End of Season Dinner and Awards Night

Loughgall Youth recently held their annual end of season awards dinner in the Bannville House Hotel, Banbridge. It was a fantastic turn out from Players and Parents connected with the club and the presentation of the awards was conducted by special guests Chris Hegarty of Glasgow Rangers FC and Matthew McMahon of Aberdeen FC.

The winners in the various categories were as follows (see team pages for photograph’s):

Club Top Goal Scorer 2012-2013: Matthew Willis (Under 11′s)

Under 11′s Lisburn League Squad: 

Most Improved Player of the Year: Kieran Hillen

Player of the Year: Jason Dodds

Top Goal Scorer: Matthew Willis.

Under 11′s Mid Ulster League Squad: 

Most Improved Player of the Year: Morgan White.

Player of the Year: Adam Robb.

Top Goal Scorer: Josh Rodgers.

Under 12′s Lisburn League Squad: 

Most Improved Player of the Year: Zane Brown

Player of the Year: Daniel Acheson

Top Goal Scorer: James McCormack

Under 12′s Mid Ulster League Squad: 

Most Improved Player of the Year: Mark Barrett.

Player of the Year: Joel Paynter.

Top Goal Scorer: Kyle West.

Under 13′s Lisburn League Squad: 

Most Improved Player of the Year: Ben Dougan.

Player of the Year (SHARED): Nathan Hutchinson & Ben Topping.

Top Goal Scorer: Morgan Dodds.

Under 15′s Lisburn League Squad: 

Most Improved Player of the Year: Ethan Rusk.

Player of the Year: John McConville.

Top Goal Scorer: Josh Coleman.




Football the winner

Loughgall Youth hosted their annual football tournament on Saturday 11th May at Richhill Recreation Centre. This saw teams from all corners of the province amalgamate on Richhill.Teams like Ballinamallard,Coleraine,Castle Town Juniors Bangor,Glentoran,Warrenpoint,Camlough Rovers, Crusaders and Naas Co.Kildare travelled to the prestigious tournament. Local rivals  also supported the tournament such as Banbridge Town, Portadown, Armagh City,Dungannon Swifts,Sunnyside,Lurgan Town to name only a few.
The tournament was divided into three sections under8 ,under 9 and under 10.This turned out to be a festival of football with many future stars on show.
The under 8 section was won by Portadown defeating Banbridge in an excellent final. The under 9 section saw Glentoran defeat Sunnyside  to bring the cup back to East Belfast.
Finally the under 10 section saw Sunnyside beat Windmill Stars from Newry in a tense penalty shoot-out.
The trophies and medals were presented by Chris Hegarity of Glasgow Rangers FC and members of the Willis family.
Loughgall Youth would like to thank the following people for their contribution and help on the day.
Richhill Recreation Centre for the use of their facilities. The PSNI for controlling traffic. The Willis family and First Trust Bank for their kind sponsorship of medals and trophies.
Also Pinkertons, Na Sports,Cycleology Armagh and the IFA for the use of equipment.
Finally a big thanks to all club members,players,parents and coaching staff whose hard work made it such a memorable and successful day.
Portadown Under 8 winnersBanbridge Rangers under 8 runners upGlentoran under 9 winnersSunnyside under9 runners upSunnyside under10 winnersWindmill Stars Newry under10 ruuners up