Newport Town AFC

Founded 1970

Co. Tipperary

Derryleigh Diary - November 15 2020

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Covid-19
With the Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions still in place, all leagues are suspended but training continues in an outdoor environment for our underage sides. These are strange and challenging times for everyone but for now our younger players can continue outdoor training, keeping fit and healthy. We remind everyone of the importance of following all the health guidelines before, during and after training.

Lotto
There was no winner of this week’s club’s lotto and the jackpot is now €2,150 with the next draw taking place on Saturday, November 21 in the clubhouse. The numbers drawn were 12, 15, 28 & 30. Three x €20 lucky dip winners including one online 2020 draw winner and one 2020 draw ticket. Martina Daly (2020 draw ticket online), Ciara Gleeson, Clare Glens and Kev Connolly, Birdhill (2020 draw ticket). Tickets can be purchased from any committee member at our lotto stand at Ryan’s Centra on Friday evenings & Sunday mornings. They can also be bought online via the club website. Thanks, as always, to everyone who supports the club’s main fund raiser.

Clothes Collection
Are you clearing out wardrobes or de-cluttering? We can help. Our ‘Clothes Collection’ fundraiser continues so drop your bags of clothes, shoes, handbags, blankets & bed linen (NO duvets) to the clubhouse, Mon-Fri, 6-9pm or all day Saturday. Just leave them in closed bags under the clubhouse canopy and we will recycle them for you. You get to clear out some of your stuff and the club makes a few euros. If you have any questions or need bags collected, please contact Tim Coffey on 086 3935244. Spread the word.

Help us keep Derryleigh Park clean
With every player now bringing their own water bottles to training, we ask that you please bring your plastic bottles home with you or else put them in the bins in Derryleigh Park. Parents, please pass this message on to your kids. Thanks for your co-operation.

€20 for 2020 Euro Millions Syndicate Fundraiser
Entry to our Euro Millions €20 for 2020 fundraiser will be closing soon. You still have time to purchase a ticket and become part of our syndicate. You can enter securely online via our website. It’s great value, as just one €20 ticket gains you multiple entries into different draws including; Membership of the NTAFC Euro Millions Lotto Syndicate for 12 months (104 draws) and entry to the Club Lotto for 2 months (8 weekly draws). Tickets are also available in Kennedy’s Discount Store, Ryan’s Centra, from Committee members, team managers and the usual sellers.

O’Neill’s Club Gear – Order now in time for Xmas
Stuck for an idea for Xmas presents. Then look no further than Newport Town AFC top quality club gear from O'Neills. Order online soon to ensure delivery in time for the big day Delivery will be direct to your home. Click here to view the complete NTAFC range.

Derryleigh One-on-One with Jimmy Fyfe
The next guest in our series of Derryleigh One-on-One interviews is a player who has seen it all during his long and varied playing career and is still rolling back the years, as a prominent member of the A team squad. We welcome keeper, turned outfield player, Jimmy Fyfe to the hot seat.Click here for the full interview.

Bryan Ringrose R.I.P.
All in the club were greatly saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Bryan Ringrose at such a young age. Bryan was a popular club member, a former junior player and also helped out with coaching some of our underage sides. He also played the social games on the astro on Mon & Wed nights. His son Jack is a schoolboy player with the club. We would like to extend our condolences to his wife Linda, children Emma & Jack and to all his family and friends at this very sad time. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. Funeral arrangements.

Advertising Opportunities in Derryleigh Park
We are now offering businesses & services the opportunity to advertise on customised signage prominently displayed on the astro-turf fencing in Derryleigh Park. With almost 30 teams in the club and close on 500 players, there is a high number of visitors to Derryleigh Park every week and this is a great opportunity to promote your business and at the same time, support our club. If you require details of the packages available, please contact any committee member, e-mail secretary@newporttownafc.com or call 087 6504779

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