Touchline Talk from Rathfriland FC with Eric Annett

RATHFRILAND RANGERS (FIRSTS) FIXTURES (AMATEUR LEAGUE) - Away to Bangor Rangers in league. Kick off 2pm; RATHFRILAND SWIFTS (SECONDS) FIXTURES (RESERVE CHAMPIONSHIP) - Away to Banbridge Town Reserves in league. Kick off 2pm; RATHFRILAND SWIFTS RESERVES (THIRDS) FIXTURES (RESERVE DIVISION 4) - Home to Red Star Reserves in league.. Kick off 2pm.

RANGERS AWAY TO BANGOR RANGERS - Rathfriland Rangers this Saturday will compete in their first league game in weeks away to Bangor Rangers. Bangor groundshare with PSNI at Newforge but “The Whites” will be hoping to collect the three points as the home side sit below Rathfriland in the table having played more than twice as many games as Rathfriland. Kick off 2pm.

SWIFTS AWAY IN DERBY - Rathfriland Swifts this Saturday travel to Banbridge Town Reserves in a league derby fixture in the Reserve Championship. With the two sides sitting beside each other in the league this one will be a hard one to call. This game will be played at Crystal Park with a 2pm kick off.

SWIFTS RESERVES HOME TO RED STAR - Rathfriland Swifts Reserves will host Red Star in a league fixture at Iveagh Park. With the Swifts Reserves sitting top of the table, this one should be a home win despite the visitors sitting in fourth spot. Swifts Reserves going well - Kick off 2pm

WIPE OUT FOR RATHFRILAND FIXTURES - The Friday snow put an end to all four of Rathfriland FC senior fixtures . The wintry conditions had a say in the postponement of all the games for the first time this season – not bad considering getting to 19th January before it happened!

MID ULSTER CUP DRAW - Rathfriland Rangers have been drawn away to Banbridge Town in the second round of the Mid Ulster Cup.
COMMITTEE MEETING - The February committee meeting will take place at the clubrooms Tuesday 19th February at 7pm. Please note the new earlier start time.

SENTRY DUTY - Saturday 26th January – Lindsay, Karen, Barbara M.

500 CLUB DRAW - The 500 Club draw has taken place with the following results: 1st, £200 – Ticket 229 – Sarah Murray; 2nd Prize - £100 – Ticket 123 – Jean Russell; 3rd Prize - £50 – Ticket 2 – Leanne Todd.
A big thank-you to Gary Wilson for organizing the draw and a big thankyou to 
all those who sold tickets and to all those who purchased tickets.
STOP YOUR TALKIN! - At the recent Irish Cup match against Institute Chub McCabe couldn`t understand one of the linesman`s offside decisions. As the lino fired his flag into the air Chub screamed “What are you talking about!”

MURRAY MINT! - Did you know that Rathfriland FC supporter David Murray has taken to wearing very fashionable scarves. The one he had on a couple of weeks ago for the Institute game was about 25 feet long and designed like something out of Milan!