Gneeveguilla AC Club Notes by Cynthia Daly
Lotto: No winner of our lotto 20/07/2018, numbers drawn were 4, 9, 12 & 23. Sellers prize winner Andy McCarthy, €50 Y/T prize winner Shelia Morris Pinewood Estate, killarney, €50 to Jimmy McGillicuddy Leam, €40 to David Twomey Rathduane, Jack O’ Riordan Annaghmore & Margaret Dillane Quarry Cross. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 8, 14, 16 &30. Next week’s jackpot €10,800 plus €1,000 bonus.
Munster National Championships: What a brilliant weekend for our athletes in the Munster National Championships. Shona O’Brien takes pride of place with a brilliant win in Tullamore in the U19 1500m. This is Shona’s last track race as a juvenile, and what a great juvenile she has been.
Munster B Championships: Held in Cork on Saturday, our athletes had a dream day out. Gold medal winners were as follows Frank O’ Riordan U12 shot, Danielle O’ Riordan U13 shot, Ciara Caey U14 shot, Sarah O’ Connor U16 long jump, Dylan Scannell Fleming U14 shot. Saoirse Tompkins was 2nd in U15 800m, Sarah O’ Connor 2nd U16 100m, Aveene Vaughan 3rd U9 60m, Darragh Tompkins 3rd U12 shot.
Kilgobnait Road Race: Siobhan Daly was 2nd and Catherine Kiely 3rd, held last Friday night.
Summer 1 Mile series: The third leg of the series was held in Knocknagree on Wednesday last, again a big turnout on the night. Running well from the club were Shona o’ Brien, (who has won three races in succession), Robert & Andrew Purcell, Siobhan Daly, Catherine Kiely, Donal Reen, Mike Culloty, Saoirse Tompkins, Sean Twomey, Emmet O’ Connor, Anthony Buckley, Cheryl Carmody, Michelle Knee, Caroline Murphy, Danielle O’ Riordan, Delia Foley, Kate Culloty, Aine O’ Sullivan, & Kate Culloty. There are now two more races to go, Ballydesmond this Wednesday evening 25th, registration in Bobs bar. All athletes whether you have paid for all races need to go to race headquarters to check in weekly. August 1st we have the final race in Gneeveguilla plus prize giving.