14th Annual May Steele/Edward Toner Juvenile Tournament September 12th

November 8, 2018

This year marks the 14th St Malachy’s GAC annual juvenile tournament, which consists of two 9 a-side competitions at U.12 level run concurrently at St Malachy’s Park. The Boys’ competition consists of 16 teams who compete for the “Edward Toner Memorial Cup” and individual trophies, while their are currently 5 teams in the girls’ competition competing for the “May Steele Memorial Cup” and individual trophies.

This years competitions have attracted teams from all parts of Co Down. In the boys’ competition holders Mayobridge return to defend their title and will face strong local opposition as well as from Thomas Davis Dublin who have made a most welcome entry into the competition for the first time.

Teams will be divided into sections of four and will play each other on a round-robin basis with the winners and runners-up in each section progressing to the quarterfinals of the main competition and third and fourth placed teams going into a Shield competition.

The girls’ competition also promises to be a close affair with last years winners Castlewellan defend their title against stiff opposition from Bryansford, Carryduff Annaclone and Newry Bosco.

There is one section for the girl competition on a round robin basis with the top two teams playing off in the May Steele Cup Final while the Shield competition will be played off with the bottom two teams playing off to play the third place team in the girls group in the Shield Final

All games are scheduled to be played in St. Malachy’s Park with the first games beginning at 10.30am and the finals scheduled for 3.00pm.

There will a “Player of the Tournament” for both competitions. Sponsored by Bargainland.

Will all teams please register at St Malachy’s GAC Circular Road HQ at 10.00am.