Published on June 18th, 2013 | by Edelle Henry


Féile Peile na nÓg

Féile Peile na nÓg is the national festival of under-age Gaelic Football. Over the weekend 80 visiting teams will be hosted by local clubs in Derry with approximately 5,000 boys and girls taking part in 268 matches.

On Friday 28th June, the teams will leave from Celtic Park for the Féile Parade through the streets of Derry, where a crowd of approximately 10,000 is expected to attend.

Lavey will host Galway Champions, Claregalway throughout the weekend! They are bringing 31 players, which means 15 hosting families! A big welcome to all players, mentors, parents and supporters!

Full details of the weekend are available on


Thursday 27th June 
7.30pm Claregalway arrive at Lavey GAC.  Formal welcome at the Lavey Termoneeny Centre followed by ‘meet and greet’ with families.  Tea and sandwiches provided.  Depart 9pm. 
Friday 28th June 
1.30pm Round 1 Group Game:
Lavey (Derry) v Claregalway (Galway) @ Lavey
(Players to be at club grounds for 12.20pm)
3.00pm Meal at the Lavey Termoneeny Centre for both teams and parents.
4.30pm Bus leaves club grounds for Celtic Park
5pm Assembly of all teams in Celtic Park, Derry
7pm Féile Parade through the streets of Derry, from Celtic Park to University Grounds
Saturday 29th June 
9.30am Round 2 Group Games:
Lavey (Derry) v St Pauls (Laois) @ Lavey
10.25 am Round 2 Group Games:Claregalway (Galway) v Magherafelt (Derry) @Lavey
11.15am Round 1 Skills Competition @ Lavey 
11.50am Round 3 Group Games:Lavey (Derry) v Magherafelt (Derry) @ Lavey
12.35pm Round 3 Group Games:
Claregalway (Galway) v St Pauls (Laois) @ Lavey
4pm Semi Finals @ Ballinscreen. 
4.45pm Skills Final @ Ballinascreen 
5.20pm Semi Final 2 @ Ballinascreen 
8.30pm Entertainment at Lavey GAC club rooms- everyone welcome! 
Sunday 30th June 
11am Mass (all players to wear Feile gear and sit together at front of Chapel).
4.40pm Boys ‘A’ Final @ Celtic Park 
5.30pm Handing over of Feile Flag 


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