Sunday, May 27, 2018

Club Notes Week Ending 27th May 2018

Club Singlets & Tops:
We will be placing another order for club wear at the end of May. You can e-mail your interest to  with: Name, Mobile, Gear Type, & Size. Payment required on order.
Details on our website: Club Gear

National Community Games 
The first National Community Games Festival weekend in 2018 took place from the 25th to 27th May in the superb University of Limerick. We had many of our juvenile athletes representing their county at various events. In the Cross Country Relays the U14 Boys won Gold. The team was made up of four club athletes, Cian Spillane, Malachy Kirwan, Conall O'Mahony and substitute Cormac Costello. The other team member was Cian Lynch of Spa Muckross. John Sexton was part of the U12 Boys team who made it through to the finals and finished in fifth place overall. Mairead Walsh was part of the U12 Girls team who did not make the medals but ran very well. A special mention also to Liath Lenihan who got gold in the U16 Projects category.

Arthur Fitzgerald took part in this years Cork BHAA John Buckley Sports 5k race in Cork City the  A huge crowd of 917 runners turned out. Arthur completed the distance in a time of 16:57, a new seasonal best.

District Primary School Sports
The District Primary School Sports will be held on Wednesday 30th May in Listry GAA grounds. Events will start at 6pm. This is open to all primary school pupils in the Farranfore Maine Valley AC district. All schools will be notified this week. Check out our website for fixture list.

Club Training:.
Juvenile training on Tuesday 6pm to 6:45pm at Farranfore GAA Grounds. This will be in preparation for the Munster Track & Field scheduled for June. 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. Last track session June 21st. €2 club member, €4 non club member. 

Athletic's Fixtures
Wed 30th May: District Primary School Sports, Listry GAA Grounds @ 6pm  
Sat 2nd June: National Schools  Track & Field, Tullamore 
Sat 2nd / Sun 3rd June: Munster U9 to U13 T&F, Lees Road Ennis @11am
Mon June 4th: St. Brendan's AC Juvenile Open Sports Day, Ardfert from 1pm
Sat 9th June: Munster U9 to U11 Team Games T&F, Castleisland
Sun 10th June: Munster Senior & Masters T&F, Castleisland
Wed 13th June: Primary School Sports, Castleisland
Sat 16th / Sun 17th June: Munster U14 to U19 T&F, Waterford RSC
Sat 23rd - Sun 24th June: County Community Games Athletics, Castleisland
Sat 23rd June: Tailteann Games T&F C'ships, Santry
Sun 24th June: National League - Round 1, Tullamore
Sat 30th June: National Junior & U/23 T&F Championships, Tullamore
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.