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Downpatrick Overpower Malachians

NAFL Premier Division Saturday 5th November  Malachians FC 0   Downpatrick FC 4 Downpatrick produced a great performance ahead of this week’s Border Cup semi-final when they travelled to played Malachians. On a cold and blustery Saturday Downpatrick went about their task of getting three points with great efficiency and…

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Drumaness Mills Overpowered By Downpatrick

NAFL Premier Division Tuesday 24th August – League Match.  Match Sponsors: Eamonn P McGrady & Co Chartered Accountants Drumaness Mills 1 v Downpatrick FC 4 Drumaness Mills welcomed Downpatrick for a midweek local derby and it was the visitors who came away with all three points. This was a match…

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Downpatrick Lose Out To Ards In Close Encounter

NAFL Premier Division Tuesday 10th May Downpatrick FC 1  Ards Rangers 2 Downpatrick’s impressive unbeaten run came to an end on Tuesday night at the hands of last season’s champions. This game was entertaining and provided the large crowd with plenty of excitement as the play swung from end to…

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Ardglass Tumble To Immaculata

NAFL Premier League  Ardglass FC   0  Immaculata   7 This painful and crushing defeat will be a match that Ardglass will want to forget about in a hurry. Their much depleted side faced a buoyant Immaculata in Ardglass and from the whistle it looked as though the seasiders were…

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Downpatrick FC Enjoy Second Round Intermediate Cup Victory Over Dundela

IFA Intermediate Cup Second Round – Saturday 19 December 2015 Dundela 1  Downpatrick FC  4 On a roll, Downpatrick FC performed a crushing victory over Dundela at Wilgar Park in East Belfast last Saturday in the IFA Intermediate Cup following their recent first round 2-3 win over Dundonald. Downpatrick joint…

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Downpatrick FC Score Sound Away Victory Over Malachians

NAFL Premier Division League Match Malachians 3  Downpatrick FC 9 Downpatrick returned from Belfast on Saturday with a more than convincing victory against Malachians in absolutely appalling conditions, driving rain and swirling wind. The visitors got off to the best possible start with a goal from midfielder Ricky Kerr in…

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Killyleagh Flounder As Ardglass Nets Three Goal Victory

DYFL Premier League Ardglass FC 3  Killyleagh YM  0 For the first twenty minutes both teams prodded each other with attacks and the main highlight was an effort by Stepehen Deegan which almost put Ardglass ahead. Both teams were certainly looking for the points but were showing respect for each other….

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Downpatrick Overwhelm Islandmagee In Away Win

NAFL Premier Division Saturday 26 September 2015 Islandmagee 1  Downpatrick FC 8 Downpatrick travelled to Islandmagee on Saturday and put in an impressive scoring performance to take eight goals and come away with all three points. The home side have been the draw specialists so far in the league drawing…

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Killyleagh Take Last Minute Goal Over Bryansburn In Irish Cup

NAFL Irish Cup Round One Killyleagh YC 3  Bryansburn Rangers  2 This Irish Cup first round match started off with Killyleagh pressing forward but Bryansburn too showed their teeth and it was the Burn forward John Mahoney who took took the first goal in ten minutes by picking up the…

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Ardglass Sail To Victory Over Kilmore Rec

NAFL Division 1 Premier League Match Ardglass 3  Kilmore Rec 2 Ardglass sailed home in the first half comfortably with a three goal first lead over visitors Kilmore Rec. They took most of the control in this period and never looked as though they were going to get beat. But…

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Ballynahinch United Outclassed By East Belfast

NAFL League Match Division 1B Ballynahinch United 1  East Belfast 4 United entertained one of the Division 1B favourites on Saturday last and despite a valiant performance they were well beaten writes Gilbert Cromie. East Belfast arrived at the Millbridge having only lost one league game and from the kick…

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Border Cup Final Nets Funds For Cancer Focus

Robert Doherty and Terry Pateman of the Northern Amateur Football League presented £550 towards the work of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. This fantastic total was raised at half-time during the Border Regiment Cup Final 2014 at Seaview on 27 December between Ards Rangers and Downpatrick. Suzi McIwain, Community Fundraising Manager…

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Downpatrick Make Strong Start For Season Against Orangefield

NAFL Division 1A – Sat 10 August Downpatrick FC 4 – Orangefield Old Boys 2 Downpatrick opened up their league campaign with a fine victory at home against Orangefield on Saturday. Right from the first whistle Downpatrick were on the front foot pinning Orangefield back with wave after wave of…

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Ardglass Find Islandmagee Heavy Going

NAFL Premier League Ardglass   1  Islandmagee   1  THE Premier League clash between Ardglass and Islandmagee was a match that should have produced more goals. The Island picked up  valuable points in the draw in a match that was bedevilled by niggly injuries. There were even two clashes of…

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Downpatrick Show Determination Against Maghera

NADAFL Division 2 – Saturday 6th April Maghera  0  Downpatrick  2 Downpatrick went into Saturday’s top of the table clash with Maghera knowing that a defeat would probably mean them conceding the title to the counterparts so nothing less than a win would do. From the first whistle Downpatrick looked the…

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