Affiliation & Competition Entry

Affliation to the FAI Schools Leinster Branch Girls section is made through the Boys Secretary Declan McGrath

All squads must be registered through FAInet.


Age Groupings for 2017-18 Competitions

Senior; Born on or after 1st January 1998 (U20)

Junior; Born on or after 1st January 2001 (U17)

Minor; Born on or after 1st January 2003 (U15)

First Year; Born on or after 1st January 2004 (U14)


Changes for 2017/18

1. The Girls Section Executive reccomend that schools arrange match referees using designated referee allocators

2. In line with current practice in the Girls Section, the home school pays the referee fee.

3. In order to address the issue of non return of match cards, for this season only; The winning team manager, or home team manager in the event of a draw, will take a photo of the match card and send it on match completion to the competition organiser. The referee must retain the card and post it to Yvonne Nolan, Clongowes Wood College, Clane, Co Kildare. The referee is wholly responsible for the return of match cards.



If you would like your school match to possibly feature in the Herald Schools Supplement which comes out on Thursdays, you can contact sports reporter Gavin Earley directly at