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Finn Harps Academy To Host Festival Of Football This Weekend

This weekend will see three Academy Cups taking place at the Academy Grounds for U16s, 2006s and 2005s. Academy Head Kevin McHugh is looking forward to the cups "This weekend will see a ‘Festival of Football’ in our Academy grounds, with out U16s squads compete with top  teams from all over northwest and then on Sunday our 06 and 05 squads will compete with top teams from Sligo to Belfast. It's great that we can host these competitions and showcase the great work going on by our coaches at Academy level".

On Saturday the U16s take centre stage with the tournament beginning at 11am and running to 2:30pm. The Harps Academy are joined by Letterkenny Rovers, Oxford United, Tyrone, Valley Rovers (Sligo) and the Inishowen Schoolboy League.

On Sunday the 2006 competition runs from 11am to 1:45pm and Harps will face Ballinamallard, Ballyraine FC, Inishowen Schoolboy League and the East Donegal Schoolboy League.

The 2005s start at 2pm and finish at 4:45pm with Harps welcoming Linfield FC, Sligo/Leitrim Schoolboy League and Bertie Peacocks/Coleraine FC.

All support much appreciated for a great weekend of football. Thanks as always to main Academy Sponsors DMG Motors.