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Jan 25 2018

TOMMY BOWE TO CELEBRATE WITH DUNGANNON RUGBY CLUB AND SWIFTS

Press Eye – Belfast – Northern Ireland – 25th January 2018. Tommy Bowe launches Celebration of Sport Event. Ulster Rugby legend Tommy Bowe is pictured at the launch of the Celebration of Sport Dinner with Harold Walker, President of Dungannon Rugby Club left, and Keith Boyd, Dungannon Swifts Chairman. The prestigious event will be held in Armagh City Hotel on Saturday 26th May when Bowe will be joined by former British Lions, Irish and Ulster team mate Stephen Ferris along with Northern Ireland footballing greats Pat Jennings and Keith Gillespie. Tickets cost £100 per person or £1000 for a table of ten. To book your place or to find out more information please email celebrationofsport@gmail.com. Photo by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

ULSTER Rugby legend, Tommy Bowe, will take centre stage at a Celebration of Sport Dinner organised by Dungannon RFC and Dungannon Swifts FC in Armagh City Hotel on Saturday 26 th May.

The prestigious black-tie event, which is being supported by local car giant, the Donnelly Group, will see Bowe joined by former British Lions, Irish and Ulster team mate Stephen Ferris along with Northern Ireland footballing greats Pat Jennings and Keith Gillespie for a Q & A facilitated by local TV pundit, Adrian Logan.

This is the first time the two Dungannon sports clubs have collaborated to celebrate the sporting achievements of both historic clubs and the event is set to help lay the foundations for future successes.

Harold Walker, President of Dungannon RFC and Keith Boyd, Chairman of Dungannnon Swifts FC said: “We are delighted to be joining forces to organise this event in celebration of Dungannon’s rich sporting heritage. Both clubs are proud to have nurtured local talent for many years and we are very proud of the players such as Stephen Ferris, Craig Gilroy, Stuart McCloskey and Niall McGinn who have all gone on to play for Ulster and Northern Ireland respectively. We are dedicated to the ongoing investment in the youth and grassroot levels of each sport and providing a welcoming and fun atmosphere to help local up and coming players realise their full potential.”

Brothers Terence & Raymond Donnelly from the Donnelly Group said: “We are delighted to be supporting the Celebration of Sport Dinner and helping the future of Dungannon RFC and Dungannon Swifts FC. Donnelly Group is committed to helping drive local sporting talent and helping today’s youth achieve their goals. We would encourage other local businesses to support the clubs by buying tables and we look forward to a great night at Armagh City Hotel.”

The event will kick off with a sparkling drinks reception followed by a four-course meal, interviews with the sporting heroes, an auction and raffle and entertainment from top-class magician Rod Hogg and live music.

Tickets cost £100 per person or £1000 for a table of ten. All proceeds will be divided between the two clubs to ensure their continued success and a donation will be made to the Niamh Louise Foundation.

To book your place or to find out more information please email celebrationofsport@gmail.com or contact John Armstrong on 07595925185.