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Thursday 03 Aug 2023
Junior Cup and Harry Cavan Youth Cup deadline looming

The deadline for entries for two of this season’s domestic cup competitions is looming. 

The closing date for teams to compete in the fonaCAB-sponsored Craig Stanfield Junior Cup and the Harry Cavan Youth Cup is Tuesday 15 August 2023. 

Opening round games in the Junior Cup are set to be played on 9 and 16 September 2023. The competition, won last season by Dergview Reserves, is open to teams playing at junior level.

The Harry Cavan Youth Cup first-round ties are scheduled to be played on 30 September 2023. First contested in 1952, it is Northern Ireland's premier competition for U19 clubs and players. Last year's winners were Ballinamallard United Youth.

The entry fee for the Junior Cup is £20, while the Youth Cup is £10.