first_imgRosses AC NewsThe Gaeltacht Primary Schools Sports Day will be held in Carrickfinn on Thursday 22nd May starting at 10.30 am.The sports day is one of the largest sporting events held in the North West each year and has been held for over forty years. One of the highlights of the event is the competition for the coveted Best Small School award for schools with four or less teachers with Roshine National School, Maghery memorably winning the Mc Devitt Perpetual Cup last year for the first time.Schools are reminded that its 2 pupils per school in the Long Jump, Shot Putt and 300m. Also schools are confined to one relay team per race. Senior members of Rosses AC who are free on the day are asked to help out with the officiating.A huge well done to all our athletes who took part in the Donegal Championships last Saturday in Lifford for ages 12 – 17’s. There as Gold for Ailbhe O Donnell in the U-17 100m. Gold for Amy Hanna in the U-17 Long Jump. Gold for Kincasslagh girl Aoise Willoughby in the U-14 Long Jump. A great debut for Maghery girl Emily Croke who picked up gold in the U-12 Shot Putt and silver in the Turbo Javelin. Indeed it was a clean sweep in the Turbo Javelin with Gaoth Dobhair girl Leah Mc Garvey winning the gold, Emily the silver and Burtonport girl Aine Bonner getting the bronze. There was a Silver for Mia Mc Devitt in the U-15 High Jump with medals also for U-17 pair Jessica Oglesby and Rebecca Greene in the High Jump, Javelin and Hurdles. Luke Mc Dermott won a good silver in the Javelin while Thomas Marry won bronze in the Shot Putt. Patrick Marry, Ferdia Doherty and Eoin Diver also picked up medals. So well done to all who competed.There will be a table quiz in Caisleain Oir next Wednesday 21st May starting at 9pm and your support would be much appreciated.Club Vests – Everybody is agreed that the club vests really stand out and it has been impressive to see the large number of club colours in races recently. There has been enquiring for more vests and a batch has arrived. Club vests are available from Ita on 087 130 9536. If you are a club member the vests cost 20 euro or 40 euro for non club members.Well done to Marie Timoney, Dungloe who finished 2nd Lady in the Gaelforce Connemara Adventure Challenge in Mayo last weekend. Well done to Shaun who also did this tough challenge. Fit4Life is in Mulladearg on Mondays at 6pm and Wednesdays in Carrickfinn at 6pm. All levels catered for. Walkers and beginners welcome.Training continues for all athletes born 2007 upwards in Carrickfinn from 6 – 7 Wednesdays and Fridays.ROSSES AC ATHLETE MARIA TIMONEY COMES 2ND AT GAELFORCE CONNEMARA CHALLENGE was last modified: May 13th, 2014 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:athleticsNoticesROSSES ACSportlast_img

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