Sunday, April 15, 2018

Club Notes Week Ending 15th April 2018

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

The Irish Universities Track & Field Championships were held over two days (13th / 14th April) in Mary Peters Track, Queens University Belfast. 
David Kenny (CIT) was first in the 3000m Race Walk in a time of 12:44:37. 
Rossa Foley (Tralee IT)  was fourth in the 16Kg WFD with a throw of 7.57m. Rossa was eight in the Javelin where produced a new personal best throw of 46.12m and jumped 11.65m in the Triple Jump finishing ninth.

Well done to all those Juvenile athletes who competed in the Gneeveguilla AC Open Sports Day on a very wet Sunday afternoon. Malachy Kirwan was first in the U14 800m & third in the 80m sprint.

The County Awards Banquet was held in Kenmare Arms Hotel on Friday the 13th April. It was a great night so thanks to Kenmare AC for organising the event. 
Award Winners are:
Conall O’Mahony              Juvenile Club Award
Aine O’Shea                      Juvenile Club Award
Cross Country: Juvenile Men - Cian Spilliane
Cross Country: Juvenile Women – Shauna McCarthy
Track & Field: Master Women – Maria McCarthy
Track & Field: Junior Men – David Kenny
Special Merit Awards: Emma Prendiville & Niall Prendiville
Women kerry league Team Awards
Leanne Cronin (at time of competition), Niamh de Hora, Maria McCarthy,  Elaina Norris

Club Training:.
Juvenile training on Tuesday 6pm to 6:45pm and Thursdays 6:30pm to 7:15pm  at Farranfore GAA Grounds. This will be in preparation for the County Track & Field scheduled for 12th & 13th May. This is for children born 2010 (7/8yrs) to 2004 (14yrs). €2 per session. New comers always welcome. 

Secondary School & Senior training on every Thursday will be at An Riocht Track, Castleisland from 7:45pm to 8:45pm.  This is endurance / distance training & Field events. €2 club member, €4 non club member. 

Athletic's Fixtures
Sat 21st April: Munster Junior & U/23 T&F & Juv Pentathlon C'ships, Templemore
Sun 22nd April: An Riocht Kingdom Come 10mile & 5K, Castleisland
Tue 1st May: County Schools T&F, Castleisland
Sun 6th May: County Junior, Senior and Masters T&F C'ships, Castleisland
Sun 6th May: Munster Half & Marathon C'Ships, Limerick
Wed 9th May:  South Munster Schools Track & Field - Girls, CIT
Fri 11th May:  South Munster Schools Track & Field - Boys, CIT 
Sat 12th / Sun13th May: County Juvenile T&F C'ships, Castleisland
Sat 19th May: Munster Schools Track & Field, Castleisland
Fri 25th - Sun 27th May: National Community Games WK1, University of Limerick
Sat 2nd June: National Schools  Track & Field, Tullamore
Fri 22nd June: Primary School Sports, Castleisland  

Please contact club secretary, Mary, 085-1909509 to register for competitions in advance
See Kerry & Munster Athletics website for full fixture lists & timetable for events.