Technical Skills Academy End of Year Trip

June 18, 2013 by  
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Our Technical Skills Academy has been a huge success in it’s first year. Big plans are in place for the future including pro club trips, guest coaches and other developments that cannot be missed. Another major part to the TSA is the fact that our kids come from all different backgrounds. Friendships are made and no differences are in sight. To celebrate our success in year one the TSA players & parents are invited to attend a celebration day out in Castlewellan & Newcastle that we have organised after the last TSA session of the season on Sunday 30th June. Please see below for more information;

Date: 30th June 2013

Time: TSA session 10am-11am

Transport: Bus Departs Gordon Playing fields Lurgan @ 11.10am

Activity: Multi-Skills Session in Kazoku Karate Gym Castlewellan then off to Newcastle for a couple of hours to chill out and have fun.

Cost: £5.00 for the bus and session in Kazoku Karate Gym Castlewellan

To book: Email [email protected] or call Thomas on 07821579451

Annual Tournament Huge Success

June 18, 2013 by  
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We would like to thank and congratulate everyone who took part in our Annual Youth Tournament on 15th June 2013. This year we held the tournament at Lurgan Junior High School on their excellent 3g surface. We would like to thank all the teams for displaying an excellent level of football and conduct throughout the event. Football is all about enjoyment and learning at these ages. A big thanks must also go to all the volunteers who helped make it a success including Keith McKeown, Jamie McKeown, Colin Adamson, Shane Elliott, Marc McCann, Karol Gallagher, Mark Pollock,  Amy McStravick, Ashleen Douglas, Deirdre McStravick, John McStravick, Declan Cusack, John McMahon, Stephen Wilson, Barry Wilson and Chris Chambers. Thanks to all who made this event so successful.

Discussions are already taking place regarding next years event which is sure to be bigger and better.  

Below is a list of clubs who took across both u9 & u12 sections;




Camlough Rovers

St. Oliver Plunkett

Lisburn Distillery

Sion Swifts

Warrenpoint Town

Windmill Stars

Cherry Orchard

Craigavon City

Tullyvallen Rangers Youth

Ballynahinch Youth

Ardoyne YC

Mount Merrion YFC

Armagh City

Rathfriland YFC

Causeway Colts F.C

Coleraine Academy


St. Mary’s YC

Lisburn Rangers

Winners of u9 competitions where as follows;

Cup – Cherry Orchard (Dublin)

Shield – Windmill Stars

Plate – Sion Swifts

Rose Bowl – Craigavon City

u12 winners;

Cup – Mount Merrion (Dublin)

Shield – St. Oliver Plunkett

Plate – Lisburn Rangers

Rose Bowl – Camlough Rovers

Annual Youth Tournament Information – Important

June 6, 2013 by  
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All teams are required to print a copy of their own fixtures, knockout fixture layout and also arrive with their team registration form completed with ID ready. This is to ensure that the tournament runs smoothly without delay. Click here for all information.

u12 Tournament Draw

June 6, 2013 by  
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The draw for the u12 section has now been made. We still require two teams to fill the competition. However we are confident of doing this and applications will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Click here for all information.

Development Centre

June 3, 2013 by  
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Our Development Centre in Markethill will NOT be on tomorrow night. All will be back as usual on Tuesday 11th June. Click here for more information.

u9 Tournament Draw

June 3, 2013 by  
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The Draw has been made for the u9 section to our Annual Youth Tournament. The u12 draw will be made later this week or early next week once we receive all applications. Can all teams please ensure that they print a copy of the fixtures and knockout fixtures for their own use as we will not have any copies available. Please click here to download fixtures.