Well done to our 24 athletes who took part in the Munster Indoor Championships in Nenagh Indoor Stadium last weekend. The Club won a total of 8 medals – 3 gold, 2 silver & 3 bronze. In the Boys U/9 Dillon Ryan made his debut to Munster by winning double bronze medals. He stormed home in the 60m to come 3rd & he also jumped 2.92m in the Long Jump to finish in 3rd place. His brothers David & Daniel also had a great weekend with David winning the Munster title & gold in the Boys U/12 Long Jump with a jump of 3.22m & silver in the High Jump with a jump of 1.25m while Daniel captured double Munster gold in the Boys U/13 60mH & High Jump with a jump of 1.38m. Jack Fallon also had a great day winning silver in the Boys U/12 600m & bronze in the Long Jump with a jump of 3.92m. Congratulations & well done to all 4 medal winners. Daniel, David & Jack now go forward to represent Club, County & Province at the National Indoor Championships in Magherfelt, Derry on the 19th/20th March.
Other athletes who did us proud & performed very well over the weekend but who were outside the medals were:-
Boys U/9: Cillian McDonagh – 60m, 300m & LJ
Girls U/10: Lucy Dillon – 60m & Anna Ryan – 60m & LJ
Boys U/10 – 60m, 300m & LJ: Andrew Alexander, Adam O’Dwyer & Kyle Shelly
Relay – Kyle Shelly, Adam O’Dwyer, Andrew Alexander, Dillon Ryan & Cillian McDonagh.
Girls U/11 – 60m, 600m & LJ: Clodagh Fallon & Siobhan Price Carroll
Boys U/11: Tom Maher & Liam McDonagh – 600m & L; Jack Ryan – 60m & LJ
Girls U/12 – 60m & HJ: Jessica Hayes & Niamh Woodlock
Boys U/12: Conor Cummins – 60m & LJ; James Dillon – 600m, HJ & Shot; Sean Mockler – 60m, 600m, LJ & Shot; Oran Mulhall – 60m, HJ, LJ & Shot; Ben O’Dwyer – 60m, 600m, LJ, HJ & Shot
Rhys Shelly – 60m, 600m, HJ, LJ & Shot
Relay – Jack Fallon, David Ryan, James Dillon & Rhys Shelly.
Girls U/13: Eimear Ryan – 60m
Boys U/13: Declan Ryan – 60mH & HJ
Well done to our Club athletes who took part in the Munster Schools Cross Country Championships in CIT on Thursday 17th February. Kieren Hennessy came 32nd & Stephen Flanagan was 39th in the Minor Boys 2500m race & Catriona Hayes came 35th in the Intermediate Girls 3000m race.
Some Club athletes took part in a Sprints Workshop which was given by National AAI Coach, Chris Regan in Moyne Pavilion on Wednesday last, 16th February. Our thanks to Billy Purcell.
Club entries for Munster Indoor Championships for Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th February are:-
Ciara Mocker – Shot
Kieren Cummins – Shot & LJ
Catriona Hayes – 1500m
Siobhan Hennessy - Walk
Good luck to our 4 athletes, we wish them well in their endeavours over the weekend.
Training for the Indoor Season continues every Monday evening from 7.30pm to 8.30pm & every Thursday evening from 7.45pm to 8.45pm in Moyne Indoor Training Facility. Cost is €2.00 per athlete. New members & help are always welcome.