Aisling Annacotty Weekly Newsletter

A Team

Our A Team had an exciting match at the weekend against Regional. The match finished 3 – 3. Aisling scorers were Manjur, McMeniman and Mawdsley.


Under 18

Our Under 18A team are through to the last 8 of FAI Youth Cup. They recorded a 4 – 3 win over Ballymahon from Longford. Their quarter final is away to St Michael’s of Tipp. Come on Aisling Annacotty.


Under 14

Our U14A team maintained their winning form with a hard earned win against Regional Utd on Saturday in Annacotty. A neat finish by Chris Nwanko after good work by Dara Hough and Adam Cummins settled the game half way through the second half.
Despite starting the game well a series of missed chances and poor decision making in good areas kept Regional in the game. But in a game where the Aisling back 4 were in control throughout and stand in custodian Darragh Murray hardly touched the ball, the hard work of Murphy and Kirrane in the middle of the field eventually got the better of a spirited Regional.
Those to do well for Aisling included Murphy, O'Leary and Hough with Ryan Benni and Ben Hayes continuing to get game time.

Boys Under 12Av Shelbourne

The Boys Under 12A team have been in great form recently. They have played 4 matches during January and February, winning all 4 and scoring 27 goals in the process. Wins against Geraldines (3-2), Newport (8-1) and Limerick FC (8-0) left the team in a strong position facing into last Saturday’s game away to Shelbourne. An emphatic 8-1 victory consolidated the team’s position at the top of the Premier Division. Leading 3-0 at half time the goals continued to come in the 2nd half. Goal scorers were Daniel Walker (3), Donnacha O’ Leary (3) and Davy Brennan (2). Shelbourne were not afraid to shoot from distance but goalkeeper Muiris O’ Dalaigh was equal to any Shelbourne attempts on goal. Defenders Aaron Hough, Colm Lenihan and Seanie O’ hAodha were tenacious in defence and their accurate passing was the launchpad for many attacks. Midfielders Matthew Carroll, Darren Nwankwo, Ben Moylan and Dara Ferland were always keen to have the ball and provided great assists for the goals. The pace of Daniel, Donnacha and Davy was a constant threat to the Shelbourne defence. Under 12 Squad v Shelbourne: Muiris O’ Dalaigh, Aaron Hough, Seanie O’ hAodha, Colm Lenihan, Matthew Carroll, Darren Nwankwo, Ben Moylan, Donnacha O Leary, Daniel Walker, Davy Brennan, Dara Ferland 


Easter Camp



Aisling Annacotty AFC Easter Camp 2017


The Club is running its Annual Easter Soccer Camp this year from Tuesday 18th April 2017 to Friday 21st April 2017, on the All-Weather Pitch in Annacotty.

Last year we had over 100 Boys & Girls who took part in the Camp & they all really enjoyed the fun packed sessions.

The Camp is open to both Boys & Girls from Under 7s up to Under 13s.

The Camp will run from 9.45am to 1.30pm daily & the cost of the Camp is only €60 for the four days, with discounts available for other family members. 

The Camp will be run by Total Football Academy, who have been actively involved in Coaching in the Club in recent years.

Total Football Academy provide professional football coaching for young players throughout Munster with academies in Limerick & Killarney, & with EUFA Qualified Coaches.

Total Football Academy's mission statement is to develop confident, creative and technically skilled football players while also allowing players the freedom to express themselves on the field of play.

Numbers are limited in the Camp so early booking is essential. A packed Lunch is recommended for the Camp.


The Camp can only be booked on-line using the link here



Coffee Shop

The coffee shop was very welcome in the Arctic conditions on Saturday. Open every Saturday morning from 10am – 1pm.


Table Quiz

The club is holding a fundraising event on Friday 3rdMarch at 7.30pm in Castletroy Park Hotel. Promises to be a great night with many prizes and spot prizes.

To book a table call:

Lenny                         086 8970489

Ian                              086 3098508

Vincent                      087 8536491


League Tables Results from Junior, under 17s/18s and schoolboys matches and league tables can be checked on:

For girls: U18s play in LWSSL
U12/14/16 play LCDUL


Goalkeeper Coaching

Goalkeeping Coaching with Eamonn Doyle continues on Mondays on the Astro at the following time slots:

Up to the age of 14 –  from 5 –  6pm

For ages 15 to Senior Level – from 6 – 7pm.










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