Entries by Maeliosa Kyne

SFAI Skechers National Cups 2020/21 Entry Now OPEN

The SFAI Skechers National Cups 2020/21 online entry system has now opened, and will remain open until 30th September 2020. Supported by Sportlomo, the online system allows clubs to enter multiple teams across the five age groups. The SFAI Skechers National Cups featured almost 1,500 teams last season, with clubs from right across Ireland entering […]

Carrigaline Utd clinch SFAI Skechers National Cup for first time while St Kevin’s Boys complete National Cup double

Home Farm FC played host to three superb SFAI Skechers National Cup Finals last Sunday, with St Kevin’s Boys taking home the U12 and U14 titles, and Carrigaline Utd claiming a first ever SFAI National Cup. Under the current restrictions, the finals were played in a behind closed doors setting, with limited entry for parents/guardians […]

FAI Suspends All Football Activity In Kildare, Laois and Offaly Until Further Notice

The FAI has this evening announced the suspension of all football activities in Kildare, Laois and Offaly following announcements from Government earlier today. The statement from the association can be found below. Following this evening’s announcement by An Taoiseach Micheal Martin introducing local restrictions in counties Kildare, Laois and Offaly, the Football Association of Ireland […]

SFAI Skechers National Cup 2019/20 season to be completed

The SFAI Skechers National Cups 2019/20 are to resume in August, after the SFAI Executive Committee continued their review of the competition and agreed to the move earlier this week. Back in September 2019, almost 1,500 teams entered the SFAI Skechers National Cups, but the competition came to an abrupt stop in March when football […]

FAI Announce Safer Return To Play Protocol

The Football Association of Ireland recently launched a Safer Return to Play Protocol for all clubs as a cornerstone of the move from cessation to kick-off that will see Adult Amateur, underage National Leagues and Underage football permitted to return to full-contact training, including training games between teams from the same club, from June 29th. […]

FAI Launch Safer Return To Training Protocol

The Football Association of Ireland has today released Safer Return To Training Protocol documents for all Adult Amateur and Under football, including the Underage National League. Following the latest updates from Government on Friday 5th June 2020, the FAI confirmed the return to training date would be June 15th 2020. Today, the release of the […]

SFAI Statement On 2019/20 Competitions

The cancellation of the 2020 New Balance SFAI Kennedy Cup is a decision that is hugely regrettable, but one that ultimately proved unavoidable for the SFAI. We are genuinely disappointed having to make this decision, but in the over-riding interests of player welfare and all who were scheduled to attend, this is absolutely the correct […]

SFAI Update Following Meeting of SFAI Executive Committee

At its video conference meeting on 16/5/2020, the SFAI Executive Committee decided that all of its member Leagues shall be eligible to recommence fixtures and football activity once the schools have reopened, the weekend of 5/6 September next being the most appropriate date to effect the restart. The restart will of course be subject to […]