Regulations governing qualification for concluding stages of 2015 Leitrim Connacht Gold Senior, Fox Monumentals Intermediate and Pyramid Bookmakers Junior A Football Championships
The top two teams in each group proceed automatically to the quarter finals. Final group positions will be determined as per Rule 6.20 (4) T.O. 2015.
The best third placed team shall automatically constitute the seventh quarter finalist with Rule 6.20 (4) (c) (ii)-(iv) being used to determine any possible tie among third placed teams across groups.
The remaining two third placed teams to play off,the winner of which will proceed as the eighth quarter- finalist and the losing team will play in a Relegation Semi Final.
Rule 6.20 (4) T.O. 2015 is as follows:
If a championship is partly organised on a league basis,the following Regulations shall apply:
(a) League results shall be credited as follows: 2 points for a win,and one for a draw.
(b) If a Team is Disqualified or Retires during the course of the League Stage, its played Games shall stand and its unplayed Games shall be awarded to the Opposing Teams.
(c) Except where provided for otherwise in County Bye-Law or in Competition Regulations, when Teams finish with equal points for Qualification for the Concluding Stages, or for Promotion or Relegation, the tie shall be decided by the following means and in the order specified:
(i) Where two Teams only are involved – the outcome of the meeting of the two Teams in the previous game in the Competition;
(ii) Scóring Difference (subtracting the total scores Against from the total scores For);
(iii) Highest Total score For;
(iv) a Play-Off.
28-Jul-15 by Declan Bohan – PRO