Have You Got a Football Team?
Arranmore Island has a long tradition of involvement in sport, including sailing, Gaelic and soccer. Arranmore United FC are the island's local soccer team and proprietor of Early's Bar, Jerry Early, has had a longstanding involvement with the club. The club's home ground is Ranagh Park which is situated on the south side of the island and sees weekly action when the team plays in the Donegal League. If you are bringing a football team to the island for a weekend away and would like to arrange a friendly with Arranmore United you can contact Jerry on 0878054246 for more details
The Arranmore Challenge is an annual 7-a-side football tournament held every June Bank Holiday weekend. 16 teams compete over the 2 days for the cup and bragging rights.
The current reigning champions are Damo's Dream after winning the 2015 competition.
All the rules and regulations are listed on the website here: arranmorechallenge.com