Donegal Sportshall League, Round 1, Dungloe Sportshall

Saturday 29 November 2008


The club travelled to Dungloe on Saturday last for the first round in the Sportshall League for age groups 96/97 and 98/99 and came home lying in second place with some very fine individual performance and an excellent overall team performance.


Host club, the Rosses lead with 206 points with Tír Chonaill AC second on 115 points and Letterkenny third on 102 points. Twenty-four athletes travelled on the team with twelve on each age group team. Each team was made up of four athletes from each of the three training groups, Ballyshannon, Bundoran and Donegal Town. The club were particularly impressive in both the 3 x 1 lap and 6 x 1 lap relays and also in both the standing long jump.


Those that travelled and competed were:


Jamie Brennan

Conor Dawson

Daire O’Reilly

Shane Carr

Diarmuid Ward

Sarah Timoney

Sean Gallagher

Dearbhla Hoey

David Timoney

Emma Brady

Kate McGowan

Karen Tracey

Kelly McGrory

all on the 96/97 age group team.


The 98/99 team was:

Eva Diver

Tess O’Kennedy

Katie Gillespie

Chloe Masterson

Aaron Clarke

Brendan Gillespie

Elie Gallagher

Megan McGee

Timmy Govorov

Paul Murphy

Alannah Ward

Cian McEniff


Team picture shows Athletes who competed at the Sportshall League

in Dungloe plus coaches and team managers:

Paddy Donoghue & Jackie Harvey on left

Olivia Murphy and Tish Brady on right