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Lochnell Football Club were undeterred by the recent lockdown, going virtual to run their annual end of season Skillorama contest.
More than 50 youngsters and adults enjoyed a series of speed, agility and skills challenges devised by the club’s football coordinator Cammy Lowe, with gardens, driveways and back yards being fully utilised to accommodate the activities.
Team Bayern Munich (Andy, Duncan and Fergus Hunt and Ruairidh Newis) came out on top with Team PSG (Kai and Finn MacKechnie, and Roan and Ross MacColl) coming in a close second.
During lockdown, the club managed to continue their activities online with a weekly ‘at home’ training session for all members. At the same time, the 2008 squad, who will become the club’s first ever 11-a-side team, kept their focus by engaging with the SFA’s Activity Hub together with a series of inter-club skills challenges with Lochgilphead Red Star.
With the easing of restrictions, the club are now looking forward to resuming outdoor sessions. Participation at these sessions is by prior booking only, and new membership enquiries can be made through the club’s Facebook page.