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Leinster Football Association EGM 2022


An LFA EGM will be held on Tuesday October 18th at 7-30pm in FAI HQ, Abbotstown


As per LFA Rule 19, the following are entitled to attend this EGM


  • LFA Executive
  • LFA Senior Council
  • LFA Affiliated Leagues and Clubs
  • LFA Honorary Life Members (non-voting)


Leagues or Clubs intending to attend must register their intent to do so by 5pm Tuesday October 11th by sending an email to the Provincial Administrator Peter Doyle at . No late registrations will be accepted after that date and time


(LFA Executive, LFA Senior Council and Honorary Life Members do not need to register)


Proposed rule changes shall be the only item on the agenda and those will be forwarded to members in the coming days


If you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact me on the above email address


Yours in Sport

Peter Doyle

LFA General Secretary / Provincial Administrator

086 7700829


Below is email issued from FAI Connect with details of workshops to be held for clubs in October

Please pass on to your clubs and encourage them to register as quickly as possible. In Leinster there are three workshops, two in Dublin and one in Carlow. The two in Dublin are on October 24th at 3pm and 7pm while the one in Carlow is on October 26th at 7pm

As you can see from the overview, the workshops are very detailed and will be important in ensuring your clubs are in a position to use this system efficiently

If you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact me



Hi All,


As discussed in previous meetings,  Please see the below email which can be distributed to all of your leagues & we encourage all leagues to forward onto all your clubs at your earliest convenience.


As you aware the Football Association of Ireland is migrating to a new Football Management System (FMS) to replace FAInet.

We would like to present to you the demo version of FAI Connect (Powered by COMET) which will be our new Football Management System going forward.


We have planned a series of Workshop dates across October & November. We will use this time to demonstrate the Player Registration Process for clubs going forward, show how the league fits within this process & further demonstrate the competition management features along with player data reporting and match day apps.


Please see the following Link to our Booking System for these planned Workshops > BOOKING LINK


The below is an overview of what the Workshop will run through, we encourage all Clubs to get to at least 1 of the scheduled Workshops.


All attendee’s will follow along as the FMS team takes them through a real time presentation of the below.


  1. Introduction to the FAI Connect (COMET) system.  
  2. How to view Currently Registered Players
  3. How to Register Players (New Players/ Transfers).
  4. How to assign Player’s to a Competition i.e. Submit U13 Premier Squad List.
  5. DEMO Environment – CLUBS will be asked to log into the test version of FAI Connect. They will be asked to test Register a player.
  6. Question & Answer Session to cover any additional queries and additional functions that are available on COMET. 


Workshop Rules

  1. Please keep questions on topic and related to COMET
  2. Please be respectful of other attendees and the staff presenting the Workshop
  3. Bring Laptop/iPad/Tablet to access COMET Demo.


Kind Regards,


Peter Doyle
Leinster Football Association

Provincial Administrator / General Secretary
Mobile:086 77008

Office:   01 8999330 (Office currently closed)


Leinster Football Association

FAI Headquarters

National Sports Campus


Dublin 15

O’Neill’s LFA over 35 1/4 final draw LFA Over Thirty-Five Cup Quarter Final Draw 2022

Ashbourne United v Markievicz Celtic

Willow Park v Sandyhill Shangan Ath

Mullingar Town v Templeogue United or Garda AFC

St John Bosco or Patrician Celtiic v Killeshin FC

Matches to be played on weekend of September 18th

O’Neills LFA OVER 35 CUP 4TH RD DRAW 2022 LFA Over Thirty-Five Cup Fourth Round Draw 2022


Fourth Round Draw

St John Bosco v Patrician Celtic

Killeshin AFC v Coolock Village 1-0

Templeogue United v Garda AFC

Mullingar Town v Tallaght Town 4-2

St Columbans SYC v Willow Park 1-2

Ashbourne United v Carlow Rovers 3-1

Markievicz Celtic v Straffan AFC 3-2

Firhouse Carmel v Sandyhill Shangan Ath 1-3



28th August 2022

Third Round

St John Bosco v Enfield Celtic,, 8-0

Templeogue United v Kilmore Celtic, 3-1


Fourth Round

Killeshin AFC v Coolock Village, Quakers Hill 2.0 Sat 27th

Mullingar Town v Tallaght Town, Dalton Park, 6-45, Sat 27th

St Columbans SYC v Willow Park, Glin Road, 12.0, Sun 28th

Ashbourne United v Carlow Rovers, Archerstown, 7.45, Fri 26th

Markievicz Celtic v Straffan AFC, Irishtown Stadium, 1.0, Sun 28th

Firhouse Carmel v Sandyhill Shangan Ath, The Park C C, 7.0, Fri 26th


4th September 2022

Fourth Round

St John Bosco  v Patrician Celtic

W/E 11th September

Fourth Round

Templeogue United  v Garda AFC



Fourth Round                Weekending August 28th

Quarter Finals               Weekending September 18th

Semi Finals                    Weekending October 2nd

Final                              Weekending October 23rd

FAI webinars for the new comet registration system

The FAInet team will be running FAInet Webinars for any club or league to log on & get familiar with the Player Registration Process over the next couple of weeks.

This is to prepare Clubs & Leagues for the impending switch over to COMET system in December also.

Below are the upcoming scheduled dates for Player Registration Webinars available to book through Microsoft Teams invitation link below: 

Webinar 1: Monday 15th August > REGISTRATION LINK


Webinar 2: Tuesday 16th August >  REGISTRATION LINK


Webinar 3: Wednesday 24th August >  REGISTRATION LINK


Webinar 4: Thursday 25th August >  REGISTRATION LINK


The idea is you can log into any of the webinars that suit, the process is the exact same so feel free to attend any of the evenings. All Webinars are scheduled for a 7pm Start.

To sign up, please visit 1 of the 4 Microsoft links above & complete the registration. You will then be given a link to the FAInet Webinar hosted through Microsoft teams (you will be able to open this for free on your web browser on the night).

The below is an overview of what the webinar will run through, we welcome anyone who is unsure of the registration process or maybe who need’s refreshing to join in.

All FAInet webinar participants will follow along as the FAInet team takes them through a real time presentation of the below. A live questions and answers text box will be available and visible to all participants.


1. Introduction to the FAInet System & Updates of COMET system.

2. Overview of FAI Rule Part C Rule 1.2 Eligibility Rule

3. How to complete the Step 1 Process – Registration of a Brand-New Player (First Issue) & Transfer of a Player (Free Agent/In-season)

4. How to Check the Applications you have submitted to the League.

5. How to Create Squads on FAInet for the 2022 Calendar Season or the 2022/23 Winter Season.

6. How to Assign Players to a Squad.

7. Users will learn how to generate a Batch Registration Form & Filtered form

8. Users will learn how to upload a Completed Registration form in compliance with FAI Rule Part C Rule 1.2

9. In addition, users will be given a Question & Answer Session to cover any additional queries and additional functions that are available on FAInet.

Webinar Rules

1. Please input your Club & Name as Username when asking a Question

2. Please keep questions on topic and related to FAInet

3. Please be respectful of other attendees and the people presenting the webinar

Kind Regards,

FAInet Support


Dear Secretary,


Please be advised that entry for the FAI Junior Cup 2022/2023 has now opened. The closing date for entries for this competition is August 21st, 2022. Due to the timelines, entries will not be accepted past this date under any circumstances.


Can league secretaries circulate this email to all their affiliated clubs and please include the attached guide for payment and entry. Please see provisional fixture (weekending) dates for this competition below. Fixtures for each round can be played before the dates referenced below where required and feasible.


Competition FAI Junior Cup
Preliminary Round 11/09/2022
Round 1 25/09/2022
Round 2 16/10/2022
Round 3 06/11/2022
Round 4 27/11/2022
Round 5 22/01/2023
Round 6 12/02/2023
Quarter Finals 05/03/2023
Semi Finals 02/04/2023
Final 30/04/2023


For club secretaries

Please see the below links and the attached step-by-step guide for the payment process and entry form. Please read this guide as it contains information and images for each step of the process should you have any issues.


Below is the link for payment followed by the entry form link. Please complete the payment link first as a reference code is required in the entry form from the receipt email you will receive upon making payment. The reference code must be entered in the first portion of entry form to continue. Please note, all information in relation to this process is contained within the attached guide.


FAI Junior Cup 2022/23 – Payment Link

(Please complete payment link before entry form)


FAI Junior Cup 2022/23 – Entry Form


Once you have completed payment and used the reference code at the start of the entry form, please complete the remaining club details and select submit. There will be no receipt email upon completion of the entry form so please take a screenshot/image of the ‘entry received’ page. It is the responsibility of the club secretary to review all answers and make sure all information is clear and accurate.


The cost of entry for the year’s competition is €30.


Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you require any additional information.



Garret Higgins

O’Neill’ LFA over 35 cup 3rd round Draw LFA Over Thirty-Five Cup 2022 Third Round



Sandyhill Shangan Ath v Maynooth Town

Willow Park  v Glenville FC

Garden County B v Straffan AFC

St John Bosco or St Anthonys v Enfield Celtic

Griffith Rovers v Coolock Village

Templeogue United v Kilmore Celtic or Rathangan AFC

St Pauls Artane v Markievicz Celtic


Byes: Garda AFC or Garden County A, Tallaght Town, Firhouse Carmel, Carlow Rovers, Patrician Celtic, Mullingar Town, St Columbans SYC, Manortown United or Killeshin AFC, Ashbourne United


Third Round                           Weekending August 14th

Fourth Round                         Weekending August 28th

Quarter Finals                         Weekending September 18th

Semi Finals                             Weekending October 2nd

Final                                        Weekending October 23rd


Fixtures (weekend of August 14th)


Second Round

Garda AFC v Garden County A

Manortown United v Killeshin AFC

St John Bosco v St Anthonys

Kilmore Celtic v Rathangan AFC


Third Round

Sandyhill Shangan Ath v Maynooth Town

Willow Park v Glenville FC

Garden County B v Straffan AFC

Griffith Rovers v Coolock Village

St Pauls Artane v Markievicz Celtic


O’Neills LFA over 35 cup rd 2 Results

LFA Cup 2nd Rd 21/07/2022 8.10 Templeogue 7-0 Clontarf Ath  
22/07/2022 7.00 Tallaght Town 1-0 St Pauls Artane B  
22/07/2022 7.00 Firhouse Carmel 3-2 OLV  
22/07/2022 7.00 Leicester Cel 1-3 Maynooth Town 1sts
22/07/2022 7.00 Mountview 0-4 Glenville  
22/07/2022 7.00 Patrician Cel 4-0 Dunshaughlin Yths  
22/07/2022 7.00 Coolock Village 3-0 Melville FC  
23/07/2022 5.00 Maynooth Town 2nds 0-6 Sandyhill Shangan
25/07/2022 3.00 Garden Co B McKelvey Cel Wicklow
23/07/2022 2.00 Chanel SSC  2-11 Willow Pk  
23/07/2022 3.00 Rivervalley Rgs A 2-5  Markevicz Cel  
23/07/2022 2.00 Swords Manor 0-3 St Pauls Artane A  
23/07/2022 2.00 Griffith Rvs 3-2 Terenure  
23/07/2022 3.00 Ashbourne 1-0 Crettyard  
  23/07/2022 6.45 Mountmellick Utd (CCFL) 1-6 Carlow Rvrs (CW)  
24/07/2022 12.00 St Columbans 11-0 Raharney  
  23/07/2022 17.00 Bridge Utd (CW) 0-1 Mullingar Town(CCFL)  
  23/07/2022   Monasterevan (KDFL) 2-2 Enfield Cel (KDFL) Enfield won 5-4 on pens
  20/07/2022 20.00 Dunboyne FC 0-1 Garda AFC  
22/07/2022 7.00 Peamount Utd 2-1 Walkinstown  


AFL July Management Meeting

To All Secretaries
The July AFL Club Management meeting  will be held  Next Monday July 11th at 7.45pm   in the Conference Room  FAI HeadQuarters  Abbotstown  Dublin 15.It is important that you attend  or have a representative attend this meeting.

Peter Connolly Hon.Sec.Amateur Football League

AFL Management meeting

To All Club Secretaries.
The July management meeting  of the Amateur Football League  will be held on Monday 11th July at 7.45PM  in the Conference room  FAI headquarters Abbotstown Dublin 15 .It is important all clubs have a representative attend this meeting
Peter Connolly

Hon.Sec Amateur Football League