Seven a side Football -Horeswood

Horeswood GAA club, in association with Azzurri Sport, will host their second annual Seven-a-side football competition on Saturday June 4th.

The tournament will run over one day this year and, once again, 16 teams will compete for the Cup and Shield.

Participating teams include former All Ireland champions, Nemo Rangers, from Cork and former Leinster Champions, Port Laoise. Also challenging will be the current holders Graiguecullen, managed by former Wexford boss Paul Bealin, last years finalists Arles/Kilcruise, Gaultier (Waterford) and Mount Leinster Rangers (Carlow).

Wexford will be represented by Horeswood, St.James, Gusserane, Adamstown, Starlights, Shelmaliers, Sarsfields and St.Marys Rosslare.

Azzurri will again be sponsoring the tournament with a ?500 voucher for the winners of the cup and a ?250 voucher for the shield winners.

Teams will be divided into four groups of four with the top two teams in each group qualifying for the Cup and the third and fourth placed teams vying for the Shield. Games will then proceed on a knockout basis.

The first game throws in at 11.30 am and the final will take place at 7.30 pm. Each game will be sixteen minutes in duration. Admission for the day is ?5.

A barbecue, beer tent, shop and an Azzurri stall will operate throughout the day.

There will also be entertainment on Saturday night beginning at 9.30pm till late with The Remedees, who will be performing live, followed by a DJ set. Admission is ?5.

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