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Bryan Cullen Invitational U17 Football Tournament

Updated: Aug 17, 2022

The Bryan Cullen Invitational U17 Football Tournament, presenting the Oliver Moore Memorial Cup & Shield takes place on August 27th, 2002 on our main pitch and afters in our Clubhouse.

Participating teams for 2022: Clonmel Commercials - Tipperary, Cuala - Dublin, Dreadnots - Louth and Skerries Harps.

Skerries Harps GAA Club has staged the Bryan Cullen boy's football tournament since its inception in 2017. The tournament aims to mark Bryan’s achievements as a captain of an All-Ireland-winning Dublin team and his overall club and county achievements.

Previous winners include Corofin, Gaillimh, and The Burren, An Dún. Following a suspension of the tournament staging during Covid, we are now re-introducing the event as a U17 competition.

This promises to be a great day for our club, for the participating teams and visitors, and for all supporters and fans. Please pop down to support and soak up the atmosphere as we celebrate one of our greats by supporting our U17 players.

Tournament Schedule

10. am – Tournament Draw in Clubhouse (all teams represented)

10.15 am – Teams on the main pitch for pre-tournament photos and opening ceremony

10.30 am – First Round Matches – 20 mins per half

11.30 am – Second Round Matches

12.30-1.45 pm – Lunch – Hot meal provided to teams and mentors in the clubhouse

1.45 pm – Oliver Moore Cup and Shield Finals

2.45 pm – Presentation Ceremony

Details of the competition:

· 4 team tournament

· After 2 group matches per team, the top 2 teams go to the Cup semi-final/the bottom two to the Shield semi-final

· All teams guaranteed 3 matches

· Competitions for the Oliver Moore Memorial Cup and Shield

· 15 a-side teams

· Matches of 40 mins (20 minutes each half)

· Refreshments provided for participating teams.

Further details on match times, groups, and tournament rules will be made available nearer to the event.

Huge thanks to Pat Delaney, Alan Moore, Ger Rogan, Gary Whelan and Mark Kelly for organisation of this year's event.

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