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Fixtures 8/9 September 2018

Monday 03rd September, 2018


Saturday 8th September 2018Under 12 S.F.A.I. CupGurteen Celtic(Sligo) V Ballinasloe Town 2.00Colga FC(Galway) v St. Josephs Reds 2.00Under 12 Division 1Temple Villa V AC Celtic Whites 11.00St. Josephs V St. Francis Scholars 12.30Under 14 S.F.A.I. CupCregmore/Claregalway(Galway) v Hodson Bay Celtic 2.00Ballyheane(Mayo) v St. Josephs TBASunday...

NEW SEASON BECKONS

Tuesday 21st August, 2018


ADSL GEARS UP FOR NEW SEASON NEW PLAYERS WELCOMEThe Athlone District Schoolboy/Girl League and its member clubs are busy putting their finishing touches to preparations for the upcoming 2018/19 Season and are extending an open invitation for new young players to sign up and join the ADSL.The Athlone District Schoolboy/Girl League provides organised...

English Super Cup Day 6

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


ENGLISH SUPER CUP ’18 – DAY 6 MONDAY 30TH JULY 2018The last day!Up for 8.00am. We were already packed and put our bags etc on the Bus before heading up for breakfast.We presented boxes of chocolates to the staff in thanks. They seemed surprised and then even more surprised when everyone of 44 boys went up to individually say thanks and shake their...

English Super Cup Day 5

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


ENGLISH SUPER CUP ’18 – DAY 5 SUNDAY 29TH JULY 2018Our last day at the Tournament.We have had opportunity to carefully reflect on yesterday evenings events. We have had a long talk with the lads.We have very clearly explained that we are in England now. That in this “green and pleasant land” that children should be seen and not...

English Super Cup Day 4

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


ENGLISH SUPER CUP ’18 – DAY 4 SATURDAY 28TH JULY 2018A cooked breakfast for everyone this morning.However Richie sold his soul this morning. And all for a rasher!The lady behind the counter was a bit sensitive to the overnight news that Liverpool had beaten Manchester United in America. She was getting tired of the many references to the big...

English Super Cup Day 3

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


ENGLISH SUPER CUP ’18 – DAY 3 FRIDAY 27TH JULY 2018 Everyone was down for breakfast together this morning. Great solidarity. We are all in this together. Sadly this was ruined by two of the Coaches (would you believe) sneaking off for a clandestine and surreptitious fry. They could not resist the lure of the sizzling sausage and crispy rasher and...

English Super Cup Day 2

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


ENGLISH SUPER CUP ’18 – DAY 2 THURSDAY 26TH JULY 2018It is safe to say that this is the earliest that most of us have been up since school but nobody is complaining.Rise & Shine! Bright & Early!We are togged out in our playing gear and walk up to the Maxwell Dining Hall for breakfast for 8.00am. This is where we will take all our meals while...

English Super Cup Day 1

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


ENGLISH SUPER CUP ’18 – DAY 1 WEDNESDAY 25TH JULY 2018Players started to arrive well before the appointed time for departure laden down with cases and bags.You’d wonder how long some of them are going for?Our Bus was there waiting for us – a huge beast of a machine that will stay with us all the way to Manchester and back!All the way to...

English Super Cup 2018

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


ENGLISH SUPER CUP 2018 ADSL MANCHESTER TOUR 2018In the last week of July 2018 45 ADSL players will embark on the football trip of their young lives when they travel to Manchester to compete in the English Super Cup.21 Under-12 players and 24 Under-13 players all from the ADSL’s Emerging Talent Programme League Centre will make the trip to...

BOYNE CUP DAY 3

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


BOYNE CUP 2018 - DAY 3 SUNDAY 22ND JULY 2018Believe it or not some sleep was had last night!But all still good to go for another day.Breakfast was good and it was some sight to see all the players togged out in the 8 different Champions League team kit for today in the canteen. It was even better to already see some throwing nodding glances to team-mates they have...

BOYNE CUP DAY 2

Tuesday 07th August, 2018


BOYNE CUP – DAY 2 SATURDAY 21ST JULY 2018 Reports that all was quiet on the Gormanston front last night are ... well .... just ... “FAKE NEWS”!You work it out!Put 30 ten and eleven year olds in 2 separate Dorm type Rooms in Bunk Beds on a first weekend away together, playing football. The perfect recipe for a long quiet night of serene silence...

BOYNE CUP DAY 1

Saturday 21st July, 2018


BOYNE CUP 2018 - DAY 1 FRIDAY 20TH JULY 2018There is a feeling like Christmas morning about this.The giddy excitement is just unreal. We have been looking forward to this for what seems like ages and it seemed this day would never come.But here it is – Christmas Day and your Birthday all in one!We meet up at Kilmartins N6 Centre all ready for our 4.00pm...

BOYNE CUP 2018

Saturday 21st July, 2018


THE BOYNE CUP 2018Now that the World Cup is out of the way the serious football of the Summer can begin.The real superstars of football will be gathering in Gormanston in the county of Meath for the Boyne Cup over the weekend of the 20th to the 22nd July 2018.The world’s press and media will be there. Maradona is rumoured to be there as a Boyne Cup ambassador...

Kennedy Cup Day 6

Monday 25th June, 2018


2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 6 FRIDAY 15TH JUNE 2018The cubs were a bit slow to emerge from their dens this morning. They arrived quietly, blinking vacantly into the daylight.Some of them looked like they had not slept for a fortnight!Breakfast was a casual affair and then it was mostly just lazing about. There is Garda crime scene tape on the door on No.8! What...

Kennedy Cup Day 5

Sunday 17th June, 2018


2018 KENNEDY CUP –DAY 5 THURSDAY 14TH JUNE 2018The first day of the 2018 World Cup would be our last day in the 2018 Kennedy Cup.We started with good intentions. Up for 8.00 for a shower and breakfast, then collect our kit, then into the Team Meeting for 9.30am and all ready to go for our 10.30am kick-off.Galway would not usually be playing this early on a...

Kennedy Cup Day 4

Thursday 14th June, 2018


2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 4 WEDNESDAY 13TH JUNE 2018Welcome to what it is to finish fourth in your Group.When we arrived on Pitch 2 for our game this morning there was hardly anybody there and the hill was almost empty. It improved a bit by kick-off but not by much.But we were again in determined mood.We were up for breakfast by 8.30, got our kit for just after...

Kennedy Cup Day 3

Wednesday 13th June, 2018


KENNEDY CUP – DAY 3 TUESDAY 12TH JUNE 201812th June. A very famous date.Thirty years ago today, the 12th June 1988, Ireland famously beat England in the first game of Euro’88 which was the first time Ireland had qualified for a major Finals. That day in Stuttgart will never be forgotten by those lucky enough to be there that day or to have watched...

THE SQUAD

Tuesday 12th June, 2018


ATHLONE DISTRICT SCHOOLBOY LEAGUE KENNEDY CUP SQUAD 2018 Darren Quinn (GK) AC Celtic Ben Donegan AC Celtic Jason Cunningham AC Celtic Samuel Osho St. Josephs Shane Keenan AC Celtic Biyi Odekunle St. Francis Oisin McAuley Hodson Bay Shane Hanley AC Celtic Danny Ryan AC Celtic Rian Dully AC Celtic Eoghan Raleigh Temple Villa Daragh Lowry Temple Villa Abdul...

Kennedy Cup Day 2

Tuesday 12th June, 2018


2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 2 MONDAY 11TH JUNE 2018We were given the chance of a lie-in up until 10.30am this morning but everyone was up and about well before that.House 8 has Table Tennis. Zak has been practising for months but it is impossible to get Sam off it until David hammered him!It appears that House 7 has a Jacuzzi and a Sauna. None of the other houses...

Kennedy Cup Day 1

Monday 11th June, 2018


2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 1 SUNDAY 10TH JUNE 2018This is it!This is what all the preparation has been all about. The excitement is palpable. The anticipation is huge.We gathered at Kilmartins N6 Centre for 3.45pm. Well most of us did. Shane K was late! Apparently delays in Tang International Airport!Already a Van full of food, equipment, gear, tables and...


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