Joyce Hudy and Jonathan Martin from the Swilly Seals headed off to Tenerife for a week of intense training with the Ulster Swimming Squad early on Friday morning. They will be training with the elite of Ulster twice a day in a 50 Metre outdoor pool.
Joyce attends Colaiste Na Carraige in Carrick and Jonathan is a pupil at St Eunan’s, Letterkenny. Both qualified for this camp through the Ulster Schools Swimming competition.
Joyce makes the long journey to Letterkenny each morning with her father/coach Chris hitting the pool at 6.20 am before making the journey back in time for school.
The Swilly Seals will travel to Downpatrick on 21st November to take on Lecale swimming club in round three of the Provincial Towns League. Having beat Ballymena in the opening gala and claiming the points v Lurgan who were unable to field a team to travel to Letterkenny the club will be training towards a win in Downpatrick.