IAFA National League kicks off Saturday 10th March
The Irish Amputee Football Association's National League kicks off in Kingswood at the home of Shamrock Rovers' Academy on Saturday 10th March. Hosts Shamrock Rovers FC will entertained Cork City FC and Bohemian FC in the first round of the 2018 league season. All three sides have been training hard since the pre-season tournament in Midleton in anticipation of these fixtures and a number of new players are poised to debut for their new clubs. Hosts Rovers kick off the league season against Cork. Cork then meet Bohs while the first round ends with the first amputee Dublin Derby. With points up for grabs, the competition will be fierce in what promises to be an exhilarating spectacle. Please see details of fixtures below. The games kick off at 1pm and all support is welcomed. If you are an amputee interested in playing amputee football please come and see the clubs in action this weekend.
13.00 Shamrock Rovers FC vs. Cork City FC
13.40 Bohemian FC vs. Cork City FC
14.20 Shamrock Rovers FC vs. Bohemian FC
Credit to Doug Minihane and Cork City FC for the fantastic photos taken at the pre-season tournament hosted by Cork City at Midleton FC.
Ireland place 6th at Euros in Turkey
Ireland finished an impressive 6th at the European Amputee Football Federation's first European Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. The competition that was won by hosts Turkey saw 12 teams from across Europe compete over 7 days for their European ranking.