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Kennedy Cup 2017 Squad
Welcome to the official website of Carlow & District Juvenile League

Here you can keep up to date with the latest fixtures and results as well as all the latest news from the regions underage clubs. Browse through our photo gallery to see some of the action!

This website provides information about each club that plays in the Carlow & District Juvenile League. Where possible we provide a map and a streetview of a clubs home ground to help those involved with visiting teams to locate the pitch. If you are associated with a club and would like to provide us with more information about the background of your club and an exact location of your home ground then please contact us. We will update your clubs page with the new information.

Any Club that would like to add news to our Website, please email peterharvey67@gmail.com with the item.

11/07/2015
Kennedy Cup 2017 Player Profile Pictures

18/06/2017
25/02/2017
Crettyard show Racism Red Card day

On Saturday 22nd October Crettyard UTD AFC Juvenile club "Showed Racism the red card!"

Our small club is located off the N78 in rural county Laois , situated close to the borders of both Kilkenny and Carlow.

Our engagement with the campaign was simple but effective . Both our Under 13 and Under 12 teams were playing their league games against Hanover Harps and Vale wanderers . Both Cretty yard team managers Ramon Buggy and Martin Rice gave full support by allowing pre match preparation to be interrupted by Aine Geoghegan (Club Secretary)

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29/10/2016
St Joseph's AFC v Baltinglass Town AFC
St Joseph's 6 -2 Baltinglass
u16 league 31/03 18:30
St Joseph's AFC 6 - 2 Baltinglass Town AFC

St Joseph's hosted Baltinglass this evening in their second meeting of the season. The hosts started the strongest and forced a error early on from the Baltinglass defence when Pavel Cahill's cross into the box was deflected into the back of the net. Joeys went on to score 4 more before the break, with the goal of the game coming from Evan McGuire with a half volley to the top right hand corner. Baltinglass were denied 1 before half time with a great save from the Joeys keeper Conor Hickson. H/T 5-0. Credit to the visitors they came out strong in the second half and scored 2 goals which was backed up by some good saves from their keeper to keep pressure on St. Joseph's. Kostya Cahill added his second for Joeys before the final whistle leaving the final score 6-2. Credit to both teams for an enjoyable game of football played in good spirit. Goal scorers for St. Joseph's Kostya Cahill (2), David Quinn, Evan McGuire and Dominic Lukawski. All round great team effort. Scorers for Baltinglass Aaron Corcoran and Kyle Bennett, best players Eoin Mason and Carl Slater.
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01/04/2016
Carlow Girls Academy Squads

Last year we established a Carlow girls soccer academy for the first time ever. Our u12 and u14 academies competed in the u12 Gaynor Cup (a one day blitz in Sligo) and the u14 Gaynor Cup (a 4 day tournament held in University Limerick). Due to the success of our academies last year we will also have an u16 academy this year that will participate in the u16 Gaynor Cup also held in University Limerick over 4/5 days.

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07/10/2016
Kennedy Cup 2017 Player Profile Pictures

18/06/2017
Vale Wanderers AFC v St Patrick's Boys AFC
U14 League 31/03 18:30
Vale Wanderers AFC 1 - 4 St Patrick's Boys AFC

St Pats put in a great team performance to beat Vale in the superbowl. The game was all square at half time as Tommy Cummins opened the Scoring with Daniel Hayden levelling. Pats went ahead through Darragh o Donoghue and Daniel Hayden got his second and Lee Dowling made it 4. Vale stayed trying but Pats were the better team on the day and deserved there Victory.

Best for Pats Stan Harland Nicky Downey Daniel Brennan

Best for Vale Fiacc O Toole Sean Nolan Max Mccabe

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01/04/2016
U8 and U9 Blitz Format

The format for the u8 and u9 is also going to be blitz with four teams at each venue playing dual games so there will be four matches going on at the same time on a full pitch. The example below shows what happens when there is two teams and two more will play in the other half and then swap over. With the u8 and u9 everybody will play three 20 minute matches (10 Mins a side). In the event we have uneven number of teams some weeks clubs will just play one game.

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25/09/2016
Nurney Villa AFC v St Joseph's AFC
Nurney Villa 0 St Joseph's AFC 6
U12 League 29/03 18:30
Nurney Villa AFC 0 - 6 St Joseph's AFC

This was not Nurney's evening, St Joseph's came out very strong and scored after the first 10 mins. Nurney had their chances but half time score 0-4. Nurney did try but the back line out for St Joesph's were too strong. Finish score 0-6

Best for Nurney - Cian Tobin, Darragh Byrne, Cormac Murphy, Aaron Gordon

Goal Scorers for St Joseph's - Kate McDonald 2, Jack Dunne 3, Alan Bohanna 1

Best for St Joseph's Ruairi Scully, Mark Mullen, Kelly O'Neill

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30/03/2016
U11 and U10 Blitz Format
Blitz procedure

This year the format for u11 and u10 is dual games as above in the diagram so there is two games going on at the same time across a big pitch. There will be one official ref and the clubs take it in turn to officiate the other game. The ref swaps pitches at half time so all kids get equal time with ref. There will be four teams at most grounds every week unless a club ask for the day off. If two of the teams are from the same club then we play two 40 minute matches (20mins a half) to avoid the club playing against itself.

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25/09/2016
Kennedy Cup 2017 Player Profile Pictures

18/06/2017
St Fiacc's AFC v St Joseph's AFC
U14 League 29/03 18:30
St Fiacc's AFC 0 - 3 St Joseph's AFC

St Josephs were in control from the off. While fiaccs never gave up St Josephs scores came from Arnas Karalilus, Daniel Donegan and Cian Nicholl. Best for Josephs were Arnas Ubartas, Kian Dooley and James Haven. Best for fiaccs was Daniel Murphy, Caoimhe Fitzpatrick and Graham Maher.
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29/03/2016
SFAI Cup Draw

The draws for the SFAI Cups were made this week. All draws are on www.sfai.ie. There is a new addition to this years competitions with the regional competitions being finished to a Final in each section. This does not affect the round of 32 draw which will take place after the December SFAI Council Meeting. Good luck to all teams taking part.

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28/08/2016
St Patrick's Boys AFC v Bagenalstown AFC
Good win for Pat's
U13 League 26/03 13:00
St Patrick's Boys AFC 5 - 0 Bagenalstown AFC

St Pats put in an impressive performance particularly in the first half against and out of sorts Bagnelstown team in the meadows.

St Pats passing dictated the tempo of the game and after some great passing moves and some impressive finishing from both Alex Kellegher and Evan Connolly put them two nil very quickly. Another goal from Jaime Murphy gave Pats a 3 nil lead at halftime.

The second half fared no better for Bagmelstown and even though they tried hard especially in midfield St Pats were able to add another 2 from one more from Evan Connolly and one from the penalty spot from Jaimie Murphy let St Pats run out comfortable 5 nil winners.

Scorers St Pats Jaimie Murphy 2, Evan Connolly 2 and Alex Kelleher 1

Best for St Pats Evan Connolly, Alex Kelleher and Cillian Fagan

Best For Bagnelstown were Justin O Riordan, David O Dwyer and James Farrell

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28/03/2016
Girls Academy Squads

Following on from the trials conducted over the past two weekends the following squads have been selected to take part in this year's Gaynor Cup competitions.

We would like to thank all the girls who turned up and took part in these trials. Any girls who may have missed the trials for any reason can still be looked at and assessed by the coaches just by contacting us and letting us know and we will arrange for this to happen.

U12 Squad

Niamh Lawlor - Burrin Celtic

Siofra O'Neill - N/A

Olwyn Lawlor - N/A

Sinead Thomson - St Joseph's

Kate McDonald - St Joseph's

Sarah Nolan - St Joseph's

Cariosa Morahan - Hanover Harps

Wicktoria Gorczyca - Bagenalstown

Emma Walker - Hanover Harps

Sarah Timmons - Hanover Harps

Niamh Graham - Crettyard United

Holly Wall - Bagenalstown

Katie C Byrne - Hanover Harps

Kerrie Smith - Hanover Harps

U14 Squad

Tara Long - Milltown United

Kelly O'Neill - St Joseph's

Kayleigh Shannon - Hanover Harps

Abby Phelan - Hanover Harps

Laura Kearney - Vale Wanderers

Sara Jane Doran - Milltown United

Blessing Kingsley - Hanover Harps

Grace Cullen - St Joseph's

Sara Kerfah - Hanover Harps

Beth Evesson - Hanover Harps

Michaela Delaney - Hanover Harps

Shauna O'Neill - Bagenalstown

Rachel O'Brien - Nurney Villa

Jean Bride - St Anne's

Aoibhan Kelly - N/A

Rachel Doyle - Hanover Harps

Emer Cawley - Hanover Harps

24/02/2016
Kennedy Cup 2017 Player Profile Pictures

18/06/2017
Killeshin AFC v Baltinglass Town AFC
U12 League 28/03 11:00
Killeshin AFC 9 - 1 Baltinglass Town AFC

Killeshin had a great start to this match with a goal in the first minute through Jack Dowling. Cody Corrigan then added another when he chipped the keeper. Baltinglass then got stuck into the game but could not find a way through the killeshin defence.Jack Dowling then added his second from a free kick. Aodhan Lowry then scored with a fine strike from distance. Evan Dowling then added a fifth before half time to make 5 -0 at the Break.Both teams started the second half well but killeshin scored again through Cody Corrigan. Baltinglass then found a way through the killeshin defence with a well taken goal through Jack Boochail. Evan dowling then scored his second with a headed goal from a corner. Then another good move from killeshin was headed home by Danial Mc Grath. Danial then added his second soon after with a fine strike. Best for Killeshin were Aodhan Lowry Jake Smithers, Jack Dowling, Cody Corrigan and Tommy Hutton. Best for Baltinglass were Jack Boochail, Sean Delaney and Peter Wall.
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28/03/2016
Hanover Harps AFC Green v St Patrick's Boys AFC
U12 League 28/03 11:15
Hanover Harps AFC Green 4 - 1 St Patrick's Boys AFC

Hanover netted 3 times in the last 7 minutes to win this local derby. Tyris O'Rock had already seen his penalty rebound off a post before John Phiri put Harp's 1-0. St Pat's levelled to leave it 1-1 at the break.

The second half was end to end stuff until David Martins screamer found the net to put Harp's 2-1 up and John Phiri added two more to complete his hat rick as Hanover ran out 4-1 winners.

Best for Hanover were Daniel Brennan, Adam Dalton and Tyris O'Rock

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28/03/2016
Hanover Harps AFC v St Joseph's AFC
U13 League 28/03 10:00
Hanover Harps AFC 8 - 2 St Joseph's AFC

Hanover dominated from the start and were too strong for a spirited St Josephs side.

All the players for St Joseph's battled throughout and made Hanover work hard for their victory.

Goal scorers for Hanover were Ryan Brady, Kian Lawler, Eoghan Byrne, Adam McCarron, Pauric Kelly, Cian Kelly, Stephen Lacey and Matthew McCutcheon

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28/03/2016
Vale Wanderers AFC 01 v Hanover Harps AFC 00
Lundy-Gar on fire
u16 league 28/03 11:00
Vale Wanderers AFC 01 4 - 2 Hanover Harps AFC 00

Vale continued their excellent start to the second half of the season by beating Hanover on Easter Monday. Within minutes Vale were ahead when Ryan Lundy-Gar burst through and finished with a powerful shot.

Craig Forgarty then doubled the lead from the penalty spot. Vale continued to dominate for the remainder of the half.

In the second half Vale crumbled under Hanover pressure. They got back to 2-2 and looked like they might even go ahead. But up stepped Ryan Lundy-Gar to complete his hatrick with two more fine strikes.

A fine team performance from Vale with Craig Fogarty, Charlie Ashmore and the in-form striker Ryan Lundy-Gar excelling.

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28/03/2016
Parkville United AFC 01 v Nurney Villa AFC
Parkville v Nurney Villa
u16 league 28/03 12:30
Parkville United AFC 01 4 - 4 Nurney Villa AFC

Good match from start to finish, first goal for Parkville from Brian Byrne, shortly after Mark Foley scored for Nurney. Long ball in by Adam Byrne to Brian Byrne hitting the back of the net for his second. Nurney scored their second from Mark Foley through a penalty. Brian Byrne scored a great goal making it his hat trick. Nurney replied with a goal from Nathan Holden making it 3 - 3 half time. Both teams tried hard to win, with two more goals one from Nurney's Jake Treacy from a free and a goal from Parkville making it 4 - 4 full time.

Played well for Nurney David Murphy (in goals), Nathan Holden, Sean Smithers, & Jack Holden.

Played well for Parkville Niall Gahan, Lee Nolan, Cathal Lennon, Tadgh Black & Brian Byrne.

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28/03/2016
Fixtures information

On our new website you will find all the information you need about fixtures in the menus in top left corner. If you click on competitions in top left corner you will find fixtures, results and tables. For a quick look at next fixtures click that option. Important dates for SFAI cups. Under 16, 14 and 12 start 26th September and u13,15 the 4th October

06/09/2015
Results & Match Reports

All Home Secretaries will receive an email each week with a link for entering Match Results and another link for Match Reports.

Please make sure that these are both completed by 6pm every Match Day.

The Away side MUST give best players and goalscorers to the Home Manager after each match.

Match Reports and Results will only start from Under 12. No Results or Reports will be accepted for Under 8 to Under 11.

The match report link will also allow you to upload Match Photographs.

Please use this to upload photographs, which will go into the Match Reports section and also feature in the Gallerys section of our web site.

11/09/2015