Dessie powers to Euro title

Powerlifter Dessie Scott. CR14 DESSIE SCOTT
Powerlifter Dessie Scott. CR14 DESSIE SCOTT

Fresh from his success at the World Powerlifting Championships in South Africa, Dessie Scott from Ballymoney Powerlifting Club, won the European title in the Czech Republic taking the gold in all three disciplines - squat, bench press and dead lift.

Dessie trains at Gerry’s Gym in Coleraine where he is coached by Gerry McLaughlin.

Ballymoney Baptist Church are holding a Soccer Camp at the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre from August 4th to 8th, 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

In partnership with Coaching 4 Christ, whose coaches are trained and certified by the IFA and are Child Protection Trained, the camp is free for all 7 to 13-year-olds.

You can register online at

Kids must bring boots and shin pads.


11, 14 and 18. There was one winner of the £600 jackpot - S Murphy, Newhill Park.