W/B 23 OCT

An Riocht U14 & U16 Camogie and Football presentations are on Friday 4th November at Dunavil.

 

An Riocht Mass for Deceased Members and Friends Thursday 10th November at Dunavil

 

Kingdom Men’s Shed present a talk on the "Connemara & Retriever" with Sean Patterson @ 11am on Saturday 12th November. Everyone welcome.

 

An Riocht Dinner Dance Saturday 19th November in Canal Court Hotel; tickets are available online through Klubfunder on the An Riocht Facebook page.

 

An Riocht Annual General Meeting Wednesday 23rd November at Dunavil

 

In the U13 Football under the Dunavil lights, An Riocht just edged Ballyholland 4-9 to 1-13 after a great game of football between two evenly matched teams.

Team: Curtis Flanagan, Michael Greenan, Cameron Harper, Mark McVeigh, Ryamn Quinn, Eoin Killen, Ryan Cunningham, Reece Flanagan, Darragh McAlinden, Lorcan Donnan, Matthew McCartan, Shane Quinn, Jayden White, Ben Matthews, Jerry Lee McVeigh.

Subs: Eoin Sloan, William Harper, James Donnelly.

 

An Riocht beat Ballyholland 3-13 to 5-4 in the U18 Camogie League at Dunavil on Tuesday evening past with a great spirited display against fancied opponents.

Team: Andrea O'Neill, Yasmin McCrink, Caoimhe McAlinden, Caoimhe Leigh Speirs, Clare Fearon, Sinead O’Rourke, Lauren Clarke, Sophie Bowater 2-4, Aoife McDowell 0-3, Tierna Donnan 1-3, Ciarrai Connor 0-3, Emma Cousins.

Subs: Kirstie Cunningham, Rachel Cunningham

An Riocht Subway player of the match – Sophie Bowater

 

The U13 Footballers of An Riocht found Clonduff that bit too strong losing 3-12 to 1-3 though there were only four points between the teams at the break and An Riocht had not taken full advantage of some good possession in the Clonduff half.

 

In the Basketball NI Premier League the Knights returned to Belfast after their opening day success over Belfast Star, this time to face Queens but found the students in good form losing on a 77 to 61 score. It will be good to get a first home fixture on Saturday against Derry’s North Star with tip-off at 6pm at Dunavil, admission is free so come along for a great night’s entertainment.

 

At the U21 Football, Downpatrick v An Riocht on Sunday, we were well beaten 3-17 to 1-4, at Pairc Tomas Ruiseil. Deaglan Morgan opened the scoring from a free and though Jack Rafferty added a well taken point from distance, too many other chances came to nothing while having gifted Downpatrick an opening goal we then conceded another soon after from a soft penalty and despite Conor Clarke adding our third point at the end of the half, we trailed 2-8 to 0-3 at the break.

Paddy McComiskey and Conor Clarke combined well for Michael O’Rourke to fire home a goal on the restart but too slow a build-up meant further chances were slow coming and we only had another Deaglan Morgan free to show for a lot of possession.

Team: S Doran, M Rooney, J O’Rourke, S McDowell, C Clarke, L Rodgers, D Matthews, K Colgan, D Morgan, R Spiers, D Campbell, J Sands, N McComiskey, M O’Rourke, J Rafferty.

Subs: J Walker, P McComiskey, P Kearney, C Morgan.

An Riocht Subway Player of the Match: Stephen Doran.

 

In the U18 Camogie Shield Semi-final match between An Riocht and Ballygalget, An Riocht got off to a fantastic start with a well taken goal within the first two minutes of play from Ciarrai Connor. Ballygalget responded instantly with a number of good scores, however An Riocht were still within touching distance come half time.

An Riocht had solid performances from Caoimhe McAlinden, Sophie Bowater and Aoife McDowell but the strong Ballygalget team edged away in the last ten minutes with a comfortable 4-17 to 2-9 win bringing them to the Shield Final against Bredagh.

Team: Andrea O'Neill, Yasmin McCrink, Caoimhe McAlinden, Caoimhe Leigh Speirs, Clare Fearon, Patrice Matthews, Lauren Clarke, Sophie Bowater, Aoife McDowell, Tierna Donnan, Ciarrai Connor, Emma Cousins.

Subs: Kirstie Cunningham, Rachel Cunningham

An Riocht Subway player of the match - Caoimhe McAlinden

 

On Wednesday 26th October @ 7pm Brian Lavery Ulster Camogie Development Officer will deliver an indoor Camogie Coaching session for Parents/Family Members and others interested in helping with U6, U8, U10 & U12 girls. As the number of children coming to Camogie increases, there is a need for more help, this is your opportunity to play your part and be involved in their development.

 

On Friday 28th October @ 8.15pm (after U21 Football) Adult Footballers (aged 16+)

meeting for those who played in 2016 or are intending to play in 2017.

 

Halloween Activities for Kids @ Dunavil include on Wednesday 26th October 7pm Arts & Crafts - Decorating Cakes; on Thursday 27th October 7pm Fancy Dress Disco; on Friday 28th October 7pm Scary Movie

 

Basketball NI Saturday 29th October @ 6pm @ Dunavil Knights v North Star (Derry)

 

Tuesday 27th October 7pm/8pm Community Pharmacist autumn/winter Health Checks for men & women at Dunavil, open to everyone, just call in.       

 

Kingdom Men’s Shed, a place to meet Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 11am

 

Kingdom Youth Club trip to Ice Hockey at the Odyssey Arena on Saturday 26th November

 

PIPS Newry & Mourne will hold Assist Training @ Dunavil on Monday 28th & Tuesday 29th November

 

Bored? Not enough to do? Want a change? Need a break from school or work pressures? Want to relax? Make new friends? Visit the cinema, the theatre, the Odyssey? Take part in events, exchanges? Learn new skills? You decide. It’s your choice! Kingdom Youth Club Winter Programme, its 4 U.

 

Can you give one hour? We rely on offers of assistance from volunteers to deliver our programme of activities. If you can give as little as one hour a week and are willing to help please get in touch. It can be difficult to make that first approach but do feel free to call or to drop in any time.

 

Philip Kerr, Football Master Tutor, will deliver workshops @ Dunavil on Wednesdays in November starting 2nd November with The Art of Attacking and Scoring – the roles of creativity, intelligence, technique and repetition; and following on 9th with Defending with Confidence – giving players the tools to stop opponents with confidence. Better movement as defenders and creating balance between attacking & defending; and on 16th with Developing Game Sense – promoting tactics and decision making to develop a greater understanding of the game.

 

The Men’s Shed attended the The Irish Men’s Shed Association international celebration event ‘Sheds Without Borders’ at Belfast City Hall on Saturday.

 

There was a First Aid course at Dunavil on Thursday and Friday past.

 

 

The Safe Driving course participants put some of their recent learning to good use with a visit to Formula Karting on Friday past.


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Sunday 16th April

NO Breakfast today; DINNER @ Dunavil, contact the club to book your place.

Monday 17th April

Feile Peil U14 Gaelic in Abbey CBS Newry, cars leave club 9am; 7pm Senior Football An Riocht v Longstone

Tuesday 18th April

2pm U14 Camogie An Riocht v Mayobridge, all girls please be at the club 1pm; 6.30pm P1/P2 and P3/P4 Camogs practice; 7.30pm P5/P6 and U12 Camogs practice; 7pm U18 Football An Riocht v Tullylish; 7pm FIFA Tournament.

Wednesday 19 April

11am Men’s Shed; 6.30pm U14 Football practice; 7pm Junior Camogie An Riocht v Drumaness; 7pm Kingdom Youth Club Relationships & Development programme for young people aged 13+; 7.30pm Senior/Minor Camogs practice; 7.30pm Senior/Reserve Football practice; 8.15pm (immediately after Junior Camogie match) Meeting to organise La Na gClubanna on 6th/7th May, everyone who has ideas or wants to help please attend.

Thursday 20th April

6.30pm P5/P6 Football practice; 6.45pm U12 Football practice; 6.45pm U14 Camogs practice; 7.30pm U16 Camogs practice; 7.15pm U16 Football Bosco v An Riocht

Friday 21st April

7pm Kids Cinema; 715pm Senior Football Glenn v An Riocht; 7.30pm Senior/Junior Camogs practice

Saturday 22nd April

Croke Park Activity Day for U12 Footballers; 10am to 2pm Coffee Morning & Cake Sale in aid of Camogie funds; offers of home baking appreciated. All adult players, parents of underage players and supporters please call in; 10am P5/P6 Football Blitz @ Dunavil; 11am P1/P2 Footballers practice; 12pm P3/P4 Footballers practice; 6pm Basketball Playoff.

Sunday 23rd April

10.30am Breakfast @ Dunavil; 11am U12 Football An Riocht v Shamrocks; 2pm Reserve Football An Riocht v Carryduff; 8pm Bingo @ Dunavil.

Monday 24th April

11am Men’s Shed; 7.15pm U14 Football An Riocht v Longstone; 7.15pm Senior Camogie Bredagh v An Riocht; 8pm An Riocht Executive committee meeting; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 25th April

 

6pm Irish Dancing; 7pm U16 Camogie An Riocht v Clonduff; 7.15pm U18 Football Mitchels v An Riocht; 7pm Spanish lessons.