Club Milestones

Club Milestones

Club Milestones, from 1970 to the present day.

Year Milestone
1970/71 Formation of “Town” who finish their inaugural season in Division 1 in a very creditable 9th position. Celtic Park becomes the Club’s home pitch and the County Bar it’s headquarters
1971/72 Four defeats in their last five games deny “Town” a place in the top four and they eventually finish in sixth place.
1972/73 “Town” / Enniskillen Corinthians combination win the Lowry-Corry Cup.
1973/74 Reserve Team formed following merger with Killadeas United.
1974/75 “Town” amalgamate with Enniskillen Corinthians. Colts formed.
1975/76 Amalganation of the previous year comes undone as Roadhouse SSC come into existence as an alternative to the Corinthians Club. “Town” merge with Irvinestown Wanderers.
1976/77 Irvinestown Wanderers reform. Colts forced to withdraw from League
1977/78 Reserves disband
1978/79 Reserves reform. Youth Section Formed.
1979/80 “Town” reach the Mulhern Cup Final for the First time but are defeated 1-0 by Lisbellaw United.

Newly formed Youth Team make an inauspicious debut in the Irish Youth Cup and are defeated 9-2 by Dungiven Youth.

1980/81 Sam’s Sports become first club sponsors. “Town” relegated to Division 2.
1981/82 Promotion back to Division 1 gained at the first attempt.
1982/83 JE Bradley (Racing) replaces Sam’s Sports as club sponsors. “Town” relegated to Division 2 again. “Town” party visit London over Easter Weekend. Gerard Connolly becomes the first recipient of the “Clubman of the Year” award.
1983/84 McCaffrey Bros replace JE Bradley (Racing) as Club Sponsors. “Town” once again regain Division 1 status at the first time of asking.
1984/85 Reserves win Division 3 title after they win Divisional Play-Off against Omagh Hospitals.
1985/86 Colts Reform. “Town’s” yo-yo existence continues as they are relegated to Division 2 yet again.
1986/87 “Town” once again make an immediate return to Division 1 and Division 2 championship for the first time.
1987/88 Jim McClintock wins the “A” team player of the year award for the third time.
1988/89 A nondescript season
1989/90 “Town” win the Mulhern Cup for the first time by defeating Shelbourne after a replay. Reserves win the Reihill Cup for the first time.
1990/91 “Town” are pipped to the Mercer League Championship by Enniskillen Rangers. Reserves win the Reihill Cup for the second time.
1991/92 Reserves win the Reihill Cup for the third time. “Town” win the Kennedy Cup for the first time.
1992/93 Reserves win the Reihill Cup for the fourth time. “Town” retain the Kennedy Cup. Gary Beckett scores a hat-trick in the final against Dergview – his final appearance in “Town” colours.
1993/94 Gary Beckett signs for Omagh Town, “Town” win the Irish Junior Cup for the first time by defeating Oxford United after a replay. Rory Judge scores the only goal. Reserves win the Reihill Cup for the fifth time.
1994/95 Reserves win Division 2. Reserves win the Reihill Cup for the sixth time. “Town” celebrate 25th anniversary. The occasion was marked by a dinner in club Mirage which was attended by officials of Clonmel Town – winners of the previous year’s FAI Junior Cup.
1995/96 “Town” win the Mulhern Cup for the third time.
1996/97 McCaffrey Bros magnanimously agree to step down as club sponsors to allow the club to enter into a lucrative sponsorship deal with Unipork.
1997/98 Gary Judge wins with ‘A’ team player of the year award as he and his older brother Rory (1993/94) become the first brothers to win the coveted award.
1998/99 Colts win Division 4
1999/00 “Town” win the Mulhern Cup for the fourth time. Reserves win the Reihill Cup for the seventh time. Colts win Reserve League Division 2. “Town” celebrate 30th anniversary with a formal dress dinner in the Killyhevlin Hotel where Paul Keaveney becomes the first person to be inducted into the club’s Hall of Fame. Fuels and Lubricants replace Unipork as Club Sponsors.
2000/01 Outbreak of Foot and Mouth probably saves “Town” from relegation as league programme is abandoned! Michael McGovern signs for Celtic.
2001/02 Nothing can save “Town” from relegation and they drop down to Division 2 for the fourth time. Reserves will Reserve League Division 1 for the first time. Kieran McKenna signs for Tottenham Hotspur.
2002/03 “Town” make another swift return to Division 1. Reserves retain Reserve League Division 1 Championship.
2003/04 Gerry Love appointed manager of “Town” who stave off the threat of relegation and win the Mulhern Cup for the fifth time.
2004/05 “Town” win the Kennedy Cup for the third time. “Town” win the Mercer League Championship for the first time. Reserves remain undefeated throughout the season and win the reserve league Division 1 championship for the third time and the Reihill Cup for the eighth time.
2005/06 “Town” win the Mercer League Championship for the second successive season. Reserves retain Reserve League Division 1 Championship.
2006/07 “Town” win the Mercer League for the third successive season.

“Town” win Kennedy Cup for the fourth time.

2007/08 “Town” win the Mercer League for the fourth successive season.

“Town” win the Reihill Cup.

2008/09 “Town” win the Mercer League for the fifth successive season.

“Town” Reserves win Reserve Division 1.

2009/2010 “Town” finish Third in the Mercer League.

“Town” Reserves win Reserve Division 1.