GAA Football

Keady Dwyers rto hold U8 blitz

Killeavy, St Monina’s host the 'The Conor Quinn Townlands Challenge' on Saturday, September 16



Keady Dwyers are holding an U8 Blitz on Saturday (August 26) in G McGleenan Park with activities getting underway at 10.30am. Participating clubs are An Riocht, Crossmaglen, Derrynoose, Emyvale, Madden, Pearse Og, Warrenpoint and Keady.

Armoy GAC: On Saturday 300 primary school children will arrive to hurl at the Glen Rovers pitches on the Glenshesk Road.

Clubman Joe Cassidy explained: "We have teams from Down, Tyrone, Derry, Belfast and of course north Antrim coming. This invitational tournament is for primary school children from P1 to P4".

The organising group within the Naomh Padraig club are excited about running this tournament and plan to make it a memorable occasion for the children, parents and coaches.

If you are a follower of GAA and are around North Antrim this Saturday, drop in at the Glen Rovers club and savour the skill of our young players.

Killeavy, St Monina’s: The Conor Quinn Townlands Challenge is on Saturday, September 16 and players from the present and past, both male and female, will gather in Killeavy club to remember our former gael Conor Quinn who passed away suddenly this year.

In a battle of the greats amongst our town lands, they will battle it out on the field for the ultimate prize of becoming the town land champions. The football on the field will be followed with live music, a grand raffle and an auction in the clubrooms with entertainment in the sports bar and main lounge. This event will be supporting PIPS Newry in memory of Conor.

Limavady Wolfhounds: The annual club breakfast will be held on the weekend of the All-Ireland final. Make a date in your diary for Friday, September 15 in The Market Yard.

Tickets are on sale priced £10 for adults, £5 for children and for pre-school children it's free of charge and can be bought from any member of the committee.

Eglish St Patrick's GAC: Any club member who would like a ticket for the All-Ireland Hurling final on Sunday, September 3 must text their request to Paul Donaghy 07818015020 before Sunday, August 27

St Michaels’ GAC , Lissan are holding a summer festival weekend from August 25-27. Friday evening: Kids’ Disco; Saturday: Big breakfast, carwash, football blitz, bouncy castles etc, evening BBQ ; Sunday: Watch All-Ireland semi-final in the marquee, quiz night.

Oram GAC: The club’s big breakfast takes place on Sunday from 9.30am to 11.30am in the club.

St John’s GAC Drumnaquoile: Our next walk is today, Thursday, August 24 when we have our sights set on the Dundrum Coastal Path.

On Saturday, September 2 we have a parent and child walk to give an opportunity to anyone who may otherwise have child-minding restrictions to come along. The walk won’t be very strenuous, is likely to pass the playground.

Thursday, August 24: Dundrum Coastal Path; Saturday, September 2: Castlewellan Forest Park, parent and child; Wednesday, September 13: Drumee Lanes; Saturday, September 16: Lagan Towpath; Saturday, September 30: St John’s Point

Saturday walks - meet at the club leave at 9.30am. Mid-week walks meet at the club and leave at 7pm.

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 07835960804 for further detail (

Donaghmore GAC: Club Donaghmore have recently undertaken a rebrand of our Club Donaghmore subscription.

Club Donaghmore asks patrons to donate £12.50 per month via direct debit allowing the club to meet the costs of maintaining our grounds and providing transport and coaching to our youth teams, for both boys and girls.

Further details and subscription forms will be provided via social media and in the Torrent Complex in the near future.

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