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ANOTHER CALL OFF!!!

Connacht FA Fixtures:
Please note due to the inclement weather and Met Eireann storm elert for this weekend and taking into consideration the Health and Safety of all players, officials, referees and supporters The Connacht FA have postponed all TP Brennan Connacht Cup and Shield Fixtures this weekend. All games have been refixed for next Sunday 23rd February 2020 @ 2pm.


Galway FA Fixtures:
Due to current weather conditions and the expected bad weather again tomorrow,All local fixtures scheduled for 16th Feb. have been postponed following the lead taken by the CFA.Currently SFAI fixtures scheduled for 16th Feb will go ahead as per directive from Simon Walsh FAI.

SUNDAY FIXTURE

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 A solitary fixture involving Renmore at the weekend wont make it any less important to the U18's in GFA Premier League action on Sunday.


Galway FA U18 Premier League

2pm in Renmore

Renmore v Tuam Celtic

SATURDAY FIXTURES

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Lots of fixtures to tell you about as we had a blanket call off last week. As we settle down until storm Denis arrives these are the upcoming games scheduled for Saturday 15th February 2020.


GFA Reserve League
3pm in Annaghdown
Corrib Celtic v Renmore


Galway FA U14 Div 2
12:30pm in Athenry
Athenry B v Renmore


Galway FA U12 Div 3
10:30am in Kilconly
Kilshanvey Utd v Renmore

IT'S BACK

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After the success of our LMS competition we are at it again!!! So if you would like to be in with the chance of winning the Renmore AFC Last Man Standing competition for 2020 then get onboard now!

Details are as follows- with Gameweek 1 starting on the weekend of 22nd/23rd February. We will be taking entries for the first two Gameweeks to get the competition started. Please get your two teams in on or before 6pm, Friday 21st February. Entry: €10

Tickets are on sale now, to enter please contact one of the Team Managers and/or a Committee member. LMS entry cards are also available from the clubhouse.

As always we greatly appreciate your support!

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ALL GAMES OFF

Due to a second Orange weather alert issued by Met Eireann this evening,

ALL fixtures, CFA, SFAI, FAI and GFA Local fixtures are postponed, on Sunday 9th February

Connacht Cup and Shield fixtures are reset for next weekend 15/16 February.

Regards,
Galway FA Fixtures Manager

THE DREADED PENALTIES

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The lottery of penalties saw Renmore go out of the TP Brennan Connacht Cup at the weekend. Despite taking the lead away to Manorhamilton Rangers at Bee Park it was left to a marathon penalty shootout after extra time which eventually saw the home side through. Renmore AFC would like to wish Manorhamilton all the best in the next round.  

LAST ORDERS!

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Juvenile Renmore AFC tops ordered in December are now available to collect Saturdays at the Clubhouse.

The final order for tops for this season is going in at the end of January for delivery in February.


If you would like to be included in this order call by the clubhouse to get sized.

CALLING SPONSORS

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We are always grateful for all of those business's and individuals who give their sponsorship and valuable time to our local community based club. We are always looking for more people to get involved in any capacity that you may think you can help with. Its rewarding, beneficial to you and us and yes sometimes hard work but most of all its enjoyable! So why not give us a shout and see what we can do for each other! 

UPCOMING FIXTURES

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  11/01/2020 

GFA U15 Champ/Div 1 Cup 12:30pm Cregmore/Claregalway FC B V Renmore Rd 1

GFA U13 Div 1 / Div 2 Cup 11:30am Renmore V West Coast Utd Rd 1

GFA U12 Div 3 10:30am KilconlyKilshanvey Utd V Renmore

12/01/2020

Connacht FA Cup U18 14:00pm Drom Salthill Devon V Renmore

18/01/2020

GFA Reserve League 14:00pm Merlin Woods FC/Medtronic V Renmore

GFA U14 Div 1 and 2 Cup 12:30pm Renmore V Moyne Villa Rd 1

19/01/2020

TP Brennan Connacht Junior Cup 14:00pm Manor Rangers V Renmore

GFA U18 Premier League 11:00am Renmore V Maree/Oranmore

GFA U16 Prem/Champ Cup 14:00pm Colga V Renmore Rd 1

FROM 2019 SUCCESS

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Renmore Football Club would just like to say a BIG Thank You to all of those people who make our club a worthwhile venture! Without our supporters, players, their families, the sponsors, parents, coaches and volunteers we would find it impossible to keep this fantastic show on the road.

TO 2020 HERE WE COME

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 Renmore Football Club hope you and your families all had a great Christmas and would just like to take a moment to say enjoy the festivities and keep safe as we look forward to the resumption of the exciting 2019/2020 season ahead.

TOP OF THE LEAGUE

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 GFA Reserve League

Colga 1-2 Renmore

Renmore went top of the Reserve league after a good away win against Colga. Shane McHugh opened the scoring midway through the first half only for Colga to reply quickly aided by a defensive lapse by Renmore. But before the half was out a volley from Stuart Donoghue saw the points go to the visitors as it remained that way with no more goals in the remainder of the game as Renmore did have chances for a more emphatic three points.

BRACES FOR THE KIDS

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A remarkable 6-3 scoreline saw Renmore U14's win away to Knocknacarra FC in Cappagh Park on Saturday. With Daniel Ofili, Lemar Luciano & Ailill Connolly all grabbing doubles against a lively home side Renmore will have relished this win to move them up the table. 

Some other standout results from last week's Connacht Cup Underage games also include a satisfying win in the U16 Connacht FAI Cup where it ended Boyle Celtic 2 V 6 Renmore and in the U18 Connacht FAI Cup away it finished Ballaghdereen 1-3 Renmore.

UPCOMING SENIOR GAMES

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A couple of important games to tell you about before the Christmas break as the First Team will play their final game of 2019 at home to Tuam Celtic this coming Saturday 14th December at 2pm with the chance to move top of Division 1 and the Reserves will have a home tie against title rivals Macdara on December 21st with a 2pm kick off also. 

SENIORS WIN DERBY

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Western Hygiene Division 1

Renmore 2-0 Mervue B

A gutsy win from Renmore that took guile and strength as the Renmore back line came into their own in this win as the home side brought the game to their local rivals in the first half. With a MoM performance from Cathal Walsh who was excellent throughout it still was a nervy encounter between the two sides as both missed penalties on the day and it took until the second half for the breakthrough to come from a fantastic header from Rory Glynn, continuing his rich vein of form and with Shane Trout finishing the game off with a wonderful goal Renmore deservedly move to second in the table. 

RESERVES OF ENERGY

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Reserve League Result:

Renmore 2-1 West Utd

A well deserved win from a performance that showed grit as well as some excellent team play as Renmore Reserves go second in their respective league with this win. 

Despite going behind in the first half some excellent defending kept them in the game until the latter 20 minutes of the match when substitute Daniel Corbett scored with a marvelous header after excellent work from Shane McHugh and with a Man of the Match performance from Kieron McGinty it was only fitting that it was he who fired home the winner with a long range effort that cannoned in off the post to put the game to bed and win the three points. 

JUVENILE CUP RESULTS

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 Two home games in different Cup competitions and two different results on Sunday.


In the noon kick off it ended with Renmore U16's progressing to the next round of the Connacht FAI Cup U16 as they ran out  winners over Cregmore/Claregalway FC on a scoreline of 3 goals to 2. A game that ebbed and flowed from the kick off, a real credit to both sides as both fought tooth and nail to win this. 


In the FAI Youth Cup it ended in the visitors Colga winning 1-0 in a very tight game that could have gone either way.

CRUCIAL AWAY WIN FOR RENMORE

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Western Hygiene Division 1
Knocknacarra 1-3 Renmore AFC
Renmore made it 2 wins in a row and moved up to 4th in the league with a solid performance against a young and excellent Knocknacarra side in Cappagh on Sunday morning. Renmore went 1 nil down early on but grew into the game and goals from Paddy McKernon and Cian Gallagher (2) sealed a 3-1 win. Renmore were boosted by the return of club legend Paul Sinnott and are hoping to kick on against rivals Mervue B this Saturday in Renmore at 2pm.

All support is appreciated for what is sure to be a cracking game!

IMPORTANT WIN

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 Division 1 Galway League.
Renmore 3-1 West Coast Utd
After going behind early in the 2nd half Renmore battled back with a resolute win against a determined and tough to breakdown West Coast Utd. With the game finely poised scoreless at half time it was the visitors who opened the scoring but with Eoin O'Boyle in supreme form ably assisted by Flo Jouffe Gerrard they gained parity shortly afterwards. With a superb brace from substitute Shane Trout, who firmly put his recent injury travails to one side the game was over with the visitors also being reduced to ten men. A tough but deserved win that Renmore were made hard to work for.

STANDOUTS

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Despite a spirited second half performance from the Tuam side Renmore deservedly came out on top as they bounced back from recent results to claim their spot in the Third round of the cup on a scoreline of Dynamo Blues 2-4 Renmore.
In other games some brilliant results, in the FAI Cup on Saturday U17's Renmore played a superb tactical game as they scored four in their match against a strong fancied Westport United side and today on Monday a local derby ended with all the points going to neighbours from over the road as it ended Mervue 0-1 Renmore in the Galway FA U18 Premier League. 

U14'S DRAW

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Well what a game, end to end with plenty of goals, incident and high drama for  the watching fans of both sides as it finished Kinvara Utd 4 Renmore 4 away in Killina. With this mid table clash ending in a draw with the Renmore goals coming from Ailill Connolly, Christian Ryan, James Lee & Daniel Ofili a bit more luck and who knows what may have happened. The U14's whom compete in the Galway FA's Division 2 will look forward to their Connacht Shield match against Ballymote Celtic on November 2nd with a 2pm scheduled kick off. Wishing them all the best in this competition. 

RENMORE EDGED OUT

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Western Hygiene Division 1 RESULT:
Renmore AFC 2-3 MacDara

It was a bad day at the office for the First Team, over the weekend, as they twice threw away the lead to MacDara who snatched all 3 points in Renmore to end the home side's 100% league record. The home side's goals came from Paddy Gannon and Rory Glynn.

Renmore will hope to bounce back immediately this Friday night when they face a tough away trip to Tuam Celtic.

UNDERAGE RESULTS

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U14's lost out to Kilshanvey 4-1 with Daehan Cool scoring the consolation goal for Renmore. Their next match will be this Saturday 19th October in the Galway FA U14 Division 2
Kick off is at 12.30pm Away in Kinvara

Other Underage Results from the weekend

U12 Div 3 - Renmore 4 V 1 Tuam Celtic B

U14 Div 2 - Renmore 1 V 4 Kilshanvey

Youth Cup - Maree/Oran 1 V 2 Renmore

U16 Prem - Cregmore 2 V 4 Renmore

UPCOMING FIXTURE

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Renmore will be hoping to keep the momentum going as they face a home match against Connemara's Macdara this Saturday 12th October at 2pm. Despite keeping another clean sheet in their previous game Renmore will be wary of their visitors who will be looking to kick start their season. All support is appreciated and welcomed this coming weekend.

UNDERAGE WRAP UP

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 In the U1`3 SFAI Sketchers Cup it finished Renmore 3 - 0 St Josephs B. U15's lost in the Championship 5-1 to Bearna Na Forbacha and in the U17 FAI Cup U17 Renmore had a convincing and impressive 4-1 away victory over Conn Rangers of the Mayo League with the home side replying with a penalty.

GALLAGHER HAT TRICK

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A terrific hat trick saw Renmore carry on from their fantastic start to this season in  a win that saw them go fourth in the table with two games in hand. In a tetchy game it was club skipper Paddy Gannon who showed the way scoring first with a header to get the ball rolling before a Cian Gallagher hat trick and a Flo Jouffe Gerard strike won the points for Renmore.

MATCH REPORT HERE 

FOURMIDABLE RESERVES

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Renmore reserves ran out good winners away to Tuam Celtic in their Reserve league fixture 4-0. In a match which saw first team manager Stuart Donoghue score, three excellent first class saves from Renmore keeper Stephen Doherty and a Man Of The Match performance from Daniel Corbett it was a great away day for the confident squad as they face Loughrea Rams in Renmore next Saturday at 2pm. Get out and support the lads! 

RENMORE EDGED OUT

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It was a case of what may have been as a gallant Renmore side went out of the FAI Junior Cup to Athenry.....just.

Despite going 2 nil down it was a brace from Cian Gallagher (one a penalty) that made this tie a fascinating affair with both sides creating chances as the game progressed. Renmore battled back into this game and if it wasn't for a moment of individual brilliance from Athenry there might have been a different outcome.
Next up is a derby  versus Mervue B next Sunday (6th Oct) at 11am in Mervue.
MATCH REPORT HERE

U14'S BOW OUT TO HARPS

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Under 14's lost out to Arrow Harps in Riverstown Sligo in the U14 SFAI Skechers Cup on a scoreline of 6-2. Two excellent strikes from outside the box from Warren Ward & Christian Ryan respectively saw Renmore put in a battling performance. 

Good Luck to Harps in the next round.

NEW ONLINE SHOP

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Renmore AFC is pleased to announce we have now set up our ALL NEW online club shop and club merchandise can be readily purchased from NOW.


If you would like to buy official Renmore AFC club merchandise then please see our new club shop here - Brian McCormick Sports & Leisure (Intersport) 

BIG WIN IN THE CUP

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A fantastic and relatively easy win for Renmore in the Connacht Junior Cup as they welcomed Real Tubber to Renmore at the weekend. Scorers Darragh Mulgannon, Alberto Cabanyes (2), Eoin O'Boyle, Patrick McKernon, Kieron McGinty & Paddy Gannon. 

In a game of total domination from start to finish Renmore will probably meet tougher opposition in the next round but they must firstly focus their attention on the next important fixture against Athenry coming up in the FAI Junior Cup next weekend on Saturday. 

LAST MAN STANDING

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 This season's Renmore AFC Last Man Standing competition is back, with Gameweek 1 just after starting on the weekend of 28th/29th September.


Entry: €10


Tickets are on sale nowy, to enter please contact one of the Team Managers and/or a Committee member. LMS entry cards are also available from the clubhouse.

As always we greatly appreciate your support!

BIG GAME THIS WEEKEND

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The Renmore AFC First Team take on Real Tubber FC of Sligo in the Connacht Junior Cup this Saturday afternoon at home in what promises to be a fantastic cup tie. 


Real Tubber established in 1960 play their matches in Tubbercurry, South Sligo in the Sligo Pallets Premier League. 


Please get down and support the squad.

 

TP Brennan Connacht Junior Cup

Saturday 21st September

Renmore AFC v Real Tubber Fc 

Kick Off: 2pm

SPONSOR SPOT-AN PUCAN

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The club would like to give a massive thanks to An Pucan for sponsorship of our new jerseys for the 2019/20 season.


 An Púcán is a great supporter of our club and is located just off Eyre Square, it features live music daily, DJ's and a late bar. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, drinks and provides excellent facilities for groups or parties with catering. So why not get in touch with them for that special event.


Thank You once again An Pucan from Renmore AFC

FAI JUNIOR CUP

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 A massive game coming up in a week that will see Renmore take on Athenry FC of the Premier Division in the New Balance sponsored FAI Junior Cup. It promises to be another tough tie for Stuart Donoghues side who will relish the chance of pitching themselves up against  one of the best teams in Galway. 


Saturday 28th of Sept,

FAI New Balance Junior Cup
Renmore AFC vs Athenry FC
Kick off: 2.00pm
Venue: Renmore

All Support is Welcome 

JOIN OUR CLUB TODAY

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 This year all players will register  via Clubforce which will make life much easier and hassle free for both players/parents and for us as a club in collating registrations.

This will involve using the link below to register your child and make the payment for registration. The deadline for submission of membership to the Galway FA is Wednesday 21st Aug for Junior players and the 28th of August for all juvenile players to be eligible for the first round of fixtures. The link below will be the ONLY method of registering for the coming season.

Should you have any queries please contact renmore@galwayfa.ie, any team manager or committee member.

RESERVES DRAW COMFORT AT HOME

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A highly competitive and tough opening match to the Galway FA Reserves League.

 

This game was a chance by both sets of managers to get players match fit for the new season that kicked off last week, and both teams didn't disappoint as it ended in a very competitive 1-1 draw.


If the strong starting line ups show anything this season it will be how entertaining and also important this competition will be for both clubs as the season progresses.

 

We are grateful to Colin Bane of Athenry AFC for permission to use pictures

MR BERNARD SHAPIRO REMEMBERED

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 Bernard Shapiro,  founding member and Honorary President of Renmore AFC was a stalwart for Renmore  since 1973, shepherding it through its early days and laying the foundation for the current success. 


He will forever be remembered and honoured in the annals of the club's history and in the history of soccer in Galway.  A fitting tribute to an inspiring man.   


We are grateful to the Connacht Tribune for their permission to link to their article that was published shortly after Mr Shapiro's passing in December 2014.   

RENT THE CLUBHOUSE

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The Renmore Club house is available to rent on a short or long term basis. We have hosted pre-school groups, dancing and fitness classes, dressing room facilities for running/cycling groups, birthday and engagement parties and naming ceremonies. 


The clubhouse provides a large open hall which is heated in winter, kitchen facilities, free parking for up to 30 cars and is situated beside a large open green - all for a very reasonable hourly rate. Suitable for up to 60 people. 


Please contact Tom Hurley on 087 7729089 if you wish to find out more about Renmore AFC facilities or arrange a viewing. Groups are required to provide their own public liability insurance for their events. 

POWER SOCCER

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The Power Soccer school runs all year round with indoor classes from September to June and outdoor summer camps in July and August. They also provide physical education programmes in primary schools and creches and sports specific training in secondary schools. Power Soccer was established in 1996 by Liam Power in Toronto, Canada. Liam’s brother John worked in Toronto for several years and brought the idea home to Galway in 2001. The soccer school is now well established and regarded locally. The emphasis is on skill development in a fun yet challenging environment where the natural competitiveness of the children is encouraged. Power Soccer summer camps are running in the following locations. Athenry, Ballinrobe, Cappagh Park Knocknacarra, Headford, Kinvara & Renmore. For further details details see Power Soccer website to the left or Contact the Power Soccer Office 091865350 or mobile 0861956424.

RENMORE 3-0 MERLIN WOODS FC/MEDTRONIC

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A perfect start to Donoghue's tenure as manager, as Renmore won their local derby versus Merlin Woods FC with a comprehensive 3 nil win. Deservedly leading at half time through an inswinging free kick at the midway point of the half, it was the visitors who seemed to be gaining control as the second half progressed. However a clinical finish to make it two from outside the box and a quick fire tenacious third, which saw Renmores perseverance quickly gain possession and counter, put paid to any thought of a come back despite Merlin Woods good passages of play up to that point. With over a week til their next match, an away trip to Dynamo Blues in Tuam on Sunday 8th Aug 11am kick off cannot come quickly enough. Renmore will relish the opportunity to prepare for their next challenge if this first showing of the season is anything to go by.

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