LOCAL GAA CLUBS PARTICIPATE IN WORLD RECORD
YOUNG players from a number of Fingal clubs have participated in the breaking of a world record at Croke Park by stating the largest ever training session in hurling and camogie.
O’dwyer’s of Balbriggan, St Finian’s in Swords and the GAA club in Ballyboughal were among the local teams participating in the successful world record attempt.
A spokesperson for O’dwyer’s GAA said: ‘Massive congratulations to our U10 girls who are now officially amazing in their first year of camogie after breaking a Guinness World Record in Croke Park in celebration of the GAA Museum’s 20th anniversary along with 40 clubs across the country!
‘They participated in the largest ever hurling/camogie training session with 1,772 players and mentors taking part. It was an amazing night for everyone involved.’
Children and mentors representing Ballyboughal GFC and St Finian’s GAA also took part in the Guinness World Record attempt for the ‘World’s Largest Hurling Training Session’ in Croke Park.
Meanwhile, back at O’dwyer’s GAA in Balbriggan, the club has started this month offering someting very special to the community of Balbriggan as part of its Healthy Club project.
Between 7pm and 8pm for four weeks, the whole family (age 4 - adult) can get down to the club and get some exercise.
The children will be catered for at the club with fundamental games/skill sessions.
There will be three options for the adults aimed at all age groups and fitness levels.
A spokesperson for the club explained: ‘We will have a walking group, a running group and a fitness class to choose from.
‘The running and walking groups will leave the premises and the fitness class will take place at the club. Weight/blood pressure and measurements will be offered as an option.
‘We will end our 4 weeks with a walk in Carlingford on Sunday 28th October . The only cost for this initiative will be the bus to Carlingford so what are you waiting for?!’
O’dwyer’s GAA at the world record attempt.
Ballyboughal GFC participate in world record.