An Riocht Master Footballers - Past News 2012

P5 Indoor Gaelic tournament seven teams took part

At the P5 Indoor Gaelic tournament seven teams took part with Clonduff beating Mayobridge 1-7 to 2-2 in the Cup final and An Riocht beating Bryansford 3-0 to 2-0 in the Shield final.

5-a-side Indoor Gaelic competitions coming up at Dunavil

There are 5-a-side Indoor Gaelic competitions coming up at Dunavil; P5 at 10am on Sunday 18 November and P7 at 10am on Sunday 25 November. An Riocht, Clonduff, Longstone and St Johns have entered both and Bryansford have entered at P7. There are a couple of places left, if anyone is interested contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

An Riocht share trophy with St John's

An Riocht Social team took part in Aughlisnafin Sevens on Saturday. The lads were grouped along with Aughlisnafin and St Johns, winning both games to progress to the cup semi final. This game pitched us against Dromara and the lads ran out comfortable winners to reach the final. In the final we played St Johns again who proved a tough nut to crack as it finished a draw, extra time still could not split the teams so a penalty shoot-out was the only option. After ten spot kicks each the sides were still level.

The wise decision to share the trophy was made as none of these two teams deserved to lose on the day.

Well done St Johns on only their second tournament. An Riocht Social team have entered three tournaments this year , winning two out right and joint winners of one. Well done to all the players on the panel.

Saturdays team was Eoin Caughey, John Donnelly, Paul Quinn, Peter Morgan, John Lavery, Mike Quinn, Jim Clarke, Eamon O'Rourke and Joe Baldwin.

Thanks to Aughlisnafin for the invite and a great days craic.

 

U8 footballers played in Rostrevor tournament

The U8 footballers played in Rostrevor tournament on Saturday reaching the final and having games with Clann Na Banna, Longstone, Rostrevor and Warrenpoint.

U8 footballers reached the final of the Kingdom Shield

The U8 footballers reached the final of the Kingdom Shield on Saturday where they lost to Clonduff. In the Cup Bellaghy edged an all Derry affair with Magherafelt. Thanks to everyone who helped make the day such a success.

AN RIOCHT AND CLONDUFF U8 TEAMS FINALISTS IN KINGDOM SHIELD

An Riocht Kingdom Cup U8 Football 11-a-side tournament is on Saturday 8th September

An Riocht Kingdom Cup U8 Football 11-a-side tournament is on Saturday 8th September, more details next week; late entries can be accommodated up until Sunday 2nd September when the draw will be made. Teams are asked to confirm their participation asap by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phoning 028 4176 3681.

An Riocht hosted the Joe Donnan memorial tournament

An Riocht hosted the Joe Donnan memorial tournament on Saturday at Dunavil.The sun was shining and the football on display was of a very high standard.An Riocht won the cup beating Warrenpoint in the final. In goals Conor ‘Bru’ Sloan proved hard to beat and indeed chipped in with a few scores himself, Martin and Eamon O'Rourke, and Mike and Paul Quinn controlled the pace of each game, keeping the ball and then breaking at speed (or a fast walk) as it looked from the sidelines.

 

Read more: An Riocht hosted the Joe Donnan memorial tournament

Social Footballers played in the Longstone tournament

The Social Footballers played in the Longstone tournament on Saturday finishing winners; team Joe Baldwin, Patrick Carvill, Jim Clarke, John Donnelly, Conor Fitzpatrick, John Lavery, Michael Quinn, Paul Quinn, Eamon O’Rourke, Martin O’Rourke.

JG Donnan Social Sevens at Dunavil on Saturday with An Riocht claiming the Cup and Tir Na nOg the Shield

Ten teams participated in the JG Donnan Social Sevens at Dunavil on Saturday with An Riocht claiming the Cup and Tir Na nOg the Shield after an afternoon of good football when a host of former players turned the clock back and showed an appreciative attendance that football really was better back then. On their way to victory An Riocht beat St Johns, Warrenpoint, Tir Na nOg, Fingallians and An Riocht ‘A’.

The winning An Riocht team
Back L to R Philip Killen (coach) Eamon O’Rourke, John Lavery, Paul Quinn, Conor Sloan, Peter Morgan, Sean Clarke (coach),
Front L to R Michael Quinn, Jim Clarke, Gary Cunningham, Martin O’Rourke, Joe Baldwin.

U8 Football 11-a-side tournament is on Saturday 8th September

An Riocht Kingdom Cup U8 Football 11-a-side tournament is on Saturday 8th September.

The Kingdom Cup U8 Football 11-a-side rescheduled tournament at An Riocht takes place on Saturday 8th September

The Kingdom Cup U8 Football 11-a-side rescheduled tournament at An Riocht (Cup Holders Bellaghy, Shield Holders Gort Na Mona) takes place on Saturday 8th September. The emphasis will be on enjoyment and playing against new teams. Teas and sandwiches, burgers, ice cream and juice will be on sale.

 

Read more: The Kingdom Cup U8 Football 11-a-side rescheduled tournament at An Riocht takes place on Saturday...

An Riocht win Fingallians Festival Trophy

At Fingallians underage Football Tournament in Dublin An Riocht played games with Leixlip, Garristown, Bray Emmetts, Fingallians and Rathoath bringing home the Festival Trophy after a long days football.

The squad which travelled was Eoin Sloan, Jack Rodgers, Ryan Mackey, Cormac Clarke, Lorcan Donnan, Curtis and Reece Flanagan, Eoin Killen, Christopher Flanagan, Joel Cunningham, Michael Greenan, Ryan and Shane Quinn, Aidan and Cameron Gribben, Ethan Wright, Connor Kelly, William John Harper, Darragh McAlinden.

Thanks to the mentors who took charge on the day and to the parents who travelled to support the boys.

Thanks also to Fingallians for the invite.

The U8 footballers played in a South Down Go Games blitz

The U8 footballers played in a South Down Go Games blitz ahead of our own big tournament this Saturday enjoying matches with Atticall, Ballymartin, Glasdrumman, and Saval. Team: Ryan Cunningham, Rhys Curran, Zack Curran, Lorcan Donnan, Cameron Gribben, Shane Kelly, Ben Matthews, Darragh McAlinden, Mark McVeigh, Ryan Quinn, Shane Quinn.

JG Donnan Cup & Shield 7-a-side Social Football Sevens

Social FootballEntries are now being taken for the JG Donnan Cup & Shield 7-a-side Social Football Sevens at Dunavil on Saturday 1st September (Cup Holders Atticall; Shield Holders Clonduff). Social GAA is an opportunity for anyone who does not currently represent a club on the field of play to participate in a fun, non-competitive environment. It offers fun, enjoyment, exercise, health and fitness; a social outlet, friendships; an opportunity for past players/members to get reacquainted with their club. There isincidental contact only, no shouldering andtwo touches maximum (one solo and/or one bounce); whoever is fouled takes the free; teams are 7-a-side with a panel of 10. The entry fee £50 a team (£5 a player) includes entertainment, hot food & presentation after the event. All players are informed that they will not be covered by any insurance policy (unless they have their own private insurance) if they get injured, you play at your own risk. The incidental contact only rule is applied to lower the risk of injury. If interested in taking part as a team or in joining a team please reply by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 028 4176 3681.

JG Donnan Cup & Shield 7-a-side Social Football Sevens

The JG Donnan Cup & Shield 7-a-side Social Football Sevens takes place at Dunavil on Saturday 1st September (Cup Holders Atticall; Shield Holders Clonduff). The action gets underway at 3pm; there are seven pitches available, and the Finals are over for 7pm. Social GAA is an opportunity for anyone who does not currently represent a club on the field of play to participate in a fun, non-competitive environment. Teams who have expressed interest so far include An Riocht, Attical, Ballymartin, Longstone, Castlewellen, Clonduff, Mitchels, Carrickcruppen, Tir Na Og, Warrenpoint, St Johns, Aughlisnafin, Rostrevor, Carryduff, Loughinisland, Derrynoose, Fingallians and Clan Na Gael. The draw will be made on Thursday 30th August.

Sat 8th Sept sees An Riochts Kingdom Cup

An Riocht Kingdom Cup U8 Football 11-a-side tournament is on Saturday 8th September.


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Tuesday 12th

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Wednesday 13th

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