first_img5k a huge success againIt may not have exactly ben basking in sunshine but the rain stayed away and once again the club enjoyed a super 5k.More than 500 runners and walkers turned out for the event from which all the proceeds go to the club’s underage teams. Once again it was a real team effort with all members of the club pulling together to ensure it was a great occasion for all those who took part.It is impossible to thank everyone but a special word of thanks goes to Herbie McDaid and his tea, the people in the tearoom and all who donated refreshments, Michael Murphy for the sponsorship, the Gardai, the Red Cross, and anyone else who helped out in any way.It was a terrific occasion and the huge crowd once again was a reflection of the hard work which is put into organising this event.The 5K has now established itself as one of our main fund-raising events of the year and plans are already in place for next year’s event. A quick congrats to all those who won the various categories but everyone who turned out and enjoyed the evening were the real winners.TicketsTickets which have been booked through club secretary Aisling McDaid for this Saturday’s Ulster championship semi-final clash can be collected in the clubhouse on Thursday evening between 8.30pm and 9pm.Training returns to pitchFrom next Monday night onwards all training for the U6, 8, 10, 11 and 12s teams only will return to the main pitch at the club. Thirds in actionThe thirds will play Ardara away on Friday evening at 8.15pm. All support is welcome.LottoThe match three winner of last week’s lotto was Paul Maguire of Doon Glebe, Newmills. The winning numbers were 5,17,22 and 24. Well done ManusThe notes wouldn’t be complete without mentioning a certain Manus Kelly and his heroics at the Donegal International Rally. He may have slowed up on the pitch but Mandy knows how to move through the gears behind the steering wheel. Well done lad from all at the club.U14sThe U14s boys team travel to Dungiven in Derry this Saturday to take part in the local Feile. There will be NO training for the boys on Friday evening.U8s BlitzThe U8s will host a blitz in Glenswilly this Saturday. Players are asked to be there for 10.30am and the blitz will start at 11am. Parents are asked to bring sandwiches or other refreshments if possible. Thank you.FixturesRes/Seniors are of this weekend due to Donegal game. They play St Michaels next on the 3rd July at Home Res 1.30pm and Sen 3pm.22nd June Wed tonight the U11/U12 Glen A team play St Eunans at home in the training field and the B team travel to Lifford.1st July U16 start there new season against Downings away at 7.30pm.Monthly meetingsThe club’s monthly meetings will take place on Monday next. The minor board committee will meet at 8pm in the club and the general meeting will take place from 9pm. All members are asked to attend.GAA NEWS: ANOTHER BRILLIANT 5K AT GLENSWILLY GAA CLUB was last modified: June 22nd, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalGlenswilly 5last_img

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