Boys Under 18: Centenary Shield & Celtic Cup

Irish Schools International games have been played since 1988. In 1988 the Irish Schools team played in the Celtic Cup with Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. They have won the competition every year since 1998 except 2000 (holders retain trophy if teams are equal on points).

The Irish Schools now also compete in the Centenary Shield since 2003, with Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. They were winners of this competition in 2003 and 2004 (joint winners in 2005 with Northern Ireland) 2008 and 2010 & 2015.


2017 Centenary Shield Fixtures & Results

February 16          Republic of Ireland 2-1 Wales                         Home Farm FC, Whitehall (2.30pm)

March 2                Northern Ireland 1-2 Republic of Ireland       Clandeboye Park, Bangor (3pm)

March 3                Scotland 1-5 England                                           Cappielow Park, Greenock (7pm)

March 17              Wales 1-5 Scotland                                              Bala FC (7pm)

March 24              England 1-4 Northern Ireland                           Torquay United FC (7pm)

March 31              Northern Ireland 2-1 Scotland                          Cliftonville, Belfast (3pm)

April 6                    Scotland vs Republic of Ireland                       Renfrew Park, Glasgow (7pm)

April 12                  Wales vs Northern Ireland                               Cardiff Metropolitan University FC (7pm)

April 13                  Republic of Ireland vs England                        Home Farm FC, Whitehall (7pm) 

April 21                  England vs Wales                                               Bristol Rovers FC (7pm)


Girls Under 15: Bob Docherty Cup

The FAI Schools Under 15 Girls Development Squad have been playing since 2002 in the Celtic Nations Trophy with Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. They have won the competition four times, most recently in 2010. The team have come runners up in 2014, 2015  & 2016