Day 1 & 2 of the Athletics Ireland Juvenile U/12 to U/19 Track & Field Championships took place in Tullamore on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th July. Over the 2 days Tipperary athletes won a total of 23 National medals (6 gold, 9 silver & 8 bronze). Congratulations & well done to all our athletes who performed very well & did us proud. National titles were won by Phoebe Murphy (u/14 80m), Laura Costello (U/15 250mH), Michael Quilligan (U/15 80mH), Darren Prout (U/15 TJ), Sean Tobin (U/18 3000m) & Jaco Oosthuysen (U/19 Javelin). Athletes who won more than 1 medal were Darren Prout, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. who won gold in the Boys U/15 Triple Jump & Silver in the 80mH with Michael Quilligan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. winning gold in the Boys U/15 80mH & silver in the 250mH. Jade Fahy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. also won double National bronze in the Girls U/14 Javelin & Discus. Brother & sister Darren & Leanne Prout both won medals in the U/15 80mH with Darren winning silver & Leanne bronze while brothers David & Daniel Ryan from Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. both won silver medals in the Boys U/12 & U/13 Long Jumps.
Results of the medal winners are below:-
Girls U/12 - 60m – 2nd Olivia Moylan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 8.75
Boys U/12 - Long Jump – 2nd David Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. 4.50m
Boys U/13 - Long Jump – 2nd Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. 4.91m.
Girls U/14 - 80m – 1st Phoebe Murphy, Clonmel A.C. 10.44; Long Jump – 2nd Maria Carey, Newport A.C. 4.81m; Javelin – 3rd Jade Fahy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 24.61m; Discus – 3rd Jade Fahy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 23.33m
Boys U/14 - Javelin – 2nd Sean Glasheen, Tipperary Town A.C. 32.77m
Girls U/15 - 250mH – 1st Laura Costello, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 37.52; 3rd Kelly Ann Doyle, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. 38.16; Discus – 3rd Ciara Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. 27.07m; 80mH – 3rd Leanne Prout, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. 13.06; High Jump – 2nd Deirbhile Ryan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 1.60m; Hammer – 2nd Aoife Vaughan Witts, Borrisokane A.C. 36.55m
Boys U/15 - 80mH – 1st Michael Quilligan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 12.12; 2nd Darren Prout, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. 12.33; 250mH – 2nd Michael Quilligan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 34.62m; Triple Jump – 1st Darren Prout, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. 11.82m
Boys U/18 - 800m – 3rd Seamus Hogan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 2.01.14; 3000m – 1st Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. 8.42.52; 2000m Steeplechase – 3rd Michael Carey Clonmel A.C. 10.05.20; Shot Putt – 3rd Sean Kelly, Templemore A.C. 10.33m
Boys U/19 - Javelin – 1st Jaco Oosthuysen, Clonmel A.C. 50.63
Full results www.tipperaryathletics.com.
The County Juvenile “B” Track & Field Championships took place on Sunday 3rd July in Templemore Track. Our thanks to our Juvenile Track & Field Secretary, Emby Walsh for organising the event & to all the County Officers & Clubs who provided help on the day. Full results can be found on our website at www.tipperaryathletics.com. Carrick-On-Suir A.C. emerged as the top Club in the County with Templemore A.C. in 2nd place & Clonmel A.C. in 3rd place.
Tipperary athletes won 15 individual medals at the Munster Junior, U/23 & Senior Track & Field Championships in CIT on Sunday 3rd July. The County was well represented by 6 Clubs with Borrisokane A.C. winning 2 gold & 3 silver, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. winning 3 gold & 1 silver, Clonmel A.C. with 1 gold, Templemore A.C. with 2 silver, Newport A.C. with 1 silver & 1 bronze & Thurles Crokes A.C. with 1 bronze. Details of the medal winners are below with full results on our website at www.tipperaryathletics.com:-
Men 100 Meter Dash Junior - 3 Lynch, Patrick Newport A C 11.65
Women 400 Meter Dash Junior - 2 Lynch, Eimear Newport A C 61.03
Women 3000 Meter Race Walk Junior - 1 Costello, Marie Borrisokane A C 16:23.19
Women High Jump Junior - 1 Bartley, Aoife Carrick on Suir A C 1.60m
Women Long Jump Junior - 1 Bartley, Aoife Carrick on Suir A C 5.27m
Men Long Jump Junior - 1 Prout, Shane Carrick on Suir A C 6.24m
Men Triple Jump Junior - 2 Prout, Shane Carrick on Suir A C 13.00m
Men Javelin Throw Junior - 1 Oosthuysen, Jaco 18 Clonmel A C 51.90m
Women 100 Meter Dash U/23 - 2 Nevin, Amanda Borrisokane A C 14.01
Women 400 Meter Dash U/23 - 2 Ryan, Cliona Borrisokane A C 63.05
Women 800 Meter Run U/23 - 2 Stanley, Cherly Templemore A C 2:28.83
Women High Jump U/23 - 2 Nevin, Amanda Borrisokane A C 1.45m
Women Long Jump U/23 - 1 Nevin, Amanda Borrisokane A C 5.28m
Men 1500 Meter Run SENIOR - 3 Fogarty, Tony 25 Thurles Crokes A C 4:26.82
Women’s Shot Putt SENIOR- 2 Catriona Ryan, Templemore A.C. 10.45m
Women - Junior - Team Rankings - 7 Events Scored - 3) Borrisokane A C 4; 3) Carrick on Suir A C 4; 7) Newport A C 2
Women - U/23 - Team Rankings - 5 Events Scored - 1) Borrisokane A C 8
Men - Junior - Team Rankings - 7 Events Scored - 9) Newport A C 1
Men - SENIOR - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored ; 12) Thurles Crokes A C 1
Good luck to all our athletes who take part in Round 2 of the National Track & Field League on Sunday 17th July in Morton Stadium & Athlone I.T. Timetable & Draws are on our website at www.tipperaryathletics.com.
Upcoming fixtures are below:-
Sat 16th July – Schools International Track & Field Championships in Wales.
Sun 17th July – Munster “B” Individual Championships in Templemore at 11am. No medal winners in Munster or National “A” or “B” individual competitions or 2 x Team Competitions allowed. Full timetable can be found at www.tipperaryathletics.com. Maximum of 2 events per athlete & U/15 & U/16 will be one competition.
Sat 23rd July – AAI Juvenile Track & Field Championships in Tullamore – Day 3.
Sun 24th July – AAI Juvenile Track & Field Inter Club & Inter County Relays in Tullamore – Day 4.
Sat 30th July – AAI Combined Events in Tullamore.
Sun 31st July – AAI Combined Events & Juvenile “B” Championships in Tullamore. Timetable for all 4 days can be found at www.tipperaryathletics.com.