An Riocht U8 and U10 Footballers - Past News 2013

45 Teams due for Jim Mulholland Cup and Shield

A bumper 45 teams have expressed an interest in the Jim Mulholland Cup & Shield 11-a-side P5/P6 (U10) Football @ An Riocht (Down) on Saturday 15th June.



Can you please check that your details are correct, and if changes are required let me know as soon as possible, thank you. Provisional draw is below.



There are 8 pitches available, first matches will throw-in 10.30am; with Cup, Shield and Plate Finals commencing between 3.30pm and 4pm.


Michael Davitts (Antrim)
Fingallians ‘A’ (Dublin )
Bailieborough Shamrocks (Cavan)
St Johns

Bellghy          (Derry)
Kilmacud Crokes ‘A’      (Dublin )
O’Donovan Rossa (Antrim)
Kilmacud Crokes          (Dublin )
St Michaels

Patrick Sarsfields (Antrim)
Fingallians ( Dublin )
Clonduff ‘A’

Gort Na Mona (Antrim)
Keady      (Armagh)
Bellaghy ‘A’                   (Derry )
An Riocht

Trillick                 (Tyrone)
Naomh Colmcille ‘A’ (Meath)     
Ballinteer St Johns        (Dublin )
Burren ‘A’

Moy Tir Na nOg (Tyrone)
St Galls     (Antrim)
O’Donovan Rossa Magherafelt ‘A’ ( Derry )
O’Donovan Rossa Magherafelt ( Derry)
Keady ‘A’ (Armagh)
Naomh Colmcille  (Meath)
Newry Shamrocks



All our Tournaments have been organised in accordance with County, Provincial & National regulations.
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 between 3.30pm and 4pm, each team is guaranteed at least four group games plus a minimum of one knockout game. There is an entry fee of £25. Action & team photos will be taken on the day.



Teams are 11-a-side with unlimited substitutions at a stoppage in play.
All games 5 minutes a half. .


Players will be penalised for running too far with the ball in their hands (One toe tap one bounce only)


All frees and kick outs from the hands. Frees by fouled player, kick outs by goalie, line balls by nearest player. Kick outs from within the square. Fouls within square = penalty.


All other usual rules of play apply
. Abuse of referees / officials will result in automatic expulsion and future invitations will be in jeopardy.


First aiders will be available if anyone requires assistance.


Road direction signs will be erected at the turn off the main Kilkeel to Newry Road and the Kilkeel to Cranfield Road. Anyone in difficulty should ring the club 028 4176 3681.


Buses only will be allowed park in the club grounds.
There are two car parks available opposite the pitch and an industrial park 100yards away for any overspill.


Please co-operate with the stewards who will be wearing yellow bibs.
On arrival a team representative should go to the club house to register, pay entry fee (£25 per club) and receive fixtures.


As you will appreciate with so many teams and a tight schedule your co-operation is vital; if you are running late or unable to attend please let us know as soon as possible.






Follow signs for Warrenpoint & Docks;
At Greenbank Roundabout take the second exit onto Warrenpoint Road; Continue forward 5 miles into Warrenpoint; Drive straight through Warrenpoint;


Facing East Coast Adventure Centre turn left Continue Forward 2 miles into Rostrevor.
At Rostrevor mini roundabout turn right signposted Kilkeel.



After 4 mile come to hump backed bridge – big sign ‘Welcome to Kingdom of Mourne’ – Road breaks into 3 lanes – turn right off main road (at derelict white house) signposted Cranfield, Caravans etc. (We will have a sign here).
Take second road to left– Corcreaghan Road– on a sweeping bend – before barn with big red doors (We will have a sign here).
Go straight no more turns - come to a wee bridge – go over it - at crossroads continue straight onto Dunnaval Road.
Arrive at Club on your right.
Total time 30 minute




Drive straight through Newcastle;
Follow signs for Kilkeel;
Drive through Annalong;
Drive through Ballymartin;
Enter Kilkeel;
At ASDA continue straight;
At town centre lights continue straight;
Drive past Kilmorey Arms Hotel (on left);
Drive out of town approx one mile;
Drive past Scrogg Road on right;
Take next road on right Dunnaval Road (We will have a sign here);
Arrive at Club on your left
Total time 30 minutes;
(If you come to a VIVO shop on your left you will have missed the right turn by 100 yards)

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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.