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Draw for first round of fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup revealed

Fri, 27 Aug 2021


Neil Jardine appointed First Deputy President of the IFA

Fri, 13 Aug 2021

Jardine elected Deputy President of the IFAFermanagh and Western Football League chairman Neil Jardine has been appointed to First Deputy President of the Irish Football Association after he was elected to the role at a meeting of the Irish FA Council held at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park last Wednesday.Latest accoladeIt is the latest accolade for the well known football administrator who is the first man from Fermanagh to hold th..Read More

Irish FA announcement on Junior Cup Round 1 matches

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

At a recent meeting of the Junior & Youth Cup Committee concerns were raised by the members regarding the current restrictions in place, in particular, in the Derry & Strabane District area due to Covid 19 and high rising cases of the virus. The Committee therefore decided that in the interests of the clubs for the safety of their players/officials etc, the following R1 games will be delayed for two weeks to try to ease the pressures..Read More

Irish Junior Cup Final - Enniskillen Rangers v Willowbank

Tue, 28 Jul 2020

Enniskillen Rangers will tonight try to create history when they attempt to become the first club to win the Irish Junior Cup for the fourth time in a row. Immaculata and Harryville Homer's along with Rangers have won the trophy 3 times in succession. Standing in their way tonight in the final is west belfast side Willowbank FC.Tonight's final will take place at Portadown FC's Shamrock Park, kick off 745pm. Billed as the best junior s..Read More

fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Quarter Finals Preview

Sat, 29 Feb 2020

The Quarter Finals of this seasons fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup takes place this afternoon with the Fermanagh and Western Football Association represented by three club, Enniskillen Rangers (Holders), Irvinestown Wanderers and NFC Kesh.Holders Enniskillen Rangers have home advantage against leading Coleraine and District league side Dervock, from outside Ballymoney. Dervock caused an upset in the last round when they knocked out many peoples favourit..Read More

fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Quarter Final Draw

Wed, 05 Feb 2020

The Quarter Final draw of this years fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup took place tonight at the National Stadium. Ties to be played on Saturday 29th February Kick off 130pmQuarter FinalsBessbrook United v Loughgall Reserves Enniskillen Rangers v DervockNFC Kesh v Shamrock Willowbank v Irvinestown Wanderers Read More

FonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 5 Results

Sat, 01 Feb 2020

The 5th Round of the fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup took place this afternoon and all 3 Fermanagh and Western clubs were successful making it into the last 8 of the competition.fonaCAB Junior Cup Round 5 Results BBOB Londonderry 1-2 DervockBeann Mhadaghain 0-5 Bessbrook UnitedCleary Celtic 1-5 Shamrock Enniskillen Rangers 6-0 Immaculata II Irvinestown Wanderers 6-2 Ardmore Loughgall Reserves 2-1 East Belfast II NFC Kesh 3-1 St ..Read More

fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 5 Draw

Wed, 08 Jan 2020

The draw  for the fonaCAB Junior Cup 5th Round took place tonight. Ties to be played on Saturday 1st February 2020Enniskillen Rangers vs Immaculata II or Kilrea UnitedCleary Celtic vs Shamrock Irvinestown Wanderers vs ArdmoreNFC Kesh vs St Teresa'sWillowbank v NewmillsBBOB Londonderry v DervockLoughgall Reserves v East Belfast IIBeann Mhadaghain v Bessbrook UnitedRead More

FonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 4 Results

Sat, 04 Jan 2020

Four Fermanagh and Western clubs were in action today in the Junior Cup with 3 being successful.Saturday 4th January 2020 ResultsBBOB Londonderry 2-0 Strathroy Harps Irvinestown Wanderers 5-1 St James Swifts IIPortavogie Rangers 0-2 Enniskillen Rangers St Mary's (Newtownabbey) 3-5 (AET) NFC Kesh Read More

Leading Goal Scorer in each of the Division

Fri, 03 Jan 2020

This season we are compiling a list of the leading goal scorers in each division (league games only). This is just for fun and is taken from information gathered from the comet system and is based on the referee reports of the match. Obviously there will be mistakes when the referee awards the goal to the wrong player, but by and large it is the most accurate method of recording we have in place. If there is any mistakes please private message th..Read More

fonaCAB Irish Cup Round 4 Preview

Fri, 03 Jan 2020

This weekend the 4th January 2020, the remaining Fermanagh and Western sides left in this years Junior Cup, take part in the 4th round of the competition, with the exception of Enniskillen Town United who play next weekend, the 11th.Holders Enniskillen Rangers take the long trip to the ards peninsula to take on Portavogie Rangers, in what promises to be a tough encounter for the Fermanagh men. The two sides meet at the Quarter-Final stage 2 seaso..Read More

Preview of Round 3 of the fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup

Wed, 20 Nov 2019

The 9 remaining Fermanagh and Western teams left in this seasons fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup take to the field this weekend. There will be at least 2 F & W clubs in the hat for the next round due to two all F & W ties, the Omagh derby - Dunbreen Rovers v Strathroy Harps and the all Division 1 tie Dergview Reserves v NFC Kesh. Strathroy Harps will be strong favourites to go through against their neighbours Dunbreen Rovers, having hit a r..Read More

fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 3 Draw

Wed, 16 Oct 2019

The draw for the 3rd Round of the fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup was made tonight in belfast.The ties will be played on Saturday 23rd November 2019.Matches involving Fermanagh and Western clubs are belowArdstraw Reserves v Immaculata IICaledon Rovers v Enniskillen Rangers Clough Rangers v Irvinestown Wanderers Dergview Reserves v NFC Kesh Dunbreen Rovers v Strathroy Harps Enniskillen Town United v Derryhirk United Magheraveely ..Read More

fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 2 Results

Sat, 12 Oct 2019

The second round of the fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup was played today.The results are as follows;Irvinestown Wanderers 8-2 Moira Albion Aghadowey 0-8 Magheraveely Orchard Farm 3-4 mmaculata IIFintona Swifts 0-2 Enniskillen Town United Tummery Athletic 2-3 Ardstraw Reserves Kilrea United P-P Ballinamallard United  ReservesCloughmills 2-1 Lisnarick22nd OB 0-9 NFC Kesh Crumlin Star II 7-2 Beragh Swifts Crumlin United I..Read More

fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 2 Draw

Tue, 24 Sep 2019

The draws for the 2nd round of the fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup took place tonightMatches will be played on Saturday 12th of October 2019, kick off 130pmIrvinestown Wanderers v Moira Albion Aghadowey v Magheraveely Orchard Farm v Immaculata IIFintona Swifts v Enniskillen Town United Tummery Athletic v Ardstraw Reserves Kilrea United v Ballinamallard United  ReservesCloughmills v Lisnarick22nd OB v NFC Kesh Crumlin Star I..Read More

FonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 1 Results

Sat, 14 Sep 2019

Part two of the 1st round of the this seasons fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup took place today.See results belowEnniskillen Rangers 5-0 Colin Valley IIMountJoy United 0-6 Enniskillen Town UnitedLisnarick 2-1 Dungiven ReservesDromara Village II 2-1 Enniskillen RoversArdglass 3-7 Beragh SwiftsRealta naCromogie 8-4 (AET) Strule UnitedCaw 1-3 MagheraveelyCoalisland Athletic 1-2 Dergview ReservesRed Star Carrick 0-6 Orchard FarmFintona Swifts 3-0 Shorts IISt..Read More

President Junior Cup - Enniskillen Rangers v St Michael's AFC

Thu, 12 Sep 2019

This Saturday (14th September) at Ferney Park, Ballinamallard the President Junior Cup Final is been held between the winners of last seasons Irish FA Junior Cup (Enniskillen Rangers) and the FAI Junior Cup (St Michael's AFC), to decide who is the best Junior side on the island of Ireland. Having lost last years final to North End United (Wexford Town), Enniskillen Rangers will be hoping to make amends for their narrow defeat when they t..Read More

fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 1 Draw

Wed, 21 Aug 2019

The draw for the 1st round of the this seasons fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup took place tonight.Ties to be played on Saturday 14th September - Kick Off 130pmCrumlin United II v MountfieldOmagh Hospitals v Greencastle RoversDunbreen Rovers v North DownLisbellaw United v Tummery AthleticEast Belfast II v Enniskillen AthleticArdstraw Reserves v Desertmartin SwiftsIrvinestown Wanderers v Lisnaskea RoversGreysteel v Fivemiletown United IIDrumquin United v ..Read More

Junior Cup Semi-Final Tummery Athletic v Willowbank

Tue, 02 Apr 2019

Tonight (Wednesday 3rd April), Tummery Athletic take on Willowbank FC from Belfast in the second Semi-Final of this years Irish Junior Cup. at Stangmore Park, Dungannon Kick Off 730pm.This is the first time the Dromore club has reached this stage of the competition following an excellent campaign in both the league and all cup competition. In Gerry Love, their manager, they have a man who has been there and done it, winning the Junior Cup as both..Read More

Junior Cup Semi - Final Enniskillen Rangers v Bessbrook

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

Tonight the first Semi-Final of this season's Junior Cup takes place at Loughgall, Co Armagh between the current holders Enniskillen Rangers and Bessbrook United, kick off 730pm.Over the last two seasons Micheal Kerr's side have been dominate winning the trophy in impressive style. This season Rangers have had an extremely tough run to get to this stage of the competition, but they showed their class and experience with excellent victorie..Read More

Junior Cup Round 4 Preview

Fri, 04 Jan 2019

Tomorrow sees the remaining 8 Fermanagh and Western Football League clubs taking part in the 4th Round of this year’s Junior Cup.The holders for the past 2 seasons, Enniskillen Rangers take the long journey to Belfast side Beann Mhadaghain, in what could be their hardest match in several years in the competition. The west Belfast side have a 100% record this season and have been hammering teams all season since they joined the Amateur Leagu..Read More

FonaCAB Irish Junior Cup Round 4 Draw

Wed, 28 Nov 2018

Tonight the 4th Round draw of the Junior Cup took place with 8 Fermanagh and Western Football League teams in the draw.Enniskillen Town United v Bessbrook UnitedBeann Mhadaghain v Enniskillen RangersStrule United v Tummery AthleticFinaghy v Omagh HospitalsIrvinestown Wanderers v Rosario YC IIStrathroy Harps v Dollingstown ReservesNFC Kesh v St Oliver Plunketts  Read More

Irish Junior Cup Round 3 Results - Saturday 24th November 2018

Sat, 24 Nov 2018

The 3rd Round of the fonaCAB Irish FA Junior Cup took place today with 10 Fermanagh and Western Football League clubs taking part. Saturday 24th November 2018fonaCAB Junior CupRound 3Kick off 1.30pmBangor YM 1-2 Strule UnitedClough Rangers 1-3 Irvinestown WanderersEnniskillen Rangers 5-0 St Teresa’sPortrush 3-1 Mountjoy UnitedSandy Hill 0-4 Strathroy HarpsSt Marys YC II 0-2 NFC KeshTummery Athletic 4-3 Kelvin OBOmagh Hospitals 3-1 Newr..Read More

Irish Junior Cup Round 2 Results Saturday 13th October

Sat, 13 Oct 2018

Overall it was a disappointing day for Fermanagh and Western Football League clubs, with only 3 teams out of the 9 matches that beat the weather, getting through.Saturday 13th October 2018fonaCAB Junior Cup Round 2Antrim Rovers 3-2 Dergview ReservesBallinamallard United Reserves 2-1(AET) GreysteelConnor 3-2 MountfieldEnniskillen Rangers 3-0 St Mary’sEnniskillen Town United P-P ArdmoreHarryville Homers 1-0 Beragh SwiftsIrvinestown Wanderers ..Read More

Irish Junior Cup Round 2 Draw 2018-19

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

fonaCAB Irish Junior Cup 2nd Round DrawAntrim Rovers v Dergview ReservesBallinamallard United Reserves v GreysteelConnor FC v MountfieldEnniskillen Rangers v St Mary's (Glengormley)Enniskillen Town United v ArdmoreHarryville Homers v Beragh SwiftsIrvinestown Wanderers v Banbridge Town ReservesKillen Rangers v Newry CelticLisnarick v Strule UnitedMagheraveely v AghadoweyMountjoy United v Castle StarOmagh Hospitals v Enniskillen  AthleticR..Read More

Irish Junior Cup Round 1 Results 22nd September 2018

Sun, 23 Sep 2018

11 Fermanagh and Western Football League clubs were in action yesterday in the 1st round of the Junior Cup, with 7 sides being successful and getting their name in the hat for the next round.Saturday 22nd September 2018 (Kick off 1.30pm)Banbridge YCOB 3-1 Ardstraw ReservesDunmurry Rec II 3-6 Enniskillen Town United Donacloney 0-1 Enniskillen AthleticWoodlands 3-4 Killen RangersStrule United 4-3 MichelinBurnfoot United 1-3 Dergview ReservesMa..Read More

Irish Junior Cup Round 1 Results 15th September 2018

Sat, 15 Sep 2018

The first round of the junior cup is spread over two weekends with a total of 17 Fermanagh and Western clubs in action this weekend.11 clubs were successful and will be in the hat for the 2nd round draw in a few weeks.Saturday 15th September ResultsDunbreen Rovers  2-6  WillowbankEnniskillen Rangers  18-0 Crieve RoversFivemiletown United II  0-4  Sandy HillGreysteel 4-2  Fintona SwiftsIrvinestown Wanderers W/O-FTF &n..Read More

IFA Junior Cup 2018/19 - Round 1

Fri, 24 Aug 2018

The 1st round of the Irish Junior Cup was drawn yesterday, with 29  Fermanagh and Western Clubs entering the biggest competition in Northern Ireland football. All will be hoping to emulate the recent successes of Enniskillen Rangers, who back in May retained the trophy beating Greenisland in the final, at the National Stadium in Belfast.Below is all the fixtures involving Fermanagh and Western Clubs. For the full list of Round 1 fixture plea..Read More

Local players receiving their Junior Northern Ireland Caps

Wed, 09 May 2018

Last Wednesdsy night in the Silver Birch Hotel in Omagh, two local Fermanagh and Western players recieved their Junior International Caps when they represented Northern Ireland in the UEFA Regions Cup tournament in Moldova back in September 2016. Stephen Browne currently of Ardstraw FC but was playing for Beragh Swifts at the time of the tournament was the only Junior Level in the 18 man squad.  Stephen Browne recieving his Regions cup ..Read More

Enniskillen Rangers retain the Junior Cup

Tue, 08 May 2018

Congratulations to Enniskillen Rangers who became the first Fermanagh club to retain the Irish FA fonaCAB Junior Cup after they defeated Greenisland FC 2-0 in the final yesterday at the National Stadium in Belfast.The Fermanagh and Western League side ran out deserved 2-0 winners in the final staged at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park this afternoon.Greenisland, who ply their trade in Amateur League 2A, started brightly and were unlu..Read More

Irish Junior Cup Round 5 Draw

Wed, 10 Jan 2018

The draw has been made for the Fifth Round of the fonaCAB Junior Cup, ties to be played Saturday, 3rd February, 2018 (kick-off 1:30pm).The 'tie of the round' sees Ballymena Saturday Morning League duo Ahoghill Thistle and All Saints OB go head-to-head while holders Enniskillen Rangers will face either Sirocco Works II or Willowbank should they overcome Riada this Saturday.The full draw reads:-Ahoghill Thistle v. All Saints OB *TIE OF..Read More

IFA Junior Cup - Round 4

Fri, 05 Jan 2018

The final 3 remaining Fermanagh and Western Clubs are in action this weekend in the 4th Round of the Irish Junior CupHolders, Enniskillen Rangers travel to Ballymoney to take on Riada FC, who have already knock out 2 Fermanagh and Western Clubs in this seasons competition. Mountjoy United host Beann Mhadaghain from North Belfast, in what will be a very tricky tie for the Tyrone men against the leaders of the Premier Division in the Belfast & ..Read More

Irish Junior Cup Round 4 Draw

Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The 4th Round draw of the Irish Junior Cup was made tonight.The full draw reads:-United LT v. AbbeyviewAll Saints OB v. Bessbrook UnitedNortel v. Ballysillan SwiftsPortrush v. GreenislandNewry Celtic v. Carniny Rangers - *TIE OF THE ROUND*Coalisland Athletic v. FordSandyhill v  Ahoghill ThistleTandragee Rovers II v. Harryvile HomersMountjoy United v. Beann MhadaghainSt Matthews v. Sporting BallymoneyDervock v. Cleary CelticCrumlin United II ..Read More

Irish Junior Cup Round 3 Results

Sun, 26 Nov 2017

Irish Junior Cup ResultsAquinas 2-4 Enniskillen RangersDunbreen Rovers P-P Sporting BallymoneyEnniskillen Town United 1-2 Willowbank IIFintona Swifts P-P RiadaMountjoy United 7-1 Lower ShankillNewington Reserves 7-1 Enniskillen AthleticStrathroy Harps P-P Ahoghill ThistleWoodvale 1-5 Lisbellaw UnitedRead More

IFA Junior Cup - Round 3 Preview

Tue, 21 Nov 2017

The 3rd Round of this seasons Irish Junior Cup takes place this weekend, with 8 Fermanagh and Western Football League teams hoping to progress into the final 32 of the competition.Aquinas v. Enniskillen RangersDunbreen Rovers v. Sporting BallymoneyEnniskillen Town United v. Willowbank IIFintona Swifts v. RiadaMountjoy United v. Lower ShankillNewington Reserves v. Enniskillen AthleticStrathroy Harps v. Ahoghill ThistleWoodvale v. Lisbellaw UnitedT..Read More

IFA Junior Cup - Round 3 Draw

Fri, 20 Oct 2017

The draw has been made forthe Third Round of the IFA Junior Cup, ties to be played Saturday, 25thNovember, 2017 (kick-off 1:30pm).The tie of the round is Enniskillen Town Unitedv. Willowbank.The full draw reads:-All Saints OB v. LisahallyAnnalong v. St. Matthew'sAquinas v. Tullymore Swifts or Enniskillen RangersBangor Rangers v. Portavogie RangersBeann Mhadagain v. Immaculata IIBloomfield v. Tandragee Rovers IICaledon Rovers v. Bessbrook Unit..Read More

IFA Junior Cup - Round 2

Fri, 29 Sep 2017

The draw has been made for the Second Round of the IFA Junior Cup, ties to be played Saturday, 14th October, 2017 (kick-off 1:30pm).The full draw reads:-Portavogie Rangers v RossowenScarva Rangers v Newry CelticArdstraw Reserves v Claudy RoversCaledon Rovers v Brantwood ReservesNewington Reserves v NewhillEnniskillen Athletic v Islandmagee IIKnockmenagh Swifts v Ballycastle United ReservesFintona Swifts v Magherafelt RedsOrangefield OB II v Finag..Read More

Enniskillen Rangers through to final of Irish Junior Cup

Tue, 04 Apr 2017

Enniskillen Rangers are through to the final of the Irish Junior Cup following a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Newry Celtic at Holm's Park in Armagh on Monday night.Andrew Johnson opened the scoring for Rangers with Joe Doogan adding a second from the penalty spot just before half time. Mark Cutler bagged a second half hattrick to to complete the rout and send Enniskillen Rangers into the final.They will meet Hill Street from Lurgan at the N..Read More