LJL Premier Counties 1975-76
|Carlow Town (C)||22||18||0||4||36|
Promoted from Division I Counties after 1975-76 season: Devoy Rangers, Knockville.
Note: Goodbodys left league after 1975-76 season. Mountmellick demoted to Division I Counties.
LJL Premier Counties 1976-77
|Edenderry Town (C)||22||19||1||2||39|
|Clara Town (R)||22||6||6||10||18|
|Ferbane Town (R)||22||1||2||19||4|
|Connell Rovers (R)||22||1||0||21||2|
Promoted from Division I Counties after 1976-77 Season: Mountmellick.
Note: CPR United and Mullingar Town joined League. Carlow Town joined LJL Metro Premier Division and replaced by Carlow Town B in Counties Premier Division.
LJL Premier Counties 1977-78
|Edenderry Town (C)||22||19||2||1||40|
Carlow Town won the Leinster Junior League Premier Counties Division in 1975-76, with Edenderry Town, from Co. Offaly winning the next two Titles in 1976-77 & 1977-78.
The Leinster Junior League was the Junior Level Soccer League for South Dublin and neighbouring Counties such as Kildare, Offaly & Carlow, before it was absorbed by the Leinster Senior League.
There were two parallel sections: the main (Metro) section for South Dublin and a Counties Section for the Regional Leinster Counties. The Premier Division was the Top Division in the Leinster Junior League.
Republic of Ireland Soccer Pyramid
Republic of Ireland Men’s Club Soccer is divided into three levels – Senior, Intermediate and Junior.
- Senior Level The Football Association of Ireland League of Ireland constitutes the Senior Level with 2 Divisions – Premier Division and Division 1.
- Intermediate Level: Provincial Leagues – Leinster, Munster, Ulster, Connacht – which contain the Intermediate ranked teams.
- Junior Level: Below the Intermediate Provincial Leagues are the Junior County Leagues.
- Local Level: Football Fives constitute an unofficial fourth level in pyramid, with each League based in a Local Football Fives Complex.
Sources / Newspapers
 Anon. (1976) “Leinster Junior League” Evening Herald. Tuesday, June 22, 1976. [pg. 12-13 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]
 Anon. (1977) “Up-to-date league tables” Evening Herald. Tuesday, June 28, 1977. [pg. 13 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]
 Anon. (1978) “Leinster Junior League” Evening Herald. Tuesday, June 20, 1978. [pg. 12 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]
Thanks to Colm Kincaid.
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