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Newry Junior Swimmers Fight to the End

Saturday 23rd April saw the junior squad from Newry and Mourne head to Portadown in the last gala of the Forest Feast aquasprint league. Having been beaten by Portadown last season by only 2 points the team were anxious to redress the balance. As always the medley relays opened the gala. The first two went […]

Dungannon take on Sliabh Bheagh

Dungannon recorded their first victory of the 2015/16 Aquasprints campaign with an excellent display against a gutsy Sliabh Beagh team in Monaghan on Saturday 23rd April. Both teams came to this gala determined to make up for recent narrow loses but it was to be Dungannon’s night as they took the victory which sets them […]

Mid Ulster travel to Olympia

Olympia 202 – Mid Ulster 198 Mid Ulster travelled to Olympia for the 3rd gala of the season, it turned out to be a very exciting closely contested gala which kept the touch judges busy. After the relays the teams were level, but Olympia edged ahead in backcrawl and although Mid Ulster gained points in […]

Newry & Mourne travel to Lecale

Saturday 12th March saw a small team from the junior squad of Newry and Mourne swimming team head north to Downpatrick to take on Lecale swimming team in the 3rd of the aquasprint league galas. Having already been defeated by the senior team in the PTL league, the junior squad were anxious but ready to […]

Sliabh Beagh travel to Cookstown

Sliabh Beagh swimmers travelled to Cookstown on Saturday evening last for the third of their Forest Feast Aquasprint galas this season. Almost 30 swimmers represented the club and the competition was fierce between the two teams. The relay races were a dead heat all the way but Cookstown gained a slight lead by the end. […]

Forest Feast fuels swimming stars of the future

Dried fruit, nut and seed business announces continued sponsorship of AquaSprint Junior Swimming League on 30thAnniversary Multi-award winning dried fruit and nut business Forest Feast has renewed its sponsorship of Swim Ulster’s AquaSprint Junior Swimming League for the sixth year running. Hotly tipped to be a future Olympic Games contender, Commonwealth Junior Swimming Champion Conor […]

Armagh hailed winners V Alliance

Armagh SC hosted Belfast team Alliance in the first home gala of 2016 in the Forest Feast Aquasprint League. This was the first big home test for the team of 7-11 year olds since many were experiencing their first or second gala since joining the club in September. Notably two new swimmers Emeid Coogan & […]

Enniskillen host Kilkeel

The Enniskillen Lakelanders participated in their 4th Forest Feast AquaSprint for the current season on Saturday at the Forum. With 1 win and 2 losses the local club were looking to build on some positive South West Minor League and Provincial Towns League performances. Home galas always give the Coaches an opportunity to let new […]

Mid Ulster travel to Alliance

Mid Ulster got the season off to a great start winning all the medley relays. With confidence high they continued to swim well gaining 40 PBs. Outstanding contribution or effort came from Luke O Connor, Peter Maguire, Conall Higgins, Rachel Grant, Alex Johnston, Ethan Canavan, and Simon Matterson each had 3PBs and Andrew Lipscomb, Kate […]

Lurgan host Newry & Mourne

Newry & Mourne came to Lurgan on Saturday night. It was a great gala but Newry & Mourne proved too strong for Lurgan’s A and B swimmers. In saying that these swimmers tried their very best and achieved many pb’s. Depsite the result Lurgan’s swimmers enjoyed the gala as the photographs prove. The final score […]