The first games of the new season were played in the Under 14 Leagues. This season there are three divisions in this age group.
In the Premier Division, Lakewood Athletic kicked off their season with a big win at Ballinhassig. Eimear Kiely scored a hat-trick while Evelyn Daly and Claire Nevin got two each. Best for Ballinhassig were Laura Cussen, Jane Harrington and Maeve O'Sullivan while Laura Cleary, Amy Lynch and Tara Lynch were the stars for Lakewood.
There was a 10 goal thriller at Kinsale as the home side went down 4 - 6 to visiting Douglas Hall.
In the other tie of the round, Crosshaven travelled to Midleton and recorded a 0 - 3 victory. Ciara O'Keeffe hit two with Tara O'Keeffe getting the third. Best for the winners were Emily Kenifick, Caoimhe O'Regan and keeper Maura Tabb.
In the Division 1 there were away victories for Carrigaline United at Passage and Wilton United at Glounthaune. Grace Batemen got two for Carrigaline in their 1 - 2 victory.
Michelle O'Driscoll got a hat-trick and Emma McCarthy scored one in Wilton's 1 - 4 at Glounthaune. Jill Sexton got the home side's goal. Best for the winners were Saoirse Carthy and Nicole Timmons while best for Glounthaune were Elena Fleming, Ciara Milner and Lilly Healy.
In Division 2, Richmond recorded a 4 - 0 victory over newcomers Ringmahon Rangers. In their very first League encounter, Ringmahon had fine displays from player of the match, keeper Emily Drummond, Michaela Haines, Jade Forde and Rebecca Furlong.
There are also two Divisions in this season's Under 18 League. In the Premier Division, College Corinthians sounded out an early warning with a fine 7 - 2 victory over Crosshaven. It was a very even first half which ended at 2 - 2. Laura O'Brien and Avril Burke scoring for the home side and Megan O'Keeffe getting both Crosshaven goals.
In the second half, Corinthians upped the tempo and pulled away from their gallant opposition. Further goals from Megan Connolly (2) and Laura O'Brien (2), put a comfortable look on the scorline in the end. Leanne Mullins, Nicole Connelly and Kim O'Neill were excellent for the winners while Crosshaven had top displays from Jessy Bushe and Anna Rearden.
Douglas Hall opened their campaign with a 4 - 1 victory over St. Marys.
In the First Division, Kinsale travelled to Passage and recorded a 1 - 4 victory. Amanda Casey, Sarah Burguin, Marie Greene (pen) and Lisa Copithorne were the Kinsale goal scorers while they had excellent displays from Loraine Copithorne, Saoirse O'Mahony and Hayley Kiely.