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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...

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 in late of August for some teams. There will also be the option later this week for online...

Craughwell United are looking for a manager for their Junior team for the new season. The GFA deadline is Friday 29 July, so we have less than two weeks to fill the position. Our junior team fixtures are normally every second Saturday afternoon from September to March. Please call club secretary Anthony Gilligan 087 2467230 or club P.R.O. Tom Cunningham 083...

Managers meeting next Thursday 21 July.

Saturday 16th July, 2016


We have a manager's meeting in Cheevers at 9pm next Thursday 21 July to confirm what squads we will be entering in the Galway FA Leagues next season.The GFA deadline for squad entry is Friday 29 July which is less than two weeks away. We don't need player names for now, but only confirmation that we have managers in place and enough players to make up squads....


Craughwell United player Emily Miskella was part of the successful Galway squad that won the U12 Girls Inter- League title at UL last Saturday 25 June. Galway qualified in Sligo with three wins out of three a few weeks ago, then last Saturday they defeated Cork 2-0 in semi-final before beating home side Limerick Desmonds 1-0 in the final.Well done Emily!...


The recent Craughwell United AGM concluded with the main executive positions of Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer yet to be filled.We are asking parents to get involved as these roles are crucial to keep our club running. CUFC has grown to 400 players, but without parent and volunteer support, the progress stops and the teams disband!The outgoing...

50-50 Draw Winner for Sunday 26 June

Saturday 02nd July, 2016


Well done to Seamus Farrell for winning €120 from last weekend's 50-50 Draw in Rafterys.THE 50/50 DRAW IS NOW ON SUMMER BREAK UNTIL SAT 3 SEPTEMBER.


The current executive committee has been more or less unchanged for the past five years. In that time they have overseen the major upgrade and development works at Coleman Park. With all that work virtually done, the officers now feel it is time to step down and make way for new parents to come on board and give a fresh impetus to our club. If you are interested in...


Craughwell United entered three U9 teams into the recent Mervue United blitz tournament, one in the Cup and two in the Shield competitions. There was strong opposition with teams from Galway, Limerick, Athlone and Mayo. All the boys were a credit to the club with great team efforts and some outstanding individual performances as well. After a very...


Well done to the Galway U12 team who won the Jim Cashin Cup for the first time last Saturday in Cahir with a 1-0 win over Dublin & District Schoolboy Leagues (DDSL). Galway won all five games enroute to the title and our own Craughwell United players Liam Mulveen and Kieran O Connor played a big part in the success. A great achievement for two up and coming club...


This weekend sees the SFAI U-12 InterLeague National Final take place in Cahir Park in Tipperary. Facing DDSL in the final is a Galway team in red hot form looking to claim glory.The management team of Barry McGann & Gerry Martin have brought together an exciting young team capable of solid defending and creative attacking play. In reaching the final,...

Club results from weekend of 7-8 May

Monday 09th May, 2016



The Junior men’s side signed off their league campaign with a 6-0 win over Kilshanvey United last Saturday at Coleman Park. The match was nip and tuck for the first half hour before Shaun Gallagher opening the scoring to give Craughwell a single goal half time lead. The home side clicked into gear in the second half with three more goals from...

CUFC April 2016 Newsletter now available

Wednesday 04th May, 2016



The April 2016 Club newsletter is now being distributed to club teams. This edition features plenty of team photos, write-ups along with a full photo section from our recent Spring Fashion Show at the Loughrea Hotel & Spa.If you do not receive one, then copies are also available in Jodys, Rafterys, Cawleys and Cheevers. Click here and you can download a...


It’s always great to hear of football players that are passionate about their sport and strive to be the best that they can be. I have recently heard of one exciting young player and was keen to find out just how much the game meant to him and how hard he has worked to improve his skills. Finn is a talented young player from Ireland who has managed to achieve a...

50-50 Draw Winner for Saturday 30 April

Wednesday 04th May, 2016


Well done to Michael Walsh for winning €100 from last weekend's 50-50 Draw in Cawleys.Next draw takes place in Cheevers this Saturday night 7 May with €2 blue envelopes always on sale in Jodys, Cawleys, Cheevers and Rafterys.Please support our weekly draw as every envelope sold helps maintain and improve our facilities in Coleman Park....

Club results from week of 18-24 April.

Tuesday 26th April, 2016



The U16 girls played away to Athenry last Wednesday and were full value for their 3-0 win. Laura Cunningham kept up her good recent strike rate with the first goal of the game and midfielder Aoife Raftery (pictured) followed her with another fabulous strike. Raftery scored again with a second half header to round off her player of the match...

50-50 Draw Winner for Saturday 23 April

Tuesday 26th April, 2016


Well done to Kieran Gilligan for winning €110 from last weekend's 50-50 Draw in Rafterys.Next draw takes place in Cawleys this Saturday night 30 April with €2 blue envelopes always on sale in Jodys, Cawleys, Cheevers and Rafterys.Please support our weekly draw as every envelope sold helps maintain and improve our facilities in Coleman Park....

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