Sport is back – it kicks off this weekend as football, rugby, hockey, triathlon and netball start their seasons

Get ready for sport. After weeks of sport coming quite literally to a standstill we have a packed weekend ahead with some of the main sports kicking off as from the weekend.
It all kicks off this weekend with the Veterans Football ‘Charity Shield’ from 10am onwards at the Tercentenary Hall, Sunday 24th September.

Teams taking part are:

Lynx FC
Glacis Utd FC
St Joseph’s FC ‘A’
St Joseph’s FC ‘B’
Europa FC
Manchester 62 FC
Lions Gibraltar FC
Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Service

At the same time in the area of Eastern Beach the Triathlon will be holding their annual Triathlon competition which will see the area from the MOT to the old Motorcycle club closed to traffic as participants take to the road in some of the events.

Sunday will also see hockey return with Grammarians and Eagles scheduled to play against four visiting Spanish sides.

Just incase you are bored Sunday see the start of the domestic football season with the Pepe Reyes Cup which sees League Champions Europa take on Lincoln Red Imps their closest rivals.

Throughout the week netball will also return with the Netball Extravaganza and Netball Senior Quads.

Domestic league season will also kick off on Monday with matches throughout the week. The first evening will see two premier matches taking place.

Then on the 1st October the GFA will be holding their Grass Roots Fun day which will include

1 ELITE BOUNCING FUN—RED AREA—10AM-2PM

2 SUBBUTEO (TABLE SOCCER)—-ANNEX—10AM-2PM

3 WOMENS FOOTBALL—-PITCH 2—-10AM-2PM

4 FUTSAL UNDER 12 AND UNDER 14—TERCENTENARY SPORTS HALL—-10AM-2PM—(YOUTH)

5 SMALL SIDED GAMES UNDER 5-11—MAIN PITCH—10AM-12PM

6 SPECIAL OLYMPICS VERSUS UNDER 16 TEAM—MAIN PITCH—12.15PM-13.30PM

7 JYSKE BANK—MAIN PITCH (BEHIND GOALS)—10AM-2PM

Just before this Rugby will also kick off with the annual Gibraltar V Royal Marines Double Header at the Victoria Stadium

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