The Galway dates for the 2018 Spar National Schools 5 a side competition are now known following the closing of registration last Friday with action commencing in Salthill Devon FC on February 27th.
The five-a-side school blitzes are open to boys and girls from 4th, 5th and 6th class, putting emphasis on fun and inclusivity and nearly 30,000 children are expected to compete over the next three months.
| @SPARIreland FAI Primary School 5s Programme will kick-off later this month | Limerick @FAIMeath @FaiGalway & Tipperary first of 26 County qualifiers to entertain in February | #SPAR5s https://t.co/LMRarGJpbR pic.twitter.com/0J2cFsqcT6
— FAI Schools (@faischools) February 12, 2018
The Drom East venue will host four days of action as boys and girls seek qualification for the next level in three different sections.
Carraroe (March 14th), Letterfrack (March 15th) and Newbridge (March 20th-22nd) will also host regional qualifers before the County Finals take place in Shiven Rovers on April 24th and 25th.
The winners will go to the Connacht Regional Finals on May 3rd with the National Finals at the Aviva Stadium on the 30th of May.
Last year was a spectacular year for Galway Schools with Scoil Chiaráin Naofa Doorus, Carnmore NS, Scoil Iognáid and Scoil Róis Taylor’s Hill, Galway all making The National Finals.
Soccer training started back today #fai we are looking forward to the upcoming blitz @faischools pic.twitter.com/6qr02exdoO
— Ballygar N.S. (@BallygarNS) February 9, 2018