New sponsorship page for Newcastle League cups

New sponsorship page for Newcastle League cups

4 September 2019

THE Newcastle League has released details of a lucrative sponsorship deal with NFU Mutual.

The home, business and motor insurance company, who have local offices in Downpatrick, Ballynahinch and Saintfield, have agreed to sponsor both the Bobby Dalzell Cup and Harry Clarke Cup.

Details of the sponsorship were announced at the draw for the first round of the Bobby Dalzell Cup in Downpatrick last Thursday night.

A delighted Newcastle League secretary said: ”We are thrilled that the NFU have agreed to sponsor our two main cup competitions for this season as well as taking up the option on any further sponsorship,” he enthused.

Downpatrick NFU branch manager Johnny McGreevy said the company was delighted to be able to support local sport.

“The league has been a vital part of the local community for over 60 years and are known for their integrity and fairness,” he said.

“As a long-standing local business these are qualities we appreciate and reflect in our own activities.”

The draw for the first round of the Bobby Dalzell Cup, to be played on Saturday, September 17, is as follows:

Kilmore Rec II v Castlewellan Forest, Saintfield United III v Valley Rangers Colts, Drumaness Mills Reserves v Ballynahinch United Swifts, Ballyvea II v Ballyhalbert United, Tollymore Forest v Ballynahinch Young Men, Strangford v Dromara Village II.

The draw for the second round was also made last week and is: 

Ardglass v Drumaness Mills Reserves or Ballynahinch United Swifts, Rossglass County v Kilmore Rec II or Castlewellan Forest, Dundrum United v Ballynagross, Ballynahinch Olympic Town v Strangford or Dromara Village III, Carryduff Athletic v Saintfield United III or Valley Rangers Colts, Newcastle Swifts v Mourne Rovers, Ballyvea II or Ballyhalbert United v Tollymore Forest or Ballynahinch Young Men, Celtic Bhoys v Killough.