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Welcome to the website of the Carlow & District Football League.

Established in 1986 the league has grown from strength to strength and now boasts a competitive league with ambitious and prestigious clubs.

MISSION

It is the mission of the Executive Committee to dedicate its administrative services to improving the competitive position of our Clubs in all competitions. We seek to create and foster a challenging and stimulating environment in which our players can achieve their full potential through developing their skills and sustaining successful relationships with our Clubs, their communities, parishes and businesses.

It is the objective of the Committee to develop the game within its administrative area to a point where leaders within the communities and players will strongly identify with their club and their League administrative body and its potential role in harmony with other voluntary sports organisations.

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15/07/2016 21:32
LFA Junior Cup 2019/20
Trinity Donaghmede v Burrin Celtic 25/10
Match Preview

Trinity Donaghmede play host to Burrin Celtic at Trinity Donaghmede Home Ground at 8 pm

This is the first game for both teams in this competition

22/10/2019 18:50
Some of the division 2 Clubs
Launch night 2019/20season
Launch of the new season
This weeks sees the official launch of the 2019/20 Carlow & District League with the League management meeting to form divisions and opening dates on Monday 26th August at 8pm for all club secretaries.
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25/08/2019 20:31
Ballymurphy Celtic v Newpark AFC
13/10 14:00
Ballymurphy Celtic 2 - 4 Newpark AFC

Ballymurphy Celtic 2

Newpark FC 4

Newpark started this encounter much the sharper and were ahead on five minutes when Tina Wright’s low shot found the bottom corner. Ballymurphy showed character and were level ten minutes later when the prolific Ann Murphy found the net. Both teams would cancel each other out for the remainder of the half.

It was a much-improved performance from Newpark in the second half when constant pressure on the Ballymurphy goal yielded a free kick in a dangerous area on 52 minutes. Jane Meagher stepped up and rifled it to the top corner. Newpark started to settle now and were soon out of sight when a couple of quick-fire strikes from Tracey Bourke would seal the three points. Ballymurphy kept pushing to the final whistle and were rewarded with a consolation from Murphy.

Aoife Barcoe and Ann Murphy impressed for Ballymurphy while Annie Dunne, Rosie Miller and Ebony Masuku stood out for Newpark.

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13/10/2019 22:39
LFA U18 Youths Cup
Crettyard United v Forth Celtic 26/10
Match Preview

Crettyard United play host to Forth Celtic at Killeen Sports Field, Crettyard at 2:30 pm

This is the first game for both teams in this competition

22/10/2019 18:50
Executive Committe elected at 2019 agm
This years committee were elected at the agm on Thursday 23rd May 2019

ELECTION OF MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 2019 AGM: Executive Committee: Hon. Chairman – Noel Jordan

Ass. Chairman – Bernard Mullen

Hon. Secretary – Michael Gorman

Hon. Treasurer – Tina McDermott

Child Welfare Officer – Bernard Mullen

Fixtures Secretary – Brian O’Reilly

Registrar – Tina McDermott

DCU Secretary – Noel Jordan

PRO – Bernard Mullen

Non-Executive: Management Committee: Brendan Powell Ian McDonald

27/05/2019 15:45
Some of the division 2 Clubs
Launch night 2019/20season
Launch of the new season
This weeks sees the official launch of the 2019/20 Carlow & District League with the League management meeting to form divisions and opening dates on Monday 26th August at 8pm for all club secretaries.
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25/08/2019 20:31
Hanover Harps v Parkville United
13/10/2019 22:28
JF Sports Youths League
Bagenalstown AFC v New Oak Boys 26/10
Match Preview

Bagenalstown AFC play host to 2nd placed New Oak Boys at McGrath Park Bagenalstown at 2:30 pm

Bagenalstown AFC has yet to win in this competition, having lost all 2 games.
Form: L L    Home Form: L

New Oak Boys has yet to be beaten in this competition, having won 2 out of its last 3 games.
Form: W D W    Away Form: W W

22/10/2019 18:50
Over 35 season kicks off for 2019
The seniors division gets under way
This years over 35 league sees 11 entries from across the county with all eleven teams starting in the one division and playing ten games in what promises to be an exciting season. Last years winner new oak opened the season with a game against last years division two runners up and cup winner Parkville. New oak won by the odd goal in a very exciting game while the other 5 games were all very close showing just how competitive this season could be.
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07/04/2019 21:30
Bagenalstown AFC v Burrin Celtic
Div Two 13/10 11:00
Bagenalstown AFC 2 - 0 Burrin Celtic

Bagenalstown AFC 2

Burrin Celtic 0

Bagenalstown’s unbeaten start to the season continued with a comfortable win over the Ballon side.

Bagenalstown started the game well but it took 30 minutes before a Stephen Fowler cross found Ryan Lundy who placed the ball into the bottom corner. Town found the net again after a great long ball over the top from ‘keeper Ciaran Cunningham found Matty Curran to lob the keeper.

Burren got a hold of the game in the second half but some good work from Cunningham in the goal and defenders Alan Whelan and Jimmy Cullen keep them at bay. Town did pose a threat from a few half chances but didn’t add to their lead.

Best for Town were Matty Curran, Brian Murphy and Neil Martin.

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13/10/2019 22:25
JF Sports Youths League
Burrin Celtic v Parkville United 26/10
Match Preview

League leaders Burrin Celtic play host to Parkville United at The Valley Ballon (Burrin Celtic) at 2:30 pm

Burrin Celtic's last result was a 1-1 draw away against Killeshin FC.
Form: D W W L    Home Form: L

Parkville United come from a straightfoward 3-5 win away against Hanover Harps.
Form: W L    Away Form: W

22/10/2019 18:50
Carlow Nationalist sports awards
Oscar traynor team get Nationalist sports award
25/02/2019 21:47
Dolmen Celtic v Courtown Hibs
20/10 11:00
Dolmen Celtic 2 - 7 Courtown Hibs
Dolmen entertained courtown jobs in the fai junior cup in st Patrick’s college. Courtown started brightly and took the lead within the first 5 mins. They were 3 up after 15 minutes and dolmen we’re struggling to contain them. This continued for the remainder of the first half and it was 6-0 at half time. Dolmen controlled the beginning of the second half and scored two goals early to make it 6-2. Courtown got one more and it finished up 7-2
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20/10/2019 13:06
JF Sports Youths League
St Joseph's FC v Hanover Harps 26/10
Match Preview

7th placed St Joseph's FC play host to 6th placed Hanover Harps at McArdle Cross Tinryland (St Josephs) at 2:30 pm

St Joseph's FC has yet to win in this competition, having lost all 3 games.
Form: L L L    Home Form: L L

Hanover Harps has yet to win in this competition.
Form: L D L    Away Form: D

Prediction: Away Win for Hanover Harps
22/10/2019 18:50
FAI Coach education D License
Photos from the FAI D License course done in Carlow IT last Saturday 19th May
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20/05/2018 20:21
Some of the division 2 Clubs
Launch night 2019/20season
Launch of the new season
This weeks sees the official launch of the 2019/20 Carlow & District League with the League management meeting to form divisions and opening dates on Monday 26th August at 8pm for all club secretaries.
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25/08/2019 20:31
Killeshin FC v Mill Celtic
13/10 11:30
Killeshin FC 1 - 8 Mill Celtic

Killeshin FC 1

Mill Celtic 8

Mill Celtic showed their credentials to be league champions with back to back dominant performances.

They were quick out of the blocks in Killeshin on Sunday and went ahead on seven minutes when Megan Grufferty scored. The Killeshin rear-guard were under pressure throughout but were well marshalled by the experienced Mary Clare Connolly. On the half hour mark Mill put away three opportunities in ten minutes through Triona Duggan, Mag Nolan and Nicole Heaney. Killeshin never gave up and were rewarded just before the break from Suzanne Meagher’s clinical finish.

Killeshin started to play on the front foot now and created some good chances but had no joy in front of goal and were undone on 65 minutes on the counterattack when Grufferty netted her second. With Killeshin starting to tire Mill took advantage and added three more with Nolan getting her second and Duggan completing her hat trick.

Best for Mill were Mag Nolan, Megan Grufferty and Rachael Fennin while Alannah Waters, Mary Clare Connolly, Suzanne and Marie Meagher tried hard for Killeshin

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13/10/2019 22:40
Award winners 2017/18
The list of all award winner for 2017/18 is below. Congrats to all winners. Our dinner dance takes place on Friday 8th June where the awards will be presented.
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16/05/2018 19:31
Vale Wanderers v St Fiacc's FC
13/10 14:00
Vale Wanderers 0 - 0 St Fiacc's FC

Vale Wanderers 0

St Fiaccs 0

Despite the score line an entertaining game ensued between two evenly matched teams down in the Superbowl on Sunday.

Fiacc’s started the brighter and had one or two early chances but Vale grew into the game and by the time half time came it was end to end but neither team could find the breakthrough despite having good chances.

The second half was much the same story with both teams pressing for a winner but neither team could break the deadlock and finished in a draw.

Best for Fiacc’s were Sinead Hayden, Maggie Doogue and Fiona Cullen. Tara Ryan, Lyza O’Halloran, Shauna O Neill played well for Vale in what was a good team performance.

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13/10/2019 22:39
FAI Adult Intro coach education programme
The Carlow & District Football league in Partnership with F.A.I. Football Development Officer for County Carlow Garry Coady hosted the FAI’s first ever Adult Intro Coach Education Course for Male and Female coaches in ITCarlow on Saturday.
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08/02/2018 20:40
Some of the division 2 Clubs
Launch night 2019/20season
Launch of the new season
This weeks sees the official launch of the 2019/20 Carlow & District League with the League management meeting to form divisions and opening dates on Monday 26th August at 8pm for all club secretaries.
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25/08/2019 20:31
Killeshin FC v Newpark AFC
06/10 14:00
Killeshin FC 1 - 3 Newpark AFC

Killeshin FC 1

Newpark FC 3

Newpark started strong straight away with 15-year-old Kellie Ann Moran scoring after just two minutes from a great run down the wing from Sinead McGrane. This you would think should have set the tone for the game but it didn’t. Newpark got very sloppy with their game and let Killeshin back into it. Killeshin would take full advantage and equalised just before the break with an excellent finish from Niamh Smith. Suzanne Meagher thought she restored the Newpark advantage but her shot cannoned back off the post.

The game was almost settled ten minutes after the break with two quick fire goals from Newpark, the first when Tracey Bourke’s cross field pass found Jane Meagher who lobbed the advancing Killeshin keeper and Moran would net her second of the game following a flowing passing move involving herself and Sinead McGrane. That’s how things would stay with Newpark deserving winners.

Kellie Ann Moran, Tracey Bourke and Sinead McGrane impressed for Newpark while Niamh Smith and Lucy Gaffney did well for Killeshin.

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13/10/2019 22:38
15/07/2016 22:06
Match Reporting

Match reports on all Men’s junior games from both teams to reports@carlowsoccer.ie before 5pm on Sunday.

Youths match reports from both teams to reports@carlowsoccer.ie before 8pm on Saturday.

Seniors (O35s) match reports from both teams to reports@carlowsoccer.ie before 9.30pm on Saturday.

Women’s match reports from home team only to reports@carlowsoccer.ie before 5pm Sunday.

In subject line be sure to put in the competition followed by teams and score e.g. Nationalist Premier Division: St Fiacc’s 0 Baltinglass Town 0.

15/07/2016 21:35