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Volkswagen Junior Masters: Competition details   12/08/2016

Dublin, 4th August: Volkswagen today announced the line-up for one of the most prestigious under age soccer tournaments in Ireland, the Volkswagen Junior Masters football tournament; which will take place in the A.U.L Complex at Dublin Airport on the weekend of the 13th and 14th August 2016.

Now in its third year, the tournament has grown significantly in terms of its recognition and importance amongst the Irish grassroots soccer community. The stakes are high with the winning team to benefit with €2,000 grant for their club, while all competing teams will receive an Umbro team kit for the competition.

There are sixteen teams participating in this year’s 11-a-side tournament. The group stages, in which there are four groups of four teams, will be played on Saturday 13 August with the semi-finals and finals taking place on Sunday 14 August.

The Grand Final will take place at 2.30pm on Sunday.
Clubs competing this weekend are as follows:

Carlow - Bagenalstown AFC

Dublin - Crumlin Utd

Dublin - Willows FC

Dublin - Cabinteely FC

Dublin - Arklow Town

Dublin - Portrane Athletic FC

Galway - Knocknacarra FC

Galway - Portumna Town FC

Kildare - Newbridge Town

Limerick - Aisling Annacotty

Limerick - Galbally

Louth - Drogheda Marsh Crescent

Mayo - Ballina Town FC

Offaly - Walsh Island Shamrocks

Roscommon - Roscommon Cubs

Wicklow - Greystones Utd

In 2015, teams from across Ireland competed for the chance to represent Ireland in the bi-annual Volkswagen World Junior Masters.

In May of this year, the winners Crumlin United, represented Ireland in Paris, competing against teams from Argentina, Brazil, Holland and Spain.
Paul O’Sullivan, Head of Marketing, Volkswagen Group Ireland said: “We are proud to once
again host the Volkswagen Junior Masters and further strengthen our support of Irish soccer communities.

"This is an opportunity to support the soccer stars of the future and their future careers. It is with great pleasure that I will welcome all our teams, managements, referees, media, parents and supporters to the A.U.L Complex for the 2016 Volkswagen Junior Masters Ireland competition.”

For more information, visit 
http://www.juniormasters.com/or https://www.facebook.com/volkswagenjuniormastersireland/
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