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Charity match in aid of Ellen’s Journey

We are delighted to announce Newry City AFC will be welcoming a full strength Dundalk FC side to The Showgrounds on Monday night (15th October) for a charity match in aid of Ellen’s Journey.

KO off is at 7:45pm and entrance is £5/€5. Please come along and show your support to this worthwhile cause!

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World Mental Health Day 2018

Today take a minute to make sure the person beside you is OK. According to Action Mental Health 1 in 5 adults in Northern Ireland will experience mental health problems. Having one person in your corner can make all the difference.

Today and everyday everyone at Newry City AFC will support #WorldMentalHealthDay #ItsOKNotToBeOK

Successful Golf Classic

Photo: Newry City AFC Vice-Chairman Gary Wilson presents winning team members Paul Greenan and Gary Sands, far left, with their first prize.


By Gareth McCullough

It was a successful day for the club at the 2018 Newry City AFC Golf Classic, held at Warrenpoint Golf Club on Friday August 17.

The fundraising event, run in conjunction with our charity partner Southern Area Hospice, saw almost 40 teams take to the course despite the inclement weather throughout the day.

The club would like to thank Main sponsors Warde Groupage and associate sponsors Peak Electrical, along with everyone who took part, sponsored a tee or helped out at the event.

Huge thanks to Paul Reavey, Nigel Shaw and all at Warrenpoint Golf Club for their assistance.

Congratulations to all the winners, who are listed below.

If you are one of the winners and have yet to receive your prize, contact the club’s Facebook page.


GUI Competition

Winners: Gary Sands, Paul Fearon, Garrett Hughes and Paul Greenan – 55 Nett

Prize: Round of golf for 4 and overnight stay at Portmarnock Links

Second: John McGuigan, Hudson McGuffin, Liam Moan and Sean Moan – 55.75 Nett

Prize: Round of golf for 4 at Concra Wood Golf Club

Third: Michael McGivern, Ricky Coulter, Tommy Lyttle and Peter Dindale – 56.25 Nett

Prize: Round of golf for 4 at Warrenpoint Golf Club


Non-GUI Competition

Winners: Stanley Weir, Donal Cummins, Robbie Lyons and JP Quinn – 56.125 Nett

Prize: Round of golf for 4 at Mannan Castle Golf Club

Longest Drive at the 4th: Ross McGarry

Prize: Gift Voucher for Warrenpoint Golf Club Pro Shop

Nearest The Pin at the 16th: Patrick McCarthy

Prize: Gift Voucher for Warrenpoint Golf Club Pro Shop

Newry City AFC Golf Classic

Cover Photo: First team captain Mark Hughes and Manager Darren Mullen launch the 2018 Newry City AFC Golf Classic along with James McCaffrey from Southern Area Hospice. Photo courtesy of Brendan Monaghan Photography.

The 2018 Newry City AFC Golf Classic in association with our charity partner Southern Area Hospice, will take place on Friday August 17 at Warrenpoint Golf Club.

The event will be a scramble format and there will be prizes for both GUI and non-GUI teams as well as longest drive and nearest to the pin.

Tee-times still available are: 8am, 10:40am, 11:20am, 1pm, 1:30pm, 4:40pm, 4:50pm, 5pm, 5:10pm, 5:20pm and 5:30pm.

There are also spaces available to sponsor tee boxes and greens at £50.

If you want to book your tee-time or sponsor a tee box/green, contact Gary on 07745112320 or

Entry is £120 per team, which includes your round of golf, goody bags before you tee off, refreshments at the 9th green and food after your round.


World Cup draw results

A massive thank you to every single person who entered our three World Cup draws! Thanks also to Gary, Marty, Micéal, Ernie and Jason for helping to conduct the draw live on Facebook this evening.

Results are as follows:

  1. Japan – (D1) Aaron Elmore, (D2) Bobo Kane, (D3) Jimmy Greer
  2. Mexico – (D1) Decky McParland, (D2) Artie Kavanagh, (D3) John Fearon
  3. Panama – (D1) Joe Barr, (D2) Stephen Moore, (D3) Tucker McCann
  4. Argentina – (D1) Robbie Casey, (D2) Jimmy Walker, (D3) Gerry Hillen
  5. England – (D1) Paul Murphy, (D2) Elodhi Smith, (D3) Dorothy Taylor
  6. Belgium – (D1) Rosie Smith, (D2) Pat McGrath, (D3) Tucker McCann
  7. Croatia – (D1) Gary Wilson, (D2) Eric Wilson, (D3) Paddy Mooney
  8. Serbia – (D1) Sean McKevitt, (D2) Ian McDonald, (D3) Decky Carville
  9. Australia – (D1) Niall O’Connor, (D2) Gary Redpath, (D3) Stephen Moore
  10. Peru – (D1) Laura Hillen, (D2) Shane Mullen, (D3) Anthony Morgan
  11. Costa Rica – (D1) Ronan McGrath, (D2) Brendan Cranney, (D3) Phillip Wilson
  12. Columbia – (D1) Aaron McParland, (D2) Neil Mullen, (D3) Denis McGuinness
  13. Egypt – (D1) Sarah McParland, (D2) Mickey Keenan, (D3) Joe Finnegan
  14. Morocco – (D1) Liam McLoughlin, (D2) Neil McCullough, (D3) Michaela Hillen
  15. Poland – (D1) Brian Ferris, (D2) Timmy Grant, (D3) Mark Trainor
  16. South Korea – (D1) Niamh Mulholland, (D2) Thomas Casey, (D3) Kyle Warde
  17. Germany – (D1) Marty McParland, (D2) Kevin Lyons, (D3) Mark Hughes
  18. Saudi Arabia – (D1) Eric Johnston, (D2) Ailbe Smith, (D3) Selena Fitzpatrick
  19. France – (D1) Mo Ruddy, (D2) Gareth McCullough, (D3) Lenny
  20. Uruguay – (D1) Tommy McKelvey, (D2) Gary Grant, (D3) Peter Rice
  21. Spain – (D1) Myles Wright, (D2) Jimmy Walker, (D3) Brendan McCann
  22. Sweden – (D1) Ray Byrne, (D2) Aidan McAleavey, (D3) Kevin McArdle
  23. Iran – (D1) Keith Johnston, (D2) Liam O’Hagan, (D3) Conor McCaul
  24. Russia – (D1) Tommy McKelvey, (D2) Jason Niblock, (D3) Sean Hughes
  25. Iceland – (D1) Paul Mulholland, (D2) Andrew Boyd, (D3) Micky McAlinden
  26. Nigeria – (D1) Richard Forsythe, (D2) Johnny Ferns, (D3) Emilie & Arthur Wilson
  27. Senegal – (D1) Louise McManus, (D2) Dorothy Taylor, (D3) Sean McMullen
  28. Portugal – (D1) Darren Mullen, (D2) Brendan Monaghan, (D3) Gareth Warde
  29. Denmark – (D1) Mary McParland, (D2) Ernie Campbell, (D3) Mickey McCormack
  30. Tunisia – (D1) Shaun Cinnamond, (D2) Paul Murtagh, (D3) Micéal McParland
  31. Brazil – (D1) Martin McLoughlin, (D2) Ian Curran, (D3) Donal McParland
  32. Switzerland – (D1) Keith Johnston (player), (D2) Brian Ferris, (D3) Sean Gaffney

Remember, the three people on the winning country will all win £100 each.