Teams Attending / Venues
12th August 2017
Please find attached the information relating to teams attending and venues for the forthcoming North Antrim Festival of Hurling 12-13th August 2017.
We are asking your club to be at the nominated venues for your teams for 1:00pm, Saturday, at the latest. All throw ins are at 2:00pm.
Please Note: Venues differ according to the age group, so ensure that you check this information in advance.
There is a huge amount of Hurling and entertainment happening over the festival weekend and North Antrim would encourage as many as possible to attend each of the venues over the 2-day event and welcome our guests from around Ireland to the Glens of Antrim.
*** Please find the fixtures for the entire weekend below ***
North Antrim officials will be available the entire weekend however the co-ordinator is:
North Antrim Youth Development Officer
Mobile: 07866 529630
Venues as detailed below:
- Under 10 Fixtures
Venue: Dunloy Cuchullians GAC, Bridge Road, Dunloy, BT44 9EF
Teams: Naas GAC (Kildare), Monaleen GAC (Limerick), North Antrim Glens, Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin) and North Anrtim
- Under 11 Fixtures
Venue: Glen Rovers, Armoy GAC, 154 Glenshesk Road, Armoy, BT53 8RL
Teams: Naas GAC (Kildare), Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin), Monaleen (Limerick), North Antrim and North Antrim Glens
- Under 12 Fixtures
Venue: Loughgiel Shamrocks GAC, 17 Lough Road, Loughgiel, BT44 9JN
Group 1 Teams: North Antrim, Kilcormac GAC and Na Fainna GAC (Dublin)
Group 2 Teams: North Antrim Glens, Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin), South Antrim and Naas GAC (Kildare)
- Under 13 Fixtures
Venue: McQuillan’s Ballycastle GAC, 14-18 Whitepark Road, Ballycastle, BT54 6HA
Teams: North Antrim Glens, Monaleen GAC (Limerick), South Antrim, North Antrim, Naas GAC (Kildare), Derry and Na Fainna (Dublin)
On arrival, refreshments (tea, coffee, sandwiches) will be provided for teams at each venue and after all group matches the host club will organise a barbecue. After this teams and supporters can travel on to their pre-arranged accommodation and enjoy the beauty of the North Antrim coast and countryside.
All group matches will be played on Saturday 12th August and the top four teams from each group will progress to the semi-finals.
On Sunday 13th August, we would ask all clubs to attend the parade, semi-finals and finals. The venue for this is Glen Rovers, Armoy GAC. All clubs should be there for 11:00am. All winning teams will be presented with medals and a trophy.