Two Leinster Titles for Meath,Two for Dublin and one each for Louth and Kilkenny!

 

Congratulations to all 24  Finalists from the four regions of Leinster who competed in an outstanding tournament at the MDL Grounds in Navan today. The Leinster Finals of the SPAR FAI PRIMARY 5s consisted of six sections,three each for boys and girls,with the six winning teams advancing to the All-Ireland Finals at the Aviva Stadium on the 31st May.

SECTION A BOYS  WINNERS ST.PATRICK’S CASTLETOWN (MEATH)  RUNNERS-UP ST.BROGHAN’S (OFFALY)

St. Patrick’s NS 3 3 St. Broghan’s NS
Our Ladys, Miltown 1 7 Ballythomas NS
St. Patrick’s NS 9 2 Our Ladys, Miltown
St. Broghan’s NS 4 4 Ballythomas NS
St. Patrick’s NS 4 1 Ballythomas NS
St. Broghan’s NS 5 2 Our Ladys, Miltown

SECTION A GIRLS  WINNERS BOYERSTOWN (MEATH)                RUNNERS-UP BALLYELLIS (WEXFORD)

St.Damians, Walkinstown 1 3 Ballyellis NS
Boyerstown NS 2 0 Templeorum N.S
St. Damians, Walkinstown 1 4 Boyerstown NS
Ballyellis NS 1 0 Templeorum N.S
St. Damians, Walkinstown 2 1 Templeorum N.S
Ballyellis NS 0 2 Boyerstown NS

SECTION B BOYS  WINNERS ST.PETER’S DROMISKIN (LOUTH)          RUNNERS-UP GAELSCOIL PHORTLAOISE (LAOIS)

Gaelscoil Phortlaoise 2 1 Central Model NS
Castlebridge NS 1 3 St Peters Dromiskin
Gaelscoil Phortlaoise 2 2 Castlebridge NS
Central Model NS 2 3 St Peters Dromiskin
Gaelscoil Phortlaoise 1 1 St Peters Dromiskin
Central Model NS 2 3 Castlebridge NS

SECTION B GIRLS  WINNERS KILKENNY SP                               RUNNERS-UP GAELSCOIL  CHOLMCILLE (DUBLIN)

Queen of the Universe NS 0 3 Yellow Furze
Kilkenny SP 3 0 Gaelscoil Cholmcille
Queen of the Universe NS 4 4 Kilkenny SP
Yellow Furze 1 2 Gaelscoil Cholmcille
Queen of the Universe NS 3 4 Gaelscoil Cholmcille
Yellow Furze 1 3 Kilkenny SP

SECTION C BOYS  WINNERS ST.CIARAN’S HARTSTOWN (DUBLIN) RUNNERS-UP SCOIL UÍ RIADA (KILDARE)

St Ciarans, Hartstown 2 0 Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc                         St. Stephens 0 5 Scoil Ui Riada
St Ciarans, Hartstown 3 1 St. Stephens
Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc 2 3 Scoil Ui Riada
St Ciarans, Hartstown 4 1 Scoil Ui Riada
Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc 0 2 St. Stephens

SECTION C GIRLS                                                               WINNERS OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL(DUBLIN)                    RUNNERS-UP DROMARD (LONGFORD)

Dromard 3 3 Gaelscoil Ui Fhiach
Our Lady of Good Counsel 1 0 St. Fiacc’s NS
Dromard 3 3 Our Lady of Good Counsel
Gaelscoil Ui Fhiach  3 3 St. Fiacc’s NS
Dromard 2 2 St. Fiacc’s NS
Gaelscoil Ui Fhiach  1 2 Our Lady of Good Counsel

Leinster Finals 11th May 2017

                    SECTION A GIRLS

11:55 St. Damians, v Ballyellis NS                                                                 11:55 Boyerstown NS (MEATH) v Templeorum N.S

12:45 St. Damians, Walkinstown v Boyerstown NS
12:45 Ballyellis NS v Templeorum N.S

13:35 St. Damians, Walkinstown v Templeorum N.S
13:35 Ballyellis NS v Boyerstown NS

SECTION B GIRLS

11:55 Queen of the Universe NS v Yellow Furze (Meath)
11:55 Kilkenny SP v Gaelscoil Cholmcille
12:45 Queen of the Universe NS v Kilkenny SP
12:45 Yellow Furze v Gaelscoil Cholmcille
13:35 Queen of the Universe NS v Gaelscoil Cholmcille
13:35 Yellow Furze v Kilkenny SP

SECTION C GIRLS

11:55 Dromard (Longford) Gaelscoil Ui Fhiach
11:55 Our Lady of Good Counsel St. Fiacc’s NS
12:45 Dromard Our Lady of Good Counsel
12:45 Gaelscoil Ui Fhiach  St. Fiacc’s NS
13:35 Dromard St. Fiacc’s NS
13:35 Gaelscoil Ui Fhiach  Our Lady of Good Counsel

BOYS SECTION A 

11:30 St. Patrick’s NS Castletown(MEATH) St. Broghan’s NS
11:30 Our Ladys, Miltown Ballythomas NS
12:20 St. Patrick’s NS Our Ladys, Miltown
12:20 St. Broghan’s NS Ballythomas NS
13:10 St. Patrick’s NS Ballythomas NS
13:10 St. Broghan’s NS Our Ladys, Miltown

BOYS SECTION B

11:30 Gaelscoil Phortlaoise Central Model NS
11:30 Castlebridge NS St Peters Dromiskin (LOUTH)
12:20 Gaelscoil Phortlaoise Castlebridge NS
12:20 Central Model NS St Peters Dromiskin
13:10 Gaelscoil Phortlaoise St Peters Dromiskin
13:10 Central Model NS Castlebridge NS

BOYS SECTION C

11:30 St Ciarans, Hartstown Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc
11:30 St. Stephens JOHNSTOWN (Meath) Scoil Ui Riada
12:20 St Ciarans, Hartstown St. Stephens
12:20 Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc Scoil Ui Riada
13:10 St Ciarans, Hartstown Scoil Ui Riada
13:10 Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc St. Stephens

North Leinster Finals FIXTURES MDL Navan 27th April 2017

GIRLS A FOR SMALL SCHOOLS

10:30 Ardnagrath Boyerstown NS
10:50 Bellurgan Fermoyle NS
11:10 Ardnagrath Bellurgan
11:30 Boyerstown NS Fermoyle NS
11:50 Ardnagrath Fermoyle NS
12:10 Boyerstown NS Bellurgan

BOYS  A FOR SMALL SCHOOLS

10:30  Dromard St Patricks NS, Castletown KP
10:50 St Furseys St.Marys Collinstown
11:10  Dromard St Furseys
11:30 St Patricks NS, Castletown KP St.Marys Collinstown
11:50  Dromard St.Marys Collinstown
12:10 St Patricks NS, Castletown KP St Furseys

GIRLS B FOR MEDIUM SIZED SCHOOLS

An Grianan Moate Yellow Furze
Ballapousta Melview Ns
An Grianan Moate Ballapousta
Yellow Furze Melview Ns
An Grianan Moate Melview Ns
Yellow Furze Ballapousta

BOYS B FOR MEDIUM SIZED SCHOOLS

 

10:30 Stonepark NS St.Marys mullingar
10:50 Scoil Cholmcille Skryne St Peters Dromiskin
11:10 Stonepark NS Scoil Cholmcille Skryne
11:30 St.Marys mullingar St Peters Dromiskin
11:50 Stonepark NS St Peters Dromiskin
12:10 St.Marys mullingar Scoil Cholmcille Skryne

GIRLS C FOR LARGE SCHOOLS

10:30 Realt Na Mara St.Echens
10:50 St Marys Drogheda Dromard
11:10 Realt Na Mara St Marys Drogheda
11:30 St.Echens Dromard
11:50 Realt Na Mara Dromard
12:10 St.Echens St Marys Drogheda

BOYS C FOR LARGE SCHOOLS

10:30 Killoe St.Echens
10:50 St Stephens Bay Estate Dundalk
11:10 Killoe St Stephens
11:30 St.Echens Bay Estate Dundalk
11:50 Killoe Bay Estate Dundalk
12:10 St.Echens St Stephens

SECTION C GIRLS WINNERS DONACARNEY R-UP JOHNSTOWN

Meath Champions Donacarney

Meath Runners-up St.Stephen’s Johnstown * Pics by Kieran Maguire

DONACARNEY GIRLS RETAIN TITLE

Réalt na Mara Donacarney retained their county title despite a nervous 2-2 draw in their opening game against Dunboyne. However, Brianna Martin’s superb skills inspired Rebecca Kirwan’s charges to a 3-1 win against a resilient St Stephen’s from Johnstown in the all-important clash. It was all down to the last game with a win guaranteeing silverware as Donacarney faced local rivals Laytown. The safe hands of Leah Sanders and solid defending from Abbie Sherlock and Grace Toolan guaranteed the consistency that was required. As a stalemate seemed likely ,Eimear Brennan and Brianna Martin doubled up to take the lead. Brennan soon followed with a second. Maci Hayes and Kaci Lynch used their experience to wrap up the game by 2-0 and ensured that Donacarney retain the title.

St.Stephen’s,managed by teachers Tracy Campbell and Síofra Fitzpatrick, were in scintillating form i the qualifiers where they scored a combined total of 33 goals and conceded 0 to advance to the finals. and saw off Duleek in the play off .Leah Rodgers, Ava Donoghue and Meabh McCarrick worked tirelessly throughout. The finals proved trickier for the girls and they managed a draw in their first game thanks to a Katie McCarn hat-trick. Leah Donnelly and Katie combined effectively throughout the tournament, The girls were unlucky to lose their second game when Jade Read and Osarhumevense Osariemen battled throughout for the Johnstown school. Confidence was high going into the third game which they won 3-1 thanks to some fantastic saves from Emily Hunt O’Reilly. Katie McCarn was top goalscorer with 22 goals.

SECTION B GIRLS WINNERS YELLOW FURZE & R-UP SKRYNE

 

Meath Champions 2017 Yellow Furze NS

Meath Runners-Up Scoil Cholmcille Skryne

YELLOW FURZE RETAIN MEATH TITLE IN STYLE!

Yellow Furze managed to retain their county title but only by the tightest of margins as they pipped their local rivals Skryne in a pulsating final. Watching Ireland U-16 manager, Sharon Boyle, was particularly impressed by the high standard of the two school teams. Over the years manager Liz Halpenny has previously guided her school teams success at county and provincial success . Gaelscoil Eanna proved to be determined and tough opposition but the Beauparc girls eventually secured victory with a 3-0 scoreline. Next came their neighbours Kentstown who put in a spirited performance but the Yellow Furze Girls sealed their second win by 7-0. The crucial decider against Skryne was a rip roaring affair between two very evenly matched sides., Impressive for Furze in goals was Robyn Murray while in front of her stood her twin sister Charlie, who was solid in defence and equally threatening going forward; dominating the midfield exchanges was captain Tara Traynor. Up front Nicola Mongey, Ella Sheridan, Sophie Sharp, Holly Knowles and Robyn Doyle were hard-working and clinical in their finishing.

Martin Kennedy’s Skryne girls were hoping to emulate the success of their boys but fate was to dictate otherwise. The Skryne girls got off to a dream start with a comprehensive win over Kentstown .The second game was a much closer affair with Skryne earning a hard fought 4-1 win over Gaelscoil Eanna.

SECTION A GIRLS 2017 WINNERS BOYERSTOWN R-UP KILBRIDE

Meath Champions 2017 Boyerstown NS

Meath Runners Up 2017 Kilbride NS

BOYERSTOWN GIRLS WIN FIRST EVER MEATH TITLE

Boyerstown NS girls won their first Meath schools soccer title and will seek to emulate the success of the boys who advanced all the way to the All-Ireland Finals in 2014. With captain, Amber Cosgrove, Alana Rogers and Orlaith Reilly very much to the fore, Boyerstown defeated Cortown NS by 5-3 in their first game. Rathmore NS were the next opponents and with Chloe Rogers, Katie McHugh and Caoimhe Keyes leading the way , the girls battled hard to achieve a 3-2 victory. In their final game Cathal O’ Bric’s charges faced a very skilful and well organised Kilbride NS team, With Alannah Rattigan notching the only goal of the game and Toyah Hennessey pulling off two top-class saves in goals, the Boyerstown team emerged as winners in a nail-biting thriller. For Amber, Alana and Orlaith, the victory was sweet to savour as their brothers Kyle, Adam and Daragh won the Meath Boys Section B, 5 a side competition three years ago.

Kilbride, managed by Karen Dunne, achieved their highest ever position as they finished Meath Runners-up as they came agonisingly close to winning the crucial decider. Kilbride had defeated Kiltale , Cortown , Baile Ghib. and Drumconrath in the qualifiers and were led by inspirational captain Ellen Birmingham and Emma McGrath, who plays her club football for Kilmore Celtic in Dublin. McGrath scored many crucial goals while Jane Cullen was industrious throughout. Others to shine throughout the tournament were Roisin O’Brien up front, keeper Emma-Kate Ball, Zoe Murray- Coudray, Leah Cahill and Nicole Molloy.

29/3/17 Meath Finals see six teams advance to North Leinsters on 27th April

Congrats to all 27 teams who took part in the Meath Finals of The Spar FAI Primary 5s at the MDL today.From an original entry of 210 teams we are down to six winners who advance to the next stage of the national competition–The North Leinster Finals on 27th April.Leinster Finals also at the MDLL on 11th May.The All-Ireland Finals take place at The Aviva Stadium on 31st May.
SECTION                 WINNERS…. RUNNERS-UP
SECTION A GIRLS BOYERSTOWN KILBRIDE
SECTION B GIRLS YELLOW FURZE SKRYNE
SECTION C GIRLS DONACARNEY JOHNSTOWN
SECTION A BOYS CASTLETOWN DRUMBARAGH
SECTION B BOYS SKRYNE GAELSCOIL NA BÓINNE TRIM
SECTION C BOYS  
JOHNSTOWN ST.MARY’S ASHBOURNE

21 March 2017; Republic of Ireland Internationals, from left, Jonathan Hayes, David Myler, Amanda McQuillan, Jamie Finn, Roma McLaughlin and Seamus Coleman, along with Spar Ambassadors in attendance at FAI pitches, National Sports Campus, in Abbotstown, Dublin 15.  SPAR is the Official Convenience Retail Partner of the FAI and sponsors of the SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme, the largest primary school’s competition in the country with 28,256 participants. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Meath Finals of SPAR FAI Primary 5s 29th March 2017

* Click on pics by SPORTSFILE to enlarge.

Congratulations to the following  school teams teams who have advanced to the Meath Finals on 29/3/17  of the SPAR FAI Primary 5s competition.The 27 teams progressed from the qualifiers that were played over 8 days at the MDL grounds in Navan from 6th  to 15th March 2017.

PLEASE REGISTER AT 9.30 AM WITH BARRY FERGUSON/PAUL KEOGH FROM FAI. GAMES KICK OFF AT 10.AM

PITCH 1-SECTION A GIRLS 

10:00 Rathmore NS v Kilbride N.S.
10:20 Boyerstown NS v St. Brigid’s N.S.
10:40 Rathmore NS v Boyerstown NS
11:00 Kilbride N.S.v St. Brigid’s N.S.
11:20 Rathmore NS v St. Brigid’s N.S.
11:40 Kilbride N.S.v Boyerstown NS

PITCH 2-SECTION B GIRLS
10:00 Kentstown NS Scoil Cholmcille, Skryne NS
10:20 Yellow Furze Gaelscoil Éanna,
10:40 Kentstown NS Yellow Furze
11:00 Scoil Cholmcille, Skryne NS Gaelscoil Éanna,
11:20 Kentstown NS Gaelscoil Éanna,
11:40 Scoil Cholmcille, Skryne NS Yellow Furze

PITCH 3-SECTION C GIRLS

10:00 Realt Na Mara v Dunboyne Senior Primary School
10:20 St. Stephen’s N.S Navan Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh
10:40 Realt Na Mara St. Stephen’s N.S Navan
11:00 Dunboyne Senior Primary School Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh
11:20 Realt Na Mara Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh
11:40 Dunboyne Senior Primary School St. Stephen’s N.S Navan

PITCH 4-SECTION A BOYS

10:00 Drumbaragh N. S. Baile Ghib (Scoil Ultain Naofa)
10:20  Castletown KP v Curragha
10:40 Drumbaragh N. S.v Castletown KP
11:00 Baile Ghib v St. Andrew’s  Curragha
11:20 Drumbaragh N. S. v Curragha
11:40 Baile Ghib v Castletown KP

PITCH 5- SECTION B BOYS

10:00 Stackallen  St. Nicholas Longwood B
10:15 St. Nicholas A Scoil Cholmcille, Skryne NS
10:30 Gaelscoil na Bóinne Yellow Furze
10:45 St Patrick’s NS Stackallen  St. Nicholas A
11:00 St. Nicholas B Gaelscoil na Bóinne
11:15 Scoil Cholmcille, Skryne NS Yellow Furze
11:30 St Patrick’s NS Stackallen  Gaelscoil na Bóinne
11:45 St. Nicholas A Yellow Furze
12:00 St. Nicholas B Scoil Cholmcille, Skryne NS
12:15 St Patrick’s NS Stackallen  Yellow Furze
12:30 Scoil Cholmcille, Skryne NS Gaelscoil na Bóinne
12:45 St. Nicholas B St. Nicholas A
13:00 St Patrick’s NS Stackallen  Scoil Cholmcille, Skryne NS
13:15 St. Nicholas B Yellow Furze
13:30 St. Nicholas A Gaelscoil na Bóinne

PITCH 6- SECTION C BOYS

10:00 St. Mary’s National School St. Stephen’s N.S
10:20 Dunboyne Senior Primary School Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh
10:40 St. Mary’s National School St Colmcille’s BNS
11:00 St. Stephen’s N.S Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh
11:20 Dunboyne Senior Primary School St. Mary’s National School
11:40 St. Stephen’s N.S St Colmcille’s BNS
12:00 St Colmcille’s BNS Dunboyne Senior Primary School
12:20 St. Mary’s National School Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh
12:40 Dunboyne Senior Primary School St. Stephen’s N.S
13:00 Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh St Colmcille’s BNS

8 teams reach Meath Finals from A Girls & A Boys

SECTION A GIRLS 6th March 32 schools battled it out in Section A Girls for small schools with four teams advancing to the Meath finals on the 29th March- Rathmore,Boyerstown,Cortown and KIlbride.

SECTION A BOYS  7th and 8th March The first part of Section

A Boys saw Drumbaragh NS and  Baile Ghib NS advance to the Meath finals on 29th March while Castletown and Curragha advanced from the second group .