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Murray signs for Warrenpoint Town FC


Former Cliftonville striker Darren Murray has signed a pre-contract with Warrenpoint Town Football Club. The 25 year old former Portadown player scored 11 goals in 11 games before signing for Cliftonville on a three and a half year contract just over a year ago before a mutual termination last September halted his career.   Murray […]

£370k funding to support female participation in sport


Sports Minister Paul Givan has announced an additional £120,000 funding which brings the total funding aimed at increasing the participation of women and girls in sport and physical activity across Northern Ireland to £370,000. This boost is in addition to £250,000 funding which has been allocated to Sport NI to work with a range of […]

Hat trick of signings for Warrenpoint Town

Manager Matthew Tipton (left) and Curtis Dempster (right)

The first transfer window for Warrenpoint Town manager Matthew Tipton has been an active one already with three new signings. Young talent Anto Reilly from Dundalk is the first one who formed part of the winning team against Premiership Ballinmallard on Saturday past. At only 20 years of age the player was welcomed in his […]

Ladies GAA team switch on Camlough Christmas lights


Shane O Neills Ladies team, who recently suffered a heartbreaking defeat in their recent All Ireland Intermediate Club Final, received a heroes welcome from the huge crowd present at the annual Camlough Village Christmas Light Switch On. Hundreds of young people and adults gave a rapturous applause to the Armagh & Ulster Club Champions. There […]

Newry goalkeeping legend Pat Jennings gives free football kits to Newry City AFC


Grassroots football club Newry City AFC were joined by a special guest this month, as former Arsenal, Tottenham and Northern Ireland goalkeeping hero Pat Jennings made a surprise appearance to the club. He joined McDonald’s Newry Franchisee John McCollum to hand over the new stylish set of threads, donated to the team as part of […]

Newry mum wins ‘Football Mum of the Year’ award

November 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

Newry mum Kate Cahill has won the prestigious McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Award at the 2016 McDonald’s Irish FA Community Awards in Belfast City Hall. Kate was presented with her award by McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Ambassador Alison Nicholl. The Football Mum of the Year Award was presented to Kate for […]

Newry cyclists gear up for ultimate Granite Challenge

Press Eye

Cycling enthusiasts are invited to put their endurance skills to the test by competing in the annual Granite Challenge event to help raise funds for Action Mental Health (AMH). Taking place on Sunday 2nd October at 10am, the long distance cycle will commence shortly in advance of World Mental Health Day with proceeds going towards […]

Down all county Senior Division One: Glenn 2-14 Kilcoo 2-15


By John Cookson On a great evening for football we watched a brilliant match played by two sides who wanted to ‘play football’ when Glenn hosted County champions Kilcoo in John Martin Park on Friday last. There was never a dull moment throughout as both sides showed what they could do. Kilcoo had the best […]

Pat Jennings joins hundreds of children at Camlough Rovers FC

Camlough Rovers FC and Midway United footballers alongside Pat Jennings, Gillian Fitzpatrick (Chairperson) of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and Seamus Heath from the Irish FA

On Sunday 28th August, McDonald’s Head of Northern Ireland Football Pat Jennings visited the Camlough Rovers FC Community Football Day for a fun filled day to encourage even more young people to get active while playing the beautiful game. The event, hosted by the Irish FA, saw hundreds of young footballers flock to Camlough’s grounds […]

Greenfield Park FC to wear Eamonn Morgan Trust logo on kits


Greenfield Park FC will wear the Eamonn Morgan Trust logo on their new strip this season to raise awareness for the local charity. Speaking about the decision Greenfield Park FC manager Anthony Harkin said, “Greenfield Park football club are honoured to be associated with the Eamonn Morgan Trust. “Sport funding isn’t exactly plentiful and the […]

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