The Committee of the NECSL has nominated Trim Celtic & MV Bhoys being the teams currently positioned in first & second place of U11 Division 1, to represent the league in this year’s Danone Cup.

The regional qualifying tournament will be staged at the Coaching & Devlopment Centre on the Oscar Traynor Road in Dublin on 8th March (first game starts 12 midday). The NECSL has been drawn to contest the event with representatives of the Dundalk, Drogheda, North Dublin & Cavan Schoolboy Leagues & the eventual winner will go on to take part in the National finals at a later date. The National winner will go on to represent Ireland in the Euriopean event.

Games will 9-a-side & will comprise of two 15 periods each. Squads will comprise of 14 players & will be divided into two groups on the the day.

Picture shows Gerry Harte giving his half time talk to the boys during a recent match.