Category archives for: Sport

Newry health and fitness industry encouraged to enter awards

Northern Ireland’s first ever Health and Fitness Awards have been launched to help recognise and celebrate the industry’s leading professionals and organisers are seeking entries from individuals and organisations in Newry. The prestigious awards ceremony, which is sponsored by convenience retailer Centra, will take place on Saturday 22 September 2018 in the Crowne Plaza Belfast […]

Newry footballers battle it out

Over 100 pupils across Northern Ireland participated in the 2018 Hughes Insurance Let Them Play FA Cup on 31 May.  The Hughes Insurance Let Them Play FA Cup is a five-a-side tournament, held annually for schools across Northern Ireland catering for pupils with a learning disability.     Pictured (above) at the tournament are Rathore […]

Buttercrane Shopping Centre to sponsor Armagh Ladies Senior Club Championship

Buttercrane Shopping Centre is delighted to announce their sponsorship of Armagh Ladies Senior Club Championship 2018. The launch took place in Centre recently and Peter Murray said the Centre was delighted to support Armagh Ladies Gaelic Football and looked forward to an exciting summer of football.     “Buttercrane Shopping Centre is delighted to support […]

‘Sporting games a casulty of no government’ – Newry MLA

SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has claimed that the lack of a devolved Government at Stormont could see the region losing out on hosting the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2021. McNulty was reacting to news that a decision on the hosting of the games has been postponed due to the lack of […]

McCaffrey signs for Warrenpoint Town FC

Warrenpoint Town Football Club have agreed terms with Francis McCaffrey. Having played against the ‘Point in the past he has impressed the new management enough to bring him to the squad.     Manager Stephen McDonnell said he was delighted to acquire his signature. McCaffrey has experience playing at a high level as he has […]

Forde departs Warrenpoint Town to join Linfield

Lorcan Forde has left Warrenpoint Town to join Linfield. Speaking to Newry Times, Chairman Connaire McGreevy stated, “The last few seasons Lorcan has showed that he has got what it takes to play at the top level.     “Lorcan took on responsibility this season and played a huge role in keeping us in the […]

Newry athlete shines in Fab Five series

The second of this year’s firmus energy Fab Five Athletic Series hailed another great success with 230 participants taking part, including a number of first time competitors. The popularity of this much-coveted event has grown in the last few years and the recent second event saw participants come from across the region, including groups from […]

Gavin Brennan signs for Warrenpoint Town FC

Warrenpoint Town FC has announced Gavin Brennan as their second signing for the 2018/19 season. Gavin comes to the club with a lot of experience playing in the League of Ireland for teams such as Drogheda United and Shamrock Rovers.     Gavin has also played in the Europa League for Shamrock Rovers. Speaking to […]

Newry company scoops Deal of the Year award for £1 billion deal

Newry company STATSports lifted the title of Deal of the Year at The Irish Times Business Awards held in Dublin recently. The sports tech firm’s deal with US Soccer – the governing body of the sport in the US – struck earlier this year fought off stiff competition from a number of other hefty transactions, […]

Football legend visits Camlough Rovers to launch Grassroots Football Awards

Football legends and well-known personalities joined the McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards launch recently as it visited communities and football clubs across Northern Ireland to announce details of the 2018 programme which is seeking out the unsung heroes of grassroots football. Football fans, club members and children turned out to meet ambassadors; Martin Keown, Pat Jennings, […]


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