AMONGST the many honours handed out last Wednesday at a presentation night held by the ladies branch of Moyola Park Golf Club,were those prizes for the annual Spring League competition.
ON Tuesday May 28 Magherafelt Harriers are holding a 5k fun run/walk at Lough Fea, with a start time of 7pm with all proceeds going to Cancer Focus.
SPERRIN Harriers were well represented at Belfast City Marathon, which took place on the May Day Bank holiday, the overall race was wo.
WHEN you drive into Andy Oliver’s yard, at Dyan, between Eglish and Caledon it is clear to see big plans are in the offing, writes Seamus Donnelly.
WHAT a good news week for Dungannon Swifts, clinching a lucrative deal with a magnificent new main sponsorship deal - and securing a ground-share situation which will boost the coffers even more, writes Kevin Hughes.
At the first prizegiving of the season at Aughnacloy Golf Club. the Winter League awards were presented by sponsor Tommy Strain from Strain and O’Neill Accountants.
The Dungannon Ulster Fourball and Ulster Cup teams played their second round at home on Sunday week at Dungannon, with contrasting fortune.
The Fred Daly team played at Dungannon on Sunday week against Templepatrick, securing a splendid 5-2 win.
Last month heralded the start of the exclusive CGA Tour for The Corner Golf Society on the very picturesque course of Riverside Portstewart.
After last weeks’ 60 it was back to basics this week. However, it would be a tough base run that would give everyone a good work out and push anyone who’d missed the 60 to their limit.
DYAN race horse trainer Andrew Oliver has a big week ahead of him with the Classic credentials of some of his most promising three year olds set to be put to the test in top class company.
At 8.28am only a couple of Pleasure cyclists had gathered at the Mill, but by 8.35am 14 had arrived. The team had a good mix of raw recruits and old hands, the raw recruits displaying a mix of nerves and enthusiasm as they attempted to reach the 2nd rung of the ladder towards their goal of a tough 100 miles; while the old hands provided the support and encouragement.
Dungannon completed their Ulster League programme when they popped in at Gibson Park on Thursday night.
THE Lost World 25k multi-terrain race, was part of a multi distance event organised by 26 Extreme, and it took place on the Causeway Coast route on Saturday.
By Sheena McStravick
COALISLAND Athletic were crowned Mid-Ulster League Division One champions with a hard fought victory over Dungannon Tigers at the Mid-Ulster Sports Arena on Tuesday last.
Dungannon Tigers 3 St Marys 0
The 140th AGM of the Dungannon Club took place at Stevenson Park on Friday night.
COLLY and Niall Gallagher made the trip to sunny Spain, where they would join the other 10,000 competitors in the Madrid Marathon. Colly had a great run finishing in 3 hours 28 mins, and Niall crossed the line in 4 hours 2 mins.
Silverwood United 1
The Gents teams got under way this weekend when the Ulster Fourball made its way to Castlerock for their first round tie and came away beaten one and a half to three and a half; so all to do in the return match at home.
Dungannon’s recent good form fell just short when Division IB winners, Ballynahinch popped in at Stevenson Park on Saturday.
Dungannon II 22 Limavady 12
It was the opening round of the Burrows Engineering Road Race League for East Tyrone, and this year, Sherrygroom circuit was to be first to test the racing men.
The ladies team matches have got under way this season. Commiserations must go to the Challenge Cup team who got knocked out in the first round.
THE London Marathon took place on Sunday, with nine Sperrin Harriers members making the weekend trip to the event.
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