MOYOLA entertained Killymoon Rangers at the Mill Meadow and won 2-0 with goals from Mervyn Pattison and Robbie Lucas.
Sat 3rd March - Belfast Telegraph Championship 2 - Moyola Park v PSNI - Mill Meadow @ 3pm
Sat 10th March - Belfast Telegraph Championship 2 - Coagh United v Moyola Park - Hagan Park @ 3pm
Sat 17th March - Belfast Telegraph Championship 2 - Chimney Corner v Moyola Park - Allen Park @ 3pm
The club are holding a Pampered Chef evening at the Mill Meadow on Tuesday 6th March at 7.30pm. Why not come along for a sensational time of food, fun and friends, while also supporting the club. For more details contact 07795594770.
Zumba Classes take place every Thursday night in the Mill Meadow and run from 6.15pm to 7.15pm and the instructor is Deborah Logan.
We have taken group pictures of all teams throughout the club and they will all feature in our 2012 calendar with proceeds going to Charis.
The A3 full colour Calendar will cost £7.50 and will be available from committee members as well as from the Mill Meadow on training nights / match days and is also now available to purchase in Great Beef & Co, Main Street, Castledawson.
Block booking requests for training at Mill Meadow are now being taken. For information about the costs and times available contact Willie Jordan at 07759306634 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Moyola Ladies, 15 years plus, Train every Monday night 13th February 7pm - 8.15pm at Mill Meadow. Anyone interested please come along and join us.
Also for the first year 11–14 year old girls commenced on Monday night 20th February. This training is to facilitate the coaching and the development of football for young girls feeding through to Moyola Park Senior Ladies team. For further information contact Valerie Martin on 07754450988
Results - Saturday 25th February - NWCDYL
Ballymoney United U16 1 Moyola Park U17 3
On Saturday past, Moyola U17s went to the Joey Dunlop Centre to play Ballymoney U16s in another league encounter.
Moyola’s injury list continues to grow and threaten their season. Without realising it, Kyle McElhatton had played through the previous week’s game with a broken nose. Although in obvious pain, Kyle only found out the extent of this injury later in the week, and was ruled out of this game.
However, given Ballymoney are on average a year younger, Moyola may have expected an easy game. This was far from the case.Ballymoney played above themselves and caused Moyola some early scares with Moyola keeper, Conor Doherty, having to be at the top of his game.
About ten minutes into the game Moyola began to settle and a lovely through ball from Rory Young sent Jonny Downey through on the keeper.
The Moyola man calmly slotted the ball into the back of the net to leave the visitors one up at half time. In the second half, Moyola’s dominance became apparent and a lot of pressure was applied on the Ballymoney goal. A cross from Barry Murphy on the right hand side was tapped in for the second Moyola goal by Kyle Colgan. Moyola continued to control the game and about five minutes from the end, Daniel McCormick scored with a low drive from the edge of the box. However, Ballymoney U16s fought back and scored right from the kick off.
Moyola endured a nervy last few minutes, following some good Ballymoney pressure, but eventually ran out deserved 3 - 1 winners.
Moyola: Conor Doherty, Danny Devlin, Rory Young (Capt), Paddy McElroy, Paddy Young, Conor Taggart, Barry Murphy, Aidan Keenan, Nathan Swann, Jonny Downey, Kyle Colgan, Daniel McCormick.
With four league games remaining and the cup competition about to start, Manager Robin Martin, paid tribute to his young charges by saying how hard they have worked and how they realise the need to show a strong commitment between now and the end of the season if they are to repeat their League victory of last season or if they are to go one better in the cup this year by lifting the trophy, having narrowly lost in last year’s final.
Training- U17 Team (Players born on or after 01 January 1995) – the U17 team plays in the NWCDYL and training takes place on a Wed night at the Mill Meadow from 8pm - 9pm and for more information contact Robin Martin on 07825068516. U15 Team (Players born on or after 01 January 1997) – the U15 team plays in the MUYL and training takes place on a Wed night at the Mill Meadow from 8pm-9pm and for more information contact David Evans on 07730529081.
U12 Development Squad (Players born in 2000) – the U12 team development squad will engage in friendly games and training takes place on a Wed night at the Mill Meadow from 7pm - 8pm and for more information contact Brian Taylor on 07565095523.
U11 Team (Players born in 2001) – the U11 team plays in the NWCDYL and training takes place on a Wed night at the Mill Meadow from 7pm-8pm and for more information contact Roy Clarke on 02879469300.
U10 Development Squad (Players born in 2002) – the U 10 development squad will engage in friendly games training takes place on a Wednesday night at the Mill Meadow from 7pm-8pm and for more information contact Brian Wilson on 07927069225.
Moyola Park AFC Football Development Centre is now in its 10th year having started in early 2003. The centre now has over 100 boys / girls of primary school age registered and are seeking new coaches / volunteers who can spare time on a Saturday morning. The centre is also seeking a Co-ordinator; this person will be in charge of the week to week running of the centre and equipment etc.
If you are interested in helping out in any way then please contact Keith Quigley 0n 07912761911.
The Football Development Centre will re-open in the Mill Meadow on Saturday 3rd March @ 10.30am. The cost per week is £2 which is excellent value for coaching by IFA qualified coaches and is open to all boys and girls from the age of 4 - 11 and parents are asked to bring their children along by 10.15am for registration and coaching to commences at 10.30am sharp.
Please come appropriately dressed for the weather with moulded boots, shin guards and a water bottle.
Also, each boy/ girl attending the centre this year will have to pay a £5 registration fee which must be paid within the first 5 weeks of attendance. A discount will be available for more than one child with a family paying a maximum of £10. On paying the £5 registration you will receive a 10% discount card for Sportsworld, Rainey Street.
For more information contact Keith Quigley on 07912761911.
In conjunction with the IFA. Moyola Park AFC are looking for girls aged 6–10 years to participate in a ten week programme commencing on Saturday 3rd March running alongside the Football Development Centre from 10.30–11.30am.
Anyone who would be willing to coach with this programme or seeking information contact Valerie Martin on 07754450988.
Moyola Park AFC Football Development Centre celebrates its 10th year this having opened in early 2003. To mark this occasion a dinner is being held in the Mill Meadow on Saturday 31st March 2012 @ 8.00pm. The cost is £22.50 per person for a 4 course meal and there will be a guest speaker and music will follow. For further information or to book your ticket contact Robin Martin on 07825068516