Club Notes…Sun 22nd Jan 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto 20/01/2016, numbers drawn were 3, 6, 24 & 25. Sellers prize winner Mossie Brosnan, €50 Y/T prize winner Melissa Culloty Drom, €50 to Mary Lowe Sliabh Luachra, €40 each to Adrian O’ Regan Meenagisheagh, Don Murphy Gneeveguilla & John O’ Riordan Glash. Bonus not won , numbers drawn were 3, 5, 11 & 19. Next week’s jackpot €7,200 plus €1,000 bonus.

Kerry Colleges Cross Country: Our athletes did well at the Kerry Colleges Cross Country held in Killarney. Shona O’ Brien won well her Intermediate race. Maggie Buckley came 2nd in the minor race. And the minor boys led home by Jack O’ Leary got 3rd school. We wish all runners well when they contest the South Munster Cross Country in Cork this Friday.

Training: All trainings are going well, with indoor track competitions coming up over the next few weeks.

5K winter series: Commencing on Feb 4th and for the following 3 Saturdays we have our race in the Demense Killarney. All welcome

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Club Notes…Sun 15th Jan 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: no winener of our lotto 13/01/2017, numbers drawn were 12, 15, 20 & 21. Sellers prize Shelia O’ Donoghue, €50 Y/T prize winner Tony Murphy Tureen, €50 to Mary Breen Boherbue, €40 each to Callum & Mary c/o Petros, Tommy Gleeson Mountrodger, Donal Daly Snr Tureencahill. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 7, 14, 21 & 30. Next week’s jackpot €7,000 plus €1,000 bonus.

Training: 2 weeks into the New Year and all trainings up and running. Monday 7.30 in Gneeveguilla GAA Hall for all juveniles, Tuesday Boherbue comprehensive School both indoor & outdoor training at 6.30 pm, Fridays in barradubh at 6.30 pm. Couch to 5K extended run in Barradubh Field Mondays & Fridays at 7.30 pm.

National Indoor League: Held in Athlone on Saturday 14th Mel O’ Callaghan & Cian Mccarthy travelled as guests, both did well.

Senior & Masters Munster Indoor Championships: The club was very strong on Sunday last at the Indoor Championships, winning several medals. Shelia O’ Donoghue O50 1st in shot ( new PB), Catherine O’ Sullivan Moynihan 1st in LJ O35, Eileen O’ Riordan 1st in shot O45, Norma O’ Connor 2nd in HJ, 3rd in 60M O45, Siobhan Daly 1st 800m O35, Robert Purcell 2nd 5000m O45.

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Club Notes… Sun 8th Jan 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto 06/01/2017, numbers drawn were 9, 16, 18 & 25. Sellers prize winner: Margaret Hayes, €50 Y/T prize winner: Vincent Carmody Banard, Lucky dip draw, €50 to Eileen O’ Leary Mountcain, €40 each to Mary Houlihan c/o Mgt Hayes, Denis Kissane Masrour & Cynthia Daly Tureencahill. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 6, 11, 13 & 20. Next week’s jackpot €6,800 plus €1,000.

Award Winner: A good start to the year with Catherine O’ Sullivan Moynihan wining Munster Master Athlete of the year 2016. Catherine is the 4th athlete from the present club to win this Masters award from the present team. Other winners were Annette O’ Brien, Elaine Cronin & Shelia O’ Donoghue. Josephine Hickey won this award a number of years ago. Congratulations again to Catherine. The presentation is next month, so we look forward to that.

Munster Junior & U23 Indoors: Held in Nenagh 7th & 8th January, Mel O’ Callaghan won bronze in 200m & was 5th in 60m U23. Amy Cronin won gold in 60M & 200m. Well done to both of you.

Munster Senior & Masters: This competition will be held w/end 14th & 15th January. The club will be represented by Catherine O’ Sullivan, Shelia O’ Donoghue, Eileen Riordan & Robert Purcell. Best of luck to all competitors.

Training: Club are back training as and from Monday 9th January. Couch to 5K training in Barradubh Mondays & Friday’s at 7.30 pm.

Sympathy: The sympathy of the club goes out to Gary O’ Leary’s family, Rathmore on their sad, sad bereavement. Gary & Antoinette’s children , who will miss their dad greatly have been coming to club training in Gneeveguilla over the past few years.

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Club Notes…Mon 2nd Jan 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto draw 30/12/2016, numbers drawn were 6, 13, 18 & 30. Sellers prize winner: Tom Joe O’ Donoghue, €50 Y/T prize winner: Seamus murphy Milltown, €50 to Jerry Lyne Annaghbeg, €40 each to Margaret Dillane Quarry Cross, Brian O’ Connor Knockrour, Siobhan Daly Gneeveguilla AC. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 7, 14, 22 & 24. Next week’s jackpot €6,600 plus €1,000 bonus.

Road Races: The Christmas Road Race Series are finished for 2016. We had races in Newmarket, Farranfore, Boherbue & Beaufort. Fine form was shown by the following club members John Barrett, Robert & Andrew Purcell, Anthony Buckley, John Guerin, Fergal Barry, Simon Mangan, Sean Cahillane,Ross Gallagher, Caroline Murphy, Nora Flynn, Catherine Kiely, Mary O’ Connell, Joan O’ Sullivan, Colette Mallon, Cynthia Daly & Julie Purcell.

Boherbue Road Race: A new event organised this year by Boherbue Village Committee, and a fine turnout they had. The club assisted with time keeping on the day. The club wishes to thank Boherbue Village committee for the significant contribution which they gave to our club funds on the day.

Upcoming Events 2017: We will be announcing our 2017 programme shortly which comprises of our club day out which will included a party and a sports hall competition. Our Winter Series will be held in Killarney over the 4 Saturday’s in February. Our AGM will also be coming up, where we will be extending a welcome to our new club workers and to anyone else wishing to come on board. Full training courses will be provided.

Membership & Lotto 2017: Club membership & annual lotto is now due, we would appreciate if you can all organise payment at your earliest convenience.

New year Greetings: Wishing all our readers, club members and followers a Happy & Healthy & Sporty 2017.

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Club Notes… Sun 18th Dec 2016

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto 16/12/2016, numbers drawn were 8, 12, 17 & 27.  Sellers prize winner:  Tom Joe O’ Donoghue, €50 Y/T prize winner:  Joan O’ Sullivan Currans, €50 to Geraldine Murphy Renasup, €40 each to Katie Cahill Killarney, Eilis Daly Gullane & Caitriona Kelly Fenit.  Bonus not won numbers drawn were 3, 4,6 & 11.  Next week’s jackpot €6,200 plus €1,000 bonus.  The winner of our third Christmas Hamper was Zack Knee Curtin , Gneeveguilla Village.  The final of our Christmas Hampers will be drawn Friday 23rd.

Newmarket 5K:  Held on Sunday 18th in Newmarket, John Barrett was 1st O50, Caroline Murphy was 2nd O50, John Guerin & Anthony Buckley ran well.

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Upcoming Events:  Farranfore 5K on St. Steven’s Day at 12 noon & Beaufort on New year’s Day at 12 Noon.

Kerry Athletics Church Gate Collection:  Thanking everyone who contributed to the church gate collection on Saturday & Sunday last.

Wishing all our readers & members a Happy Christmas & Prosperous New Year

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Club notes…Sun 11th Dec 2016

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto draw 09/12/2016, numbers drawn were 1, 3, 6 & 18. Sellers prize winner Tom Joe O’ Donoghue. €50 Y/T prize to Joan Barry Cronin Knockmanaugh, €50 to Catriona Kelly Fenit, €40 each to John Moriarty Coom, Eileen O’ Connor commons Newmarket & Calen & Mike Moynihan Gneeveguilla. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 1, 12, 24 & 25. Next week’s jackpot 46,000 plus €1,000 bonus. Our second Christmas Hamper was won by Jim O’ Mahony, Islanderagh.

National Cross Country Finals: Well done to Shona O’ Brien who came 12th in U17 at the National Cross Country finals in Dundalk on Sunday last.

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Club Notes…Mon 5th Dec 2016

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto:  No winner of our lotto 02/12/2016, numbers drawn were 5, 7, 27 & 30.  Sellers prize winner Karen O’ Mahoney, €50 Y/T prize winner:  Mary O’ Connell Killarney, €50 to Gene Moriarty & Karen c/o Petro’s Bar, €40 to Geraldine Murphy Renasup, Katie McCarthy c/o Connie  Connor Ballydesmond, Jim Healy Barraduff.  Bonus not won numbers drawn were 4, 7, 22 & 28.  Next week’s jackpot €5,800 plus €1,000 bonus.  Our first Christmas Hamper was won by Sean O’ Leary Gneeveguilla Village.

Castleisland Fun 5K:  Well done to Robert Purcell who was 2nd in Castleisland on Sunday.

Munster Munster B’s & Intermediate:  Held in Clare on Sunday last, Caroline Murphy was 21st & Danielle O’ Riordan was 57th.

All Ireland Cross Country:  Best wishes to Shona O’ Brien who has qualified for the All Ireland’s which will be held in Dundalk on Sunday 12th.

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