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Managers required

The club requires managers to run the following teams for the coming season; Last Seasons U13 WA team (2003) – We would like to thank Des Cullen and Leo Dalton for their help last season Last Seasons U14 DB team (2002)– we would like to thank Erich and Colm for all of... read more

LSL 2nd team Management announcement

Alan McDonnell has the left the club to pursue some interests in the US. We would like to sincerely thank Alan for all of his commitment and effort that he gave to this team and in particular for winning promotion to the next Division. We wish him well and hope to see... read more


As of June 15th Academy 1 (for kids born 2010) is full – waitlist only Academy 2 (for kids born 2009) is full – waitlist only All other age groups are waitlist only with very significant waiting lists for kids born 2005,2006,2007. Our August Soccer Camp is... read more

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Nice article praising our pitches in today’s Herald.

Well done and thank you to Darren, Martin and the entire team, who's hard work and effort ensure we have the best of facilities for our 950 footballers, their families and our visitors.
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The U12A girls avoided a cup upset in convincing style against Kilnamanagh B in Woodlands this morning. Playing with a strong back-wind, our girls pressed from the start and soon took the lead when Ava Archer poked home from close range. Caoimhe Swan then made it 2, cutting inside before turning back and unleashing a low left foot shot that flew, low, into the corner.
Kilnamanagh were certainly up against it as we pegged them back but, midway through the half, they started to grow in confidence, passing the ball well and creating some pressure of their own. Carolina made some brave saves and Ciara O'Neill was forced to clear when a goal looked likely. The spell of pressure was broken when Aishling Roche seized on to a loose ball in the box and blasted home, making it 3 against the run of play at that time.
That gave us the cushion we needed and the girls played some lovely football in the second half, even against the strong wind- a point highlighted when the visitng keeper kicked the ball out and forced Carolina into a save!
Rachel O'Toole, who was yet again excellent in midfield, received a ball from Ellen Phelan and turned her marker before firing home for number 4 and moments later Caoimhe crossed for Ava to stab home after a surging run from Grace Murphy.
We rang the changes and Rebecca Stewart on the left and Isabella O'Riordan on the right created plenty of chances but we couldn't convert until late in the game when Jill Shanley, superbly filling in at right back, played a nice ball to Katie Andrews who was midway in her own half. Urged on by her teammates, Katie surged down the right flank, beating 3 players before cutting in toward goal and poking past the approaching 'keeper for a goal of the season contender and the sixth and final goal.

Finally, a word for any team that found themselves up against it this weekend. Because the cup is open to all teams at all levels there will inevitably be some big wins and, conversely, defeats this weekend. The premier teams should get through but you never know.
For those up against premier teams, they have nothing to lose and can take pride in their efforts on the pitch, regardless of the score. That was certainly the case for Kilnamanagh B today, who competed really well and never gave up, and it's also true of our own B-team who were cruelly drawn against last year's Premier champions Shelbourne with the expected result. It didn't stop a full turn out though and Shane and Patrick had a full squad to pick from - testament to the commitment of the girls.

Both teams fight again because, as first round losers, they go into another cup competition that should be a bit more of a leveller.

Well done to all our girls
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