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Tuesday 06th December, 2016



Craughwell United FC are marking their twenty fifth season in football with a Christmas Celebration Night in Rafterys on Thursday 29th December. There will be a three course meal at 7pm followed by music. €20 tickets are now available from executive committee members Aidan Collins, Anthony Gilligan and Tom Cunningham. Tickets will sell quickly, so...


All club gear ordered at the recent Ballymanagh NS Christmas Market can be collected in Cheevers Lounge from 6pm to 7pm this Saturday 10 December. If you cannot make it then please call Tom Cunningham on 083 4041284 to make alternative collection arrangements.

Club results from weekend of 3-4 December

Monday 05th December, 2016



The Galway FA League programme has begun to quiten down for the December/January period, so there were only two club teams in action last weekend. The U13B boys lost 5-2 at home to Ramblers with Cian Irwin and Matthew Faherty on the scoresheet for United. The U18 boys (pictured) were 8-3 winners away to Salthill Devon B in the first round of the Connacht Shield....

Club results from weekend of 26-27 November

Friday 02nd December, 2016


The U13 boys went out at the fourth round stage of the SFAI Cup last Saturday after a 2-1 home defeat to Westport United. Niall Dillon put Craughwell ahead with a lovely shot from the edge of the box but the Mayo side maintained the higher tempo in the second half to score two goals, despite the great efforts of Craughwell keeper Aaron Gilligan, who shone all...

Club results from weekend of 12-13 November

Monday 14th November, 2016


The U14 boys bowed out of the Connacht Cup in round three with a 4-2 home defeat to Abbey Rovers of Leitrim last Saturday. Tomas Barlow put in an impressive display and scored both United goals on the day. The U12 boys were also out of luck in losing 6-3 away to Hodson Bay, Athlone after extra time in round two of the Connacht Shield. Having gone two down, Craughwell...


Craughwell United will have a stand at the Ballymanagh NS Christmas Market in St Michael's Hall Craughwell this Sunday 20 November from 11am to 4pm. We will be taking orders for club kits, zip tops, jackets and gear bags with full payment required on the day. We will also have black socks and shorts on display for immediate sale. Collection day for all...

Club results from weekend of 5-6 November

Saturday 12th November, 2016


The U18 boys came very close to knocking out Connacht Cup holders Galway Hibs at Coleman Park last Sunday in this season’s first round before ultimately losing 2-1 on penalties. Ger Fahy’s side put it up to the city side right from the first whistle but it was Hibs who took the lead with their first chance of note. However, Craughwell fought back...

Club results from weekend of 29-30 October

Thursday 03rd November, 2016



The U13 boys (pictured) progressed to the fourth round of the SFAI Cup with a 1-0 over Moyne Villa last Saturday at Coleman Park. The winning goal came midway through the first half when Liam Mulveen played a lovely through ball to Kieran O'Connor who cut in from the right to go one on one with the keeper and he rifled the ball past the keeper into the top left corner...

Club results from weekend of 22-23 October

Wednesday 26th October, 2016



The Junior men’s side (pictured) got back to winning ways with a 2-0 win away over Loughrea B on Saturday afternoon. The match was evenly balanced until Benny Gallagher set up Ruairi McArdle on thirty nine minutes to give Craughwell a slender half time lead. The home side were always in the game until striker Shaun Gallagher set up his brother Benny to...

Maree Oranmore FC Tournament Fixtures

Wednesday 19th October, 2016



The Maree Oranmore FC Invitational Tournament starts this Sunday 23 October 2016 with our U8 boys (2 teams) and U10 girls (1 team) commencing their match fixtures.Then on Sunday 6 November, the U9 boys (2 teams) and U10 boys (3 teams) begin their match fixtures.Fixtures will then alternate as above on a weekly basis until the end of February, weather...

Club results from weekend of 15-16 October

Wednesday 19th October, 2016



The Junior men’s side suffered their first league defeat of the season with a 4-3 loss at home to Dynamo Blues B last Saturday afternoon. Craughwell struggled against the physically stronger Tuam side early on and when they went two goals down and a man down shortly after the break, the match seemed over. However, spurred on by their two year unbeaten...

Club results from weekend of 1-2 October

Monday 03rd October, 2016



The U13 boys were the standout team from last weekend’s club results when they defeated Melview FC 5-3 in Longford on Saturday afternoon. Nigel Kelly, Kieran O Connor and Darragh McCartin scored in the first half to leave the sides level 3-3 at the break. O Connor scored two more second half goals to complete his hatrick while Odhran Keane, Adam Stewart...

Club results from weekend of 24-25 September

Monday 26th September, 2016



Craughwell’s U16 girls (pictured) played with credit in the Corrib Celtic Invitational Cup last weekend, getting to the final of the plate competition on Sunday. After beating Mervue United in the semi-final, they eventually lost out to Castlebar Celtic in the final. Our player of the tournament was goalkeeper Siobhan Creaven along with...

Boys and girl are welcome along to try it out at the Craughwell National School Astro pitch, starting from Saturday 24 September 2016.9am to 10am - Girls U8 and Girls U10 (U8 Girls Manager TBC)

Club results from weekend of 17-18 September

Monday 19th September, 2016



The Craughwell United U13 boys travelled to Athlone last Saturday and ran out 3-1 winners over St. Francis in the first round of the SFAI Cup. Michael Trehy opened the scoring for United before Kieran O Connor scored a free kick to make it 2-0 by half time. Craughwell went further ahead just after the break when good work from Adam Stewart set up Aaron Gilligan to...

U16 Girls in Corrib Celtic Cup next weekend

Sunday 18th September, 2016


Our U16 girls will be playing in the Corrib Celtic Cup on the weekend of 24-25th September. 8 teams involved from Galway / Mayo / Roscommon. All teams will get 3 games on Saturday with Sunday playoffs & finals. So minimum of 4 games. NB - We can only play registered club players, so please register with CUFC online or offline asap.Click here to download the...

For the club's U12/14/16/18 girl's squads, there will be an introductory training session this Sunday 4 September, from 6pm to 7.30pm at Coleman Park. Club coaches will be helping with drills and tips for the new season ahead.All new and current players are welcome along.

Summer Camp - Friday venue change

Thursday 25th August, 2016



Friday is the last day of our Summer Camp and we are moving venue from the Astro pitch to the grass pitches at Coleman Park. This allows us more space for playing mini matches and also gives the players some grass practice. Bring boots if you have them but if not, astro boots or runners will be fine.If you are not sure where Coleman Park is, here are the easiest...

IMPORTANT NOTE ON FAI REGISTRATION FORMS.

Thursday 25th August, 2016


IMPORTANT NOTE ON FAI REGISTRATION FORMS.After players have registered with the club, we have to download separate FAI Registration Forms from the Galway FA website and give them to squad managers for distribution. These FAI forms have to be signed by player, parent and our club secretary. The signed FAI Forms then have to be hand delivered by club officers...

Player Registration this Friday 26 August

Thursday 25th August, 2016


Player registration takes place this Friday from 7pm to 9pm in St Michaels Hall, Craughwell.We would like all players (boys U6 to Junior and girls U8 to U18) to come along and register, so that they are eligible to play matches in the new season which kicks off from Saturday 3 September onwards. There is also the option for online registration and payment...

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