22nd Old Boys & Ladies FC   

" Tutam Ac Firmam, "

North Belfast Urban Villages

Urban Villages Champions of Change 


22nd Old Boys & Ladies FC  and Shamrock Football Club kicked off this years Urban Villages programme.

These are two champion clubs supported through our The National Lottery Community Fund Northern Ireland  Change Makers Programme 


Through additional support from TEO TBUC Urban Villages we are working on a female wellbeing programme that Champions good relations.


A very competitive game played in great spirit was played on Saturday morning 21st August. With 22nd Ladies coming out winners in the Take 5 Tournament.
Christmas beats Covid
Part of our continuing work with Take 5 Clear project it was great to see the Ladies back at it. Hard work along with some fun. We had Santa, his Elf and various hats tonight. The ladies trained hard then done a secret Santa between themselves and a toy collection for charity. Great bunch well done Ladies 🎅
Our Boys and Girls enjoying the football training at our after schools project. Great fun but also educational for the football, schooling, social inclusion and so much more.
Brilliant work shop on mental health last night at Girdwood with Pat McGibbon, former Manchester United and Northern Ireland player. Superbly organised by Connor from Shamrock, community football consultancy and TAMHI.
5 from our ladies section and 5 from Shamrock attended this great course on Mental Awareness further building the link between our 2 clubs and communities.

#mentalawareness
Our Ladies and Shamrock ladies have been doing shared training sessions over the last few weeks. 
We go to Marrowbone park on a Tuesday night were Connor takes a good session and on a Thursday Shamrock come to Clarendon were 22nd Coaches take a session. 
The ladies from both clubs have came together superbly and are building a great relationship between the the two clubs. The craic is class and the Ladies willingness to learn is inspiring. 
Champions of Change Tournament 

Today saw us complete the Champions of Change Tournament with Belfast Swifts FC  beating Shamrock Football Club  5-1 to win the Cup and Belfast Ravens  defeating 22nd Ladies 3-2 to win the plate. A big congratulations to the winners 👏👏
A great four weeks of football played in a great spirit and with Covid guidelines adhered to. Sets all the teams up for the season starting this week. 
A big thank you to Tamhi Tackling Awareness of Mental Health Issues for sorting out the trophies and medals. 
A minutes silence was held by all four teams to remember the sad passing of Toni Petticrew. 
#itsoktotalk 
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