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Kennedy Cup Day 6

Wednesday 21st June, 2017

DAY 6 – FRIDAY 16TH JUNE 2017Sadly no game for us today and after the night before fellas were slow to surface (and from some unusual places).We were given the option of heading up to watch some of the other games but nobody took that up preferring to lie on and take it easy.We also had some work to do in tidying up and cleaning up after ourselves. We did our...

Kennedy Cup Day 5

Wednesday 21st June, 2017

DAY 5 – THURSDAY 15TH JUNE 2017Despite every good intention and our best efforts it is a little hard, after yesterday, to fully motivate ourselves.We play the Plate semi-final to get into the Plate Final which is also a play-off for 5th and 6th place. That should be some motivation and it is.But having played the biggest League in the country, the DDSL,...

Kennedy Cup Day 4

Wednesday 14th June, 2017

DAY 4 – WEDNESDAY 14TH JUNE 2017This is a big day.But it is a long time to 5.00pm. So a late morning was allowed. House 77 were the last to rise but then again they were probably the last in bed!Most busied themselves with visits to Seamus or lazed around (we are exceptionally good at that) or played on the X-Box or Darts. Speaking of Darts Sky Sports News is...

Kennedy Cup Day 3 2017

Wednesday 14th June, 2017

DAY 3 – TUESDAY 13TH JUNE 2017Tuesday the 13th June 2017 will be memorable for many reasons. Enda Kenny resigned as Taoiseach. Donald Trump got up to whatever Donald Trump gets up to everyday! The Lions lost in New Zealand. Again!But for the players of the ADSL Kennedy Cup Squad this day will live long in the memory.For it is on this day that the ADSL 2017...

Day 2 Kennedy Cup 2017

Tuesday 13th June, 2017

DAY 2 – 2017 KENNEDY CUP DIARYMONDAY 12TH JUNE 2017:Day 2 dawned with a huge amount of anxiety, stress and trepidation.There are a lot of worried and troubled souls about. You can sense the fear. There is an actual sense of dread and foreboding. Nerves are on edge.Yes. There is every chance that the School Report and the results of the summer tests are...

Day 1 Kennedy Cup 2017

Monday 12th June, 2017

THE 2017 KENNEDY CUP DIARYWelcome to the 2017 Kennedy Cup Diary.We have the privilege and the honour of representing the Athlone District Schoolboy/Girl League in the famous Kennedy Cup.We have toiled hard over many years for this and are the lucky 20 players chosen to take part in the biggest schoolboy football tournament in this country.Join us on our...


Saturday 10th June, 2017

The FAI and Ballinasloe Town FC are running a Kick Start 1/PDP 1 Coaching Course (beginners coaching badge) for coaches and parents in Ballinasloe Town FC, The Curragh Grounds, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. The course will take place on Saturday 15thJuly from 9.30am till 6pm.The course involves both classroom theory and practical pitch sessions so please...

Kennedy Cup 2017

Saturday 10th June, 2017

ADSL READY FOR KENNEDY CUPThe twenty players and support staff of the Athlone District Schoolboy/Girl League 2017 Under-14 Kennedy Cup Squad are busy this week putting the finishing touches to their preparations ahead of next week’s Tournament.The Kennedy Cup is the biggest Schoolboy football tournament in this country and the only Tournament...

Tribute to Tim Ross RIP -

Sunday 04th September, 2016

TIM ROSS – A TRIBUTE You only had to meet or even encounter Tim Ross one time to remember him and to come under his spell. Tim was a whirlwind of endless energy, possessed an infectious good humour, an insatiable sense of fun, a captivating roguish smile and a lovable mischievous streak. Everyone in the ADSL knew Tim. He played in goal...

Malta Update

Wednesday 08th April, 2015

ADSL Saints went down gallantly in the semi final when they lost one nil to Pieta Hotspurs. They went on to finish 3rd overall by beating Hamrun 4-1 in the 3rd/4th place play-off. The Scholars beat Sliema 3-0 in the 5th/6th place play-off. Well done to the coaches, parents and most of all the players for a fantastic week. Full match report on todays games later....


Tuesday 07th April, 2015

ATHLONE DISTRICT SCHOOLBOY / GIRL LEAGUE M = Monksland; B = Bealnamulla; I = Iona Week 30 WEDNESDAY 8th APRIL 2015 U13/14 Combi Cup Semi-final (sponsored by MMKDA) Ballinasloe Utd v Ballinasloe Town 7.00 P. Campbell SATURDAY 11thAPRIL 2015 U10 (N) League (7 a side) Ballinahown v TempleVillaJets 11.00 D. Kiernan Ballinasloe...


Sunday 29th March, 2015

The Athlone District Schoolboy/Girl League is delighted to announce and acknowledge that “Bank of Ireland Give Together” is to support the ADSL and in particular the ADSL U-14 Development Academy who travel to Malta next week to represent Ireland in an International Tournament. The Bank of Ireland have being generous sponsors...


Monday 02nd March, 2015

ADSL FUTSAL: BALINAHOWN WIN BREFFNI ROWAN SHIELD Ballinahown were crowned the first winners of the Breffni Rowan Memorial Futsal Shield Tournament after a full, fun and fantastic day of Futsal in the Athlone Institute of Technology last Saturday. This dedicated Futsal Tournament was for Under-11 and 12 South players and...


Monday 26th January, 2015

MONDAY 26th JANUARY 2015 U12 Premier A (LEAGUE CUP) (9 a side) Hodson Bay Devils v St Francis 8.00 M. Hatchett St Peters v AC Celtic 7.00 D. O’Connor U12 Premier B (LEAGUE CUP) (9 a side) Hodson Bay Saints v Temple Villa Shakers 6.00 V. Keogh SATURDAY 31st JANUARY 2015 U8’s Monthly Blitz (5 a side) St...


Sunday 25th January, 2015

U9 Blitzes
Ballinasloe Town @ 10.00 – Ballinasloe Dolphins, Ballinasloe Colts, Ballinasloe Utd, AC Celtic Stripes.
AIT @ 9.30 – AC Celtic Stars, St Peters, St Francis Whites, St Francis Blues, Temple Villa Aces.
St Josephs @ 10.00 – St Josephs Foxes, St Josephs Wolves,...

ADSL U13 Premier AC Francis v St Josephs

Sunday 25th January, 2015

ADSL U13 Premier AC Francis v St Josephs Both these U13 teams served up an entertaining game despite the cold damp conditions in Iona Park on Saturday morning. The first piece of action after 2 minutes saw a hopeful AC Francis cross from the right being spilled by the keeper but no AC Francis players were on hand to take advantage. After 10...


Monday 12th January, 2015

This Thursday’s ADSL FUTSAL Finals is LIVE world wide on the Internet. You can follow all the action, as it happens, from 6.00pm. Every game, every goal, all the drama, all the excitement, together with full commentary. Live streaming of ADSL FUTSAL on OKEY DOKEY! LIVE!...


Monday 12th January, 2015

The ADSL’s eighth annual Futsal Tournament reaches its climax this Thursday evening with the Grand Finals in the John Count McCormack Sports Hall in the Athlone Institute of Technology. Already the magnificent venue has reverberated to the incredible drama and excitement of 55 qualifying games spread over four Groups last week. Huge...

Futsal Fixtures

Sunday 04th January, 2015


Futsal 2015

Friday 26th December, 2014

Next up will be our annual Futsal tournament which is kindly sponsored by the Stacey family in memory of their parents Bill & Agnes who were avid followers of schoolboy and indoor football in bygone years. The tournament will take place from Monday 5th to Thursday 8th January in the AIT John Count Mc Cormack sportshall with the final taking place a week...


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