The Irish National D2’s took place in the University Arena, Limerick from Thursday 5thJuly – Sunday 8thJuly with Galway SC being represented by 18 swimmers, who had a storming meet at this year’s event.
Category: Gala Reports
The Irish Short course championships held in Lisburn from the 14-17th December proved to be very positive & promising meet for the swimmers from Galway SC
The annual Connacht 50’s (South area) meet was hosted by Galway SC in Kingfisher/NUIG on Saturday 2nd December & proved to be a very successful & enjoyable night of racing for all the competing GSC swimmers.
The Connacht short course swimming championships took place on the 4th and 5th November with G.S.C swimmers having an fantastic weekend achieving multiple personal best times and amassing an impressive 56 podium finishes.
GSC’s younger generation swimmers made a BIG splash at their first Development (B/C) Graded meet of the season hosted by Tuam SC on Saturday 28th October, achieving multiple personal best swims, podium finishes and “A” Grade times.
The 2017 Connacht/Munster Age-Groups held in University Arena, Limerick held from the 2nd-4th June proved to be a excellent meet for the attending GSC swimmers who stepped up delivering multiple superb performances over the 2 ½ day meet.
The Galway SC Senior swimmers had a positive return at the Irish Long Course Nationals held at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin from the 6-9th April. Leading the positive performances & in...
Click no the link below for a full print out of results for the Irish Minor Schools Gala Irish Minor Schools Meet 2017 Results
The first BC graded meet hosted by Bluefin SC of 2017 was held on Saturday 11th February in Kingfisher Club NUIG and proved to be an impressive meet for the competing GSC swimmers.
These impressive results on a super night in the pool included 7 A graded times, multiple B and C podium finishes and PB times by the 28 strong team.
A Grade times were achieved in the 100 Breaststroke in the Girls U11 Age-group by Gillian Murphy & Katie Waters & Boys U11 Age-Group by Ross Bradley, while in the U11 Girls 200 Backstroke, Gillian Murphy and Katie Waters were joined by Marija Giedraityte and Ciara Davitt achieving superb new A Grade time standards.
B Grade podiums were achieved in the 100 Breaststroke by Ciara Davitt (3rd/U11 Girls), Martin Mitchell (2nd/U13 Boys); in the 200 Backstroke by Maria NicDhonnacha (1st/U13 Girls), Cillian McCullough (2nd/U11 Boys), Martin Mitchell (1st /U13 Boys), while in the last event of the night the 50/100 Butterfly, there were B Grade podiums for Anouska Vinod (3rd/U13 100 Fly).
C Grade podiums were achieved by in the 100 Breaststroke by Cillian McCullough (1st/U11 Boys), John O’Sullivan (3rd/U11 Boys), Vlad Chizhevski (3rd/U13 Boys); in the 200 Backstroke by Sophie Lally (1st/U11 Girls), Erin Smyth (3rd/U11 Girls), Nina Bodamer (2nd/U13 Girls), Vlad Chizhevski (2nd /U13 Boys), while in the 50/100 Butterfly, there were C Grade podiums for Alison Madden (3rd/U11 Girls), John O’Sullivan (2nd/U11 Boys) & Ross Bradely (3rd/U11 Boys), Eva Shaughnessy (2nd/U13 Girls) & Martin Mitchell, Vlad Chizhevski & Conor Burke made it a 1,2,3 in the U13 Boys C grade podium category.
This concluded a very successful & rewarding BC meet for GSC’s younger generation of swimmers & GSC would like to extend sincere thanks to Team Managers Michelle and Anne-Marie for their brilliant work on the night supporting the team and a big thanks to Coaches Gwen, Magda & Brian for their coaching tutelage to the swimmers during a very busy night of racing.
The annual Galway SC Jimmy Cranny memorial meet took place on Sunday 19th December in Leisureland with 47 swimmers representing Galway SC at the meet, PB times & podiums placing’s were aplenty & brought to a close a positive end to the 2016 season.
Here’s all the results of the G.S.C Time Trials that were held at Christmas!!
Here’s the report on the recent Irish Short Course Championships which a team of 9 G.S.C swimmers attended this year.
Here’s the results of the 2nd G.S.C Graded Time trials – the breast & fly!!
The first BC graded meet of the season on Saturday 26th November hosted by Tuam SC saw Galway SC’s junior swimming turks take to the pool for this first time this season having a super night in the pool……..
After the performance highs by the GSC team at the Connacht short course (29/30th October), the Longford A grade meet (20th November) proved to be a much tougher performance proposition for the club’s travelling swimmers.