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Sean has a keen interest in football and will be bringing you all the latest action from the local football leagues.

Pipe bomb discovered at local photographer’s home

The local community is in shock today after it emerged that a press photographer’s family home was the victim of a pipe bomb attack. The explosive device was left outside the Mayobridge home of press photographer Mark Pearce. His family were woken by police shortly after midnight on Friday at their home in Carraig Crosain. […]

Carnbane results, 8th December 2012

Premier Division Crieve Rovers 2 – 0 Newry Celtic Finn Harps 1 – 2 Whitecross AFC Rockview Utd 0 – 4 Bessbrook Utd Woodside 1 – 4 Windmill Stars P W D L F A GD Pts Bessbrook Utd 16 12 1 3 42 24 18 37 Windmill Stars 13 10 1 2 47 11 […]

Robbie Casey backs Newry City return

Former Newry City Captain Robbie Casey has expressed his joy to Newry Times at the news that the club is poised to make a comeback, just three months after Newry City FC Ltd was wound up and had its Irish FA membership terminated. It is believed that the club are reforming under the name ‘Newry […]

Carnbane results, 1st December 2012

Premier Division Ballybot Utd 5 – 0 Finn Harps Bessbrook Utd 1 – 1 Killowen Celtic Cleary Celtic 2 – 2 Newry Celtic Damolly Ud 5 – 2 Whitecross AFC Kilkeel Atd 1 – 4 Windmill Stars Killeavey Utd 4 – 1 Woodside North End Strollers 2 – 1 Crieve Rovers P W D L […]

Carnbane results, 24th November 2012

Premier Division Cleary Celtic 1 – 3 Ballybot Utd Rockview Utd 0 – 5 North End Strollers P W D L F A GD Pts Bessbrook Utd 14 11 0 3 37 23 14 33 Cleary Celtic 14 9 1 4 29 25 4 28 Killeavey Utd 10 9 0 1 40 11 29 27 […]

All-time Fantasy Newry City XI

It’s 89 years since Newry Town Football Club first opened their doors and during that time hundreds of players have come and gone; some good and some not so good! We want Newry fans to take a trip down memory lane, reminisce over their favourite players and to have a stab at picking  their all […]

Carnbane results, 17th November 2012

Premier Division Ballybot Utd 4 – 2 Crieve Rovers Bessbrook Utd 4 – 1 Finn Harps Cleary Celtic 2 – 1 North End Strollers Kilkeel Ath 4 – 1 Damolly Utd Newry Celtic 1 – 2 Whitecross AFC Rockview Utd 1 – 1 Killowen Celtic P W D L F A GD  Pts Bessbrook Utd […]

Carnbane results, 10th November 2012

Premier Division Ballybot Utd 2 – 2 Rockview Utd Bessbrook Utd 3 – 1 Newry Celtic Cleary Celtic 2 – 1 Woodside Crieve Rovers 1 – 3 Finn Harps Damolly Utd 0 – 5 Windmill Stars Killeavey Utd 5 – 3 Kilkeel Ath Premier Division League table: P W D L F A GD Pts […]

Carnbane round up, 3rd November 2012

Premier Division Bessbrook United took the outright lead in the league table after a first half double from Mark Patton helped them to a 2-0 win over North End Strollers at Frank Curran Park. In the second half, Stroller’s Joe Fearon twice came close to pulling a goal back but Bessbrook should have put the […]

Carnbane round up, 27th October 2012

Premier Division Bessbrook United joined Killeavy United at the top of the league table after the Model Villagers came from behind to beat Whitecross Athletic 3-2 at Orior Park. Philip Hughes gave the ‘Brook an early lead but a double from Ally Bann put the visitors in front. Bessbrook drew level through Stevie Matthews before […]


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