Grue Idrettslag is a Norwegian sports club from Grue, founded in 1906. It has sections for association football, team handball, athletics, orienteering, sport shooting and Nordic skiing.

Grue IL
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Full nameGrue Idrettslag
Founded1906
GroundGrue Stadion
Kirkenær
League5. divisjon
20185. divisjon group 2, 2nd

FootballEdit

The men's football team currently play in the 5. divisjon, the sixth tier of Norwegian football. The team played in the 3. divisjon from 2014, the fourth tier of Norwegian football. The team last played on this tier in 2007. Before that long Third Division stint, Grue played in the 2. divisjon until 1994. In 1976 and 1977 the team even played on the second tier. The club's greatest player throughout its history is Ståle Solbakken.

Recent seasonsEdit

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Cup Notes
2010 4. divisjon, gr. 3 3 22 17 1 4 92 38 52 dnq
2011 4. divisjon, gr. 3 3 20 12 4 4 57 36 40 dnq
2012 4. divisjon, gr. 3 2 20 17 0 3 57 24 51 dnq
2013 4. divisjon, gr. 3   1 22 18 2 2 101 25 56 dnq Promoted to 3. divisjon
2014 3. divisjon, gr. 3 6 26 10 8 8 46 53 38 1st round
2015 3. divisjon, gr. 2   14 26 1 2 23 15 113 5 dnq Relegated to 4. divisjon
2016 4. divisjon, gr. 3   9 22 5 4 13 30 63 19 1st round Relegated to 5. divisjon
2017 5. divisjon, gr. 2 3 23 15 3 5 63 34 48 dnq
2018 5. divisjon, gr. 2 2 18 12 3 3 64 19 39 dnq

AthleticsEdit

The club has had a few national champions in athletics. Grete Gjermshus won the shot put in 1988 and 1989, after several silver and bronze medals earlier.[1] In 1946 Thorvald Wilhelmsen won both 5000 and 10,000 metres; he had previously represented the neighbors Grue Finnskog IL.[2][3] The club also became Norwegian champion in the 4 x 100 metres relay in 1936.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2010-07-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2011-09-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-09. Retrieved 2012-05-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.friidrett.no/stevner/statistikk/nm/Documents/m4x100s.htm

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