AUL News
Referee's Panel Meeting

The next referee's panel meeting is on next Tuesday the 23rd at 7pm in the AUL Complex.
Clubman Pinaud Man of the Match
Week 15 - 2017/2018

This week's Clubman Pinaud Man of the Match is Ballyogan Celtic's Captain Leon Ryan who scored twice in a 3-1 win away to Dublin Celtic. Pictured is Wayne Kelly with Leon.

Futsal from Under 9s to Under 19s

Is your club Interested playing Futsal

New FAI Guidelines re Registration and Transfer of Players
Please note in accordance with the FAI rules

A player must be registered on an approved FAI Registration Form.

Any amendments to the registration form has to be approved by the FAI.

With the General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect in 2018 it is of importance that clubs capture player data appropriately.

The FAI Registration Form contains the correct wording to allow clubs permission from the player to capture their information for participation in football related activity.

It is also advised that clubs display a data policy within an accessible area such as a clubhouse or club website for participants involved with the club to be allowed view.

If you have any questions in relation to the above, please contact

Izzy Dezu RIP

Everyone at the Athletic Union League would like to send our deepest sympathies to the family

Noticeboard for 11th Dec
Management Meeting this Thursday

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

The various Council Christmas pitch closure is from 16th December 2017 to 21st January 2018 inclusive so this means the 9th and 10th are the last dates games will be played on Council grounds before the break. Please do not use your Council pitch if it is off. Remember you may have a game on a private pitch within these dates.

Noticeboard for 13th November

Plaudits must go to Usher Celtic this weekend who knocked Sheriff YC out of the FAI Junior Cup 1-0 on Friday Night.

Dingle United also had a great result with a 5-4 win over fellow AUL side Donnycarney united. Oliver Bond Celtic knocked out St Mochtas 4-1 and St Pauls Artane beat trim celtic 5-1.

The Clubman Pinaud Man of the Match winner this week is Paddy Ashmore who plays for St Pauls Artane who beat Trim Celtic 5-1 in the FAI Junior Cup.

FAI Futsal Cup

The FAI Futsal Cup draw took place last night with representatives from Futsal Clubs.

2 Finalist Winners will qualify for FAI Senior Futsal Cup.Home and Away fixture to be played.


Blue Magic V St Itas

Puskas Hagi V Blue Magic

St Itas V Puskas Hagi

St Itas V Blue Magic

Blue Magic V Puskas Hagi

Puskas Hagi V St Itas


Bohemians V Futsamba Naas

Dublin City V Bohemians

Futsamba Naas V Dublin City

Futsamba Naas V Bohemians

Bohemians V Dublin City

Dublin City V Futsamba Naas

Noticeboard for 30th October

In Premier A Sheriff YC had a hard fought 1-0 away win over Usher Celtic and Dingle United also had an away win when they beat Kilmore Celtic 2-1.

East Wall/Bessborough progressed in the Paddy Cole Cup following their 1-0 win over Baldoyle United. While Balscadden knocked out Donnycarney FC 2-1.

In the revamped First Ireland AUL Challenge Cup there were wins for Oliver Bond Celtic, Griffith Rovers, Broombridge, Shangannagh Cliffs, KC United and Elm Mount.

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Well Done Stephen Donnelly

Well done to Stephen Donnelly on scoring on his Junior International debut against The Isle of Man in Glasgow. Teammate Jordan Buckley was also in the squad. Paul Murphy and Anto Kavanagh from Sheriff YC, seasoned campaigners were also involved. Well done from all in the AUL.

Any stories or events coming up contact our PRO Justin Burke by sending an email to or phone him on 0876008539. Or simply contact him in private message on Athletic Union League Dublin Official Facebook page and he will put it out there for you.

Noticeboard for Oct 12th

Management Meeting this Thursday the 12th Oct at 8pm in the Complex.

All clubs must be represented as fines will be issued as per rule for non attendance. The new Secretaries books will be given out at this meeting.

It was LFA Junior Cup weekend and there were good results all round.Oliver Bond Celtic one of our up and coming clubs travelled to lsl outfit Hartstown/Huntstown and came away 3-2 winners while Columbas Rovers beat fellow AUL side Butterkrust 2-0.

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It was FAI Junior Cup weekend and there were some tough games out there. Holders Sheriff YC easily disposed of LSL outfit Corduff FC 7-1, Donnycarney FC also knocked out a LSL side in St.Kevins Boys in their new facility in St Aidens by the narrowest of margins 1-0. Railway Union also has success against LSL opposition they beat Broadford Rovers 3-2.

Corduff “A” faced the same result when they came up against St Pauls Artane with Pauls winning 3-0. Usher Celtic played lsl new boys Dunard and smashed home five without reply in a one sided game.

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The Herald Striker will continue on Monday’s until further notice so make sure you get you copy.

Good luck to all our clubs who have games in the National and Provincial competitions over the coming weeks.

We had some fantastic results in the Leinster Junior Cup which kicked off this weekend.

The Clubman Pinaud Man of the Match winner this week was Donnycarney’s Adam Byrne

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The Herald Striker will continue on Monday’s until further notice so make sure you get you copy.

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The Herald Striker will continue on Monday’s until further notice so make sure you get you copy.

The FAI Junior Cup draw was made last week and there are some very interesting ties in round 1 and 2. Make sure you look up who your club got in the biggest junior competition in Europe.

Today ( Monday ) the LFA draws will be done so follow the Herald and AUL Facebook pages for all your games.


Clubs are reminded that they must produce their public insurance to the league offices immediately.

Noticeboard for 29th Aug

The Season kicked off on Friday night with good wins for Sheriff YC, Usher and Hardwicke FC while Raheny United and Donnycarney FC played out a scoreless draw in Premier A.

In Premier B McKelvey Celtic beat St.Michales 2-1 while Sheriff YC beat Rivervalley Rangers 4-0 and Ely Woodlawn and East Wall Rovers drew.

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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 28th for FAI and Sept 1st for LFA.

Interested in playing Futsal? If so drop a line to and join the growing AUL Futsal League.

The new season is now upon us so we would ask all clubs to get their house in order as early as possible. Get you players signed up as soon as you can. Make sure as Secretary, the registration forms are filled in correctly, Date of Birth, Club last played for, Player actually signs the form, all these thing should be checked before you leave them in to the office and if not filled in correctly they will be returned to you. It is your responsibility to correctly register your players the AUL will only try and make sure you do but it is not up to the AUL to Register the player correctly.


Opening Management Meeting this Thursday the 10th Aug at 8pm in the Complex.

Clontarf FC Div 3A Champions

Clontarf FC Div 3A Champions

Noticeboard 6th June 2017

Congratulations to Donnycarney FC on winning the Superior Racking and Shelving Cup on Friday night. They beat Kippure FC 2-0 in a fantastic final. The Football from both sides was excellent.

Dingle United will face Castleknock Celtic in the final of the Unidare Cup final on June 9th in the Complex.

Also on June the 9th Woodlawn/Sportslink will face Oliver Bond Rangers in the Frank Roe Cup Final.

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Well done to Howth Celtic on reaching the Leinster Junior Shield final after a fine 3-0 away win over Albion Rovers on Sunday afternoon.

Sheriff YC won The Liddy Cup on Sunday morning having had to come from behind to beat Donnycarney FC 2-1 in another brilliant final. Donnycarney took an early lead but Sheriff kept going and ground out a result. That’s the Liddy to go with the FAI Junior and they still have the Nivea and League title to go for.

Congratulations to East Wall/Bessborough on winning the Myles O Neill Cup on Friday night before a huge crowd in the Complex. They beat Railway Union 3-0 in a fantastic game of football. Calvin Douglas from EWB also won the Man of the Match award.

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Well done to Sheriff YC as they beat Evergreen from Kilkenny 2-0

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

Donnycarney FC Champions
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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 Division 1

Congratulations to Ely Woodlawn FC on wrapping up Division 1 last night.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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