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Football mad Newry Mum launches NI Mum of the Year Award

Kate Cahill MOTY awards

Coleraine and Northern Ireland U-17’s ladies manager Alison Nichol launched this year’s McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Award during the half-time interval at Northern Ireland’s match against Norway with Newry mum Kate Cahill. Alison; mum of three year old Zac is calling for people across Northern Ireland to nominate a deserving ‘football mum’ for […]

Newry kids to help world record attempt

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The official mascot for this summer’s UEFA Women’s Under 19 Championship, Sweet Caroline, is launching a bid to break the world record for the most penalties scored by a mascot in one minute. Sweet Caroline will be touring schools across Northern Ireland for 10 days from 27th March to get help from the kids for […]

Forde selected for Northern Ireland U18 squad


Young striker Lorcan Forde has been selected by the Northern Ireland U18 Schoolboy international squad. The 17 year old striker, who has come through the youth ranks at Warrenpoint Town FC, has been selected by the international scouts. Article continues below: He will represent Northern Ireland in the Inspiresport Centenary Shield.   The competition will […]

Warrenpoint Town midfielder selected for NI u19 Training Camp


Warrenpoint Town midfielder Liam McKenna has been called up to the Northern Ireland U19 training camp. The 17 year old, who signed this season, has impressed the Milltown faithful and now the Northern Ireland International set up. Article continues below: This is the second calling for the young midfielder. The training camp will take place […]

Nominations for local grassroots heroes now open

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Nominations for the 2017 Irish FA Community Awards, presented by McDonald’s are now open. The awards recognise and celebrate grassroots volunteers across Northern Ireland who make a real difference to their communities. McDonald’s is the longest standing supporter of grassroots football in Northern Ireland and continues to champion those who enable children and young adults […]

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 […]

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