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Killester's sights fixed on double

Killester United put the first part of a possible league and cup double on the board when claiming the Major Saturday 1C title on Saturday.

United got the better of Earl Celtic by three goals to nil and, coupled with Greystones United defeat against Newbridge Town, this meant that the Haddon Park club was crowned as champions.

The second part of the double will be down for decision on Tuesday, May 21st, when United take on Swords Celtic in the re-fixed Tynan Cup final in Market Green, Balbriggan.

There will be no cover charge on the night for this final, which was abandoned a week ago due to injury to a Killester player.

Joey's await Killester in Gilligan semi-final

Killester United's next step in their bid for a treble will take them across the Liffey to meet St Joseph's Boys in the semi-final of the Gilligan Cup.

United, who are also in pursuit of the Senior 1A title and the Moore Cup, take on a Saints side that they have already beaten on two occasions in the league.

In the second semi-final, Beggsboro will play host to Pegasus/St James Athletic in yet another all-Senior 1A tie, ensuring the third tier's domination of this competition.

Gilligan Cup semi-finals: Beggsboro v Pegasus/St. James; St. Joseph's Boys v Killester United.

Balbriggan seek new management team

Balbriggan FC are looking for a new management team as they rebuild their Premier Sunday side ahead of what could be a very exciting new season.

The new team will be responsible for all aspects of running the side, including recruitment, and will be supported by the Senior Saturday side along with very promising Under 21 and Under 18 sides.

The club is hoping to move to a new all-weather floodlit pitch during the season.

If you are interested in joining the Balbriggan revolution, contact Michael O'Regan at 08 3334434 or email mobfc@yahoo.ie by May 25th.

McAteer to guest at LSL presentation

This season's LSL presentation lunch will take place on June 15th and for the third year running this unique occasion will be held at the Red Cow complex.

The after-dinner speaker will be Ireland and Liverpool legend Jason McAteer, who will have a story or two to tell about his glittering career. Joining Jason will be Peter McDowell, Liverpool TV host and the Anfield club's match day MC.

To pre-book tickets for this special day, contact Joe Chester at 085-8057171.

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