Touchline Talk from Rathfriland Football Club

RANGERS HOME TO BANGOR RANGERS - Rangers this Saturday host Bangor Rangers in a league fixture at Iveagh Park. Rangers are on a run of games to maximize their points collection with promotion the main aim in sight. This Saturday should see three points collected on home soil against the second from bottom team.Kick off 2pm.

Meanwhile the Swifts, Swifts Reserves and Colts have no fixture this week.

ANOTHER MIDWEEK SPECIAL - This week sees the continuation of a busy run in for Rangers. On Thursday night (11th April), Rangers will travel to second placed side Dunmurray YM and it is always a tough test at this away venue. Dunmurry beat Division 1B favorites Immaculata last week and also claimed another three points on Saturday past in a 6–0 win. Interesting tie this one – kick off 6.15pm.

COMMITTEE MEETING - The April committee meeting will take place at the clubrooms Tuesday April 16 at 7pm.

RANGERS COME BACK - Last Wednesday evening Rangers came back from a goal down to beat Lisburn Rangers 2–1 at Iveagh Park with Ally Beck and Decky Allister getting the goals..

EASTER DRAW - A big thank-you to Rathfriland FC member Gordon Wilson who organized and overseen the recent Easter draw. Also a big thank-you to all the sponsors of all the prizes and to all those who supported the draw by purchasing tickets.

Winners: Hamper – Gary Wilson; Wine hamper – Kyle Shaw; Chunky Chicken / Wine - Mervyn Groves; Chunky Chicken / Wine - Craig Clydesdale; Chocolate Cake – Brian Weir.

Sponsors: Hamper – Enoch McAuley; Wine Hampers – Barbican Supervalu, Rathfriland and The Old George Hotel; Chunky Chickens – William & Sissie Annett, Newcastle
Chocolate Cake – Myrttle Wilson.

SENTRY DUTY - Saturday 13th April – Karen, Lindsay, Donna.

POINTLESS EXERCISE! - Well done to Rathfriland FC supporter and Outlook report Iain McDowell who appeared on BBC 1’s Pointless TV show on Wednesday and Thursday past. Iain with his show partner proved themselves to be excellent contestants and representatives from our wee town!

MR & MRS - This Saturday evening the club is holding a Mr & Mrs night at the clubrooms at 8pm. Three sets of interesting contestants will be up for the test - this should be a great night`s craic with music afterwards as well. All players and officials from all four teams and all supporters are welcome. Come along and enjoy the fun!