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Joicey Cup

First Round Second Round
Quarter Final Semi Final Final
Competition Secretary County Cup Rules Roll of Honour

The Joicey Cup (or "Lord Joicey Challenge Cup" to give it its full title), dates back to the season 1920-21, when it was originally an Under 15s League Cup in the old Lambton and Hetton Schools Football Association.

From the 1961-62 season it became a County Cup at Under 14 Level (Year 9), before changing to a Year 8 County Cup competition from season 1999-2000. As a charity cup competition it has always made an annual donation to the "Save the Children Fund".

Special Rules

  1. Players shall not have completed their 13th year on or before the 1st September that season.
  2. All games shall be of two periods, each of 30 minutes duration.
  3. A size 4 ball to be used.
  4. In all rounds, if the scores are equal, extra time of 10 minutes each way must be played. If scores are still equal, except in the final, then the tie must be decided by penalties.
  5. Rules for penalties:
    1. Each side to take 5 penalties, in the same goalmouth, by different players.
    2. Penalties to be taken alternately.
    3. In the event of a tie --- the above to be repeated by the same players until a result is obtained.

Could the winning team please inform the Secretary, with the result of the match, as soon as possible after the completion of the game.

PRELIMINARY ROUND by Saturday 24 September 2016
PR1 Hurworth 1 v 0 Park View
PR2 Carmel College 1 - 5 Red House Academy
FIRST ROUND by Saturday 15 October 2016
1 St Joseph's Catholic Academy 11 - 3 St Hild's CE
2 Harton Technology College 2 - 6 Framwellgate
3 Red House Academy 5 - 6 (aet) St Thomas More RC
4 St Bede's RC, Lanchester 1 - 0 Kepier
5 Parkside Academy 0 - 1 St Leonard's RC
6 Whickham 0 - 5 Durham Johnston
7 Dyke House Sports College 4 - 1 St Aidan's Catholic Academy
8 St Bede's RC, Peterlee 1 - 0 Biddick Academy
9 Hurworth 2 - 1 St Robert of Newminster RC
10 Whiburn CE Academy 4 - 2 English Martyrs RC
11 St Wilfrid's RC College 1 - 1 Acad at Shotton Hall (won 4-2 on pens)
12 Monkwearmouth Academy 1 - 5 Cardinal Hume RC
13 Manor Community Academy 1 - 0 Oxclose Community Academy
14 Hummersknott Academy 3 - 1 High Tunstall College of Scirnce
15 St John's RC 3 - 2 Easington Academy
16 Farringdon Community Academy 9 - 0 Longfield Academy of Sport
SECOND ROUND by Saturday 3 December 2016 ^TOP
A Hurworth 3 - 0 Farringdon
B St Bede's RC, Peterlee 0 - 4 Framwellgate
C Whitburn CE Academy 0 - 3 Cardinal Hume RC
D St Thomas More RC 4 - 2 St Leonard's RC
E Durham Johnston 10 - 1 Manor Community Academy
F St John's RC 1 - 5 St Bede's RC, Lanchester
G Academy at Shotton Hall 2 - 8 Dyke House Sports College
H St Joseph's Catholic Academy
5 - 2 Hummersknott Academy
QUARTER FINAL by Saturday 11 February 2017
Q1 Durham Johnston 3 - 2 Framwellgate
Q2 Hurworth 1 - 2 St Bede's RC, Lanchester
Q3 Cardinal Hume RC 5 - 0 St Joseph's Catholic Academy
Q4 St Thomas More RC 0 v 1 Dyke House Sports College
SEMI-FINAL by Sat 11 March 2017
SA Dyke House Sports College 3 - 3 (aet) Cardinal Hume RC (won 5-4 on pens)
SB St Bede's RC, Lanchester 1 - 2 Durham Johnston
FINAL on Monday 3 April at Leyburn Grove, Houghton-le-Spring
Cardinal Hume RC 4 - 2 (aet) Durham Johnston

Competition Secretary

  • WD Carr, 14 Cornmoor, Chester-le-Street, Co Durham, DH2 2NB
  • Tel: 0191 388 6827 (home) 07803 295 524 (mobile)
  • Email: davecarr14@googlemail.com

Competition Treasurer

  • JS Beattie, "Lawnswood", Louvaine Terrace, Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, DH2 9PP
  • Tel: 0191 526 8137 (home)

Roll of Honour

Season Winners Runners-up
1961-62 Washington Grammar
1962-63 Washington Grammar
1963-64 Shield Row
1964-65 Technical, West Hartlepool
1965-66 Ryhope Grammar
1966-67 Greencroft
1967-68 South Shields GTS
1968-69 Bede Hall, Billingham
1969-70 Hebburn Clegwell
1970-71 Hebburn Clegwell
1971-72 St Thomas Acquinas RC, Sunderland
1972-73 SHARED: Hebburn Clegwell / Spennymoor
1973-74 Longfield, Darlington Easington Colliery
1974-75 St Bede's RC, Peterlee Hummersknott, Darlington
1975-76 Seaham Northlea Hebburn Clegwell
1976-77 St Aidan's RC, Sunderland Hebburn
1977-78 Tanfield Lord Lawson
1978-79 SHARED: Broadway / Tanfield
1979-80 Framwellgate Moor Tanfield
1980-81 Ferryhill Sedgefield
1981-82 Hylton Red House St Wilfrid's RC, South Shields
1982-83 Hebburn St Aidan's RC, Sunderland
1983-84 Easington Bede, Sunderland
1984-85 Easington Brinkburn
1985-86 Framwellgate Moor High Tunstall, Hartlepool
1986-87 Springfield Thornhill
1987-88 St Aidan's RC, Sunderland English Martyrs RC, Hartlepool
1988-89 Monkwearmouth Hermitage, Chester-le-Street
1989-90 Southmoor Whickham
1990-91 Framwellgate Moor St Aidan's RC, Sunderland
1991-92 Heworth Grange Houghton Kepier
1992-93 Southmoor St Aidan's RC, Sunderland
1993-94 Boldon Hylton Red House
1994-95 Easington St Robert of Newminster RC, Washington
1995-96 St Wilfrid's RC, South Shields St Bede's RC, Peterlee
1996-97 Monkwearmouth St Bede's RC, Lanchester
1997-98 St Joseph's RC, Hebburn St Bede's RC, Peterlee
1998-99 Hebburn Harton
1999-00 Houghton Kepier Springfield
2000-01 Houghton Kepier St Aidan's RC, Sunderland
2001-02 Joseph Swan, Gateshead English Martyrs RC, Hartlepool
2002-03 St Thomas More RC, Blaydon Farringdon
2003-04 Southmoor, Sunderland Monkwearmouth
2004-05 St Aidan's RC, Sunderland High Tunstall, Hartlepool
2005-06 Thornhill, Sunderland High Tunstall, Hartlepool
2006-07 Hebburn Farringdon
2007-08 Park View, Chester-le-Street St Robert of Newminster RC, Washington
2008-09 Southmoor St Aidan's RC, Sunderland
2009-10 Lord Lawson of Beamish, Birtley St Joseph's RC, Hebburn
2010-11 English Martyrs RC, Hartlepool Ryton
2011-12 St Leonard's RC, Durham St Joseph's RC, Hebburn
2012-13 St Thomas More RC, Blaydon English Martyrs RC, Hartlepool
2013-14 St Bede's RC, Peterlee St Robert of Newminster RC, Washington
2014-15 St Wilfrid's College, South Shields Carmel College, Darlington
2015-16 Whitburn CE Academy Framwellgate
2016-17 Cardinal Hume RC, Gateshead Durham Johnston