League and Milk Cup Rules –2023-2024

                        MONAGHAN ZONE

 League & Milk Cup Rules - 2023-2024

  1. Entry Fee €2 nightly per player both League & 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 -Roslea @8.30pm
  6. Results to be texted to Secretary(Nan Bradford – 087-7929957) immediately after game and completed score cards returned weekly. Send Photo of card on whats app. after game.
  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 used.

            4 point penalty to teams who postpone a game and do not replay it within 2 weeks.

  1. To be eligible to play in League / Milk Cup, players must also be eligible to play or play their nationals in Monaghan Zone. All players must have signed the General Data Protection Regulations Form.
  2. In Milk Cup – Toss for Jack and Toss for mats –(one toss per Club).  
  3. Milk Cup 9 ends up to semi final,  10 ends in semi final and final.  
  4. At end of League if tied points – play off to be arranged in neutral venue.
  5. On Milk Cut qualifying nights –(if tied) – 1 extra end to be played by last team on mat.
  6. 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 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 Division 1 & 2 cannot sub down to their 2nd team in Divisions 3 & 4 However, the  players in divisions 3 & 4 can sub up with the exception of the skips.
  • Named players cannot sub between teams in same division.
  • All Clubs must have up to date Insurance.

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

NB:    Milk Cup to be played on 13th & 20th November in St. McCartans