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AFL over 35’s New Season 2023

The 2023 season will kick off 3rd/4th March 2023
completed application forms must be emailed to by the 6th February 2023.
If you know of other clubs that are interested in entering an over 35 team please pass on my contact details.
Peter Connolly
Hon.Sec.Amateur Football League

Referee Beginners courses

Hi All,

Please see below the list of upcoming referee beginner courses. It would be great if you could share these with your network.

Online Referee Beginners Course 24th/25th January

Online Referee Beginners Course 30th/31st January

Online Referee Beginners Course 15th/16th February 

Online Referee Beginners Course 27th/ 28th February 

Full details on referee beginner courses can be found here – Referee Beginner Courses | Football Association of Ireland (

Please note that anyone who is signing up to do a course must first create an FAI Connect account. You will be prompted to do this when you click the above links.

If you have any questions, please let me know.Lucas Keating <>



LFA Youth Squad Managers position

The Leinster Football Association are currently inviting applications for the position of manager of the LFA Youth squad. The position will involve selecting and managing a squad to represent the LFA at various tournaments but most importantly the FAI Inter Provincial Youths tournament.

The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of the Youth game in the province and will be in a position to organise and attend various trials throughout Leinster with the object of selecting the best squad available to represent the province.

If you are interested in this position you can apply by email to Peter Doyle, Provincial Administrator / General Secretary, Leinster Football Association at by 5pm on Friday December 2nd

If you require any further details, do not hesitate to contact the LFA on 086 7700829 or 01 8999330


FAI JUNIOR CUP fixtures Nov-Dec

FAI Junior Cup

(weekend of November 27th)


Second Round Saturday

Patrician Celtic v Rush Ath, Patrician College, 2.0


Third Round Saturday

Sandyhill Shangan Ath v Usher Celtic, Coultry Park, 12.0


Third Round Sunday

MP FC v Blackrock College, Grangegorman, 7-30. Fri Nov 25th

Carrick Rovers v Rivervalley Rangers, Carrick, 11.30


Third Round Sunday CCFL and Kildare

Clara Town v Athy Town, Stanley O Hara Park, 2.0


Fourth Round

Verona FC v Colga FC, Coolmine Park, 2.0, Sat Nov 26th

Corkbeg FC v Crumlin United, Corkbeg Whitehall, 2.0

Coolraine FC v Regional FC, Coolraine, 2.0

Tallaght United (LSL) v Tolka Rovers, Ballymount Park, 2.0, Sat Nov 26th

Summerville Celtic v Gorey Rangers, Portland Park, 2.0

Old County FC v Collinstown FC, Brickfields A/W, 12.30, Sat Nov 26th

Shelburne United v Newmarket Celtic, Ballywilliam, 1.0

Tramore AFC v Fairview Celtic, Graun Park, 2.0

Monread FC v Bridge United, Monread Park, 2.0

Grangevale FC v Evergreen FC, Mayfield, 2.0

Malahide United v Buncrana Harps, Gannon Park, 2.0, Sat Nov 26th

Hibernian FC v Balscadden FC, Mitchell Kennedy Park, 2.0

Castlebar Celtic v St Canices FC, Celtic Park, 2.0

Glengad Rovers v Howth Celtic, The Crua, 1.30



FAI Junior Cup

(weekend of December 4th)


Third Round Saturday

Patrician Celtic or Rush Ath v Wayside Celtic, tbc


Fourth Round

Clane United v Clonmullion FC, Clane, 7-30pm, Fri Dec 2nd

Douglas Hall FC “B” v Trim Celtic, Douglas Hall, 2.0

MP FC or Blackrock College v Valley Park United, tbc

Raheny United v Clara Town or Athy Town, St Annes Astro, 7.30, Fri Dec 2nd

Carrick Rovers or Rivervalley Rangers v North End United, tbc

Tallaght Town v Salthill Devon, Carolan Park, 2.0, Sat Dec 3rd


FAI Junior Cup

(weekend of December 11th)


Fourth Round

Rush Ath or Patrician Celtic or Wayside Celtic v Sandyhill Shangan Ath or Usher Celtic



FAI Connect

it is important all clubs  get  up to speed with what is required for FAI CONNECT so sign up to the webinars on the links below

Hi All,


We are pleased to say FAI Connect Workshops are going very well so far! The system has been met with positive and constructive feedback & the reaction so far has been very welcoming.

We have just finished a busy week across Connacht & ended in Letterkenny last night for our clubs from Donegal. There is still spaces in our remaining workshops, Offaly next Monday 14th, Dublin next Tuesday 15th & then Monaghan has been added for Thursday 24th Nov. They can be booked using the following link > BOOKING LINK


There is also the option for clubs/leagues to see a presentation of FAI Connect online via Microsoft Teams. We have planned 2 online Webinars, please see booking links below so clubs/leagues can book onto either Webinar.


Webinar 1 – Wednesday 30th Nov 6:30pm-8pm – WEBINAR 1 BOOKING LINK

Webinar 2 – Thursday 1st Dec 12pm-1:30pm – WEBINAR 2 BOOKING LINK


Looking forward to seeing you at a face to face workshop in near future or online through our Webinars.  


Kind Regards,

FAI Connect Team