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Gills stars react to pre-season training camp

Gills players head home from Northern Ireland with a tough pre-season training camp under their belts



Gills squad in pre-season (@SeamusHeath1)
@seamusheath1 (Twitter)

If the Twitter reactions by the players are anything to go by, it seems the team was worked pretty hard during their pre-season training camp in Northern Ireland this week.

Adrian Pennock took his side over to the town of Newcastle in County Down for the week-long training camp. Despite the presence of a five-star hotel on the campus, Pennock opted to house his team in the rather more spartan accommodation of a YMCA youth hostel at Tollymore National Forest to ensure his players didn’t slip into holiday mode on the trip.

And judging by these social media posts from the players as they headed back home, they were put through the mill physically but, crucially, all seemed to view it as a positive experience.

And the man behind the Gills’ trip to Northern Ireland, IFA coach Seamus Heath, paid tribute to the team with a parting tweet as the players headed for home.