Congratulations to Brandon Lee who took bronze in the U13 600m at All Irelands Track & Field Championship in Tullamore . Well done Brandon!
Evan Quirke competed well in the U17 triple Jump while Mathew Treacy jumped well against very tough oppposition in the U15 High Jump.
Shannen Lee ran well in the U15 hurdles.
All our Juvenile Athletes did very well to qualify to compete in the All Irelands against top class opposition from every county in Ireland. They all did a super job in representing their club - well done guys!
Congratulations to Evan Quirke and Lydia Doyle who put in fantastic performances in blazing sunshine and 24 degrees to win medals in the All Ireland U12- U19 Track and Field Championship in Tullamore yesterday. Evan took silver in the U17 Long Jump after a great competition where he very narrowly missed out on gold. Lydia Doyle a great U14 75 m hurdles where she put in a great race clocking in at 11.92 secs, to take a well deserved bronze. Brandon Lee was very unlucky in the final of the U13 60 metre hurdles where he finished fourth.
A big well done to the 12 juvenile athletes that travelled to Stranorlar Co Donegal last Saturday to compete in the all Ireland's team competition. There were no medals brought home this year but all the athletes gave it all. They did extremely well to get this far having come through county and connacht competition. U11 girls long jump Ellie Cronin and Saoirse Healey finished 6th. U11 girls relay made it to the final Aoife Wall Kaci Moran Ellie Cronin Saoirse Healey. U10 boys 60m Adam Molloy and FinnMcIntyre finished 10th.
Congrats to Miriam Wall of this athletics parish on finishing 7th in 43:35 in last Sunday's (23 June) Galway Simon Women's Mini Marathon. No wonder the woman was smiling at the finish line - see above.
The full result is here while photos from the event can be obtained courtesy of Jane Walsh here.