North Antrim Festival of Hurling 2017


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:

Paddy Gray

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.

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