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Thursday 13 Jun 2024
Entries now open for men’s national cup competitions

Entries for 2024-25 national cup competitions run by the Irish FA for men’s club teams in Northern Ireland are now live on the Comet system.

The closing date for entries to the Clear Water Irish Cup - it is open to senior and intermediate teams who meet the criteria - is 30 June. First round matches are due to be played on 10 August.

And 30 June is also the closing date for entries to the Intermediate Cup, which is open to teams playing at intermediate level here. First round games in the competition, which is sponsored by McComb’s Coach Travel, will be played on 12 October.

The closing date for entries to the fonaCAB-sponsored Craig Stanfield Junior Cup is 15 August, with opening round games being played on 7 and 14 September. It is open to teams playing at junior level.

It’s the same closing date for entries to the Harry Cavan Youth Cup. First round games in that competition will be played on 28 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.

Clubs can enter competitions via the new MyComet section of the Comet system.

Image: Cliftonville celebrate their 2024 Irish Cup triumph. Entries are now open for next season’s competition.