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FAI Umbro U17 Cup 2015-16 – Preliminary & First Round Draws

Dear Secretary,


The First Round Draw for the FAI Umbro U17 Cup was completed today by the FAI Domestic Committee. You can view the draw here –


Fixtures for the Preliminary Round are to be played weekending 20th September 2015 and fixtures for the First Round should be played weekending 4th October. Fixtures should be confirmed with the relevant league Fixture Secretary and should be communicated to the relevant Area Co-Ordinator.


Area Co-Ordinators
Name Area Phone Email
Peter Doyle Leinster 086 7700829
Pat Whitty Leinster 087 2208450
Terry Leydon Ulster 087 6483887
John Finnegan Munster 087 9694245
Declan McDonnell Connacht 086 2435022


Once fixtures are set, changes should not be made without consultation with the relevant co-ordinator. Referees for this round of the competition are appointed by the home team’s league.


Please find attached a copy of the FAI Umbro U17 Challenge Cup Rules for season 2015-16. Please pay attention to rules 9.3, 9.4 and 13.9 which are new rules in this competition for season 2015/16.


Best of luck to all teams involved.