2018

County Uneven Age XC 14-Oct-2018

posted 15 Oct 2018, 06:25 by youghal ac

The County uneven age XC was held in Carrig na bhfearr on Sunday 14th Oct. The sun was shining throughout the day making it a super day for spectators but a little hot for athletes.


Our U9girls started the day off well by taking team Bronze medals. Clodagh Walsh had a super performance finishing 4th overall and getting an individual county medal. Orla Motherway was next with a great 9th position finish. Caoimhe Brennan 36th and Jane Ansbro 46th completed scoring for this great team. 

Ruby Devereaux had a fantastic run in the U9 boys race taking individual bronze. Oran Coleman 19th , SHANE Coffey 39th, Ciaran Hynes 45th followed closely behind. Diarmaid Russell and Christopher Cotter completed this team. 

In the U11 girls 1500m Taylor Aherne led the Youghal girls home finishing 6th and winning an individual county medal. Vivien Millerick 15th, Autumn Devereaux 16th and Carolina Kadlikova 19th completed scoring to take team gold. Emily Barry, Lilly Cooney, Niamh Murray, Katie Ates, Doireann Barry, Amy Coleman, Lauren Keating and Tess Cummins completed this great team. 

In the U11 boys race Finn Coleman led the Youghal boys home finishing 12th overall. He was closely followed by James Nicholson 14th ,Donnacha Coleman 21st and Jack O Neill 50th. Tadhg O Brien, Quin Buckley, Finn Connaughtan , James O Brien, Cathal Brennan, Leo Nicholson and Conor O Sullivan completed this team which took team bronze. 

Emily Brenner had an outstanding performance in the U13 girls race to take individual bronze. She was followed by Sorcha Kilgannon 11th, Izabella Chidlow 23rd and  Poppi Devereaux 33rd. Katie Ansbro 34th , Ruby Kennedy 35th and Alize Barry 47th completed this team which finished 4th.

Dylan Cairns 23rd led the U13 boys home. He was followed by Jude Buckley 35th , Jonah Connaughtan 56th and Ronin Joyce 62nd. 

Charlie O Neill competed well in the U15 boys 3500m race to finish 24th.

Emma Landers had a brilliant run in the U15 girls race to take the county title. She was followed closely by Avril Cashman 5th who also won an individual county medal. Alex Cashman had a great run to finish 7th closely followed by Eva Murphy 10th and Robyn Buckley 13th. Erin Joyce finish 16th despite a knee injury and Rion Walsh finished well in 20th position. Natasha Kilgannon completed this super team which took team gold.

Lucy O Keeffe had a super run in the U17 girls 4000m race. She led from the start and finished comfortably to take the county title. Lesley Cashman finished 11th. 

Ciaran McNamee finished 10th in the U17 boys race closely followed by Conor O Neill 13th and. Eoin Brenner 21st. 

Simon Upton competed well in the Junior men’s race. 

Well done to all who competed.

County Even Age XC 07-Oct-2018

posted 12 Oct 2018, 06:59 by youghal ac

The County even age XC was held near Macroon on Sunday 7th October . Ground conditions were good on the day but the strong wind and undulating course made it very tough for our athletes. 


Our U10 girls were up first in their 1000m race. Clodagh Walsh had a super run to finish 15th overall , leading  the Youghal girls home . She was closely followed by Aine Collins 31st , Niamh Murray 40th and Orla Motherway 41st. Doireann Barry, Pearl Phipps, Lauren Keating and Tess Cummins completed this team. 

In the U10 boys race Donnacha Coleman has a great run to finish 9th overall , closely followed by Ruby Devereaux 15th, Leo Nicholson 40th and Tadgh O Brien 44th. Quin Buckley, James O Brien and Enda Terry completed this team. 

Taylor Aherne led the Youghal U12 girls finishing well in 12th position. Autumn Devereaux 14th and Vivien Millerick 15th also put in great performances. Carolina Kadlikova , Clodagh Fitzgerald, Emily Barry and Amy Coleman completed this team which finished 4th overall. 

In the U12 boys race Jimmy Nicholson had a super run to finish 13th overall . He was closely followed by Dylan Cairns 22nd and Andrew Brenner 24th.

The U14 girls ran 3k and were led home by Avril Millerick 10th , Emily Brenner 12th and Alex Cashman 13th . Sorcha Kilgannon had a great run to finish 22nd followed by Ruby Kennedy, Izabella Chidlow, Katie Ansbro and Alice Barry. These super performances secured team bronze for the Youghal girls. 

Jude Buckley was the only Youghal athlete to complete the U14 boys 3k and finished well in 29th position. Ronin Joyce had to retire due to injury. 

Emma Landers had  a fantastic run in the U16 girls 4K race to take the county title. She was followed closely by Avril Cashman who took bronze. Erin Joyce finished well in 8th position , with Eva Murphy 9th. Robyn Buckley and Rion Walsh finished 13th and 14th respectively , with Natasha Kikgannon completing this super team which took gold. 

Ciaran McNamee finished 4th in the U16 boys race , followed by Eoin Brenner 19th. 

Lucy O Keeffe had an impressive win in the U18 girls race to take the County title. Lesley Cashman finished 15th overall. 

Conor O Neill battled hard in the U18 boys race to take bronze , with Ben Terry finishing 12th.  

Well done to all who competed. 

Photoa available at www.youghalac.com/photos

Novice Cross Country 07-Oct-2018

posted 8 Oct 2018, 04:22 by youghal ac


Well done to our Mens team who came 4th yesterday
Nigel Sheehan, Marty O Keeffe, Ed Nicholson, Brian Landers, Ian Muphy Ciaran Coleman and David Kilgannon

Our ladies team also had another great performance
Mary O Keeffe led the ladies out followed by Mary Kennedy and Celia O Regan.

BHAA Cork to Cobh 30-Sep-2018

posted 4 Oct 2018, 08:26 by youghal ac

The 2018 Cork to Cobh was held in near perfect conditions, with a 9am start it was a early start for all Youghal athletes heading to the start line. Several of our athletes were using this as a pace run in preparation for Dublin City Marathon.


Well done to everyone who competed, we had individual and category prizes on the day.  Well done to Flanagan Print Ladies team who took top honours.

Apologies if I missed anyone in pictures!

RESULTS ON RUNNING IN CORK BLOG

Photos courtesy Running in Cork Blog

Photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos

Juvenile East Cork XC 23-Sep-2018

posted 27 Sep 2018, 07:59 by youghal ac

With blue skies and firm ground, conditions were perfect for the start of the XC season which began with the East Cork XC in Ballynoe on Sunday 23rd Sept. There was a great turn out of young athletes from YOUGHAL AC  on the day. 


Aine Collins  had a great run in the U10 girls 1000m race to finish 5th overall. She was closely followed by Clodagh Walsh 7th , Lauren O Brien 9th and Orla Motherway 10th. Kate Finn, Caoimhe Brennan, Niamh Murray , Pearl Phipps, Lauren Keating and Tess Cummins completed this great team which won team silver. 

Ruby Devereaux had a super run in the U10 boys race to finish 4th overall closely followed by Donnacha Coleman 5th . Tadhg O Brien, Isaac McMahon, Ciaran Hynes, Odhran Coleman, Shane Coffey, Leo Nicholson, Christopher Cotter, Conor O Sullivan, Enda Terry and Quin Buckley completed this strong team which also took silver.

In the U12 girls 1500m race Taylor Aherne took individual bronze closely followed by Vivien Millerick 5th and Karolina Kadlocova 7th. Clodagh Fitzgerald, Katie Ates and Amy Coleman completed this great team which won silver. 

Paddy Nicholson had a super finish to take individual bronze in the U12 boys race. Followed by Dylan Cairns 5th Finn Coleman 6th and Jimmy Nicholson 7th to secure team gold. Fiona Brennan , Harry Fitzgerald , Alex Swayne Curran, Cathal Brennan, Jack O Neill and Finn Connaughtan completed this strong team. 

Avril Millerick lead the YOUGHAL girls home in the U14 girls race and took individual bronze. She was followed by Alex Cashman 6th , Emily Brennar 7th and Sorcha Kilgannon 8th. Izabella Chidlow, Grace Rooney, Ruby Kennedy, Katie Ansbro and Eireann Barrett completed this team which won gold. 

Charlie O Neill finished well in 8th position in the U14 boys race. He was followed closely by Jude Buckley 11th.

Emma Landers led the U16 girls home , closely followed by Avril Cashman 2nd and Robyn Buckley 3rd . Erin Joyce finished 4th and Eva Murphy 5th . Natasha Kikgannon completed this super team which undoubtedly took gold. 

Ciaran McNamee took individual gold in the U16 boys race Eoin Brennar also competed well. 

Photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos

Senior East Cork XC 23-Sep-2018

posted 27 Sep 2018, 07:58 by youghal ac


The cross country season got off to a great start, weather was absolutely
gorgeous and field conditions were perfect.


Well done to Simon Upton on his victory in the Junior Race.

Our ladies had a great start to the season Evelyn Cashman had a great run to
finish 2nd overall and 1st O45 next in for the ladies was Ruth Millerick,
followed by Ann Marie Holland, Mary Kennedy and Celia O Regan.
The ladies team took top honour in the Master category and 2nd in the Senior
category.

We had a very strong male team with Nigel Sheehan, Marty Whelan, Ed
Nicolson, Brian Landers, Ciaran Coleman, Colin Brennan, Ian Murphy and David
Kilgannon.

Nigel Placed 4th overall, the men's team came 2nd in Senior Category and 1st
in the M045.

Well done to everyone great performances all round.

Lucy O Keeffe took individual gold in the U18girls race. 

Jake McCarthy took bronze in the U18 boys race with Conor O Neill 4th. 

Simon Upton also took to the podium in the junior boys race. 

Well done to all who competed. 

Photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos

Charleville Half Marathon 23-Sep-2018

posted 27 Sep 2018, 07:57 by youghal ac

There were some great performances in Charleville Half Marathon, well done to Michelle on her category win and also to Sean who had a great race in preparation for Dublin.


Sean Ahern         Youghal AC 01.22
260 Michelle NOLAN (#555) Youghal AC 01:29:54
523 Charles RUSSELL (#1024) Youghal AC 01:40:55
711 Cllaire KILGANNON (#530) Youghal AC 01:48:15
1183 Ann O'DRISCOLL (#1418) Youghal AC 02:13:07

Photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos

St Finbarrs 10 Miler

posted 13 Sep 2018, 08:07 by youghal ac

2018 Cross Country Fixtures

posted 11 Sep 2018, 06:10 by youghal ac

Race Report July August 2018

posted 10 Sep 2018, 05:53 by youghal ac

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