The Republic of Ireland women's U17 side return to action this week-end as they begin their UEFA Championship qualifying campaign in Co. Antrim where they will face Macedonia, Czech Republic and the tournament hosts, Northern Ireland.
Salthill Devon continue their battle to get away from the foot of the table while Monaghan United resume their pursuit of promotion when the two teams meet in a re-arranged Airtricity First Division fixture at Drom on Monday night. (Kick off, 7.45pm)
After two welcome wins in their opening two Euro 2012 qualifying gamesthe Republic of Ireland face Russia at the Aviva Stadium on Fridaynight in what represents the first major challenge to GiovanniTrapattoni’s campaign to bring his side to their first major finalssince the 2002 World Cup. (Kick-off,