2 groups of 4. Play the teams in the opposite group to give 4 games each. One table.
4 group games and a semi-final each.
Top 4 teams into Senior A Semi Finals
Bottom 4 teams into Senior B Semi Finals
Senior B Semi Final losers play a relegation match.
Specific Competition Rules for the Senior Championship:
- “Rule 7” of the general competition rules, which governs score difference, does not apply because everyone does not play everyone. See rule 8 of the general competition rules in the fixtures booklet.
- “Rule 8”: For Underage competitions and senior championship: In the event of two teams being equal on points at the end of a league or group stage of a competition, the winner of the head-to-head game will prevail. If the head-to-head game was a draw or if the two teams on equal points didn’t play a head-to-head game, then a play-off game must be played allowing 5 days between the play-off and the pending knockout round.
Where 3 or 4 teams are equal on points at the end of a league or group stage of a competition, 2 rounds of play-off matches will be played allowing 5 days between the play-off and the pending knockout round to determine placings. This means playing two matches in one week. The fixtures committee will set these games. Clubs can opt to draw lots if they agree. All playoff matches require a result on the day. This competition rule is accepted as official notice of the play-off matches.
- Teams that concedes a walk-over cannot progress to knock out stages.
- If a team concedes a walkover points will be awarded to the opposition and points deducted from them in line with national rules.
Semi Finals A & B: 23rd or 24th Sept,
Semi Final A1: Team 1 v Team 4
Semi Final A2: Team 2 v Team 3
Semi Final B1: Team 5 v team 8
Semi Final B2: Team 6 v Team 7
Relegation Match Saturday 7th October
Loser of Semi Final B1 v Loser of Semi Final B2
Final 8th October
Referee reports will have to be sent in including subs used so we can keep a record of players who are graded up to senior and excluded from the intermediate championship.