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Lace them up.

Ahead of this weekend’s F.A.I Junior Cup final at Lansdowne Road Nua between Dublin’s Sheriff YC and Limerick’s Pike Rovers.

Irish illustrator Kieran Carroll writes:

The images of each is a play on the team names of both finalists. The Sheriff Y.C. idea was an obvious one as I chose a Sheriff to represent the Dublin club. For Pike Rovers I chose a soldier armed with a pike, better known as a pikeman.

The intent here was to depict these old fashioned characters in a modern day battle between the Sheriffs of Dublin and the incoming Pikemen from Limerick…


F.A.I Junior Cup

Would he do it on a cold rainy night in Stoke?

Former Irish soccer international Kevin Kilbane dusted off his boots earlier this week to train with and coach Blessington FC as part of the #RoadToAviva inititive.

The initiative is aimed at clubs eliminated from the FAI Junior Cup to “shape up and get back on track” for next season.

Kevin Kilbane said:

For me it was strange getting out there again, but great. I thoroughly enjoyed it and I really miss every day on the training pitch. There were a few bobbles out there, but that’s what it’s about, that’s what these lads play on and have to deal with.


FAI Junior Cup