2019

Munster Schools XC 15-Feb-2019

posted 17 Feb 2019, 10:11 by youghal ac

The Munster schools XC was held in WIT on Friday 15th February. YOUGHAL AC had a number of athletes competing representing their different schools. There was a strong wind but near perfect ground conditions on this tough undulating course. 


Sorcha Kilgannon had a great run in the Minor girls race to finish 20th in a very competitive field. Charlie ONeill competed well in the Minor boys race to finish 30th and scored on the Midleton CBS team which won gold. 

Alex Cashman had a super run in the junior girls 2500m race to finish 2nd overall and was followed closely by Avril Millerick 4th. Erin Joyce finished 8th , followed by Eva Murphy 21st. Natasha Kilgannon completed the Pobal Scoil an Trionoide team which won team gold with all these girls qualifying for the Nationals. 

Emma Landers put in a fantastic performance in the Intermediate girls race to finish 3rd overall , closely followed by Lucy O Keeffe 4th . Avril Cashman finished well in 10th position , with an outstanding performance by Robyn Buckley 17th. Rion Walsh and Lesley Cashman completed this Pobal Scoil team which also won gold. 

Ciaran McNamee finished 33rd in the Intermediate boys race , with Eoin Brenner 46th. Simon Upton competed well in the Senior boys race to finish 21st and was a scorer in the Midleton CBS team which took team gold. 

Well done to all who competed and for those who have qualified for the National Schools XC in March, keep up the training.

Munster indoors U9-11 09-Feb-2019

posted 17 Feb 2019, 10:09 by youghal ac

The Munster juvenile indoors U9-11 was held in Nenagh on Sat 9th February. YOUGHAL AC had 2 athletes competing on the day. Clodagh Walsh had a super run in the girls U10  500m race to finish 2nd in her heat . She also competed well in the long jump. Ruby Devereaux also had a fantastic run in his U10 boys 500m race to finish 4th in the fastest heat of the day. He also competed well in the long jump. 

National B XC 13-Feb-2019

posted 8 Feb 2019, 07:40 by youghal ac

The National B XC was held in Dundalk on Sunday 13th Feb. YOUGHAL Ac had 14 athletes competing on the day.


Autumn Devereaux got the day off to a great start with a brilliant run in the U11 girls race to finish 5th overall , winning an individual medal in addition to a gold Cork team medal.

Emily Brennan led the u13 YOUGHAL girls home with a super 4th position finish. She was followed closely by Sorcha Kilgannon who finished 9th overall. Both girls secured individual medals and Cork team medal. They also took bronze club team medals with Izabella Chidlow, Katie Ansbro, Saorla Ni Laoire, Ruby Kennedy and Poppi Devereaux. Great running by all the girls. 

Jude Buckley finished well in 15th position in the U13 boys race to take a Cork team medal. Dylan Cairns and Rion OLaoire also ran well in this race. 

Natasha Kilgannon competed well in the U15 girls race, while Lesley Cashman finished  13th in the U17 girls race. Ciaran McNamee finished 19th in the U17 boys race.

Photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos

Well done to all who competed. 

South Munster schools XC 01-Feb-2019

posted 3 Feb 2019, 10:49 by youghal ac

The south Munster schools XC was held in Riverstick on Friday 1st Feb. 

Avril Millerick has a super run in the Junior girls race to win for St. Mary’s Midleton.

Lucy O Keeffe also  representing StMarys,had a fantastic performance in the intermediate race to finish 1st too. Charlie O Neill competed well in the Minor boys race to qualify  for the Munsters on the CBS Midleton team which took bronze. Ciaran McNamee finished well in 10th position in the Intermediate boys race to qualify also for the Munsters . 

Well done to all who competed.

East Munster schools XC 31-Jan-2019

posted 3 Feb 2019, 10:48 by youghal ac   [ updated 8 Feb 2019, 07:37 ]

The East Munster Schools XC was held in WIT on Thursday 31st Jan. Despite the artic conditions on the day , our Athletes representing Pobal Scoil competed well on the day. 


Sorcha Kilgannon got the day off to a great start with a super 4th place finish in the Minor girls race. Izabella Chidlow also competed well in this race. Alex Cashman had a great run in the Junior girls race to win , with Erin Joyce finishing 2nd and Eva Murphy 6th. All 3 received individual trophies and won the team competition for Pobal Scoil with Natasha Kilgannon. In the Intermediate girls race Emma Landers finished 3rd , followed by Avril Cashman 6th (both girls getting individual trophies) . Robyn Buckley finished well in 8th position ,followed by Lesley Cashman and Rion Walsh.

These girls also won the team competition for Pobal Scoil. Well done to all who competed in such horrendous conditions.

2019 Indoors Juvenile Track & Schools X.C. Fixtures

posted 30 Jan 2019, 03:42 by youghal ac

2019 Indoors Juvenile Track & Schools X.C. Fixtures are available here and also added to the fixtures page www.youghalac.com/fixtures

Registration for Youghal AC 2019

posted 23 Jan 2019, 06:52 by youghal ac

Registration for Youghal AC 2019 membership will take place this Friday 25-Jan-2019 @7:30-8:30pm in the Holy Family Church hall room.

Munster Juvenile Indoors 20-Jan-2019

posted 22 Jan 2019, 07:28 by youghal ac

The Munster juvenile indoors were held on Sunday 20th January in Nenagh. Grace Rooney competed well in the U15 girls long jump to take silver with a super 4.53m jump. 

Liam O Leary took silver in the U17 boys high jump with a 1.65m jump . 

Our U15 girls relay team took bronze with super performances by Sophie Connon, Grace Rooney, Avril Millerick and Tara Hickey. 




Celtic International XC 19-Jan-2019

posted 22 Jan 2019, 07:26 by youghal ac

The Celtic international XC was held in Belfast on Sat 19th January . YOUGHAL AC had two athletes qualified , Emma Landers representing Ireland on the U17 team and Lucy O Keeffe on the U20 team. Both girls had outstanding performances with Emma finishing 17th overall , scoring on the U17team which took silver and Lucy finishing 32nd in a highly competitive field. 


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