We have a winner in Last Man Standing!!! Congratulations to Finn Chambers who is the outright winner of Last Man Standing thanks to Newcastle’s 2-1 win today. Hard luck to Robbie Bailey & Denise O’Sullivan who pushed him all the way. Thanks to the 167 entrants. We hope to run another Last Man Standing after Xmas.
Best of luck to our U18 Girls who welcome Askeaton AFC to Derryleigh Park this Saturday, Nov 10, in the FAI National Cup 1/4 Final. Kick-off is at 2pm and we hope to see a large Newport crowd at the game to get behind the girls. It’s not everyday we are in a National 1/4 Final so please spread the word. C’mon the Town 🔴⚫️#girlpower #magicofthecup
Newport’s very own Mrs. Brown (Breda Lenihan) is running a one-day-only Pop-Up Shop for the Soccer Club in Derryleigh Park, on Saturday, November 10 from 10.00am to 2.30pm. We all have items cluttering up the attic, garage & shed that could be put to great use in someone else’s home. So if you have any item you would like to donate, that we can sell (ornaments, pictures, books, music, toys etc.), please drop them to the clubhouse on Wednesday, November 7 & Friday, November 9 between 6.45 to 8.00pm. Please ONLY donate goods that are of saleable condition. We are also looking for home-bakes to be sold. Your support on the day would be much appreciated also. All proceeds will go to the Soccer Club. Any queries, please contact Breda Lenihan on 085 1428735. Please spread the word.
Thank you to all our volunteers who generously gave up their precious time to help the club’s bag packing fundraiser on Friday. You all helped raise €1,185. It is truly appreciated. Thanks also to the generous shoppers in Dunnes Stores for being so generous and to the staff & management there for being so welcoming & helpful. Special thanks to our incredible Social Committee who d rove this on with their hard work and enthusiasm. Well done to Daniel Egan, Marie O’Mahony & Deirdre Moloney who were winners of the small raffle held for the volunteers. We had a number of other volunteers, who were a little ‘camera shy’ but we know who they are. Thank you all.
Newport Town AFC have been drawn away to Granville Rangers with the game due to be played on or before November 11. This is the last local round before the out-of-town stages 🤞
The club is holding a bag-packing fundraiser on Friday, November 2 in Dunnes Stores, Childers Road from 10am-8pm. We are looking for anyone over 16 to volunteer a couple of hours of their time on the day to help us out. If you are in a position to give a hand, please call or text Aine Lenihan (087 6579128) or Jenny Noble (086 8390949) with your preferred times. We would really appreciate your help and all volunteers will be entered into a ‘thank-you’ raffle. Please spread the word.
Massive congrats to our players Darren Collins & Jack Noble who have been included in the Limerick League Youth Squad. Their first game is next Friday at home to the Galway League (Jackman Park 8pm). Well done lads. A great achievement for you, your families, your team-mates and our club. Best of luck.
Newport Town AFC is participating in the FAI National Draw. This is a great opportunity to raise funds for our club with some great prizes on offer. Tickets are just €10 and are available from any Committee member, team manager, at the Derryleigh Dugout Club shop on Saturdays or in O’Sullivan’s Bar. One ticket gets you entry into three separate raffles – a club only draw, a regional draw and a national draw with incredible prizes. Prizes include;
4 x Ford Fiesta Cars, Trips to the Champions League Final, Premier League game, Away Ireland International & a Weekend in Copenhagen, 1 year’s electricity, Hotel breaks, Corporate Box for 12 at the Aviva, match tickets, various vouchers and lots more.
So make sure to buy your ticket soon as entry closes in early November. Thanks for your support.
Great news for our schoolboy players, Cillian Collins (U12) & James Moloney (U13), who have been called up for training with the LDSL Emerging Talent Squads this coming Sunday in U.L. Well done lads on a great achievement.