W/B 1st May 2017

Raffle tickets are on sale at the Club for 4 All Ireland Football and 4 All Ireland Hurling tickets and overnight accommodation, other prizes include dinner, bed and breakfast at Templegate Hotel Clare and at Hotel Westport Mayo. The ticket also guarantees admission to Down GAA ‘Night At The Dogs’ in Dundalk on Saturday 20th May.


Any Club Member or Sponsor requiring a ticket for Down v Armagh on 4th June should give their name in asap and before 15th May for inclusion in a draw as demand is sure to surpass availability of tickets.

Cowpat squares are available from the club or committee members, have you seen the video yet?


A couple of vacancies have arisen on the Cleaning Crews, if you want to help let us know.


The Men’s Shed have two trips coming up soon: on 11th May they will visit Atticall Golden Club and on 20th June Mary Catherine’s Cottage Kinnahalla.


The new Girls Night activities got off to a good start on Thursday past when the girls drew up lists of things they want to experience like swimming, movies, nails, hair, cooking and baking, disco, arts and crafts emoji and sleepovers; it’s not too late to join in so if aged 8 to 11 years come along on Thursday at 7pm.


At the Senior Football on Friday past Club Chairperson Tara Campbell made presentations to John McGrath and Houston McVeigh who have stood down after thirty-five years ‘doing the gate’.


Thanks to Herrons County Fried Chicken and to the Fearon Family who have sponsored new jerseys for the Senior and Junior Camogie teams.


The Senior Camogs made it two wins from two with a fifteen-point victory over Bredagh in Belfast


At the U14 Football An Riocht had a point to spare over visiting Longstone, 2-7 to 1-9.


Mitchels did not field in the U18 Football in Newry so An Riocht had a walk-over.


An Riocht U16 Camogs beat Clonduff 4-1 to 2-4 at Dunavil


The Junior Camogs lost in Kilcoo 3-9 to 3-4


The U16 Footballers beat Rostrevor 1-17 to 1-6 playing some great direct football.


The Senior Footballers lost 4-13 to 0-12 to Clonduff on Friday evening.


The Paul Farrell Memorial Cup U14 Football seven-a-side took place on Saturday at Dunavil with Kilcoo defeating Carrickcruppen in the Cup Final and Sarsfields besting Roche Emmets in the Shield Final. An Riocht had games with St Johns Belfast, Eire Og, Carrickcruppen, Sarsfields, Longstone and Kilcoo before exiting at the semi-final stage, well done. Thanks to all those who helped; a triple fold effort will be required this Saturday, if you will help please let us know asap, Car Parkers, Referees, Kitchen etc all need help.


Well done to the U12 Footballers who won in Clonduff on Sunday 0-12 to 1-5, all the good practice is paying off.


A depleted Reserve Football team lost in Warrenpoint on Sunday by 4-20 to 0-3.


Well done to Ronan Campbell and the Down U17 footballers in the Ulster Championship in Fermanagh on Saturday and good luck this week v Monaghan.


There are still umpires/linesman, gate and car park stewards required for Ballyholland’s visit on Friday, please fill in the vacancies on the board at the office to ensure everything is covered and no one has too much to do.



The Brian O'Hare Cup & Shield U12 Football 9-a-side at An Riocht on Saturday 6 May

The first games throw in at 10.30am, the knock out stages begin at 1.15pm with the Finals at 2.30pm; there will be 8 pitches in use with 8 groups of 4 teams playing round robin before breaking into Cup and Shield fixtures. These tournaments are sanctioned by Croke Park. The emphasis each day will be on playing against new teams, making new friends and enjoying the occasion. Teas and hot food etc will be on sale all day.

Group A: Teconnaught, St Ergnats Moneyglass, Ballyboden St Endas, Killeavy.


Group B: Aughlisnafin, Naomh Colmcille, Culloville Blues ‘A’, Patrick Sarsfields.

Group C: An Riocht, Pearse Og, Coralstown-Kinnegan, Shane O’Neills ‘A’.


Group D: Mayobridge, St Peters Lurgan, Ramor United, Bellaghy ‘A’.


Group E: Mayobridge ‘A’, Redmond O’Hanlons, Roche Emmets, Greenlough.

Group F: Eire Og, Keady Dwyers, Davitts, O’Donovan Rossa Magherafelt ‘A’.

Group G: An Other, Shane O’Neill, Bellaghy, Trillick.


Group H: An Other, St Johns Belfast, Culloville Blues, O’Donovan Rossa Magherafelt.

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Monday 6 November

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Upcoming Activities

Monday 13 November

11am Men’s Shed; 6.30pm P6 Gaelic; 6.30pm Secondary School Drop-in; 7pm Girls Club First Year plus; 7.30pm U12 (born 06/07) Gaelic; 7.30pm Irish Language Beginners Class; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 14 November

6pmIrish Dancing;7pm Primary School aged Drop-in and FIFA tournament; 7.15pm Bootcamp; 7.30pm U12 Football Presentation; 8.15pm Basketball

Wednesday 15 November

11am Men’s Shed; 6pm Ladies Circuits; 6.45pm U14 Gaelic (born 04/05); 7pm Kingdom Walkers; 7pm All Together Now Disability Inclusion programme for aged 12+; 8pm Cards – 45 @ Dunavil

Thursday 16 November

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; 7pm Yoga

Friday 17 November

11am Men’s Shed; 5.30pm P5 Gaelic; 7pm Kids Movie Night; 7pm to 9pm Boys Club for aged 9 to 12 years; 7.30pm Deceased Members Mass at Dunavil

Saturday 18 November

8am Kingdom Walkers; 11am P1/P2 Gaelic; 12pm P3/P4 Gaelic; An Riocht Dinner Dance in Canal Court Hotel.

Sunday 19 November

10am Breakfast at Dunavil; 2pm Birthday Party; 8pm Bingo

Monday 20 November

11am Men’s Shed; 6.15pm P6 Gaelic; 6.30pm Secondary School Drop-in; 7pm Girls Club First Year plus; 7.30pm U12 (born 06/07) Gaelic; 7.30pm Irish Language Beginners Class; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 21 November


6pmIrish Dancing;7pm Primary School aged Drop-in and FIFA tournament; 7.15pm Bootcamp; 7.30pm Camogie Annual General Meeting, all players aged 15+, parents of younger players, coaches, other volunteers and supporters should attend; 8.15pm Basketball