Milk Cup trials to take place

THE NI Milk Cup will mark its 30th anniversary in style in 2012.

To celebrate, the competition will commence earlier with games at venues from Saturday, July 21st. County Down’s Junior manager Paul Ritchie is calling on eligible local players to put themselves forward for trials that are set to start.

If you are a coach or parent and you know of any under 15 player who has the ability to represent County Down at the world-renowned Milk Cup tournament, which takes place from 21st July - 26th July 2012, make sure to contact one of the trial co-ordinators with details of name, date of birth, contact number, position and club/school.

To be eligible for the County Down Junior Squad, players must be born on or after 1st January 1997. Furthermore, parents or guardians of players must currently live at an address in County Down.

South Down - This area takes in Newry, Warrenpoint, Kilkeel, Banbridge, Rathfriland and Dromora. Trial Co-ordinators are George McAllister (07824690543) and Linda McAdam (07814127573). The Milk Cup starts on 21st July 2012. Owing to the London Olympics, the tournament will conclude on Thursday, July 26th.