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

Tuesday, May 2
U18, Div 2
Charleville v Newport Town AFC, 6.30pm (Charleville)
Wednesday, May 3
U13 Div 1, Cup Semi-Final
Aisling Annacotty B v Newport Town AFC A, 6.30pm (Killonan)
Thursday, May 4
U17 Div 2
Knockainey v Newport Town AFC, 6.30pm (Knockainey)
Saturday, May 6
U7 Blues
Newport Town AFC Blues v Mungret Regional 1, 9.45am (Derryleigh Park)
U7 Greens
Fairview Rangers 2 v Newport Town AFC Greens, 9.45am (Fairgreen)
U10
Newport Town AFC v Aisling Annacotty 3, 11.00am (Derryleigh Park)

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U13 Schoolboys are Crowned LDSL Div 1 League Champions

U13 League Champs
Well done to our U13A side who wrapped up their league-winning campaign with a comfortable victory over a gallant Lisnagry FC side this evening in Derryleigh Park in front of a large Newport crowd.

The lads dominated the league by winning 13 out of their 14 games and proved to be very worthy champions. Jerry Flynn of the LDSL presented the trophy to co-captains, Aaron Coleman & Shaun Bonfield. This group of players are the most-unassuming and hard-working bunch of young men and are a great credit to their parents, coaches and our club. They go about their job week in, week out without any fuss or drama and on a very even keel. Peter Coleman & Eoin Bonfield have done a brilliant job with the lads and have made very steady progress over the past 3 years. Cup finalists 2 years ago, cup winners last year and league winners this year with the reward of premier league football next season. They are still in the running for the cup with an away semi-final to Aisling next week. Well done lads, enjoy the celebrations but back training on Saturday. Thanks to everyone who turned up to watch the game and stayed around for the post-match celebrations. We hope you enjoyed yourselves.

Click here for images from the game.

 

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Club Lotto – Saturday, April 22 2017 – Congrats to Joy Brett

Lotto April 22 2017
There was ONE lucky winner of the club’s lotto draw on Saturday, April 22. Congratulations to Joy Brett of Stonehall.

The numbers drawn were 3, 11, 20 & 21. Next week’s lotto jackpot will be €750.

Lucky dip winners were Richard Egan, Richie Ryan, Jean Reddington, Karen & Sophie O’Connor and John Mackey.

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

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Back to the 80’s with NTAFC – The ONLY place to be on Sat, April 29

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Promises to be a great night out on the Saturday of the May Bank Holiday. Book the babysitter, back-comb your hair, dust off your dancing shoes and dig out your leg-warmers. It’s gonna be the only place to be for a fun-filled night of nostalgia with all your favourite 80’s hits with DJ Shane spinning the discs.

Some great door and raffle prizes have been lined up for the social night of the year. Everyone who buys an admission ticket in advance or on the night will be entered into a draw on the night for a one night hotel break.  We will also have 2 match tickets & VIP Hospitality for the highly sought-after Ireland v Austria Word Cup Qualifier, 2 Premium Level match tickets for the Ireland v Uruguay friendly, a new smart phone, hotel breaks, meal vouchers, hair salon vouchers, Overnight stay & Afternoon Tea in the Shelbourne Hotel, hampers and lots of other prizes. It’s only €5 entry so be sure to bring your friends. Be sure to dress up as there will be some great prizes for the best costumes.

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U13 Girls are crowned League Champions

U13 Squad, Coaches, Parents and Mascot, Holly the Dog

U13 Squad, Coaches, Parents and Mascot, Holly the Dog

Newport Town AFC U13 Girls were crowned NTSFL League Champions on Wednesday night after a comfortable win in their final game of the season away to Shinrone. This was a great finish to their season under the stewardship of Rob Kelly and Eddie O’Gorman. The girls section within the club has come so far in such a short period of time and the future looks bright for these young ladies.

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U12 Girls Greens win the NTSFL Cup

U12 Girls NTSFL Greens Cup Winners
NTAFC U12 Girls Green team completed a great day for the club last Saturday by winning the NTSFL U12 Cup Final, shortly after our U12 Red team had just won the Shield final. Killavilla were the league champions and were unbeaten all season which is a major achievement for any team. But this was a cup final and the Newport girls under the management of Robert Bailey and Micheal Lenihan went out to give it their all and they sure delivered on a 2-1 scoreline with a goal from Emily Hurley and an O.G. Click here for lots of images from the game.

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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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U14 Schoolgirls are crowned League Champions

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Congratulations to our NTSFL league winning U14 Schoolgirls, who this evening received their trophy from Terri Butler of the NTSFL. This is a wonderful achievement for the girls and their coaches, Gaylord Harvey & Mike Carey. It’s also a great reflection of the great strides made in promoting girls’ football in the Newport area in the past few years.

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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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U13 Div 1 League Champions

U13A v Janesboro March 25 2017

LDSL U13 Div 1 Champions 2016/2017

Congratulations to our U13A squad and their dedicated coaches Peter Coleman & Eoin Bonfield who today secured the Div 1 League title with 2 games still to play following a super 5-1 victory away to Janesboro. This is more than fully deserved for this lovely unassuming group of players. Everyone in the club is very proud of them. They will receive their league trophy at a later stage. Well done lads. Premier league football next season.

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NTAFC on Tour – Ireland v Wales

Wales Game March 24 2017
Almost 50 club coaches, volunteers, committee members & supporters travelled to the Ireland v Wales game in the Aviva on Friday, March 24. A great day and night was had by everyone. Pictured are the group pictured outside O’Sullivan’s Bar before heading off.

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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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Training Times for Schoolboys, Schoolgirls & Newport Nippers

See below the astro-turf training times for our underage sides. We have lots of teams but only limited space and time slots. Please take extra care when driving in the car park with so many children in the vicinity. Year of birth is also shown for the different age groups.

U14 Schoolboys (2003) – Tuesday, 7-8pm & Thursday, 8-9pm
U13 Schoolboys (2004) – Monday, 8-9pm & Thursday, 7-8pm
U12 Schoolboys (2005) – Monday, 7-8pm & Wednesday, 7-8pm
U11 Schoolboys (2006) – Wednesday, 6-7pm
U10 Schoolboys (2007) – Thursday, 6-7pm
U16 Schoolgirls (2001) – Thursday, 5-6pm
U14 Schoolgirls (2003) – Friday, 7-8pm
U13 Schoolgirls (2004) – Friday, 7-8pm
U12 Schoolgirls (2005) – Monday, 6-7pm
U10 Schoolgirls (2007) – Monday, 6-7pm
U9 Nippers (2008) – Thursday, 6-7pm
U8 Nippers (2009) – Tuesday, 7-8pm
U6 & U7 Nippers (2010) – Friday, 6-7pm

Timetable is subject to change as deemed necessary by the committee.

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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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