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Family is everything, and on the Creggan ladies’ football team that recently won the Antrim JFC title this could not be truer. As with other teams there are sisters, cousins and even an aunt and niece duo, but this team also includes eight playing mothers. Between them, there are no fewer than 18 children ranging in ages from eight months to 13 years, with every single one involved in underage teams in the club as well as being mascots, water girls/boys and cone collectors to the senior team. Without doubt their proudest involvement is being the number one supporter of their mummies running out onto the pitch
Neil Loughran

EMMETT'S, BROCAGH: The club will host its inaugural Loughshore tournament on Saturday. Teams from each of the four counties whose borders touch Lough Neagh have been invited to compete, with 14 clubs involved. The Loughshore tournament will consist of two separate competitions, the first for U8 teams to be run in the morning and then for U10 teams in the afternoon, with up to 200 players expected to participate.

LIMAVADY WOLFHOUNDS: The annual big breakfast will take place on Friday, October 4 in Granny Annie's. Tickets are now on sale from any member of the development committee, priced at £10 for adults. Children can pay at the door at a cost of £5, while pre-school children are free of charge.

ST PATRICK'S, DONAGHMORE: The P2-P7 ladies will be hosting a blitz on Saturday, which will act as a season finale. Coaching continues on Mondays at 6.30pm.

BALLYMARTIN: The third annual U10 tournament under the lights takes place on Saturday, October 5. Invites are currently being sent, running times etc are all being arranged. If you want to help referee, umpire, set up, steward or help in any way at all, please don't hesitate to contact the club any member of the youth committee or youth officer Noel Kerr. Many hands make light work.

ST JOHN'S, DRUMNAQUOILE: The masters match between St John's and Castlewellan raised an amazing £900 for the Children's Heartbeat Trust. We would like to thank Eugene O' Boyle for arranging such an event to support a charity that is supporting local families. Well done to all.

Meanwhile, the club will host the play ‘St Mungo's, Luganulk II' on Saturday, October 12. Tickets cost £15 and are available from the clubhouse or any committee member. They can also be purchased online at the club's Klubfunder page.

PEARSE'S, ANNAGHMORE: The Annaghmore running festival takes place on

Saturday, September 28 - starting from the community hall from 10am. There is an

18-miler half marathon as well as 10k, 5k and 1k fun run/walks. Register online with Athletics, or on the morning of the run.

LAMH DHEARG: The club will again be providing a selection of Irish classes for the coming academic year. The commence on the week beginning September 23, taking place in the club rooms. Monday, September 23: beginner and lower intermediate. Tuesday, September 24: higher intermediate. Thursday, September 26: higher. Classes all run from 7pm-9pm each evening, at a cost of £2 per class. For any more information, call 07731 808835.

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