County Championships Draw Format 2018

Intermediate Football Championship

  • Mitchelstown
  • Rockchapel
  • Cill na Martra
  • Ballinora
  • Aghabullogue
  • Kildorrery
  • Glanmire
  • Youghal
  • Glenville
  • Knocknagree
  • Glanworth
  • Mayfield
  • Millstreet
  • Grenagh
  • Ballydesmond
  • St Finbarr's
  • Adrigole
  • Clonakilty
  • Gabriel Rangers
  • Carrigaline
  • Kinsale

Preliminary Round – one game. Winner to Round 1, loser to Round 2.
Round 1 – Twenty teams Ten games. Winners to Round 3, losers to Round 2.
Round 2 – Ten teams from Round 1 plus loser Preliminary Round. Eleven teams – 5 games. Plus one bye. The losers of the Preliminary Round cannot get a bye in this Round. Losers eliminated and play off to find the bottom two teams in the Championship.
Round 3 – Ten winners Round 1, plus five Winners from Round 2 plus Bye teams from Round 2. A total of 16 teams. Eight games. Losers eliminated.
Quarter-finals – Eight teams. Four games. Losers eliminated
Semi-finals – Four teams 
Final.
 
Intermediate Football Draw Procedure

  • All teams to entered into Draw
  • Only the Preliminary Round, Round 1 and Round 2 will be drawn.
  • The First two teams to be drawn will play in the Preliminary Round.
  • The winner of the Preliminary Round will go to Round 1.
  • The Loser of the Preliminary Round will go to Round 2.
  • The Loser of the Preliminary Round game must play in Round 2.
  • The first team to be drawn will play the Loser of the Preliminary Round.
  • Where possible the Preliminary Round Loser cannot play the Preliminary Round winner in Round 2. (See the Procedure for avoidance below)
  • The last team to be drawn in Round 2 will receive a bye. This team must play in Round 3.

Intermediate Hurling Championship

  • Eire Og
  • Kildorrery
  • Sarsfields  
  • Dungourney
  • Midleton
  • Grenagh
  • Meelin
  • St Catherines
  • Barryroe
  • Aghabullogue
  • St Finbarrs
  • Kilbrittain
  • Castlemartyr
  • Ballinhassig
  • Douglas
  • Ballincollig
  • Inniscarra
  • Milford
  • Ballymartle
  • Glen Rovers
  • Dripsey
  • Na Piarsaigh
  • Blackrock
  • Ballygarvan
  • Tracton
  • Argideen Rangers
  • Mayfield

Preliminary Round – one game. Winner to Round 1 loser to Round 2.
Round 1 – Thirteen games. Winners to Round 3 losers to Round 2.
Round 2 – Thirteen losers from Round 1 plus loser preliminary Round. Fourteen teams – 7 games. Losers eliminated and play off down to the bottom two teams in the Championship.
Round 3 – Thirteen winners Round 1 plus Seven Winners from Round 2. A total of 20 teams, 10 games. Losers eliminated.
Round 4 – Ten teams. Two games and six byes. Losers eliminated
Quarter-finals – Eight teams
Semi-finals – Four teams
Final.

Intermediate Hurling Draw Procedure

  • All teams to entered into Draw
  • Only the Preliminary Round, Round 1 and Round 2 will be drawn.
  • The First two teams to be Drawn will play in the Preliminary Round.
  • The winner of the Preliminary Round will go to Round 1.
  • The Loser of the Preliminary Round will go to Round 2.
  • The first team to be drawn will play the Loser of the Preliminary Round.
  • Where possible the Preliminary Round Loser cannot play the Preliminary Round winner in Round 2. (See the Procedure for avoidance below)

Premier Intermediate Football Championship

  • St Michaels
  • Na Piarsaigh
  • Castletownbere
  • Newmarket
  • Fermoy
  • Nemo Rangers
  • Ballingeary
  • Bandon
  • Eire Og
  • Kanturk
  • St Vincents
  • Bantry Blues
  • Naomh Aban
  • Macroom

Round 1 – Fourteen teams. Seven games. Winners to Round 3, Losers to Round 2.
Round 2 – Seven teams. Seven losers of Round 1. Three games. Winners to Round 3. Losers eliminated and play off down to the bottom two teams in the Championship. If there are only three teams in this play-off, the format will be Round-Robin. 
Round 3 – 11 teams. Three games, plus 5 byes. Losers eliminated
Quarter-finals – Eight teams
Semi-finals – Four teams
Final – 
 
Premier Intermediate Football Draw Procedure

  • All teams to entered into Draw
  • Round 1 and Round 2 will be drawn.
  • The last team to be drawn in Round 2 will receive a bye. This team must play in Round 3.

Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship

  • Mallow
  • Ballinhassig
  • Inniscarra
  • Watergrasshill
  • Blarney
  • Kilworth
  • Fermoy
  • Youghal
  • Castlelyons
  • Cloyne
  • Aghada
  • Courcey Rovers
  • Charleville
  • Fr. O' Neill
  • Valley Rovers
  • Carrigaline

Round 1 – Sixteen teams. Eight games. Winners to Round 3. Losers to Round 2.
Round 2 – Eight teams. Four games. Winners to Round 3. Losers eliminated and play off down to the bottom two teams in the Championship.
Round 3 – Twelve teams – Four games and 4 Byes
Quarter-final – Eight teams. Four games.
Semi-finals – Four teams
Final

Premier Intermediate Hurling Draw Procedure

  • All teams to entered into Draw
  • Only Round 1 and Round 2 will be drawn.

Senior Football Championship

  • Clubs
  • Nemo Rangers
  • St Finbarrs
  • Carbery Rangers
  • Castlehaven
  • Ballincollig
  • Valley Rovers
  • Clyda Rovers
  • Kiskeam
  • Carrigaline
  • Douglas
  • Clonakilty
  • Ilen Rovers
  • Newcestown
  • Aghada
  • Bishopstown
  • St Nicks
  • O’ Donovan Rossa
  • Dohenys
  • Mallow
  • Divisions/Colleges
  • Avondhu
  • Beara
  • CIT
  • Carbery
  • Duhallow
  • Muskerry
  • Seandun
  • UCC

Divisional and College teams. 
Round 1 – Eight teams. Four Games. Losers eliminated.
Round 2 – Four teams. Two games. Winners qualify for Round 3 of Championship and join the remaining clubs. Losers eliminated.
Draw Procedures Senior Football (Divisions and Colleges) Draw 
In Round 1, the first pair drawn will be (A), the second pair drawn will be (B) and so on.
In Round 2, (A) will play (B) and (C) will play (D).

Clubs – 19 teams 
Preliminary Round – one game. Winner to Round 1 loser to Round 2.
Round 1 – Nine games. Winners to Round 3 losers to Round 2. 
Round 2 – Nine losers from Round 1 plus loser preliminary Round. Ten teams – 5 games. Losers eliminated and play off to find the bottom two teams in the Championship. 
Round 3 – Nine winners from Round 1 plus Five Winners from Round 2 plus two Divisional teams. A total of 16 teams. Eight games. Losers eliminated.
Quarter-finals – Eight teams
Semi-finals – Four teams
Final.

Procedures for Senior Football Championship (Clubs) Draw

  • All teams to entered into Draw
  • Only the Preliminary Round, Round 1 and Round 2 will be drawn.
  • The First two teams to be drawn will play in the Preliminary Round.
  • The winner of the Preliminary Round will go to Round 1.
  • The Loser of the Preliminary Round will go to Round 2.
  • The Loser of the Preliminary Round game must play in Round 2.
  • The first team to be drawn will play the Loser of the Preliminary Round.
  • Where possible the Preliminary Round Loser cannot play the Preliminary Round winner in Round 2. (See the Procedure for avoidance below)
  • In Round 1, the first pair drawn will be (A), the second pair drawn will be (B) and so on.

Senior Hurling Championship

  • Clubs
  • Blackrock
  • Na Piarsaigh
  • Glen Rovers
  • Sarsfields
  • Erins Own
  • Bride Rovers
  • Midleton
  • Newcestown
  • Bandon
  • Newtownshandrum
  • Killeagh  
  • Bishopstown
  • Ballymartle
  • St Finbarrs
  • Douglas
  • Carrigtwohill
  • Ballyhea
  • Kanturk
  • Divisions/Colleges
  • Imokilly
  • Avondhu
  • Carbery
  • Carrigdhoun
  • CIT
  • Duhallow
  • Muskerry
  • UCC

Divisional and College teams.
Round 1 – Eight teams. Four Games. Losers eliminated
Round 2 – Four teams. Two games. Winners qualify for Round 3 of Championship and join the remaining clubs. Losers eliminated.
 
Clubs teams – 18 teams 
Round 1 – Nine games. Winners to Round 3 losers to Round 2. 
Round 2 – Nine losers from Round 1. Nine teams – 4 games plus one bye. Losers eliminated and play off to find the bottom two teams in the Championship
 Round 3 – Nine winners from Round 1 plus four from Round 2, Plus bye team from Round 2, plus two Divisional teams. A total of 16 teams. Eight games. Losers eliminated. Winners to Quarter-finals. Should the bye team from Round 2 lose in Round 3, they will join the losers from Round 2 in the play-off to find the bottom two teams in the Championship.
Quarter-finals – Eight teams
Semi-finals – Four teams
Final.

Procedures for Senior Hurling Championship (Clubs) Draw

  • All teams to entered into Draw
  • Only Round 1 and Round 2 will be drawn.
  • In Round 1, the first pair drawn will be (A), the second pair drawn will be (B) and so on.
  • The last team to be drawn in Round 2 will receive a bye. This team must play in Round 3.

The procedures to avoid repeat pairings will be carried out in the following way:-  
The second team drawn shall go down to take the next available position in the Draw and will play against the next drawn.
If the last two teams in the Draw are a repeat pairing
 
Original Draw
Taking the last 4 teams in the Draw as (1), (2), (3) and (4), the Draw has resulted in
                                    (1) v (2)
                                    (3) v (4)
Alternative 1
If (3) and (4) are a repeat pairing– the Draw is changed to read:-
(1) v (4)
(3) v (2)
Alternative 2
(1) v (3)
(2) v (4)
If neither alternative works the pairings to remain as first drawn.





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