w/b 30 Oct 2017

We are excited and looking forward to supporting our U16 Camogs in their Championship Final v Clonduff on Sunday. If you would like to show your support, you can put in a Good Luck Message for £10. If interested, please contact the Club asap. Thanks as always for all your support.


Young People are being left off at the club at night when there is no activity arranged for them or they do not want to take part in the activities that are happening that night, this cannot continue. The youth work staff and volunteers have enough to do to cater with the organised activities and cannot be responsible for or distracted by young people who are not attending the club but are left by parents to run around outside on dark nights. If this continues we will have no option but to bar them from all activities. If there is any activity any young person wants to happen at the club, all they have to do is tell a youth worker and we will do our best to make it happen. Also, we would welcome any offers from adults to help staff increased activities at night. Thank you.


Five club coaches attended the St Columban’s Coaching Day on Saturday.


An Riocht won the Donard Murphy U12 Football Tournament in Rostrevor on Saturday to bring the curtain down on a very successful season.


A big thank you to all who attended the first Engage-HER session including our volunteer mentor who travelled from Belfast to help our camogie try to be better, and an early reminder for all, including those who missed the first night, that the second session is at 7.30pm on Monday 11th December.


New Indoor Gaelic Football times for November to January have been announced: P1 & P2 on Saturdays from 11th November 11am to 12pm; P3 & P4 on Saturdays from 11th November 12pm to 1pm; P5 on Fridays from 10th November 5.30pm to 6.30pm; P6 on Mondays from 6th November 6.30pm to 7.30pm; U12 (born 2006/2007) on Mondays from 6th November 7.30pm to 8.30pm; U14 (born 2004/2005) on Wednesdays from 8th November 7pm to 8pm.  

Parents have a very important role to play. We would encourage parents to participate in club activities; this will encourage the children to keep coming back. Get Involved – Play Your Part in Your Childs Development – You Can Do It. We offer the perfect opportunity for mummies & daddies, grandparents & others to get involved in promoting our games with our young people; its only once a week, its only for six weeks, its @ Dunavil, what could be easier! Contact any of the coaches to take part or call into the club anytime.


The Men’s Shed latest outing was to the Tayto Factory in Tandragee, their Christmas Dinner is on Thursday 7th December.


The close-season is an ideal time for catching up with coaching and other qualifications. It is recommended that Senior & Reserve Coaches have a Level 2 Adult Award; Minor & U16 & U14 Coaches have a Level 1 Youth Award; and U12 Coaches to infants have a Level 1 Children Award. All coach education at each level begins with a Foundation course and after one year, the coach can then specialise in whichever age group he or she favours and progress up the ladder through Level 1 to Level 2 and onto Level 3 where available. There are other one-off coach opportunities such as Fundamentals etc which serve to enhance the core qualification of Foundation, Level 1 & Level 2. All these courses can be arranged through the Club so if interested contact Club Coaching Officers Seamus Curran (football) or Veronica McGreevy (camogie) or call into the office. Don’t let these opportunities pass without taking full advantage of them; we do not have enough coaches and need to recruit if (y)our footballers and camogs are to fulfil their undoubted potential.


Diary dates: Friday 17 November An Riocht Annual Deceased Members Mass 7.30pm; Saturday 18 November An Riocht Annual Awards in Canal Court Hotel; Thursday 30 November An Riocht Annual General Meeting 7.30pm.



The Senior Footballers lost 1-16 to 1-6 in Kilcoo on Saturday. Team: Stephen Doran, Michael Clarke, John O’Rourke, Liam Rodgers, Conor Clarke 0-1, Paul Allen, Sean Clarke, Kory Colgan 1-0, James Colgan, Brian Rodgers, Ronan McAlinden 0-2, Joe McCartan, Chris Mulligan, Noel McArdle 0-3 (2f), Dane Matthews. Sub: Aidan O’Hanlon.

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Monday 6 November

Kingdom Lotto

Jackpot £3,500;

Numbers 4-20-24-26;

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No Match 3;

Sellers Prize £25 Danny Cunningham

Next Mondays Jackpot £3600

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