All of our underage teams from U7 too U18 play in the North Eastern Counties Schoolboy/Girls League otherwise known as NECSL. The league has two distinct areas of Played based on the Age of the players and designed to give them the best learning path and love of the game.
All players from U7 to U11 participate in the NECSL Coaching leagues. These Start as small-sided games in fr Children aged Uner 7 to Under 10 and are played weekly in e the MDL Grounds Navan and are played according to the FAI PDP
Under 7 to under 9 games are 24 minutes long with a 3-minute break each week the players play two games.
Under 10 games are 40 minutes long with a 3 minute half time. The children will play one of these games.
At Under 11 the Children move on to play in St Patrick’s Classical School Navan These games are 50 minutes long and the children will play one game per week. This is also non-competative except for one competition which is the Under 11 Colm Cooper Cup this is the first time the children will play competitive football and is an excellent taste of what they have in store for them next year. In 2019 we made it to the semi-final of the tournament.
There are no league tables, and scores are not recorded for all coaching league games.
We currently have 9 teams in the coaching leagues
Once the children arrive at U12, they now play in competitive football across the county. League tables are kept, and Home and Away games are played across all competitions. The League Website NECSL contains all the league tables, Cup Tournaments and Shield details for each competition that the children play in. There is also links to every club with a link to their grounds on google maps.
Each year teams are placed in a league and play each team home and away. Cups are running as knock out competitions, and you could make it thought to every round or be knocked out round one!
Traditionally the shields are a played similarly to the World cup with teams playing ina league style competition that then leads to a knockout semi-final and then final.