Glasgow Lions are delighted to announce that 5 coaches gained their F.I.T Level 1 coaching qualification over the weekend. Gillian Bond, Elaine Clark, Jen Kieran, Brian McCluskey & Dominic Wilde all successfully completed the two day course with 11 coaches from the Glasgow area qualifying in total.
The course was presented by Simon Ebbett, the Scottish Touch Head of Elite Coaching & Monica Wallace, Scottish Touch Mens Open Coach. The Lions and coaches who attended would like to extend a big thank you to Simon & Monica for giving up their time and expertise giving the new coaches valued feedback.
The Lions would also like to thank the Glasgow Touch Association and Coaching Director, Cameron Day for all the work involved in organising the course and for funding the cost of the course in their continued work to raise the standard of the game in Glasgow.
The Glasgow Lions are delighted to announce that the club have once more secured Sponsorship from Dram! We will be having several events there in the near future, starting with the after party for the Club Championships on 22nd August and look forward to many more nights at our spiritual home where the club was founded back in 2007.
Dram! is the place to go for the best that the West End has to offer in smoked meats & stacked burgers, and to wash it down with craft beers & a huge selection of whisky.
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Well done to all the award winners for the 2014 season.
Most Improved Player
Advanced – Gavin Byers
Intermediate – Euan MacMahon
Beginner – Leanne Cooke
Overall (Maya McLellan Shield) – Jo Campbell
Most Valuable Player
Advanced – Robbie Ryan
Intermediate – Kieran Mulcahy
Beginner – Angela Watson
Player of the Year – Jen Kieran
Player’s Player of the Year
Victor Francisco Suarez Award for commitment.
James Green & Iain Houston
Well done to Gillian Bond, Jo Campbell & Elaine Clark all selected in the training squad for the Women’s 27s for the Touch World Cup and Lion in exile Laura O’Reilly who has been selected in the Women’s Open.
Training will now be back at Glasgow Green, Tuesday & Thursday at 6.30, we need a big push this week to prepare for the Glasgow STS Torunament.
Hello Sports Fans, we have another two tournaments coming up. These will be the last two of the season and your last chance to get your touch on!
Edinburgh Open on Sat 13th September
Aberdeen Autumn Tournament on Sat 27th September
You know what to do!
Training will again be at Richmond Park this week. Tuesday & Thursday at 6.30
Training will continue to be at Richmond Park this week, Tonight & Thursday at 6.30pm.
Training will return this week, Tuesday and Thursday at Richmond Park. 6.30. Hopefully we will have use of Glasgow Green again next week.
Next week will see the Touch European Championships kick off in Swansea from 7th to 10th August. Several Lions players have been selected across different categories and will compete with the best players from across the continent. We wish them all the best!
Keep up to date with fixtures & results at:
James Bandle – Mens Open
Jennifer Kieran – Womens Open
Laura O’Reilly – Womens Open
Joanne Campbell – Womens 27
Lizzie Willis – Womens 27
Gillian Bond – Womens 27
Stephen Bennett – Senior Mixed
Adrian O’Sullivan – Mens 35