Entries for next season’s men’s national cup competitions run by the Irish FA are now live on the Comet system.
The closing date for entries to the Irish Cup, which is open to senior and intermediate teams who meet the criteria, is 30 June. First round matches are due to be played on 12 August.
It’s the same closing date for entries to the Intermediate Cup, which is open to teams playing at intermediate level across Northern Ireland. First round games in the competition, which is sponsored by McComb’s Coach Travel, will be played on 23 September.
The closing date for entries to the fonaCAB-sponsored Craig Stanfield Junior Cup is 15 August, with opening round games being played on 9 and 16 September. It is open to teams playing at junior level.
And it’s the same closing date for entries to the Harry Cavan Youth Cup. First round games in that competition will be played on 30 September.
The entry fee for the Irish Cup is £50, while the Intermediate Cup entry fee is £30. It’s a £20 entry fee for the Junior Cup and a £10 fee for the Youth Cup.
Image: Crusaders celebrate their 2023 Irish Cup triumph. Entries are now open for next season’s competition.