It is with deep regret that we pass on the sad news of the passing of one of our Life Members, Ronnie Higginson. Ronnie passed away peacefully on 19th January 2018.
Ronnie served as a member and Treasurer of the Association Council for many years before his retirement in 2009.
The Association’s thoughts are with Ronnie’s wife Anne, their sons, Ronald and Brian and the wider family circle at this very sad time.
The Mid-Ulster FA Council continue to seek nominations for the Ivan Marshall Merit Award for 2017.
Nominations can be sent by individuals or clubs giving a detailed account and achievement of whom they consider has made an outstanding contribution to football in the Mid-Ulster Area and worthy of receiving the coveted award.
Nominations should be sent to:- MUFA Secretary Brian Larkin, up to and including Saturday 14th October 2017.
Newry City AFC Ladies retained the Mid-Ulster Cup on Monday evening when they defeated Lurgan Town Ladies 8-2 at Holm Park, Armagh.
Banbridge YCOB win first trophy of the season. YCOB beat holders Hill St. 1 nil in last nights’ final at Holm Park.
Mid-Ulster Cup holders, Warrenpoint Town, will host Fivemiletown in the 1st round of this seasons’ competition. Ties to be played on Tuesday 19th September. Full draw on MU Cup link.
This seasons Ladies’ Mid-Ulster Cup Final, sponsored by EUROELECTRIX will be contested by Newry City AFC Ladies and Lurgan Town Ladies.
Match to be played on Monday 28th August at Holm Park, Armagh, with a 7.30pm k.o.
LURGAN MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB
Gerald Kennedy Cup Final
Banbridge YCOB v Hill Street
The final will take place on Friday 18th August at Holm Park, Armagh, with a 7.30pm k.o.
The four semi-finalists for the Gerald Kennedy Cup have been decided. The two games will take place this Saturday 12th August and the draw is as follows:-
Rectory Rangers 0 v 3 Hill Street
Ballyoran 2 v 3 Banbridge YCOB
The draw for the 2017 Gerald Kennedy Cup, kindly sponsored by Lurgan Mechanics’ Institute Social & Sports Club, has taken place and is as follows:-
Tuesday 8th August – 7.00pm k.o.
Banbridge YCOB 4 v 3 Caledon Rovers
Rectory Rangers 2 v 0 Ballybot Utd
Ballyoran w/o Kilkeel Athletic
Hill Street 3 v 2 United LT
Saturday 5th August 2017
Donaghmore 1 v 2 Ballybot Utd
Banbridge YCOB 5 v 1 Goodyear
Killeavey Utd 2(3v4)2 Ballyoran (penalties)
Cleary Celtic 1(3v4)1 Hill Street (pens)
Rectory Rangers 10 v0 Aghalee Village
United LT w/o Barcroft AFC
Caledon Rovers 4 v 2 Newry City AFC Res.
Kilkeel Athletic w/o Cookstown Olympic
Loughgall Football Club recently celebrated their 50 year anniversary, with a gala dinner at the Club.
Loughgall F.C. Chairman, Marcus Thompson, receives a gift from MUFA Chairman, Norman Livingston, to mark the occasion.