Saints set to launch junior academy

Loughgall Youth's five-a-side festival attracted under sevens and under eights from three visiting clubs to Lakeview Park.
Loughgall Youth's five-a-side festival attracted under sevens and under eights from three visiting clubs to Lakeview Park.
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St Mary’s Junior Academy launch night has been planned for Wednesday, August 5.

The soccer fun nights - held by the Mid-Ulster Football League club in association with St Mary’s Youth Centre - have been scheduled for August 5, 6 and 7 from 6.30-8 o’clock.

“We have qualified coaching staff to help, with the fun nights open to boys and girls aged 4-12 years old,” said a St Mary’s spokesman. “Sessions will run from 6.30 to 8 o’clock each night.”

Registration will take place on Wednesday, August 5- with the cost at £2 per night or £5 for the full run.

St Mary’s have plans in place to stage a Junior Saints Academy for 4-8 year olds each Sunday at the youth club.

Squads for the club’s under 10s, under 12s, under 14s and under 16s should keep in touch with club officials for pre-season information.

For details on the fun nights or Junior Academy contact 07595366153 or visit next Wednesday.

LOUGHGALL YOUTH

The Academy programme returns to Loughgall Country Park on Monday, August 3 from 6.30-8 o’clock. Sessions will run each Monday and players from five years old are welcome, with specific coaching for boys and girls.

Contact Ernie Smyth (07853233401) or Noel Willis (07894037366).

ROSEBOWL

Craigavon City players will compete next week in the Rosebowl International Football Tournament organised by Clubs For Young People.

Fixtures in Belfast have been planned across Monday, August 3 to Thursday, August 6 at Queen’s Sport.

FOYLE

St Mary’s Josh Mallon and two players from Loughgall Youth - Adam Robb and Dean Elliott - lined out last week at the Foyle Cup.

The players selected for Mid-Ulster Youth League under 13s featured in wins over Killen Rangers, Lifford Celtic and St Mary’s. Mid-Ulster Youth League and Carniny Youth finished at 1-1, with Carnmoney FDC winning a penalty shoot-out on the final day.