No one attended the South Down GAA Juvenile Football meeting.
An Riocht proved too strong for Aughlisnafin in the U18 floodlit Gaelic at Dunavil on Thursday. Team: Paul Kearney, John Joe Eakins, Thomas Murnion, Ethan Wright, Philip Curran, Cormac Clarke, Conor Clarke, Christopher Flanagan, Jack Rodgers, Caomhan Campbell, Joel Cunningham, Eoin Sloan, Patrick McComiskey.
Carrie and Bonnie attended the Ulster GAA ‘Empowering Female Sport’ Conference in Armagh on Saturday.
At the Senior Football on Sunday, An Riocht beat St Marys Aghagallon 3-13 to 0-6. Though the visitors opened the scoring An Riocht were soon in control and led four points to one when a Stephen Doran kick out was gathered by Paul Allen who played the ball onto Declan Doyle, he looked up and found Deaglan Morgan who pulled wide leaving the centre free for Rory Cunningham to run through and take his pass before shooting to the net. The second goal was a Declan Doyle solo effort midway through the second half and late on Conor Cole bundled in a James Colgan cross at the back post. Team: Stephen Doran 0-1 (45), John O’Rourke, Conor McVeigh, Michael Clarke, Liam Rodgers 0-1, James Colgan 0-1, Paul Allen, Kory Colgan, James Cunningham 0-1, Noel McArdle 0-2, Declan Doyle 1-2, Christopher Mulligan, Rory Cunningham 1-0, Deaglan Morgan 0-2, Sean Clarke 0-1. Subs: Paddy Gartland, Conor Cole 1-1, Brian Sloan, Ryan Clarke, Ryan Spiers, James Reilly, Joe McCartan, Adam White 0-1.
In the Basketball Premier League the Knights had both North Star Derry and Belfast Star as visitors to Dunavil. The Derry side edged Thursdays contest but the Knights had ten points to spare over the Belfast side on Sunday to go into the League Playoffs in a positive mood.
St Louis beat St Marks Ladies Footballers in a match at Dunavil
The Down Primary Schools Indoor Hurling tournament at Dunavil was postponed on Friday morning.
The U12 Footballers enjoyed a match with Clonduff in Hilltown on Friday evening winning 3-6 to 2-3; team: Ethan Finnegan, Daegan Cordell, Jack McDonald, Eoin Sloan, Zac Curran, Luke Quinn, Darragh McAlinden, Tyler Shepcar, Cameron Gribben, Jayden White, Oisin Davies, Conor McConville, Oran McAleenan, Grazvydas Gricus.
There were arts and crafts at Dunavil on Saturday delivered through the medium of the Irish language and it proved a huge success with 60 plus children and parents attending. Thanks to everyone who helped, particularly with the clearing up!
On Saturday 6th May at 4.15am there is a ‘Darkness into Light’ charity walk/run at Kilbroney Park Rostrevor and the organisers are looking for people to take part in some way, perhaps as walkers/runners or as stewards, see www.pieta.ieor facebook ‘Darkness into light Rostrevor’. Pieta House is a suicide and self-harm crisis and bereavement centre.
There is an ‘Upskilling Female Volunteers’ workshop in the Orchard Leisure Centre Armagh on Monday 27th March from 6pm to 9pm designed for females aged 18+ who want to make an active contribution to improve their club by utilising their skill set and knowledge to the roles and responsibilities required to make a club committee work. It is aimed at new and current people and will cover areas such as roles & responsibilities, policies & procedures, governing documents & legislation and the principles of good governance. There has been some interest from Executive members but if any other female members are interested places need to be booked asap so let us know.
The Football Committee will meet at 7.30pm on Wednesday 22nd March prior to the commencement of 2017 competitions, all teams should be represented; fixtures are now available for the season.
To mark the conclusion of the KYC Healthy Lifestyle Cooking programme, there is a cook-off on Wednesday when the young people will demonstrate the skills they have learned over the past six weeks.
The Camogs have organised a Coffee Morning for Sunday 2nd April from 10am, all donations of home baking will be gratefully received.
Well done to Aoife, Cerys, Lauren and Tiarna who played with Down Minor Camogs on Saturday past in Meath.
The U14 Footballers edged an U14 challenge with Rostrevor 4-3 to 2-3 on Sunday morning. Team: Curtis Flanagan, Mark McVeigh, Shane Quinn, Ryan Quinn, Matthew McCartan, Cameron Harper, Eoin Killen, Michael Greenan, Darragh McAlinden, Tyler Shepcar, Ryan Cunningham, Jerry Lee McVeigh, Ben Matthews, Reece Curran.