Limerick teams look to continue good run in 'SPAR FAI Primary School 5s'

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Limerick teams  look to continue good run in 'SPAR FAI Primary School 5s'

Limerick schools have that chance to make it to the Aviva Stadium

Seanchoill Sports Complex, Corbally will play host to the Limerick Finals of the SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme on May 2. The SPAR FAI Primary Schools 5s Programme is the largest programme of its kind in Ireland with 36,616 boys and girls from around the country vying for qualification to the National Finals in the AVIVA Stadium on May 29.

Limerick schools have been to the fore in the competition with 88 signing up to the 2019 edition of the programme. Granagh NS were triumphant winners of the boys ‘A’ cup in 2017 while Dromstrana NS of Abbeyfeale won a thrilling girls ‘B’ cup final in 2016.

Just under 2,000 Limerick students have taken part in qualification events for small, medium and large schools, however, the county final will see just 6 schools progress to the next stage, the provincial finals.

Colin Donnelly, SPAR Sales Director said, “The SPAR 5s is a programme we are very proud of, that, as its essence, encourages children to get involved in sport and develop a love for football and physical activity and perfectly complements our SPAR Better Choices message. SPAR has more than 400 high quality, conveniently located outlets spread across the country who are equally as enthusiastic about this programme. SPAR local retailers in Limerick have been active in supporting the programme which has reached new heights this year and will no doubt be hoping that Limerick based schools can make it all the way to the National Finals!”

Follow the action on social media via #SPAR5s or at www.faischools.ie and www.spar.ie.