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Social Leagues & Competitions

5-a-side Soccer

Updated Information coming soon


The 5-a-side soccer social league runs for 10 weeks from 16th September. Finals will take place on the week o f 25th November.

Time: Mon-Fri, 10am-12 / 3pm-5pm

  • Register at Sports Centre reception.
  • Registration deadline Friday 13th September @12noon.
  • Entry fee €60 per team.
  • If you register the team you are the contact – be prepared for responsibility!
  • Winning team captain mails the result after each game.
  • All team members must be current students with a valid TCD student card.

Social league rules

  • Games will commence on the hour and finish on the hour.
  • Teams can consist of a max of 10 players and a min of 5 players, all to be listed on the registration form.
  • If a team has not turned up by 15 minutes after the hour the other team is awarded the points.
  • 3 points will be awarded for a win and 1 point for a draw.
  • All games (League 1) will be played on Botany Bay all weather pitch unless rearranged and agreed by both teams.
  • Rise & Shine league games will take place in the main hall.
  • Collect an access token and ball form the sports centre reception before your game.

Playing rules

  • Goalkeepers are only allowed to give the ball out to another player through hands.  The goalkeeper may only kick the ball if it is in the course of making a save.
  • There are no offside rules.
  • Headers are not allowed.
  • Charging/sliding tackles are not allowed.
  • Any serious fouls should result in an indirect fee kick.
  • Players must use Futsal Ball ONLY. Provided by the Sports Centre
  • Play ball within boundaries of sidelines and end lines. Goalkeeper may only handle ball inside goal semi circle.
  • Ball kicked (not thrown) back into play, cannot score goal from direct
  • ‘kick in’. Opponent must be 3 metres away. Same for free kicks. The entire ball must be over line.
  • Keep ball at ground level as far as possible. Futsal balls are specially weighted.
  • No high ball, head height rule applies at ALL TIMES.
  • 5 v 5 recommended team size. No contact as far as possible.
  • Unlimited substitutions
  • Play two halves of 30mins.
  • Goalkeeper throws ball back in play from wide ball.
  • Penalty awarded for foul inside semi circle only. Taken from semi circle line centred on goal.

Womens5-a-side Soccer

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The 5-a-side soccer social league runs for 8 weeks from 28th January.

Time: Tuesdays 4pm-5pm Main Hall

  • Register at Sports Centre reception.
  • Registration deadline Monday 27th January @12noon.
  • Entry fee €20 per team or €5 per individual.
  • If you register the team you are the contact – be prepared for responsibility!
  • All team members must be current students with a valid TCD student card.

Playing rules

  • Goalkeepers are only allowed to give the ball out to another player through hands.  The goalkeeper may only kick the ball if it is in the course of making a save.
  • There are no offside rules.
  • Headers are not allowed.
  • Charging/sliding tackles are not allowed.
  • Any serious fouls should result in an indirect fee kick.
  • Players must use Futsal Ball ONLY. Provided by the Sports Centre
  • Play ball within boundaries of sidelines and end lines. Goalkeeper may only handle ball inside goal semi circle.
  • Ball kicked (not thrown) back into play, cannot score goal from direct
  • ‘kick in’. Opponent must be 3 metres away. Same for free kicks. The entire ball must be over line.
  • Keep ball at ground level as far as possible. Futsal balls are specially weighted.
  • No high ball, head height rule applies at ALL TIMES.
  • 5 v 5 recommended team size. No contact as far as possible.
  • Unlimited substitutions
  • Play two halves of 30mins.
  • Goalkeeper throws ball back in play from wide ball.
  • Penalty awarded for foul inside semi circle only. Taken from semi circle line centred on goal.

3x3 Basketball

Updated Information coming soon

  • Registration deadline – 24th January 2019
  • League runs from Wednesday 29th January.
  • Cost per team - €20.
  • Games take place in the Main Hall, Wednesdays 4pm-5pm

Dodgeball

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Dodgeball is a team sport in which players on two teams try to throw balls and hit opponents, while avoiding being hit themselves. The objective of each team is to eliminate all members of the opposing team by hitting them with thrown balls, catching a ball thrown by an opponent, or induce an opponent to commit a violation, such as stepping outside the court.

  • Registration deadline – 24th January 2020
  • League runs from January 30th January
  • Cost per team - €20.
  • Games take place in the Main Hall, Thursdays 5pm-6pm

 

Learn To Play Gaelic Football

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Learn all the basics and skills of Gaelic Football in a fun, non-competitive environment.  This will be a 4 week course held in the Sports Centre.

  • Date: Wednesday TBC
  • Time: 3pm-4pm.
  • Entry fee: FREE
  • Location: Main Hall.

Touch Rugby

Updated Information coming soon

 

  • Date: Tuesday 24th September 2019
  • Time: 4.00-6.00pm
  • Entry fee: €5 per person
  • Location: College Park
  • Register at Reception of the Sports Centre at anytime

Learn to Play Quidditch

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Information

  • Date: Thursday 14th February- 11th April .
  • Time: 4pm-5pm
  • Entry fee: €10 per person
  • Location: Main Hall.
  • Register at Sports Centre reception any time up to the start date.
Quidditch is a fast paced, mixed gender sport that is played like a mixture of basketball, dodgeball and rugby.
Dive deep into this tactically complex new sport and find out if you are a natural chaser, keeper, beater or seeker!
Usually played as a full contact sport, this is an opportunity for you to explore it as a beginners non-contact course. 
Over a course of 5 weeks Dublin Draiochata Dragons Quidditch Club and TCD Sports will teach you the necessary skills and tactics to even play at international tournaments.

Social Badminton

Updated Information coming soon

  • Date: Monday 23rd January
  • Time: 2pm-4pm
  • Entry fee: €5 per person
  • Location: Main Hall.
  • Register at Sports Centre reception any time up to the start date.

 

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