City kicked off their pre-season campaign on Tuesday night with a spirited 3-3 draw against Dungannon Tigers, with several young Eagles getting a chance to shine in the absence of some more experienced heads.
The preparation for the Belfast Telegraph Championship 1 season continues on Saturday, with the David Humphries Memorial Tournament. Fixtures are as follows:
Sat 19 July: Armagh Rovers v Newry City, 12pm; Armagh City v St Mary’s, 3.30pm.
Sat 26 July: Armagh Rovers v St Mary’s, 1.30pm; Armagh City v Newry City, 3.30pm.
Each team will play 2 games, and both entertaining attacking play and strong defensive showings will be rewarded with 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 2 points for a clean sheet and 1 point for each goal scored!
The rest of City’s pre-season fixture list is as follows: Tue 22 July, home to Tullyvallen at 7.30pm, Fri 25 July, home to Antrim Rovers at 7.30pm, Mon 28 July, home to Riverdale Roves at 7.30pm, Tue 29 July, away to Tandragee Rover (time tbc), finishing on Sat 2 August at home to Warrenpoint Town with a 3pm kick-off.