The Craigavon Cowboys returned to Portadown with the IAFL 1 Bowl in hand on Sunday past, following a dramatic 28-27 win over the Westmeath Minotaurs. The weather was perfect for football as was the pitch at Navan RFC. The game started with both teams showing nerves as the first quarter ended scoreless before the game came to life in the second quarter.
The Cowboys advance to the 2019 IAFL 1 Bowl courtesy of a 27-19 win over fourth seeds Trinity College Dublin in the IAFL 1 playoffs. This is the third year in a row that the Cowboys have reached the Bowl game, but will be hoping for success this time having tasted defeat the past two times.
Calling all former Cowboys - This year’s Alumni Game will commemorate the Cowboys first chairman Marcell Seeley, who passed away recently. Marcell was a cornerstone of the club when it was first established in 1986: organising and running the club, raising money for equipment, travelling to London for the American Bowl games, as well as winning the very first Shamrock Bowl.
A lunch is being organised pre-game at Bennetts, Portadown. This will be from 12 noon, of which we invite Marcell’s family and all Cowboys Alumni to attend. Please contact Jo Buchanan (email@example.com) so we have an idea of numbers to book.
Bennetts is a 5 minute walk away from our home venue at Peoples Park, where the Cowboys will battle the Wexford Eagles for the Marcell Seeley Memorial Cup. Kick off is scheduled for 2pm.
The team will then be heading to the Parkside Bar after the game for drinks and food – all are welcome to share stories with old and new Cowboys.
Last night, the Cowboys delivered all the toys and sweets, that had been donated, to the Children's Centre at Craigavon Area Hospital. Thank you to everyone who donated and to the guys for delivering the toys and sweets - it was very well received and will no doubt put a smile on many kids faces.
Craigavon Cowboys - A Community Club.
It’s time to spread Christmas cheer and share the festive spirit! The Cowboys are now collecting toys/sweets/donations, with all that we receive going directly to the Children’s Ward at the Craigavon Area Hospital.
You can donate toys/sweets by giving them to any Cowboys player/coach/member or donate money towards gifts via our PayPal (firstname.lastname@example.org) before Monday 17th December. If you need any further information, please message this page. Thank you.
Pictured below is the Cowboys delivering toys and sweets last year #cowboysfamily #communityclub
On Saturday, our club celebrated another successful year as we continue to grow from strength to strength. Players and volunteers were awarded trophies to recognise their efforts and achievements this past year. We would like to thank the Seagoe Hotel for hosting us.
Flag Most Improved Player of the Year, sponsored by Phoenix Homes UK: David McMichael. Presented by flag team manager Niall Quinn.
Flag Defensive Player of the Year, sponsored by Phoenix Homes UK: Jo Buchanan. Presented by flag team manager Niall Quinn.
Flag Offensive Player of the Year, sponsored by Phoenix Homes UK: Jamie Wilson. Presented by flag team manager Niall Quinn.
Only 2 days to go! As we continue the build up to Sundays game against the Warriors, we spoke with Cowboys Vice President Sean Byrne to get his thoughts on the year so far and the game on Sunday.
As the days get less and less until we take on the Galway Warriors in the playoffs, we caught up with player and board member Jason Duddy.
Preview of Sundays must win game against the NI Razorbacks at Peoples Park Portadown. Kick-off is 2pm.
The Cowboys Alumni Game 2018 is scheduled for Sunday 17th June when your 2018 Craigavon Cowboys take on local rivals NI Razorbacks at Peoples Park Portadown! There will be a special presentation pre-game (1.30pm, kick off 2pm) to some former members of the club as well as free pizza and beverages at half time. Catch up with old team mates whilst supporting your old team! The team will then be heading to the Parkside Bar after the game for drinks and food - everyone welcome. Bring your family and friends along with you to share your stories! More details will be released in due course - hope to see you there!
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