Sunday, August 6, 2017

Club Weekly Notes July/Aug 2017

Below are this week's notes. Thank you for your continued support.

The Munster Juvenile "B" T&F Championships Day took place in Templemore on Saturday 29th July.  Well done to Cormac Costello who won bronze in the U13 600m. He was also 5th in the Long Jump
His sister, Grainne competed in the U10 Long Jump finishing in 11th place and was 8th in the 500m. 
The three McCarthy sisters were also competing. Shauna was 7th in the U14 800m, Eabha was 5th in the U12 80m sprint and Rhian was also fifth in the U10 500m. Well done to you all.

The National League Round 2 was held in Templemore on Sunday July 30th. The Kerry Women's team did very well with a total of 111 points. This was enough to guarantee them a place in the final. This will be held on Sunday August 20th in Tullamore. 
Competing from our club was Maria McCarthy in the 1500m where she finished in 2nd place. Niamh De Hora in the 800m where she was first. Elaina Norris in the 100m Hurdles where she was third.
Rossa Foley was part of the Men's An Riocht team who also qualified for their finals. We wish them all the best of luck. Jerome Foley and Dermot Dineen guested in the 800m and 5000m respectively.

Well done to our club members who competed in the Gneeveguilla AC mile series. There was some great performances with Dermot Dineen, Aidan McCarthy & Jerome Foley breaking the 5mins for the mile in more than one occasion. Well done also the Marie McKenna  who did extremely well also in breaking the 6min for the mile.

St. Brendan's AC hosted their annual 5K & 10K Banna Road Race on Sunday 6th August. Maria McCarthy was first lady in the 10K and her daughter Shauna was third lady in the 5K distance. Also competing from our club was Aidan McCarthy & Dermot Dineen.

European Master Athletics Championships 2017. See Results and news here.
Athletics Ireland AGM Minutes April 2017. See here.

Athletic's Fixtures
Sun 13th Aug; Liscarroll A.C. Open Track & Field Sports,  @ 1pm sharp in Liscarroll GAA Grounds.
Sun 13th Aug: AAI National Half Marathon Championships, Dublin
Sat / Sun 19th/20th Aug: National Athletic Community Games,Dublin
Sun 20th Aug.; National League Final, Tullamore
Sun 20th Aug.; Rose Of Tralee 10K

See Kerry & Munster Athletics website for full fixture lists & timetable for events.