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Rossglass County Football Club


Charity no. 103310 Date registered. 04/04/2016

Public benefits

Rossglass County Football Club provide the opportunity to play organised football to children from under 8’s up to and including U17’s and adults in the greater Downpatrick area. We offer training and competitive football to children in the DYFL. Our senior teams compete in N&DFL and we participate in both their associated tournaments. Membership

of our club is open to all irrespective of religious belief, race or sexual orientation. The benefits being demonstrated by the club is the support of the community which has allowed our club to develop from a single juvenile team to a multiple juvenile and senior teams. We believe in personal development rather than win at any cost. Our club is a voluntary organisation that can only survive by making players achieve their personal best and we have done this for 20 years clearly demonstrating the benefit of being part of our club. The main beneficiaries are our players by their continued engagement and development into better players, increased fitness levels and mental health. Our coaches also benefit from continued professional development through recognised coach training and development courses. Harm is limited to accidental injury through play. Risks are managed during training by providing trained coaching staff and Referees during games. Each team has also an emergency response first aider. We also have a trained experienced child protection officer and access NI check all staff working with our young players. There is no individual staff member, group or organisation that stands to benefit personally or commercially from any of our activities. All sponsorship / donations are open and are publicly recognised and do not conflict in the activities of the club.

What your organisation does

Our club provides quality coaching, competitive football and personal development to children and adults in the greater Downpatrick area. We participate in Downpatrick youth football league and Newcastle and district football league. We are open to players, coaches, committee members and volunteers of all religions, race, sexual origination or


The charity’s classifications

  • The advancement of amateur sport

Who the charity helps

  • Children (5-13 year olds)
  • Men
  • Volunteers
  • Women
  • Youth (14-25 year olds)

How the charity works

  • Sport/recreation
  • Volunteer development
  • Youth development

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 30 June 2018

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 30 June 2017

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charitable purposes

To offer quality coaching and competitive opportunities in football to both young people and adults in the greater Downpatrick area. To promote personal and physical development through structured sport To promote participation to all sections of the community and not to discriminate anyone based on religion, race, sexuality or nationality. To provide all its services in a fair and open manner.

Governing document


Other name

Rossglass County FC
  • 4 Trustees
  • 0 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Fintan Bradley, 5 Glen Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 8AY

Trustee board

Mr Oliver Burke
Fintan Bradley
Mr Ciaran Morrison
Mr Andrew Mckibben

List of regions

  • Newry, Mourne And Down District Council