June 20, 2024

Munster Soccer Leagues

Munster List of Soccer Leagues, Organisations & Associations

Munster province has a rich football tradition and teams from County Cork, Limerick and Waterford have regularly competed in the top flight soccer league in Ireland. Asssociation Football is thriving in every county in the province; Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford.

Munster Football Asssociation is affiliated to the FAI. Formed in 1922 and based in Turners Cross in Cork City the MFA admisters and organises soccer across all the counties of Munster. The MFA runs three cup competitions; Lucozade Sport Munster Senior Cup, Lucozade Sport Munster Junior Cup and Lucozade Sport Munster Youths Cup.

The following leagues are affiliated to MFA:

Clare & District League – The CDL caters for soccer clubs from County Clare and nearby districts. Contact details for the league are as follows:
League Chairman: Jim Madden – Phone: 086-2579885 – Email: sales@selprint.com
Secretary: Oliver Fitzpatrick – Phone: 086-8455373 – Email:oliver@claresoccer.net
Fixtures Secretary: Michael Lydon – Phone: 065-6839349 – Email:michaelglydon@eircom.net
Registrar: Frank Healy – Phone: 065-6839197 – Email:frankhealy07@eircom.net

Cork AUL – Cork Athletic Union League do not appear to have an official website. The site referenced is a blog maintained by Billy Lyons who has been reporting on Cork soccer since 1978.
Contact: Cork AUL Secretary : Martin Conlon – Email: conlonmartin@eircom.net

West Waterford East Cork League – WWECL was formed in 1972 by Lismore FC who then played in the Waterford League and Youghal FC who played in the Cork AUL. The League became affiliated to the the Munster Football Association in 1999. If you wish to contact the League click on WWECL

Kerry League
NOTE: If you are associated with the Kerry League and can provide relevant league information please contact – Soccer-Ireland.com

Limerick & District League – LDL based on Hyde Road caters for soccer in Limerick and surrounding areas. Contact details for the league are as follows:
PRO :Ger Finnin – Email:ger.finnin@ldmc.ie….
Secretary : Paul Neville – Email:nevillepaul@hotmail.com …
Registrar : Christy O’Dwyer – Email:registrar@ldmc.ie

Limerick Desmond League – The Limerick Desmond Football League, established in 1955, caters for and promotes Soccer in West Limerick area including the towns of Newcastle West, Abbeyfeale, Adare, Rathkeale, Askeaton, Foynes, Glin and Dromcollogher. To contact the league click on LDL
Chairman: Michael Hanly – Secretary: Edward O’Shaughnessy (Killeaney) – Registrar: Joe Hogan (Shountrade) – PRO: Frank Neligan (Abbeyfeale Utd) – Fixtures: PJ Hogan (Creeves Celtic)

North Tipperary & District League – NTDSL contact details:
Hon. Chairman/League Disciplinary Officer/Fixtures Co-Ordinator (match days)
– Mike Young – Phone: 067 26081 & 087 2900567
Hon Secretary/Fixtures Secretary/Registrar/Munster Representative
– John Murphy : Phone : 0504 22143 & 087 9382867

Tipperary Southern & District League – The TSDL was established in 1977 after the dissolution of the County Tipperary League. The league covers the area from Thurles in mid-Tipperary west into County Limerick and south into County Waterford. Contact details for the TSDL are as follows:
Hon. Chairman: Liam Clohessy – Two-Mile-Borris FC
Hon. Secretary: Tommy Lewis – MFA Delegate: Phone: 062-51838 & 086-2674179
Hon. Registrar: Michael Halpin – Cahir Park Phone: 052-42465
To contact the Tipperary Southern & District League by email click on TSDL

Waterford & District League
NOTE: If you are associated with the WDL and can provide relevant league information please contact – Soccer-Ireland.com

West Cork League
NOTE: If you are associated with the WCL and can provide relevant league information please contact – Soccer-Ireland.com

West Cork Schoolboys League The WCSL caters for almost twenty football clubs in the West Cork area.

Cork Business & Shipping League – CBSL caters for soccer clubs from commercial enterprises in the Cork area. Contact details for the Cork Business & Shipping League are as follows:
Hon. Secretary: Peter Harrington – Ph:086 1038742 & 021 4542560 : harringtonptr@hotmail.com
Treasurer/P.R.O: Ken O’Callaghan – Ph:086 8777138 & 021 4886181 : kencbsl@eircom.net
Fixtures Secretary: Paul Burdock – Phone:086 3152787 & 021 4382883 : burdock_paul@emc.com
Registrar: Ray Anthony: Phonee:087 6670001 & 021 4397849 : raymond.anthony@rci.com

Cork Youth & U-17 League
NOTE: If you are associated with the Cork Youth League and can provide relevant information please contact – Soccer-Ireland.com

Munster Senior League –
NOTE: If you are associated with the Munster Senior League and can provide relevant information please contact – Soccer-Ireland.com

Soccer Clubs Affiliated to the Munster Football Association

Cobh Ramblers FC, St Coleman’s Park, Cobh, County Cork
Cork City FC, Turners Cross, Cork,
Limerick 37 FC, Jackman Park, Limerick
Waterford United, RSC, Waterford

Othe Useful Munster Soccer Links

Women’s soccer in Munster – Munsterpride.com

Official Society of Soccer Referees in the Republic Of Ireland.
– Established in 1960 here is the website of the Cork Soccer Referees Branch


Irish Soccer Leagues

AFL – Amateur Football League
AUL – Athletic Union League
Carlow & District Football League
DDSL – Dublin and District Schoolboy League
Inishowen Football League
Kildare & District Underage League
Limerick Desmond League
Meath & District League
NDSL – North Dublin Schoolboys / Girls League
SDFL – South Dublin Football League
Munster Soccer Leagues
West Cork Schoolboys Football League
Wexford Football League
Irish Soccer Information
Irish Football Club Directory Irish Soccer Leagues Women’s Soccer in Ireland
Dublin Football Clubs Football Association of Ireland Irish Soccer Players
Dublin Football Clubs by Area Irish Football Club Websites Futsal in Ireland
Irish Soccer Managers Irish Soccer Results
Irish Football History Football Pundits
Irish Soccer Referees Republic of Ireland Managers
League of Ireland Irish Football Statistics