An Riocht U14 Footballers - Past News 2013

South Down U14 League Div 3 Round 2: An Ríocht 10-16 V Clann na Derg 3-4

The U14 Footballers beat Clan Na Derg

Paul Farrell Cup & Shield @ An Riocht

The prestigious Paul Farrell Cup will take place on Saturday 4th May at An Riocht (Down). It is a 7-a-side (panel of 10) tournament for U14 (on 1st January 2013) Football held annually in memory of young An Riocht footballer Paul Farrell who lost his life in a fishing accident aged 13 in 1987.

Teams taking part: Rossa (Antrim), Sean Stinsons (Antrim), Geraldines (Louth), Longstone, Sarsfields (Antrim), Mullahoran (Cavan), St Brigids (Antrim), The Downs (Westmeath), Aughlisnafin, An Riocht, Gowna (Cavan), Bryansford, Teconnaught. The 3 remaining places will be allocated on a first come basis; the draw will be made as soon as places are filled or at the latest on Friday 26th April.

This tournament has been organised in accordance with County, Provincial & National regulations and registered with fees at Croke Park through Down County Board. The emphasis in all the tournaments will be on enjoyment and playing against new teams. Teas and sandwiches, burgers, ice cream and juice will be on sale. The first games each day will throw-in at 10.30am, with the finals taking place at 3pm, each team is guaranteed at least three group games plus a minimum of one knockout game. There is an entry fee of £25 for each underage tournament. For more information please contact An Riocht by telephone on 028 4176 3681 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible. Thank you.

An Riocht win Feile Peil

At Feile Peil in Newry An Riocht won the 13-a-side section with victories over Longstone, Burren B, Aughlisnafin, Clann Na Derg and Carryduff B.


South Down U14 League Div 3: Round 1 - St John Bosco 3-5 V An Ríocht 7-9

The U14 football team opened their league campaign with a visit to Bosco on Monday and came away with a 7-9 to 3-5 win, a really creditable display given we have only six U14 players and over half the team is U12.


Read more: South Down U14 League Div 3: Round 1 - St John Bosco 3-5 V An Ríocht 7-9

Paul Farrell U14 seven-a-side - Sat 4th May

The first of the An Riocht annual football tournaments takes place on Saturday 4th May, it is the Paul Farrell U14 seven-a-side and to date entries have been received from

O’Donovan Rossa (Antrim),
Sean Stinsons (Antrim),
Geraldines (Louth),
Sarsfields (Antrim),  
Mullahoran (Cavan),
St Brigids (Antrim),
The Downs (Westmeath),
An Riocht,
Gowna (Cavan),

An Riocht play U14 seven a side football blitz in Newry

The U14 footballers played a seven a side blitz in Newry.


They beat Newry Shamrocks and Burren ‘B’ in the group stages but lost to Glenn and Warrenpoint ‘A’ before beating both Warrenpoint teams in the playoffs.


Well done, team: Caomhan Campbell, Ronan Campbell, Matthew Carvill, Cormac Clarke, Conor Clarke, Philip Curran, John Joe Eakins, Christopher Flanagan, Patrick McComiskey, Eoin Sloan, Ethan Wright


Thanks to all those who travel traveled with the team.

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Upcoming Activities

Wednesday 18th

11am Men’s Shed; 6pm Ladies Circuits; 7pm P1 to U12 Camogie Presentation Night; 7pm Kingdom Walkers from the Leisure Centre; 7pm All Together Now Disability Inclusion programme for aged 12+

Thursday 19th

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; 7.15pm visit from Mourne Youth Forum LOHAH group; 7.30pm U13 Football An Riocht v Clonduff; 7.30pm Senior Football Kilcoo v An Riocht 7.40pm Basketball Andersonstown Tigers v Knights at La Salle.

Friday 20th

11am Men’s Shed; 7pm Kids Movie Night; 7pm to 9pm Boys Club for aged 9 to 12 years; 6.30pm P6 Football; 7.30pm P7 Football

Saturday 21st 

7.30am Kingdom Walkers at Mourne Park; 11am P1/P2 Football; 12pm P3/P4 football; 3pm Birthday Party

Sunday 22nd

10.30am Breakfast at Dunavil; 11am U11 Football An Riocht Gaels v Ballyholland ‘A’ and An Riocht Ogs v Mayobridge ‘B’; 2.30pm Birthday Party; 8pm Bingo

Monday 23rd  

11am Men’s Shed trip to Tayto Tandragee; 6.30pm Secondary School aged Drop-in; 7pm Girls Club for First Year+; 7pm Dunaman Community meeting; 7pm P6 Football in the hall; 7.30pm Irish Language Beginners Class; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 24th  


6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm to 7.30pm, Kilkeel Library presents Irish sources of local place-names by Gordon McCoy Irish Language Education Officer East Belfast Mission, everyone welcome (booking essential); 7pm Primary School aged Drop-in; 7.15pm Bootcamp.