w/b 30 Jan 2017

Down GAA Draw tickets & An Riocht ‘Cow Pat’ challenge squares on sale now from the club or every committee member.


An Riocht Membership is now due and remains at 2016 rates which are Child (U18) £10; Adult £25; Senior Citizen £10; Family £60 (2 adults & unlimited children). With trips for underage teams and matches for senior teams coming up membership must be paid in advance. It takes five days for registration to kick-in so paying on the day of an activity is not an option. Everyone will only be registered once they have paid their membership.


Down GAA course for new football referees on Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th and Monday 13th February at 7.30pm in the Burrendale Hotel. Anyone interested let the Secretary know before Sunday.


There is a five-week Level One 'Caman Get Hooked' course at Pairc Esler from Tuesday 21st February to Tuesday 21st March.This is an excellent opportunity for the club to take advantage to up-skill our coaches.All participants must have completed their 'Caman Get A Grip' Foundation Award to take part on the Level One. There is a twenty-participant limit for this course and the deadline for course registration stating name, club, contact number and date of birth is 5pm on Friday 10th February but once the places are taken up they are gone so if interested let An Riocht Camogie Coaching Officer Veronica McGreevy know asap.



An Riocht Child Protection Course on Tuesday 28th February, put the date in your diary now!A Child Protection Certificate is a must for everyone coming into contact with young people under 18 years of age.


The South Down Table Quiz for aged 17+ will take place in Glenn on Friday 17th February. Anyone interested in taking part let Officer for Irish Language & Culture Dianna know or leave word at the office.


Well done to the Aine Fearon and Sinead O’Rourke on St Louis Ulster winning football side, Conor Clarke on St Pauls MacRory Cup playoff winning team and Kory Colgan who made the University of Ulster Sigerson Cup panel. Commiserations to Ronan McAlinden who missed out due to injury sustained in the McKenna Cup and Martin Clarke whose Queens side lost in the Sigerson to favourites DCU.


We have 16 new (£25) and 24 nearly new (£10) Camogie helmets for sale to Club members only.



Ladies of Mourne staged an interesting photo presentation on old Kilkeel at Dunavil on Wednesday past.

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Kingdom Club Lotto

Monday 19th June

Jackpot £9,300

Numbers 2-13-31-32;

No Match 4; No match 3

Sellers Prize £25 Evelyn Keenan

Next Monday's Jackpot £9,500


DOWN DRAW An Riocht May Winners

£50 each Kory Colgan and Edmond & Eric

Upcoming Activities

Tuesday 20 June

Men’s Shed trip to Mary Catherine’s Cottage Kinnahalla; 6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm P1/P2 and P3/P4 Camogie practice; 7.30pm  U12 Camogie v Ballela; 7pm P5/P6 Football Mourne League @ Dunavil; 7.30pm U16 Camogie Ballyholland v An Riocht; 7.30pm U18 Football Annaclone v An Riocht

Wednesday 21 June

10am Grange PS Kingdom Cinema visit; 11am Men’s Shed; 6.30pm to 9pm Summer Scheme Registration; 7.30pm U14 Football Shamrocks v An Riocht; 7.30pm Senior/Reserve Football; 7.30pm Junior Camogie Dromara v An Riocht; 7.30pm Senior Camogie; 7.30pm Kingdom Walkers

Thursday 22 June

6.30pm P5/P6 Football; 6.45pm U12 Football; 6.45pm U14 Camogie; 7.30pm U16 Camogie; 7.30pm U16 Football Longstone v An Riocht

Friday 23 June

11am Men’s Shed; 7.30pm Senior Football An Riocht v Burren; 7.30pm Senior/Junior Camogie

Saturday 24 June

9am Wet Bouldering for P5/P6, U12 & U14 Footballers; 11am P1/P2 Football; 12pm P3/P4 Football; 12pm U16 Football Saval v An Riocht; P1/P2, P3/P4 & P5/P6 Camogie Blitzes in Portaferry; 3pm Birthday Party.

Sunday 25 June

10.30am Breakfast; 2pm Birthday Party; 4pm Cemetery Sunday; 8pm Bingo

Monday 26 June

11am Men’s Shed; 7pm Diabetes Aware workshop and a dietitian at Dunavil with advice for parents, players and coaches; 7.30pm Senior Camogie An Riocht v Ballycran; 7.30pm Senior/Reserve Football.

Tuesday 27 June


6.30pm P1/P2 and P3/P4 Camogie practice; 7.30pm P5/P6 & U12 Camogie practice; 7.30pm U14 Camogie Kilclief v An Riocht; 7.30pm U18 Camogie An Riocht v Bredagh; 7.30pm U18 Football An Riocht v Longstone