AUL News
Noticeboard for 2nd May

The AUL AGM is on Thursday the 11th of May in the Complex at 8pm.

FAI Club of the Year

The FAI Club of the Year competition is now open and closes on the 12th May

Donnycarney FC Champions
Noticeboard for 25th April

Well done to Sheriff YC on reaching the Leinster Junior Cup final. They beat New Oak Boys from Carlow 6-1 in Clontarf.

Ely Woodlawn win div 1

Congratulations to Ely Woodlawn on wrapping up div 1 last night
Noticeboard for April 18th

Baldoyle /Grange had a fantastic win over East Wall/Bessborough in Premier A.

Tickets for Internationals

Premium Tickets available for Uruguay and Austria double header in June. €200 for the two games. Contact Dick 087 2076518 now as we do not have many tickets.

Kilmore Celtic win Promotion to Premier B

Congratulations to Kilmore Celtic on achieving promotion to Premier B for next season.

They did this playing attractive football and now they look forward to the big push for Premier A.
Noticeboard for April 11th

Management meeting this Thursday at 8pm in the Complex. All clubs must be in attendance as fines will be issued for non attendance as per rule.

Noticeboard for 4th April

This Wednesday in the new indoor arena in the National Sports Celtre in Abbotstown sees the final of the FAI Futsal Cup with both finalists from the AUL Futsal League.

Transylvania FC will play Puskas Hagi in what looks likely to be a cracking final. We urge all football supporters to come along and enjoy this final and perhaps you might get the bug and enter a Futsal teams next season into the expanding AUL Futsal League. Remember the winners of this final represent Ireland on a higher stage.

FAI Club of the Year

The competition to find the FAI Club of the Year 2017 is now open! Please pass this information on to the clubs in your league.

Noticeboard for 28th March

Well done to the Wexford League on their 3-0 victory over us. We wish them the best of luck as they face the Clare League in the semi final. As usual we were very well looked after before and after the game.

Trinity/Donaghmede and St.Pats / Phoenis had good wins in Premier B. Trinity/Donaghmede beat title chasing Dingle United 2-1 while St.Pats/Phoenix came away with all three points when they beat Romstar 4-3 in a thriller.

In Senior Saturday Kilbarrack United and St.Pauls Artane played out a 1-1 draw.

Noticeboard for 21st March

With it being Paddy’s weekend there was little or no football played in the League so the spotlight was on the FAI Futsal Cup. AUL side Puskas Hagi will play another AUL side Transylvania FC in the final of the FAI Futsal Cup. Hagi beat IT Blanchardstown 14-6 with ex Republic of Ireland and Tottenham Hotspur player Neil Fenn scoring seven of their goals in a pulsating game and

Transylvania FC overcame Waterford IT 8-2 to set up a very interesting final.

In the O’Neill’s sponsored LFA Junior Cup Sheriff YC travelled to Duleek and came away 3-0 winners. A penalty by John Lester and a brace from John Rock ensured that YS will be in the hat for the semi final draw.

Sheriff YC played last Tuesday and Thursday and won both games. On Tuesday they beat Baldoyle Grange 4-0 in the League and on Thursday they disposed of Usher Celtic in the Nivea Cup beating them 3-0.

Rep of Ireland Summer Matches

The AUL have a couple of Premium Tickets for the Uruguay + Austria games in June. €200 covers the 2 games. Ring Niamh on 01- 8408935 for further details. Tickets will not be sold separately. Price includes a ticket for both games.

The Road To Argentina
Want to Play at the World Cup in Argentina for Ireland?

Ireland CP Manager Paul Breen is looking for players with CP or an acquired/ traumatic brain injury playing mainstream football in junior/intermediate leagues around the country that are unaware that they may qualify for the upcoming World Championships in Argentina in September.

Coaches, managers and secretaries may have a player in their club and be unaware that their player has CP or any of the qualifying conditions. Ireland are currently ranked 6th in the world and the addition of 1 or 2 players who are playing regular mainstream football could be a huge advantage.

Please have a look at the attached photograph for all the details. Also have a look at the video

Noticeboard for March 14th

Sheriff YC travelled to Thurles on Sunday and came away 2-1 winners in the quarter final of the Umbro/Aviva FAI Junior Cup and were then draw away to Killarney Celtic in the Semi Final.

Noticeboard for March 7th

Management Meeting this Thursday at 8pm in the Complex. All clubs must be represented as fines will be issued for non attendance as per rule.

Noticeboard for 27th February

The AUL have a couple of Premium Tickets left for the Wales and Iceland games in March. €200 covers the 2 games. Ring Niamh on 01 8408935 for further details.

Noticeboard for 14th February

The AUL have a couple of Premium Tickets left for the Wales and Iceland games in March. €200 covers the 2 games. Ring Niamh on 01 8408935 for further details.

We also have Iceland Premium Tickets (10 ) €80 each Ring Dick on 087 2076518 for Iceland tickets.

Kilbarrack United made it through to the next round of the LFA Junior Cup on Friday night after an extra time win over fellow AUL side East Wall/Bessborough. Kilbarrack led 1-0 early in the second half and looked like they would hang on but when East Wall/Bessborough had a man sent off they seemed to up their tempo and deservedly equalised and sent the game into extra time. Kilbarrack scored twice in extra time to send John Gerraghty’s men through.

Brian Dunleavy and Sheriff YC
Everyone wishes Brain a Speedy recovery

Please note the following details regarding Sheriff YC


Greg Hanney will be the acting Senior Secretary for Sheriff YC and his contact details are 087-6309159.


Please issue all Sheriff YC correspondence to the following address:

FAO: Antoinette Dunleavy

7 Bellmans Walk

Seville Place

Dublin 1

Noticeboard 7th Feb

Management Meeting this Thursday at 8pm in the Complex. All clubs must attend as fines will be issued as per rule for non attendance.

9 Man Sheriff YC won on penalties in the FAI Junior Cup while Donnycarney went out on penalties to a very talented young Kilmallock side.

Noticeboard for 31st January

Good luck to Donnycarney FC and Sheriff YC in their FAI Junior Cup games this week. Both are at home so there should be huge crowds attending.

Well done to East Wall/Bessborough on beating Mullingar Ath on penalties in the LFA Junior Cup.

In the FAI Futsal Cup Transylvania and Puskas Hagi have qualified for the semi finals along with Waterfort IT and IT Blanchardstown.

2017 Sports Capital Programme process now open

Clubs are reminded that the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, have confirmed that the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be open for applications on January 23

Noticeboard for 17th Jan

The AUL play the UCFL in their final game of the group this Wednesday the 18th Jan at 19.30 in the Complex. With Wexford winning 3-0 against the Defence Forces on Saturday a win is a must if Boo Kenny’s men are to top the group. Please come along and support your league.

MATCHCARDS 2016/2017

Can all Referees please return all matchcards to Niamh in the Office or you can send them to

Noticeboard for 10th Jan

This is where the hard work begins for those who currently hold top spot in their respective divisions and those aspiring to finish top. Let’s all look forward to and exciting end to the 2016-2017 season.

Rivervalley Rangers travelled to Wexford and came away winners on penalties after a 1-1 draw against Bridge Rovers in the LFA Junior Cup. Danny Murphy with the all important goal in regular time.

Noticeboard for Jan 3rd

The League would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year.

The League would like to offer it’s condolences to our committee member Dan Kennedy on the untimely death of his mother. May she rest in peace.

Please be reminded if you want to play a friendly over the Christmas period you must get it sanctioned by the home league. You can email or text the League Secretary for permission to play the game.


The AUL would like to offer it's condolences to Dan Kennedy our committee member on the death of his mother. May she rest in peace.

Noticeboard for 20th Dec

The League would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Well done to Wes Doyle and his Usher Celtic team on their fantastic result in the FAI Junior Cup away to St.Michales of Tipperary. Usher won 3-0 on penalties after a 0-0 draw.


Can all Referees please return their matchcards ASAP, so we can complete all results for 2016.


FAI News

Monday, 12 December 2016

FAI launches Coach Education Pathway 2017-2020

The Football Association of Ireland launched the Coach Education Pathway 2017-2020 at the FAI National Training Centre on Monday, December 12.

FAI High Performance Director Ruud Dokter, FAI Coach Education manager Niall O’Regan and FAI Coach Education Co-ordinator Warren Bolger were joined by coaches Paul Osam, Barbara O’Connell and Marcus Grant at the launch.

Noticeboard for 13th Dec

Sheriff YC and Kilbarrack United both went nap in the LFA Junior Cup. Sheriff travelled to Clara Town and came away 5-0 winners while Kilbarrack hosted New Ross and put 5 past them without reply. Hardwick travelled out to St Brendans Utd and came away 2-1 winners also in the LFA Cup.

In Premier A Baldoyle/Grange United had a fine 5-4 win over Real Transylvania in Brookstone Road while Usher Celtic got the better of Rivervalley Rangers by the odd goal in three.

Noticeboard for Dec 6th

It was FAI Junior Cup weekend and Rivervalley Rangers came through with flying colours, they beat past champions Westport 4-1. Sheriff YC had to dig deep to dispose of Carew Park 2-1 after extra time, Balscadden travelled to Wexford and won 2-1 after extra time, Donnycarney beat Kilmore Celtic 2-0 in a thriller on Friday night in Coolock while Aungier went out on penos after a 2-2 draw and Castleknock came back from Cork beaten 3-1 and Hardwicke FC lost to Drumfin.

In the LFA Junior Shield Kingswood Castle beat Malahide United 4-1, Loughshinny beat Woodlawn/Sportslink 4-1, East Wall Rovers travelled to Spartak Dynamo and came away 2-1 winners, Raheny United came out on top against Mid Sutton Sportslnk in a high scoring game winning 5-4 and Ely Woodlawn beat Inny FC 3-0.

Noticeboard for 29th November

December’s Management Meeting is this Thursday the 1st Dec at 8pm in the Complex. All clubs must attend as fines will be issued for non attendance as per rule.

The AUL players stepped up to the plate in the Oscar Traynor on Saturday away to the Defence Forces and thumped the league leaders 4-1 with a fantastic hat trick from Aungier Celtic striker Jake Donnolly. That hat trick earned Donnolly the Superior Racking Man of the Match award. Hardwicke FC striker Peter Hopkins scored the AULs fourth goal.

Managers Boo Kenny and Peter Lynch were over the moon after the game.

Noticeboard for 1st November

Man of the Match is back proudly sponsored by Superior Racking. Every week a game is selected and a man of the match is picked and that player will receive a Man of the Match pennant which he can hang in his clubhouse or his home. Then every Management Meeting the previous months winners names will be put in a hat and the name drawn out will win two Premium tickets to a Republic of Ireland game.

Noticeboard for October 18th

What a great day last Friday was for Kilbarrack United. They had the sod turning of their new all weather pitch in Greendale road. FAI CEO John Delaney was there just as he was all those years ago when their new clubhouse was burned to the ground and fair play to John and the FAI they helped Kilbarrack that day and here is the fruits of that help

Noticeboard for 11th Oct 2016

Management Meeting this Thursday the 13th at 8pm in the Complex. All clubs must attend as fines will be issued for non attendance as per rule. There will be an EGM before this meeting for a rule change.

Well done to all our clubs who progressed in the O Neills sponsored LFA competitions and the Umbro/Aviva FAI Junior Cup.

The AUL have been drawn in a group of four for the Oscar Traynor Trophy. We play Wexford here in the AUL hopefully on Saturday the 29th of October TBC then we travel to play the defence Forces on or before 27th November and our final game in the group is at home against the UCFL on or before 8th January. We would hope all our clubs support our Oscar Traynor side and their management team.

Notcieboard 4th Oct

There will be an EGM before the October Management meeting on Thursday the 13th October for a rule change.

Get you match tickets for the up coming World Cup Qualifier against Georgia on Thursday the 6th Oct and support your country.

Well done to all our clubs who progressed in the Umbro/Aviva FAI Junior Cup last weekend.

Correction to today's noticeboard

Please note these two important rules from this seasons FAI Junior Cup.

Rule 2c.

Any player that plays in the F.A.I. Senior Cup or F.A.I. Intermediate Cup after the 31st of August 2014 is not eligible to play in the F.A.I. Junior Challenge Cup, teams, players playing in the Leinster Senior Cup, Munster Senior Cup, Ulster Senior Cup or Connaught Senior Cup will not lose their Junior status. The four semi-finalists competing in the Senior Cup are exempt from this rule should they progress in the Senior Cup after this date.

AUL Noticeboard for August 30th
Update from Dick Redmond

Get your FAI Junior Cup, LFA Junior Cup and LFA Junior Shield entry forms back in now to avoid missing out. Closing date is Aug 31st.

Over 50 games were played over the weekend as more divisions started and there were some spectacular results.

Mountview CFC went on a scoring spree in 3 Sunday, Woodlawn, Fairview Ath and East Wall/Bessborough also had good wins, Castleknock Celtic, Chanel SSC, Rivervalley Rgs, SVC FC and Stamullen all had good wins in 3A Sunday.

Noticeboard 23 08 16
League update and advice to Club Secretaries

Get your FAI Junior Cup, LFA Junior Cup and LFA Junior Shield entry forms back in now to avoid missing out. Closing date is Aug 31st.

Premier A and Premier B started off last weekend and in Premier A Sheriff YC beat Kilbarrack Utd 1-0 down in Kilbarrack on Friday night. Also on Friday night Usher Celtic travelled to Hardwicke FC and came away with all three points, winning 2-0. Anto Mackens East Wall/Bessborough beat Rivervalley Rangers 3-1 in Clontarf.

LFA Junior Cup And Shield

Entry forms for the LFA Junior Cup and Shield can be downloaded now from the AUL website.

All our clubs should enter these competitions. Div 3 and 3A Sat and Sun should all enter the Shield and the rest of the teams in the league should enter the LFA Junior Cup.

It's all about the experience of a good cup or shield run.

Herald Striker

If any club would like any trial notices /return to training or seeking of new players of managers to forward them to or to text to 0872108845 and the Striker will facilitate on line and in print.

Referees and Secretaries

Please be aware that when a referee working on his own on a pitch where the dug outs are on the same side, the home team has the option of choosing what line they will do. Invariably they will choose the line on the same side as the dug outs and as a result the away team must provide an Assistant for the opposite line.

If the away team refuses to provide an Assistant, the home team can be asked to provide a second Assistant. In the event of no second Assistant being available the referee must do the line himself. The refusal of the away team to provide an Assistant must be reported to the AUL.

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