New lease of life for Legion with exciting new facilities

COOKSTOWN RBL Football Club has secured a 25 year lease of the amazing facilities at Cookstown High School.

The club will have the use of a fitness suite with over 30 training machines and also a full weights room. The club will also be playing on the school grass pitches, which have been passed for intermediate football.

Cookstown RBL Football Club were forced into looking for a new home when Mid-Ulster District Council decided to lease their previous home at Beechway playing field to Cookstown Youth Football Club.

Club Chairman Derek Anderson said: “This is fantastic news for everyone involved with the club.

“A lot of hard work went on behind the scenes from our committee to make this possible and we all would like to thank Cookstown High School Principal Mr Graham Montgomery and Mr Paul Crooks from the Education Authority Northern Ireland for their help in achieving these wonderful facilities.”

Cookstown RBL Football Club have a full youth programme in place starting with an U13 side which has been entered into The Deluxe Mid Ulster Youth League for the 2018/2019 season. The club will have full youth sides ranging from U13 to U16 in the near future. 

Cookstown RBL Football Club are looking for pitch side banner sponsors for their new home, plus match sponsors for the new season ahead and anyone interested should contact club treasurer Jeff Lamont on 07809138661 or club secretary Joan Ramsay 07803179113 for further information.

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