Montreal Summer Superleague

The Summer Superleague is the Montreal Gaelic Athletic Club’s main competition in the hot and humid Canadian summer months.

Mostly played at the Vanier College on Mondays, and it pits 4 teams against each other for Men’s football as well as three hurling and ladies football teams.

The Men’s football teams are the Verdun Vikings, the Griffintown Gaels, Montreal City Blues, and the Goose Village Blackrocks.
The Ladies’ football teams are the Verdun Vikings, the Griffintown Gaels, and the Goose Village Blackrocks.
The hurling teams are PSC Cu Chulainn, St Henri Harps, and Na Fianna Rouges

Rules for the Summer Superleague are as follows:

All games will be played as per Official Guide/LGFA/Camogie Rules in the appropriate game. Supplementary to this are Superleague specific rules for age, mixed-gender and winter rules as laid out below:

Age Policy:
Superleague games are generally for those aged 18 years and over. An individual between the age of 16 and 17 on the 1st of January of the year league may be allowed to play. The Superleague Committee and Superleague Captains will assess the physical size and skill level of the potential player before allowing the individual to play. The parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of the player must also sign a waiver of liability, which will be prepared by the Superleague Committee. Individuals under 16 are strictly forbidden to play.
Mixed –Gender (Co-Ed) Policy:
All games will adhere to their respective rules (i.e. Men’s Gaelic football – Official Guide; Ladies Gaelic football l – LGFA; Hurling – Official Guide and Camogie – Camogie Association Guide). In mixed-gender (Co-Ed) games, the rules will revert to the female rules in all instances with some further Superleague specific rules laid out below. More specifically, no contact will be permitted.

Summer Superleague Football Rules:

    a. Games will be played as 8-11 a side. The number of players will usually be 9, but can be adapted with the agreement of both captains and the referee.
    b. Games will be played in 2 halves of 25 minutes each.
    c. A person playing for a Superleague team who is a member of another Superleague team is NOT allowed to score (e.g. a team may be short numbers and have requested players from another team for a particular game).

Summer Superleague Hurling Rules:

    a. Games will be played as 8-11 a side. The number of players will usually be 9, but can be adapted with the agreement of both captains and the referee.
    b. Games will be played in 2 halves of 25 minutes each.
    c. A person playing for a Superleague team who is a member of another Superleague team is NOT allowed to score (e.g. a team may be short numbers and have requested players from another team for a particular game).