40th Reunion Killymoon Rangers

KILLYMOON Rangers FC held their 40th reunion buffet in the Balmoral Suite, Royal Hotel on Saturday night.

John Rooney acted as Master of Ceremonies for the evening. A congratulatory letter from Coagh United was read out before the first guest was introduced, chairman David Brown.

David spoke of his time at the club as a player, manager and now chairman. He spoke of how the club has progressed from Mid Ulster League in 1971 to the present day in the Championship 2.

David was followed by founding member Willie Jordan, who spoke of the early years of the club. The MC then introduced Trevor Wilson, who entertained the audience with his memories of his career at the club, both as player and manager.

After a break for the buffet and a chat with old team mates Maxie McIlwee and Stafford Thompson from Cookstown Youth who congratulated the club.

Next to speak was Killymoon comedian, ‘Facebook Phil.’ Phil Gray is the current reserve team manager and he entertained everyone with his Chubby Brown routine.

Captain Stephen McElhatton then spoke on behalf of the present day team. Chairman David Brown then brought a highly successful evening to a close with a toast to Killymoon Rangers.