2013 Kennedy Cup


Saturday 15th June, 2013

2013 KENNEDY CUP - A THANK YOU:DAY 7 - ( YES, I KNOW THERE IS NO DAY 7 ) !Well actually there is a Day 7. Life does not end with the Kennedy Cup.Day 7 probably started a little later than the last six days for at least 20 people. It also started in more familiar surrounds and in the player's own beds and in their own homes. There is no Team Meeting down in Sher's and no match...

DAY 6 - FRIDAY 14TH JUNE 2013:

Saturday 15th June, 2013

DAY 6 - FRIDAY 14TH JUNE 2013:What a fantastic last day of a truly fantastic week!And what a group of incredible and fantastic and mighty young men we have!These boys actually believe that they have under-achieved this week. They firmly believe that they should be in the Kennedy Cup Final later today or that they should have had the chance to get into that...

ADSL reach Plate Final

Thursday 13th June, 2013

DAY 5 - THURSDAY 13TH JUNE 2013:The disappointment of yesterday was put behind us as we today claimed a place in the Plate Final playing off for 5th and 6th Position after a win today in a penalty shoot-out over Limerick County.Before all that there was some breaking news. Jordan has won a game of FIFA and is off cleaning duties in House 25. Meanwhile there is a...

Kennedy Cup continued

Wednesday 12th June, 2013

DAY 4 - WEDNESDAY 12TH JUNE 2013:Ultimately a disappointing day but also a very proud day.Nobody is giving us any real chance today against Cork. That is fair enough on a number of levels. They are a much bigger League and can draw on considerably more playing numbers and resources. They also won the National Under-13 Inter-League last season and have lived up...

Day 3 Part 2 Kennedy Cup

Wednesday 12th June, 2013

Tuesday Part 2What a great day!We did the business with a 2-1 win over Inishowen meaning that we top Group 7 and now progress to the last eight in the competition and a quarter-final joust with the Cork Schoolboy League.This is a fantastic achievement for a great group of players, for a great coaching team and for a great group of supportive parents, family and...

Day 3 Part 1 Kennedy Cup

Tuesday 11th June, 2013

DAY 3 - TUESDAY 11TH JUNE 2013 - PART ONE - This would always be a day of two parts.First however it is Kieran's Birthday. Happy Birthday Kieran! The lads have not however neglected his studies and we have moved onto geography. Afghanistan is not the capital of Pakistan by the way! We were going to do history but thought it unfair to ask him questions about things...

Flying start for ADSL

Tuesday 11th June, 2013

DAY 2 - MONDAY 10TH JUNE 2013Up for 9.00am breakfast. The boys in House 26 are staying in The Ritz! They all had porridge with strawberries and blue berries! The least said about the poached eggs in House 22 the better!At 10.00 we headed out for a light training session and just to go through the set pieces one last time. Everyone is in great form and buzzing....

Day 1 Kennedy Cup

Monday 10th June, 2013

And so it begins !!All the hard work and all the preparations are now done. We have been building towards this for a long time and now it is upon us. The last few days have dragged as the expectation and the excitement mounts. There is a certain amount of nerves and a little apprehension but more than anything we are looking forward to this.Today was a long day until...

Kennedy Cup 2013

Sunday 02nd June, 2013

ADSL GEAR UP FOR KENNEDY CUPThe Athlone District Schoolboy/Girl League are this week putting the finishing touches to their preparations for the Kennedy Cup, the most prestigious tournament in Irish schoolboy football, which kicks off in the University of Limerick next Monday.The Kennedy Cup draws Under-14 Squads from each of the 32 Schoolboy Leagues...


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