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SPAR FAI Primary School 5 a sides

Wednesday 11 January 2017

SPAR FAI Primary School 5 a sides

The SPAR FAI Primary School 5s is the biggest competition in primary schools’ soccer. The programme involved 24,000 students last year with over 1,200 schools participating. The competition has been running since the mid 1990s and the programme promises to be bigger and better this year.

Local competitions will begin at the end of February or early March with Regional qualifiers taking place in April. The Provincial Finals will take place in early and mid-May while the National Finals will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

There are six sections to cater for all school sizes, and while FAI Schools encourage boys and girls to play on the same team, they do have separate competitions for girls’ schools.

Cork Dates & Venues 2017:
Cork Venues & Dates 2017
Date Section Venue
21st March  Section A West Cork Qualifiers West Cork Venue
22nd March Section B West Cork Qualifiers West Cork Venue
23rd March Section C West Cork Qualifiers West Cork Venue
28th March  Section A North Cork & Cork City Qualifiers  Blarney
29th March  Section B North Cork & Cork City Qualifiers Carrigaline
30th March  Section C North Cork & Cork City Qualifiers Blarney
30th March  Section A South & East Cork Qualifiers Carrigaline
26th April Girls County Finals Turners Cross, Cork
27th April Boys County Finals  Turners Cross, Cork


Note: Team Limit: Section A: 2 Section B: 2 Section C: 2

Relevant Documentation: 

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