HOME FARM Under 14s will be joined by DDSL rivals and near neighbours Belvedere YC and Stella Maris when the clubs travel north to compete in the StatSports SuperCupNI 2022.
Seventy four teams will compete at the prestigious tournament with close to 400 games spread across several locations on the north coast.
It promises to be a brilliant competition and the added close rivalry between the three DDSL clubs will add an additional spicy element to the competition with the knock-out stages the collision route for these potential meet-ups where ‘bragging rights’ will be the added bonus for the victors.
The StatSports SuperCupNI 2022 Minor (Born in 2009) section divides 20 teams into five groups of four. Nestled across the five are Home Farm, Belvedere, Stella Maris, Finn Harps and a Dundalk selection.
And, if you can’t travel, the good news is that BBC Northern Ireland and commercial platform 247.tv wil broadcast and livestream many of the top fixtures each day.
While BBC NI has a long history of association with the tournament, 247.tv, a company who specialise in capturing and distributing live games via Pay Per View model have been chosen to deliver games which can be viewed on laptops, phones and large screens (HDMI connection required). All you need is a minimum of 3mbs broadband connection to the internet and to continue reading this article.
The Home Farm Boys of 1973 under Paddy Hilliard won the Under 14 title in 1988 and have remained the only Republic of Ireland side to do so. Dublin rivals Cherry Orchard achieved the feat in 1993 at under 16 level. Belvedere, St. Kevins and Crumlin United have managed runner up spots in 2004, 2006 and 2007 respectively. A DDSL selection followed “The Farm Boys” with a runner up spot in 1989.
To view the games
If you’d like to view any of the games involving Home Farm, you must first register for the event by clicking here.
Then, you can click on the list of available games here and select those you want to book.
NOTE: You are advised to register on the site as instructed above at least one day in advance of the game. This gives advance warning to all involved and some valuable demand information and also allows you to test your equipment by clicking here.
247.tv have a proven track record in providing excellent live coverage and the fee of £7 (€8.25) per game includes a FREE Replay. Please be advised do not try and share logins as this will be seen and your account will be terminated.
Technology is swamping the game and companies like 247.tv are following their passion of delivering great events live to your phone or laptop so we can enjoy these unique moments with our clubs. At Home Farm we are connecting a laptop to our big screen and inviting the kids to support the 2009 brigade in the clubhouse in Whitehall.
Best of luck to all the boys and management of Home Farm who will proudly fly the flag on behalf of the club in Northern Ireland next week.
Meanwhile, we are busily preparing for our own Collar & Cuff Cup (2010/U13) which is scheduled for Whitehall and Mobhi Road on Saturday August 13th and Sunday August 14th.
The eight team line up oozes quality and promises to be an action packed event with some excellent talent on show.
Joining Home Farm’s Under 13s will be holders Shamrock Rovers, Belvedere, Crumlin United, Templeogue United, St Francis, Finglas United and Midlands Schoolboys/Girls League side Mountmellick United.
Currently, the club is completing upgrade work on facilities in Whitehall and pitch revamp which will be completed in advance of the tournament kicking off.
This is the fifth hosting of the Collar and Cuff tournament and games to be played in Whitehall and Mobhi Road.
The Collar & Cuff Cup is a perfect lead into the upcoming season for the boys section but the club is also launching our new look Home Farm Girls section which after two cup wins last season has doubled in size already with opportunities for new players to join our ranks.
This coming season will see four Home Farm Girls teams enter premier leagues and see a significant increase in our Boys and Girls Academies which will kick off in September.
The Friday Fives has also been extremely successful and will see the first Girls Only Five a Side Leagues launched in September!
This season will also see Home Farm unleash its technology plans 3 years in the making. Together with club sponsors, parent volunteers, past players and new enthusiastic and skilled coaches and personnel, the club will be providing parents with new and improved options to share in their child’s football journey.
Home Farm is a community club with a player centric focus. We are here to unleash the potential of your child on and off the field. We play to nurture the love for the game, the gift that never stops giving. If you have a child who wants to play more football click on links below.. We are driven to enhance your journey as a family, to ensure your child is safe, happy and improving. To work with parents to ease the access to football. And most of all to help immortalise the entire journey in the cloud.
Yes, while we are certainly a Farm and definitely NOT a Factory – we have heavily invested in technology to maximise your experience and maybe one day treat every player in Home Farm like a professional!
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Home Farm Group Games shown
|Ballymoney v Home Farm (Minor)
|Glenavon v Home Farm (Minor)
|Ipswich Town v Home Farm (Minor)
Belvedere Group Games shown
|Loughgall v Belvedere (Minor)
|Belvedere v Leicester City (Minor)
Stella Maris Group Games shown
|Greenisland v Stella Maris (Minor)
|Portadown v Stella Maris (Minor)