Monaghan Zone

League and Milk Cup Rules 2019-2020

  1. Entry Fee €2 nightly per player – League and Milk Cup

  2. Home Jack in the League
  3. Named Players can change positions (not during game) – on different nights
  4. Leads and Seconds can sub up from lower divisions. (games not to be cancelled for subbing up)
  5. Starting time 8pm – unless otherwise agreed.   Exceptions :  Glaslough @ 8.30pm and Ballyjamesduff @ 8.30pm
  6. Results to be texted to Secretary (Nan Bradford – 087-7929957) immediately after game and completed score cards returned weekly
  7. League payment in two instalments – 30th November and 1st March
  8. All Fixtures to be fulfilled;  any outstanding games to be played before last week of League in each division
  9. Games not to be cancelled because one player unavailable – subs to be used.  4 Point Penalty to teams who postpone a game and do not replay it within 2 weeks
  10. To be eligible to play in League / Milk Cup, players must also be eligible to play or play their nationals in Monaghan Zone
  11. In Milk Cup – Toss for Jack and Toss for Mats – one toss per Club
  12. At end of League if tied points – play off to be arranged in neutral venue
  13. On Milk Cup qualifying nights – if tied -  1 x extra end to be played by last team on mat
  14. In Milk Cup Final – if tied – 3 x extra ends to be played with 1 x point recorded per end played by last team on the mat


  • Secretary must be notified of all cancelled games
  • Rules say subs must be used if a player is unavailable
  • Instead of cancelling a game, bring games forward if necessary
  • All League results must go to League Secretary for approval before going up on the website.

Website will be updated once a week – (this is dependent on speedy  receipt of signed score cards

  • Players in  Divisions 1 + 2 cannot sub down to their 2nd team in Divisions 3 and 4.  However, the players in Division 3 + 4 can sub up with the exception of the skips 

We also encourage clubs to provide a wee cup of tea at the end of the league games

NB:  Milk Cup to be played on 11th and 18th November in St. Macartans