Draws made for FAI Youths and Under-17 Cups

THE DRAWS for the preliminary and first rounds of the 2012/13 FAI Youth and Under-17 Challenge Cups have been made.

THE DRAWS for the preliminary and first rounds of the 2012/13 FAI Youth and Under-17 Challenge Cups have been made.

A total of 132 teams have entered the Youths Cup. Freebooters, who will represent Kilkenny in the competition, have been drawn at home to Moyne Rangers. The holders are Wexford Youths, who face a tough opener away to Waterford Bohemians.

The draw for the FAI Youths Cup is:

Cork Youth Leagues Section

Round One - Mayfield United v Killumney United, Crosshaven v Ballincollig, Everton v Carrigaline United, Mallow United v Castlebridge Celtic, Cobh Wanderers v Fermoy, Buttevant v Wilton United, Blarney United v Douglas Hall, Leeds v College Corinthians, St Mary’s v Castleview. Byes: Macroom, Ringmahon Rangers, Youghal United.

Kerry/Limerick Desmond Section

Preliminary Round - Dingle Bay Rovers v Killarney Celtic, Newcastle West Rovers v Tralee Dynamos. Byes: Adare United, Broadford United, Listowel Celtic, Newcastle West, Rathkeale, St Brendan’s, Park.

Round One - Dingle Bay Rovers or Killarney Celtic v Broadford United, Newcastle West v Listowel Celtic, Rathkeale v Newcastle West Rovers or Tralee Dynamos, St Brendan’s Park v Adare United.

Clare/Limerick District Section

Preliminary Round - Charleville v Regional United, Geraldines v Avenue United. Byes: Aisling Annacotty, Ballynanty Rovers, Caherdavin Celtic, Cappamore Celtic, Corbally Unted,, Croom United, Ennis Town, Fairview Rangers, Herbertstown, Meanus, Moyross United, Mungret Regional, Shannon Hibernians, Shannon Town.

Round One - Charleville or Regional United v Mungret Regional, Moyross United v Caherdavin Celtic, Cappamore Celtic v Meanus, Ballynanty Rovers v Shannon Hibernians, Geraldines or Avenue United v Aisling Annacotty, Croom United v Herbertstown, Fairview Rangers v Shannon Town, Ennis Town v Corbally United.

North Tipperary/Tipperary Southern Section

Preliminary Round - Arra Rovers v Nenagh AFC, Cahir Park v St Michael’s AFC, Two-Mile-Borris/St Kevin’s v Bansha Celtic . Byes: BT Harps, Clonmel Celtic, Clonmel Town, Galbally United, Peake Villa AFC.

Round One - Peake Villa AFC v Clonmel Celtic, Arra Rovers or Nenagh AFC v Clonmel Town, BT Harps v Cahir Park or St Michael’s AFC, Two-Mile-Borris/St Kevin’s or Bansha Celtic v Galbally United.

Kilkenny/Waterford/Wexford Section

Round One - Gorey Celtic v Villa, Freebooters v Moyne Rangers, Waterford Bohemians v Wexford Youths. Bye: Tramore AFC.

Galway/Mayo/Roscommon Section

Preliminary Round - Roscommon Town Youths Soccer Club v Castlebar Celtic, Ballina Town v Shiven Rovers, Ballyheane v Kiltimagh/Knock United. Bye: Athenry, Colga, Conn Rangers, Corrib Celtic, Cregmore/Claregalway, Dysart, Galway Hibernians, Maree Oranmore, Mervue United, Moyne Villa, Salthill Devon, Tuam Celtic, Westport United.

Round One - Dysart v Athenry, Galway Hibernians v Roscommon Town Youths Soccer Club or Castlebar Celtic, Ballina Town or Shiven Rovers v Cregmore/Claregalway, Mervue United v Colga, Tuam Celtic v Corrib Celtic, Maree Oranmore v Moyne Villa, Westport United v Salthill Devon, Ballyheane or Kiltimagh/Knock United v Conn Rangers.

Donegal/Inishowen/Sligo-Leitrim Section

Round One - Cockhill Celtic v Strand Celtic, Cappry Celtic v Fanad United, Bonagee United v Yeats United. Byes: Letterkenny Rovers.

CCFL/NDSL/South Dublin Section

Preliminary Round - Dingle United v Skerries Town, Maynooth Town v Arklow Town . Byes: Ardmore Rovers, Beechwood Under 18, Boyne Rovers, Cloghertown United, Duleek Schoolboys, Edenderry Town, Greenhills Boys AFC, Killavilla United AFC, Monksland United, Mullingar Athletic AFC, Newbridge Town, Ratoath Harps, Tullamore Town, Woods United.

Round One - Dingle United or Skerries Town v Ratoath Harps, Newbridge Town v Boyne Rovers, Cloghertown United v Mullingar Athletic AFC, Beechwood Under 18 v Tullamore Town, Maynooth Town or Arklow Town v Ardmore Rovers, Edenderry Town v Monksland United, Killavilla United AFC v Woods United, Greenhills Boys AFC v Duleek Schoolboys.

DDSL Section

Round One - Shelbourne v St Kevin’s Boys, Liffey Valley Rangers v Ballybrack, Raheny United v Castleknock Celtic, Shamrock Rovers v Dundalk, Knocklyon United v St Joseph’s Boys/Bray, Cabinteely v Verona, Bohemian v Malahide United, St Malachy’s v Landen United, Swords Celtic v Firhouse Carmel . Byes: St Patrick’s Athletic, Stella Maris, Wayside Celtic.

Preliminary round fixtures to be played week-ending September 30. Round one fixtures to be played week-ending October 21.


Evergreen are among the 138 teams from all over Ireland who are in the running for the FAI Under-17 Cup this season. The preliminary round will be played on the week-ending September 23 while the first round fixtures are due to be played on the week-ending of October 7. The defending champions are St Kevin’s Boys from the DDSL.

Cork Youth Leagues Section

Preliminary Round - Mallow United v Wilton United. Byes: Avondale United, Ballincollig, Bandon, Blarney United, Carrigaline United, Castleview, College Corinthians, Douglas Hall, Everton, Greenwood, Grenagh, Kanturk, Kinsale, Lakewood Athletic, Leeds, Mayfield United, Midleton, Park United, Ringmahon Rangers, Riverstown/Brooklodge, Rockmount, Springfield Ramblers, Strand United.

Round One - Lakewood Athletic v Grenagh, Carrigaline United v Midleton, Castleview v Leeds, Kanturk v College Corinthians, Springfield Ramblers v Rockmount, Ringmahon Rangers v Strand United, Douglas Hall v Park United, Mallow United or Wilton United v Everton, Mayfield United v Ballincollig, Greenwood v Avondale United, Blarney United v Kinsale, Bandon v Riverstown/Brooklodge.

Kerry/Limerick Desmond Section

Preliminary Round - Rathkeale United v Killarney Celtic . Byes: Broadford United, Newcastle West, St Brendan’s Park.

Round One - Newcastle West v Broadford United, Rathkeale United or Killarney Celtic v St Brendan’s Park.

Clare/Limerick District Section

Round One - Newport Town v Fairview Rangers, Kilmallock United v Avenue United, Herbertstown v Caherdavin Celtic, Charleville v Ballynanty Rovers, Moher Celtic v Regional United, Geraldines v Moyross United, Corbally United v Aisling Annacotty, Mungret Regional v Ennis Town, Bridge United v Star Rovers. Bye: Parkville.

Ccfl/North Tipperary/Tipperary Southern Section

Preliminary Round - St Michael’s AFC v Roenallis AFC, Nenagh AFC v Two-Mile-Borris/St Kevin’s. Byes: BT Harps, Clonmel Town, Longford Town, Mullingar Athletic AFC, Portlaoise AFC, Willow Park.

Round One - Longford Town v BT Harps, Clonmel Town v St Michael’s AFC or Roenallis AFC, Mullingar Athletic AFC v Portlaoise AFC, Nenagh AFC or Two-Mile-Borris/St Kevin’s v Willow Park,, Carlow/Kilkenny/Waterford/Wexford Section

Round One - Waterford Bohemians v Villa, New Oak Boys v Evergreen, Hanover Harps v Gorey Celtic, Tramore AFC v Vale Wanderers.

Athlone/Galway/Mayo/Roscommon Section

Preliminary Round - Mervue United v Castlebar Celtic, Killala v Galway Hibernians, Ballina Town v Charlestown Athletic. Byes: AC Celtic, Athenry, Barna na Forbacha Aontaithe, Conn Rangers, Corrib Celtic, Manulla, Maree/Oranmore, Moyne Villa, Roscommon Town Youths Soccer Club, St Joseph’s, Salthill Devon, Tuam Celtic, Westport United.

Round One - Moyne Villa v Corrib Celtic, Manulla v Tuam Celtic, Salthill Devon v Ballina Town or Charlestown Athletic, St Joseph’s v Killala or Galway Hibernians, Roscommon Town Youths Soccer Club v Mervue United or Castlebar Celtic, Maree/Oranmore v AC Celtic, Athenry v Barna na Forbacha Aontaithe, Conn Rangers v Westport United.

Cavan-Monaghan/Donegal/Inishowen/Sligo-Leitrim Section

Round One - St John’s v Greencastle, Swilly Rovers v Clones Town, Ballyhaise Celtic v Strand Celtic, Fanad United v Cappry Rovers.

DDSL Section

Preliminary Round - Lourdes Celtic v Shelbourne, Templeogue United v Knocklyon United, Bohemian v Manortown United, Rangers AFC v Drogheda United. Byes: Athlone Town, Ballybrack, Belvedere, Cabinteely, Cherry Orchard, Crumlin United, Drumfinn Celtic, Dunboyne AFC, Firhouse Carmel, Greystones United, Home Farm, Malahide United, Mount Merrion Youths, St Joseph’s Boys/Bray, St Kevin’s Boys, St Mochtas, Shamrock Rovers, Stella Maris, Tolka Rovers, Wayside Celtic.

Round One - Stella Maris v Home Farm, Drumfinn Celtic v Malahide United, Athlone Town v Cherry Orchard, Templeogue United or Knocklyon United v Mount Merrion Youths, Dunboyne AFC v Ballybrack, St Mochtas v Firhouse Carmel, Wayside Celtic v Lourdes Celtic or Shelbourne, Rangers AFC or Drogheda United v Crumlin United, St Kevin’s Boys v Cabinteely, St Joseph’s Boys/Bray v Greystones United, Shamrock Rovers v Belvedere, Bohemian or Manortown United v Tolka Rovers.

Kildare/Ndsl/Necsl /South Dublin/Wicklow Section

Round One - Swords Celtic v Duleek Schoolboys, Arklow Town v Blessington, Moone Celtic v Rush Athletic, Ratoath Harps v Newbridge Town, Parkvilla AFC v Park Celtic Summerhill, Maynooth Town v Dunboyne, St Columbans SYC v Newtown United, Swords Manor v Kilbarrack United.

Preliminary round fixtures to be played week-ending September 23. Round one fixtures to be played week-ending October 7.

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