Entries by Maeliosa Kyne

Entry Now Open for SFAI Skechers National Cups 2019/20

The Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland is delighted to confirm that entry for the 2019/2020 SFAI Skechers National Cups is now open. Following a record year in 2018/19, the competition will see teams from across Ireland compete both regionally and nationally for silverware from September 2019 to May 2020. The SFAI Skechers National Cups continue […]

Day One: SFAI New Balance Kennedy Cup Results

Day one of the SFAI New Balance Kennedy Cup 2019 saw some great games, as all 32 teams took part in 16 ties. Longford had a superb win over Cavan/Monaghan in Group 8, while Galway were in superb form, beating North Tipperary in Group Three. Others including Wexford, Waterford, Limerick District, Dundalk, Mayo and Kerry […]

SFAI welcome SBYL into this year’s SFAI New Balance Kennedy Cup

The Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland have recently confirmed the inclusion of the South Belfast Youth League in this year’s SFAI New Balance Kennedy Cup. Their inclusion comes following the SDFL’s withdrawal from the competition, and builds upon an already very strong relationship between the SFAI and NIBFA. Over recent years the both associations have […]



The FAI and the SFAI note recent views raised by underage leagues in relation to the calendar season element of the Player Development Plan. The FAI’s PDP consists of 10 principles – principles 1-9 continue to be FAI Board approved policy going forward. Principle 10 is focused on the continuity of football and the most […]