Conal is bound for Blackburn bound

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CONAL Doherty, a pupil at St Joseph’s Primary School in Dunloy and a member of Ballymoney Youth Academy U-11 football team, has been invited to Championship football Club Blackburn Rovers to showcase his football skills and play two matches against Newcastle United and Leeds United.

Conal, only 10 years old, started playing football at the age of four with Ballymoney Youth Academy and at aged six he was playing in the Friendship league at the JDLC and has been part of the U11 Northern Ireland Development Squad for two years.

Everyone at the Ballymoney Youth Academy wish Conal every success with his trip to Blackburn Rovers.