Gneeveguilla AC Club Notes by Cynthia Daly
Lotto: No winner of our lotto draw 27/07/208, numbers drawn were 15, 18, 26 & 29. Sellers prize winner; Maragaret Hayes, €50 Y/T prize to Shelia O’ Donoghue Taur, €50 to Mary Horgan c/o Mgt Hayes, €40 each to Ellen Snaith Freemount, Michael English c/o Mgt Hayes & Shelia o’ Donoghue Taur. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 2, 7, 20 & 26. Next week’s jackpot €11,000 plus €1,000 bonus.
Summer 1 mile Road series: Another great race in Ballydesmond on Wednesday last, in view of safety we had to change the route to that of the Ballinahulla road. Overall the race went well, the surface was excellent, traffic at a minimum and was praised by the runners. Once again our own club dominated the race especially in the ladies section. Mens results: Ed Murphy 1st O35, Sean Twomey 1st O40, Robert Purcell 1st O50, Andrew Purcell 1st Junior, Adam Carroll 1st U13, Daniel Carroll 1st U9, Michael Thornton 1st U15. Ladies results: Siobhan Daly 1st, Saoirse Tompkins 2nd, Catherine Kiley 4th, Cheryl Carmody 1st O35, Phyllis Carroll 1st o45, Caroline Murphy 1st o50, Delia Foley 1st U15, Claragh O’ Connor 1st U13, Aine O’ Sullivan 1st U11, Caoimhe Carroll 1st U7.
Special word of thanks to Michael Foley who was working in Portlaoise all week but traveled home to help the club with the running of the race. Much appreciated Michael. Final leg of the race with prize giving is in Gneeveguilla this Wednesday evening August 1st. Race headquarters are in Gneeveguilla GAA Club, race is at 8.00 pm and prize giving afterwards in club.