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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Upcoming Activities

Wednesday 18th

11am Men’s Shed; 6pm Ladies Circuits; 7pm P1 to U12 Camogie Presentation Night; 7pm Kingdom Walkers from the Leisure Centre; 7pm All Together Now Disability Inclusion programme for aged 12+

Thursday 19th

6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm to 8.30pm Activities for aged 4 to 8 boys and girls; 7pm to 9pm Girls Club for aged 8 to 12 years; 7pm to 9pm Bridging the Divide Inclusion programme; 7.15pm visit from Mourne Youth Forum LOHAH group; 7.30pm U13 Football An Riocht v Clonduff; 7.30pm Senior Football Kilcoo v An Riocht 7.40pm Basketball Andersonstown Tigers v Knights at La Salle.

Friday 20th

11am Men’s Shed; 7pm Kids Movie Night; 7pm to 9pm Boys Club for aged 9 to 12 years; 6.30pm P6 Football; 7.30pm P7 Football

Saturday 21st 

7.30am Kingdom Walkers at Mourne Park; 11am P1/P2 Football; 12pm P3/P4 football; 3pm Birthday Party

Sunday 22nd

10.30am Breakfast at Dunavil; 11am U11 Football An Riocht Gaels v Ballyholland ‘A’ and An Riocht Ogs v Mayobridge ‘B’; 2.30pm Birthday Party; 8pm Bingo

Monday 23rd  

11am Men’s Shed trip to Tayto Tandragee; 6.30pm Secondary School aged Drop-in; 7pm Girls Club for First Year+; 7pm Dunaman Community meeting; 7pm P6 Football in the hall; 7.30pm Irish Language Beginners Class; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 24th  


6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm to 7.30pm, Kilkeel Library presents Irish sources of local place-names by Gordon McCoy Irish Language Education Officer East Belfast Mission, everyone welcome (booking essential); 7pm Primary School aged Drop-in; 7.15pm Bootcamp.