if possible) Venues To be determined by the CCCC Outcome 2 x Winners to All-Ireland Final
  10. 10. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 Liam McCarthy Championship Promotion / Relegation Teams 2 x Losers from Qualifiers Phase 1 2 x Losers from Qualifiers Phase 2 Round 1 4 Teams / 2 Games - Open Draw Venues To be determined by the CCCC Outcome 2 x Losers to Round 2 Round 2 2 Teams / 1 Game Venues To be determined by the CCCC Outcome Loser to play off against the Christy Ring Cup Winners (latter to have Home Venue)
  11. 11. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 HURLING PROPOSALS – MOTION 2 - Tiers 2 & 3 & 4 Championships Tier 2 Christy Ring Cup Championship 8 Teams Tier 3 Nicky Rackard Cup Championship 8 Teams Tier 3 Lory Meagher Cup Championship 8 Teams Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 4 Wicklow Roscommon Cavan Westmeath Sligo Tyrone Carlow Monaghan Donegal Kildare Armagh Fermanagh Down Meath Non Ards (Down) Derry Louth Longford Kerry Fingal (Dublin) Leitrim Mayo London Warwickshire
  12. 12. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 Format is similar in all Three Championships Round 1 Teams 8 x Teams Draw Open Draw Venues Home Venue to the first team drawn Outcome 4 x Winners to Round 2(a) 4 x Losers to Round 2 (b) Round 2(a) Teams 4 x Winners from Round 1 Draw Open Draw Venues Home Venue to the team not having a home venue in the first round, otherwise first team drawn has home venue Outcome 2 x Winners to Semi-Finals 2 x Losers to Quarter-Finals
  13. 13. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 Round 2(b) Teams 4 x Losers from Round 1 Draw Open Draw Venues Home Venue to the team not having a home venue in the first round, otherwise first team drawn has home venue Outcome 2 x Winners to Quarter-Finals Quarter-Finals Teams 2 x Losers from Round 2(a) 2 x Winners from Round 2(b) Draw Bowl 1 – 2 x Round 2(a) Losers Bowl 2 – 2 x Round 2(b) Winners Repeat Pairings to be avoided (if possible) Venues To be determined by the CCCC Outcome 2 x Winners to Semi-Finals
  14. 14. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 <ul><li>Semi-Finals </li></ul><ul><li>Teams 2 x Winners from Round 2(a) </li></ul><ul><li>2 x Quarter-Final Winners </li></ul><ul><li>Draw Bowl 1 – 2 x Round 2(a) Winners </li></ul><ul><li>Bowl 2 – 2 x Quarter-Final Winners </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat Pairings to be avoided (if possible) </li></ul><ul><li>Venues To be determined by the CCCC </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome 2 x Winners to Final </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE </li></ul><ul><li>Each team shall have a minimum of 2 games </li></ul><ul><li>Lose twice and you are out </li></ul>
  15. 15. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 Promotion / Relegation Teams 2 x Losers from Round 2(b) Venue To be determined by the CCCC Overall Promotion / Relegation Picture Christy Ring Winners v Last Team from Liam McCarthy Cup Winner to Liam McCarthy Cup in 2010 Nicky Rackard Winners v Last Team from Christy Ring Cup Winner to Christy Ring Cup in 2010 Lory Meagher Winners v Last Team from Nicky Rackard Winner to Nicky Rackard Cup in 2010
  16. 16. Special Congress – 4 th October 2008 <ul><li>CONCLUSION </li></ul><ul><li>3-Year period </li></ul><ul><li>Any changes to be brought before the 2011 Congress or a Special Congress in time for the draws for the 2012 Championships </li></ul><ul><li>The proposals are fairer than the current structure, particularly to Antrim </li></ul><ul><li>A level playing field is now created </li></ul><ul><li>The 4 Tier Championships makes it more practical for fixtures scheduling and overall competition balance </li></ul><ul><li>The promotion & relegation process will ensure that any team promoted is ready and able to participate in the higher tier </li></ul><ul><li>The Ulster Championship will continue and its integrity is retained </li></ul><ul><li>Proposals only apply to the senior grade </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive consultation, particularly by the HDC, was undertaken before these proposals were finalised </li></ul><ul><li>These proposals are being placed before Congress for the overall good of our Senior Inter-County Hurling Championships, all Tiers </li></ul>

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