Category archives for: Sport

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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