News from the sidelines

Junior Sponsored Walk - Moneyslane F.C Juniors will be holding their Sponsored Walk this Sunday at Castlewellan Lake.

Everyone to meet at the Lake at 1.45pm and the walk will commence at 2pm.

There will be a BBQ and refreshments after the walk for everyone.

Moneyslane Junior Section Training Recommences - Moneyslane FC’s junior section will be recommencing training on Monday July 23 at the new 3G pitch from 7-8pm for girls 9, 10, 11 and 12 years of age and from 8-9pm for boys aged 10, 11 and 12 years of age.

There will also be training on Wednesday July 25 at the new 3G pitch from 6.30-7.30pm for kids aged 5, 6, 7 and 8 years of age and from 7.30pm-8.30pm for kids aged 9 and 10.

All players aged 14, 15, and 16 years of age will train on the new 3G pitch from 8.30-10pm.

All kids are asked to wear mouldies or trainers and not steel studded boots, bring a bottle of water and wear shin pads. Everyone is welcome to come along and train with one of the biggest Clubs in Banbridge District Council area.

This year there will be an under 7, under 8, under 9, under 10, under 11, under 12 and under 13 teams entered into the Carnbane League and IFA Development Centres, Newry and the under 17s will play in the Mid-Ulster Youth League.

There will also be an under 11s and under 13s girls entered in the NIWFA Competitive League such is the huge number of girls now in the Club

Anyone interested in joining the Club or attend training sessions can obtain future information should contact the Junior Club Co-Ordinators Michael O’Kane on 07869151442 or Leonard Blakely on 07888690972.

Moneyslane Players & Supporters Day Outing - Moneyslane’s players and supporters day outing will be on Saturday August 4 when both the First and Reserve teams will be away against Annagh Utd, Portadown.

The Reserves will play at 12.30pm and the First’s are scheduled to play at 2.30pm. There will be a bbq for all players and supporters on the day.

The bus will leave Tom Kelly’s, Rathfriland at 11am via Moneyslane, Katesbridge and Banbridge on route to Annagh and all those looking to attend should contact the Club Senior Co-Ordinator Neil Anderson 07749840990 to boot a seat.

Friendlies - Tuesday July 24 - Lurgan Celtic (A); Saturday July 28 - Downshire YM tournament (A); Saturday August 4 - Annagh Utd.Tuesday August 7- Dollingstown (A)

Slane Reserves have also organised pre-season friendlies: Thursday July 26 - Damolly Reserves (A); Tuesday July 31 - Tandragee Rovers Reserves (A)