Queen’s Baton relay visits Rathfriland

Rathfriland celebrated the arrival of the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton to Northern Ireland, last week.

Locals turned out in force to welcome the Baton, on an evening which saw members of the Northern Ireland Clay Pigeon Association and the Finnard Highland dancers in attendance.

Members of Moneyslane Junior Football Club, who were part of the Guard of Honour, get an opportunity to meet Clyde the Commonwealth Games Mascot and to hold the Queens Baton, during its visit to Rathfriland. Photo: Gary Gardiner. IN BL WK 2214-508.

Members of Moneyslane Junior Football Club, who were part of the Guard of Honour, get an opportunity to meet Clyde the Commonwealth Games Mascot and to hold the Queens Baton, during its visit to Rathfriland. Photo: Gary Gardiner. IN BL WK 2214-508.

Moneyslane Football Club Juniors played a memorable key role in the build-up to the Commonwealth Games when the Juniors wore their famous Blue and White Kits along with other local groups to form a Guard of Honour in Rathfriland Square on Thursday May 22.

 

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