Founded in 1970 Newport Town AFC has gone from humble beginnings to a modern club with and top-class playing facilities and currently have a playing membership in excess of 300. The club fields teams from U.6 to Junior with participation in three leagues, LDSL for our schoolboy teams, NTSFL for our schoolgirl teams and the LDMC for our youth and junior teams.

Derryleigh Park the home of Newport Town AFC is located just outside the town of Newport and comprises of two sand-based playing pitches, a 60 by 40 metre flood-lit astro-turf pitch and changing rooms with a modern clubhouse due to be completed in time for the start of the 2017/2018 season.

We are always on the lookout for new members, whether that be in a playing, coaching or administration capacity so please get in touch.

UPCOMING FIXTURES

Friday, May 26
U8 Reds
Newport Town AFC Reds v Lisnagry 1, 7.00pm (Derryleigh Park)
U8, Greens
Newport Town AFC Greens v Bridge Celtic 2, 7.00pm (Derryleigh Park)

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Derryleigh Park Clean-up

Clean up Day 2017
The soccer club is holding a clean-up / maintenance day in Derryleigh Park this coming Saturday, May 27 commencing at 9.30am and we are looking for as many volunteers as possible to give us a hand. So if you can spare an hour or two at any stage during the day, it would really be appreciated. We hope to do some raking of the newly-cleared area above the top pitch, strimming, cutting of the banks and a general tidy-up. If you have any equipment that could be of use, especially rakes, forks, shovels, wheel-barrows, strimmers, lawn mowers please bring them along.

If everyone could give just a few hours of their time it will really make a huge difference. Many hands make light work. Please spread the word. Thanks in advance.

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AGM Notice

AGM 2017
The Committee of NTAFC wish to advise that that the Annual General Meeting of Newport Town AFC takes place on Thursday, May 25 in the Freigh Inn commencing at 8pm. All junior players, managers/coaches, parents/guardians of schoolboy/schoolgirl players and club supporters are welcome and encouraged to attend. Proposals for discussion items and/or motions to be put to the AGM on the night should be submitted in writing to Ailbe Coffey, Hon. Club Secretary, Newport Town AFC, Main Street, Newport, Co. Tipperary and/or by e-mail to secretary@newporttownafc.com no later than Thursday, May 18. Persons interested in becoming new Committee members or willing to lend a hand in any capacity on or off thefield, should contact Club Secretary, Ailbe Coffey or any current Committee member as soon as possible. Please try and attend as this is your club and your voice is very important. We hope to see a large attendance.

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U13 Schoolboys secure the League & Cup Double

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Newport Town AFC U13A LDSL Div 1 League & Cup Winners 2016/2017

Well done to the U13A players & their coaches, Peter Coleman & Eoin Bonfield on securing the LDSL Div 1 league & cup double this morning in U.L. following their 5-0 cup final victory over a very good Janesboro side who made the lads work very hard their win. This group are a super bunch of down to earth lads, who work very hard hard for one another and just want to play football. They have fun every time they step on the pitch at training or at game time, whether they win, lose or draw. They are an absolute credit to themselves, their coaches and families and everyone in the club couldn’t be any prouder of the way they play and how well they represent the club at all times. Enjoy the celebrations lads and you can now look forward to the even greater challenge of premier football next season.

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Club Lotto May 18 2017

Lotto May18 2017
There was NO lucky winner of the club’s lotto draw on Thursday, May 18.

The numbers drawn were 1, 3, 9 & 28. Next week’s lotto jackpot will be €950.

Lucky dip winners were Mary O’Sullivan, Kathleen O’Sullivan & Ann Keane..

Thanks to everyone who supports the club by buying lotto tickets.

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Newport players make it on to Limerick League Junior Teams of the Year

Congrats to our players who have made it on to the Limerick League Junior Teams of the Year for the 2016/17 season. Dave Ryan Rose was selected on the Div 4 Team, while Steve McDermott & Kevin O’Brien were named as subs. Meanwhile Elliott Slattery and Devlin Courtney were both named on the U17 Div 2 Team of the Year. Well done lads.

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Summer Soccer Camps – Booking Now Open

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Newport Town AFC will be holding two FAI Summer Soccer Schools this summer. Online booking is now open at www.summersoccerschools.ie

Camp 1 – July 3 – 7

Camp 2 – August 7 – 11

Both of last year’s camps sold out, so please book soon to avoid disappointment.

For boys & girls aged 6-14, the cost is just €65 which includes an exclusive kit, backpack, football and certificate plus five days of fun-filled coaching from FAIreland accredited coaches!

There also discounts available:

Family discount: Bring a brother or sister along to your camp and get €10 off their booking!

Extra-time discount: Participate on a 2nd camp for just €50! Use your existing backpack and kit and you will receive a new football.

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80’s Night – Oh What a Night!

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Thanks to over 160 people who came to the Freigh Inn last Saturday for our 80’s night. Everyone who turned up really enjoyed their step back in time thanks to DJ Shane Lenihan who ensured that the dance floor was hopping all night long. Well done to all our raffle winners who won some of the spectacular prizes on offer including hotel breaks courtesy of the Shelbourne, Salthill & Fitzpatrick Castle Hotels, international soccer tickets, Munster tickets, restaurant vouchers, family passes & Bunratty Banquet tickets from Shannon Heritage, prizes from Lakeside Hotel, North Tipperary Motor Factors, Mulcair Vets & Mulcair Pharmacy, Lakeside Hotel, Green Cross Pharmacy, Medicare, Supervalu Castleconnell, JJ Kenneally Jewellers, Virgin Media Ireland & House of Hair. As always, thanks to Mary Jo O’Sullivan and her staff for their hospitality. Click here for lots of images from the night.

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Congratulations Nicole

Nicole receiving her prize from Club Chairman, Micheal Lenihan.

Nicole receiving her prize from Club Chairman, Micheal Lenihan.

Congratulations to Nicole Fallon of Glencree who was the winner of the New York holiday when her ticket was pulled out of the drum in our first Super Draw in a packed O’Sullivan’s Bar on Saturday, April 1. We have had a great response from the local community to our fundraising efforts and it is only with this support that we can continue to improve the facilities in Derryleigh Park for the benefit of the whole community.

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Building Work Starts on New Clubhouse

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What a year 2016 has been for the club both on and off the pitch and more good news coming today. We were delighted to welcome Larry McGrath and his team on site to Derryleigh Park to begin construction on our new state of the art clubhouse. It is hoped that the new clubhouse will be open in time for the start of next season. It’s taken a lot of hard work to get to this stage of the ongoing developments in Derryleigh Park but there is still a lot more to do. Exciting times ahead. Click here for photo updates of the work in progress.

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FAI Player Development Plan

As part of the new FAI Player Development Plan, there are no match scores or league tables being recorded for non-competitive games (U11 and under). These games are all about player development and allowing the young players express themselves on the football pitch without being concerned about scorelines and league positions. Other clubs, may show results etc. but as a club, Newport Town AFC will not be displaying any results etc. on our Facebook page or club website.

A link to the FAI’s Player Development Plan is here.

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Lancha Multimedia Proudly Sponsors the NTAFC Website

Lancha Multimedia Proudly Sponsors the NTAFC Website
Lancha Multimedia are very proud to sponsor the Newport Town AFC website.

We are delighted to be in partnership with NTAFC and to be able to contribute to the enhancement of this club.

The NTAFC website will allow its supporters to access the latest match results & reports and stay updated with all the club’s news & events, as it is a multi-platform accessible website, using responsive design, with a content management system.

We hope that the website will be a source of knowledge and information for the NTAFC football family and the community in general.

We welcome your feedback, comments and suggestions to help us to continually improve this website.

If you are interested in developing your own website, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@lanchamultimedia.com and visit our website www.lanchamultimedia.com.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish every success, on and off the pitch, to the NTAFC club and its supporters and we will endeavor to provide as much help as we can.

Kind regards,
Carlos Lancha, Managing Director, Lancha Multimedia Ltd.

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