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ACADEMY STARS SET FOR INTERPROVINCIALS

A number of the club’s academy players will be in action at this weekend’s FAI Schools U18 Boys’ Interprovincial Tournament at the AUL Complex. Eoin Kenny (above), (St Mary’s College, Dundalk), Callum Bonner (St Patrick’s Classical School, Navan), Tom McLoughlin (Malahide Community School) and Aidan Russell Vargas (Lusk Community College) have been named in the Leinster squad which is managed by former Dundalk FC centre-back - and current bray Wanderers manager [...]

By |December 1, 2022|

GRIMES RETURNS AS U14 ACADEMY MANAGER

Former Dundalk full-back Shane Grimes will be part of the club's academy setup in 2023. The 35-year-old has been involved with the club's pre-academy this season and will assume the mantle of BU14 academy team manager for the 2023 EA SPORTS National Underage League campaign. After coming through the ranks at Oriel Park, Grimes made his debut for the Lilywhites in 2005 and was part of the Dundalk squad that won promotion [...]

By |November 17, 2022|

WU17 TEAM TRIALS

Our Women's U17 team enjoyed a hugely successful year during their debut season in the EA Sports U17 Women's Underage National League. Under the guidance of manager Jason McConville and coaches Pat Campbell and Phil Cox, the team finished the campaign as beaten semi-finalists. As part of the coaching team's recruitment plans for next season, two open training sessions will take place at Oriel Park over the coming weeks. Wednesday, [...]

By |November 2, 2022|

ACADEMY: SEASON REVIEW

Our U15 and U19 academy players received a great reception from the Oriel Park faithful on Friday night when they were presented with medals to recognise their achievements this season. The U15 squad (pictured above), coached by Simon Kelly and his assistants Derek Delany and Shay Quigley, were presented with the trophy for winning their EA SPORTS National Underage League Plate during the half-time interval against Bohemians last Friday. Meanwhile, the [...]

By |October 31, 2022|

ACADEMY: OKIRIKPO CALLED UP TO NIGERIAN U23 SQUAD

Academy player Hezekiah Okirikpo has been called up to the Nigerian U23 Olympic squad for the upcoming African Cup of Nations second-round qualifiers against Tanzania. Nigeria will travel to Tanzania for the first leg on Saturday, October 22nd before the return game takes place at the Lekan Salami Stadium a week later. The winner of the tie will advance to a third-round playoff in March 2023 where a place in next [...]

By |October 21, 2022|

GIRLS ACADEMY ROUND-UP | SEPTEMBER 4TH

Our U16 girls' team got their new Metropolitan Girls League season off to a brilliant start with a 3-1 win away to Kilnamanagh on Sunday. Matthew Freeman took charge for the team's first game of the new campaign and had his squad well organised against a physical home side. Dundalk dominated from start to finish and were good value for their 2-1 lead at the break with Niamh Norton and Caitlin [...]

By |September 5, 2022|