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RENMORE GRAB AN IMPORTANT WIN

 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.


Next up for Renmore is an away game vs Knocknacarra this Sunday at 12.30pm


Other Results From Division 1

Tuam Celtic 3-3 Cois Fharraige 

Colemanstown 2-2 Merlin Woods/Medtronic 

MacDara 1-0 Knocknacarra 

Mervue Utd B 6-3 Dynamo Blues

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WEEKEND STANDOUTS

Some good results and some disappointments from the weekend with Seniors in action in the TP Brennan Connacht Junior Cup 2nd Round on Sunday in Tuam. 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. 


Reserves had a walk over in their GFA Reserves League game against Salthill Devon. U15's narrowly lost out to Kinvara Utd 2-1 in their U15 Championship game and U13's are out of the SFAI Sketchers Cup as they lost to Castlerea Celtic. 


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. Well done on a superb win in a game that was both nerve racking and enjoyable at the same time to watch!!!

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BANK HOLIDAY FIXTURES

Lots of upcoming fixtures for fans of Renmore to tell you about over the Bank Holiday Weekend. On Sunday 27th October we will see our  Juniors in Connacht Cup action where they will be hoping to bounce back from their recent league set back when they go back to Tuam but will face Dynamo Blues with an 11.00am scheduled Kick Off. 


Other fixtures for the weekend include a Reserves clash v Salthill Devon at home on Saturday 26th October with a 3pm kick off. 


Other Renmore fixtures include the following.


SATURDAY 

FAI Cup U17 - 2.00pm Westport United V Renmore

Galway FA U15 Championship - 12:30pm Renmore V Kinvara Utd

SFAI Sketchers Cup U13 - 2pm Renmore V Castlerea Celtic


MONDAY

Galway FA U18 Premier League - 2.00pm Mervue V Renmore

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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