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Noticeboard for July 16th

The Umbro sponsored Tommy Clements Cup kicked off on Sunday

Noticeboard for 9th July

Formation Meeting is on this Thursday at 8pm in the Complex.

Manager Required

Howth Celtic AFC are currently looking

Umbro Sponsored Tommy Clements Cup

The draw for the Umbro sponsored Tommy Clements Cup was held last night

FAI Net Training Course

Workshops will be held for all AUL club Secretaries

Tommy Clements Umbro Cup
Formation Meeting

The formation meeting is on Thursday the 12th July at 8pm in the Complex. All clubs must attend.
Noticeboard for June 18th

The League had another fantastic presentation night last Saturday in the Complex.

Noticeboard for 11th June

We are asking all our club to be represented at the LFA AGM this Saturday morning at 11am in the Keadeen Hotel in Newbridge.

Presentation Night Sat 16th June 2018

AUL Complex

6.30pm Sharp

Tickets only €20

Contact Niamh 01-8408935

Noticeboard for May 28th

Chanel SSC were very unlucky to lose 1-0 in Arklow

FAI National Draw

We are delighted to announce the launch of the

2018 FAI National Draw

Noticeboard for 14th May

Midweek games will come thick and fast and with the world cup in June our league has to finish early. Prepare your club for games midweek and you may have to play Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday or Saturday, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday.

Good luck to Sheriff YC in the final of the LFA Junior Cup this Sunday as they face Ayrfield Utd at 2pm.

Congratulations to St Malachys on winning Division 1 Sunday.

Clubman Pinaud Man of the Match
Week 25 - 2017/2018

Cian McGregor St Malachy’s reciving his Man of the Match award from Dick Redmond after his display against Kilmount.

FAI Club of the Year 2018

1 week to go to be in with a chance of becoming the FAI’s Club of the Year for 2018.

Prizes on Offer include €1500 for the 8 finalists and a further €5000 for the winners. The winners are also entered into UEFA’s Grassroots Awards for ‘Best Grassroots Club’.

Clubs can enter by simply visiting and completing a short application form. The Finalists will be invited to the Festival of Football Awards Dinner in Cork later this year where the overall winner will be announced.

Noticeboard for 30th April

The AGM of the League will be held on Thursday the 10th May at 8pm in the Complex.

Noticeboard for April 9th
Management Meeting

This Thursday at 8pm in the Complex. All clubs must attend.

FAI Club of the Year

Be in with a chance of becoming the FAI’s Club of the Year for 2018

Noticeboard for April 2nd
Midweek games will come thick and fast

and with the world cup in June our league has to finish early. Prepare your club for games midweek and you may have to play Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday or Saturday, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday.

Usher Celtic continue to win Premier A games and last Friday they put 5 past Raheny United without reply. The previous evening Dingle United beat Kilmore Celtic 5-2 in a cracker up in the Gorman. This is going to be the tightest Premier A division in a long time.

Noticeboard for March 26th
It was AUL Challenge Cup last weekend

and there were some fantastic displays. This is the cup where David can meet Goliath. St. Pauls Artane beat KC United 3-0, Whitehall Celtic had a fine 3-1 win over Clontarf FC, Oliver Bond went ahead after 60 seconds against Broombridge and went on to win 6-0, Butterkrust beat St Brendans Utd 5-1, Elm Mount travelled to Shangannagh and came away 3-1 winners while on Friday night Villa Celtic beat Donnycarney FC 3-1, Kilmore Celtic beat Ely Woodlawn 3-1 and Rivervalley Rangers beat Balscadden 2-1.

Noticeboard for March 19th

Usher Celtic had a fine 4-1 win over Howth Celtic in Premier A on Friday evening in the Gorman.

Also on Friday evening in the FGG div 2 sat Broombridge travelled to East Wall Rovers and came away 3-1 winners. Whitehall had a 4-0 away win over KC United and Oliver Bond Celtic beat St Marks Ath.

Noticeboard for 11th March

Usher Celtic bowed out of the FAI Junior Cup at the quarter final stage when they were beaten 2-1 by a very strong St Michaels side. The game was played in a great spirit and we wish St Michaels the very best in the next round.

Raheny Utd beat St Pauls Artane in the Liddy Cup 2-0.

In the First Ireland Challenge cup there were wins for East Wall Rovers, Railway Union and Oliver Bond Celtic.


Sat 10th March 2018

All Weather availability

AUL Complex from 12pm

€150 per match

Contact: Niamh 01-8408935


Because of national and provincial competitions on 9th 10th and 11th March the cancelled fixtures this weekend may not be the same the following weekend so please get your copy of the Striker in Monday’s Herald and keep an eye on the AUL website.


Please be aware the AUL Sports Complex will remain closed

WED 28th FEB

due to Red Weather Alert Warning

Website will be updated daily

Noticeboard for Feb 19th

The Clubman Pinaud Man of the Match winner this week is Real Transilvania’s Burdeti Nicusor

FAI Grants Workshop
REMINDER - FAI Workshop for Sports Capital Grant Drawdown - FEB 17th - FAI HQ

The Football Association of Ireland have organised a workshop for all clubs who have been allocated funding via the 2017 Sports Capital Programme.

Noticeboard for Feb. 12th

The Clubman Pinaud Man of the Match winner this week is Baldoyle United striker Kevin Farrell who scored twice in their 3-0 win over Larkview Boys from the LSL in the LFA Junior Cup. Another LSL side to out to an AUL side was Pegagus/St James who were beaten 2-1 by East Wall/Bessborough.

In Premier A St.Pauls fine run of form continues as they switched their game against Sheriff YC from an unplayable McAuley Park to Clontarf and came away winners. It was great to see both sides agree to the switch as the kick off time and day was exactly the same and the switch was made Friday evening for a Sunday game. Makes sense as everyone get a game of ball.

EVENT LAUNCH - CLANN CREDO - €10 million Loan

I would be grateful if you could please circulate the attached details to your respective leagues and request them in turn to forward to all their clubs.

On Wednesday the 7th February, CLANN CREDO will launch a new €10m Community Sports Fund by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin.

The event is being held at the National Conference Centre beside our FAI HQ building from 11.30 am to 3.30 pm.

Noticeboard for 5th Feb
Management Meeting this Thursday the 8th Feb at 8pm in the Complex.

All clubs must be represented as fines will be issued as per rule for non attendance.

Plaudits again must go to Usher Celtic as they knocked Moyne Rangers from the Wexford League out of the FAI Junior Cup and they are now in the hat for the quarter final draw. Goals from Glen Reddy, Ger Jordan and a late late retaken penalty by Jay Ivory was enough for Wes Doyle’s men to advance into the next round.

UEFA Play Off Game Regions Cup
Leinster / Connacht v Ulster / Munster

1.Mikey Quinn ( Crumlin Utd )
2.Lee Walker ( North End Utd )
3.Adam Hayden ( Greystones Utd )
4.Paul Murphy ( Sheriff Yc)
5.Ger O Boyle ( Castlebar Celtic)
6.Conor Griffin ( Calry Bohs)
7.Noel Murray ( Crumlin Utd )
8.Glenn Walsh (Bluebell Utd )
9.Adam McCormack ( Killester Utd)
10.Blair Montagnu ( Crumlin Utd )


The Oscar Traynor side travelled to the RDFL grounds, Lecarrow to play the Roscommon League and came away 3-1 winners. Goals from Anto McKay, Stephen Donnolly and Jordan Buckley were enough to see the AUL through to the Quarter Finals. Jordan Buckley put in a man of the match display.

In the Striker Premier A Division Donnycarney were beaten 4-0 by St Paul’s Artane.

Noticeboard for 22nd Jan

The Oscar Traynor side travel to the RDFL grounds, Lecarrow, Roscommon on Sunday to play the RDFL

Futsal from Under 9s to Under 19s
Is your club Interested playing Futsal

Expressions of interest are being sought for Futsal teams from under 9 up to under 19. If you are interested in entering a team please contact Paul Fogarty 085 8019841 or Laszlo Lazar 087 6919832 or Jose Ferreira 085 8607987 or email

Final date for applications is March 31st.

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.

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.

Noticeboard for 23rd October 2017
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.

Noticeboard for Oct 2nd

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.

Noticeboard for 25th Sept

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

Noticeboard for Sept 18th

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

Noticeboard for Sept 11th

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.

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.

Noticeboard for 15th August

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

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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.

Noticeboard for 16th May

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

Noticeboard for 2nd May

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

Donnycarney FC Champions
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