Killen Rangers’ girls inaugural football tournament a great success

Thursday, 14 June 2018

KILLEN Rangers' girls inaugural football tournament at Castlederg High School on Saturday was a massive success, with the U9, U11, U13 and U15 categories all demonstrating an amazing array of talent.
Teams from Lisburn, Lurgan, Roe Valley, Derry City, Donegal, Sion Swifts,Dungiven Celtic, Castlederg High School and of course Killen Rangers all contributed to a truly incredible day.
Donegal led the way in the U9 age group with their A Team pipping their B team to first place. The Killen girls however made an excellent account of themselves and hopefully will continue to represent the club for years to come.
Donegal also took Home the U11 trophy, edging out Derry City into second place. At U13 level Sion Swifts edges out Donegal to top the table. The Killen girls finished third despite losing a lot of their players to the Castlederg High School team.
Lisburn Rangers were the victors in the U15 age group with Donegal again claiming the runner up spot.
A club spokesperson said: "A huge thank you to all the clubs who made the effort to make the journey, without their participation we could not have made this happen.
“Special thanks must also go to Caroline, Irene, Johanne and the rest of the committee who along with all the girls parents worked tirelessly to make the event such a huge success.
“Thank You to Maurice Barclay for donating the trophies, S and K shoes for the medals, Vivo Extra and GB landscapes for the drinks, Deputy Mayor Derek Hussey for the presentations and the IFA for their financial contribution.
“Hopefully we can make this an annual event and continue to develop the local talent we have in girls football. Well done to all involved!"


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