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  • County B XC Championship 15-Oct-2017 The County B XC championship was held on Sunday 15th October , on a wet , muddy course in Carrignavar . The tough conditions however didn't dampen the spirits of the Youghal athletes who performed well on the day.Our U9 girls got things off to a great start with Aine Collins leading the Youghal girl home with a super run to finish 6th and win an individual medal. Kate Rose Finn followed closely in 8th position , with Niamh Murray 13th , Rosie O Donovan 28th and Lauren Keating 29th. With such brilliant performances, the girls won silver team medals.Donnacha Coleman had a great run in the U9 boys race to finish 5th and win an individual medal. Darragh Murray was next ...
    Posted 15 Oct 2017, 13:57 by youghal ac
  • Cork Athletics Senior Cross Country 08-Oct-2017 Numbers were down for the ladies Senior race with only 13 competing.  Ruth Mellerick was our only lady competing today and put in a great performance to finish in a time of 25.47 for 6km.Our men’s team are running very strong all season, well done to Tom Barry first Youghal man home followed by Ed Nicholson,  Ed O Regan, Brian Landers and Ian Murphy. Next race is Cork Athletics Intermediate in Glenville October 15th. More photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos              
    Posted 15 Oct 2017, 10:57 by youghal ac
  • Cork Juvenile Cross Country Uneven Ages 08-Oct-2017 The uneven age XC was held in Conna on Sunday 8th October . With just a gentle breeze and good underfoot conditions , the course proved challenging but fast.   The juvenile races began with our U9 girls taking to the 750m loop. Kate Rose Finn led the youghal girls to finish 16th overall . With super runs also by Aine Collins 22nd and Niamh Murray 26th . Unfortunately they were one scorer short for a team.  The U9 boys were up next and Matthew Murray 11th, led the Youghal boys, followed by a close bunch of Tadgh O Brien 20th , Darragh Murray 22nd and Donnacha Coleman 23rd. Leo Nicholson , Conor O Sullivan, Quin Buckley , Fionan Breathnach , Enda Terry and James Chidlow completed the team ...
    Posted 9 Oct 2017, 12:33 by youghal ac
  • Cork Juvenile Cross Country Even Ages 01-Oct-2017 The county athletics board field in Riverstick was the venue for the even age county XC championship. The rainfall over the previous few days ,combined with the undulating terrain made this a very challenging course.Our U10 girls got the day off to a great start with Vivien Millerick leading the team home in 8th position , closely followed by Taylor Aherne in 10th position. Autumn Devereaux finished strongly in 22nd place followed by Aine Collins, Niamh Murray, Aine O Brien and Lauren Keating.The U10 Youghal boys were out in force. Enda Millerick , Jimmy Nicholson, Jack O Neill Conor O Sullivan and David O Connor all put in great performances. There were strong runs also by Quin Buckley, Donnacha Coleman ...
    Posted 4 Oct 2017, 04:50 by youghal ac
  • Cork Athletics Novice Cross Country 01-Oct-2017 On a beautiful dry morning we had both Male and female teams competing for Youghal AC . Conditions were not ideal with very mucky conditions underfoot.First up were the Ladies, the team consisted of  Deirdre Ansbro, Ricky Deveraux, Dei Cliffe and Celia Ahern. Special mention must go to Celia who jumped in at the last minute to make up the team, borrowing spike, shorts and top to run! Deirdre finished in 8th position in a very competitive field, followed by Dei, Ricky and Celia. The ladies team finished in 7th position overall. The men’s team were lead out by Nigel Sheehan, followed by Warren Terry, Steve Devereaux, Ed Nicholson, Mossy Cahill, Brian Landers and Ed O Regan. The Men ...
    Posted 4 Oct 2017, 04:48 by youghal ac
  • Cork Mini Marathon As always, there was a huge turnout for the annual Evening Echo Women's mini-marathon with just over 6100 finishers. The junior race was won by Erin Joyce of Youghal Ac followed by Erin Barrett also of Youghal AC. Well done to Geraldine Curtin, Therese Barrett and Sandra Ryan who had been training hard for this race – well done ladies.
    Posted 4 Oct 2017, 04:47 by youghal ac
  • Race Reports Results of the East Cork Cross Country Championships...Sun 17th Sept 2017IMOLILLY OIL/EAST CORK DIVISION CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, BALLYNOE On a beautiful dry September morning the Cross Country season started again! Conditions were ideal for Cross Country. Youghal AC had a huge turnout on the day with both Men’s and Ladies teams competing.  Our Senior Ladies did us proud taking top honours on the Day. The Senior team consisted of Ruth Mellerick (2nd overall) Ann Marie Holland (3rd overall) Evelyn Cashman (4th overall) Niamh O Regan and Martina Landers We also had Ruth taking gold  and Ann Marie silver in O35 Category, Evelyn took Gold in o45 category. The girls also got the 035 Team prize!In ...
    Posted 23 Sep 2017, 10:15 by youghal ac
  • East Cork XC Even Age 17-Sep-2017 The spikes were found , the winter woolies take out (and then discarded) and the sat nav set to find a field in Ballynoe- yes , cross country season has begun.        The sun was shining when our U10 girls started proceedings for the East cork XC championship in Ballynoe. Vivien Millerick led the team with an outstanding run to finish 2nd overall . Taylor Aherne battled hard all the way to the line to finish joint 3rd. She was closely followed by Autumn Devereaux 5th and Niamh Murray 18th . Aine Collins 21st and Lauren O Brien 24th completed the team that won silver.A great team of 14 lined up for the U10 boys 1000m . Jimmy Nicholson led the team home to finish ...
    Posted 23 Sep 2017, 10:08 by youghal ac
  • RACE REPORTS RACE REPORTS GLOUTHAUNE 4 MILE ROAD RACE Well done to David Barry and Ed O Regan who ran the Glounthaune 4 Mile Road Race. West Waterford Greenway Half MarathonThe inaugural West Waterford AC Greenway Half-Marathon was held on Saturday the 2nd of Sept 2017 with 406 runners taking part. Alan O'Shea of Bantry AC was the first man homeWell done to the following Youghal Athletes who took parkRobert HamillPatricia DalyCait VerlingCatherine Keogh DINGLE MARATHON Siobhan Shanahan – Dingle Half MarthonGraham PhibbsAnn Maloney Well done guys on completing the half/full marathon on what is a very tough course. JOHN BUCKLEY 10 MILER 9 SEPTEMBER A large crowd of 554 runners turned ...
    Posted 16 Sep 2017, 13:27 by youghal ac
  • East Cork Cross Country Championship 17-Sep-2017 Sunday, September 17th 2017                    Conna/Ballynoe    (See website)Promoted by St. Catherine's AC                    Start Time 11:30am
    Posted 9 Sep 2017, 11:21 by youghal ac
  • NOTICE BRITISH AND IRISH MASTER CROSS COUNTRY The British & Irish Masters XC Championships will be hosted by Northern Ireland Masters on Saturday 18th  Nov. in Derry. Trial race will take place in conjunction with the AAI Autumn CC in Abbottstown on Sunday 22nd Oct This is open to all master athletes.  Selection policy remains the same as previous years, where Teams comprise of 4 Athletes, i.e. F35 through to F70 plus M55 through to M75, first 3 Athletes across the line, will be selected. Teams of 6, i.e. M35 through to M50, then the first 4 Athletes will be selected, from trial race. All Athletes seeking selection must be registered Members of the IMAA, I will have the forms at Tuesdays training sessions if anybody ...
    Posted 9 Sep 2017, 11:12 by youghal ac
  • Cross Country Fixtures List 2018/2018 Note: Dates below are subject to changes.17 September – East Cork 1 October- Cork athletics novice xc 8 October – Cork athletics Senior xc 15 October – Cork Athletics Intermediate 22 October – Autumn Open XC – Dublin 5 November – Cork Athletics Masters and Novice B 12 November – Munster Senior 18 November – British and Irish Championships - Belfast 19 November – Munster Masters 26 November – All Ireland XC 3 December – Munster Intermediate
    Posted 9 Sep 2017, 11:11 by youghal ac
  • Results of Clonmel Half Marathon 11 Aoife Cooke Youghal   1:16:55 - 1st lady62 David Antoinette Barry Youghal AC  1:28:1470 Ken Harney Youghal AC  1:29:1583 Sean Kenneally Youghal AC 1:30:49159 Robert Hamill Youghal AC  1:37:48204 Mark Coady Youghal AC  1:39:55456 Patrycja Eichelmann Youghal AC  1:58:53
    Posted 3 Sep 2017, 13:28 by youghal ac
  • Results of the Shanagarry 5km road race...Thurs 10th Aug 2017 Place    Time    Name    Team14    0:19:39    Ruth MILLERICK  - 2nd F Overall20    0:20:17    Julie Kenneally25    0:20:53    Eddie O'Regan - 2nd M5538    0:23:33    Sylvie O Mahony - 3rd M6040    0:23:40    Brian Landers41    0:23:40    Ciaran Coleman
    Posted 3 Sep 2017, 13:26 by youghal ac
  • AFFIDEA Rock 'n' Roll Dublin Aug 13, 2017 OVERALL NAME TIMEHALF MARATHON:479  Deirdre Ansbro 01:34:55.56564 Maggie O Mahony 01:36:40.46577 Louise O Brien 01:37:02.89967 Ted Kelly 01:42:27.701872 Carol Murphy 01:52:44.242829 Keith Ansbro02:01:02.0810K:1563 Zara Kelly  01:13:18.62
    Posted 3 Sep 2017, 13:26 by youghal ac
  • Conna 5K Well done  to Evelyn 2nd female and Eddie 2nd in his category.David Barry Youghal AC     19:07Evelyn Cashman Youghal A    19:56 2nd F OverallRobert Hamill Youghal AC     22:11Eddie O'Regan Youghal AC 22:22 2nd M60Ciaran Coleman Youghal AC 24:18Denis Hickey Youghal AC     24:19
    Posted 19 Aug 2017, 08:41 by youghal ac
  • Cloyne 5K Cloyne 5K Results - Tuesday 1st AugustPlace Name Gross Time Cat8 Nigel Sheehan 00:16:4019 Brendan Coleman 00:17:4123 Noel Curtin 00:17:53 1st M5069 Deccie Barron 00:19:49108 Tom Hennessy 00:21:38 3rd M50124 George BULMAN 00:21:59 2nd M55137 Brian Landers 00:22:41138 Sylvie O Mahony 00:22:43 3rd M60171 Tomas Ward 00:23:38179 Mark Coady  00:23:47179 Chloe Walsh 00:23:47260 Patricia Kingston 00:26:58Well done all.
    Posted 19 Aug 2017, 08:40 by youghal ac
  • Munster B Track & Field Championship 29-Jul-2017 The Munster B T&F championship was held in Templemore on Sat 29th July. Youghal Ac had 7athletes competing on the day.Taylor Aherne  and Autumn Devereaux competed in the U10 girls long jump and finished a fantastic 4th and 7th respectively. The both also competed well in the 500m.Eireann Barrett took silver in the U12 girls long jump and gold in the high jump. Poppi Devereaux took silver in the high jump and bronze in the shot.Alex Cashman won the U13 girls shot and finished 6th in the 600m. Avril Cashman took bronze in the girls U14 shot and also ran well in the 800m to finish 5th , with Erin Joyce finishing well in 6th .Well ...
    Posted 19 Aug 2017, 08:37 by youghal ac
  • July 2017 Race Report Killarney Half Marathon July 22nd97 Deccie Barron (874) 01:33:54113 Maggie O Mahony (844) 01:35:27  - 1st F40217 Ted Kelly (1184) 01:41:05327 Carol Murphy (1069) 01:47:57Donoughmore for the 7 mile road race...Fri 21st July 2017 - Well done to Deirdre on her 2nd place56    Deirdre Ansbro    48:26:00 - 2nd Lady Home94    Martin Drake    51:34:00 - 3rd M55159    Ger Flanagan   56:36:00201    Seamus Stone   60:18:00206    Christy McCarthy    60:24:00Garryvoe 5km road race...Fri 21st July 20174 Martin O Keeffe(146) 00:17:4711 Ann Marie Holland  (46) 00:19:25  - 1st Lady Home13 Thomas Barry ...
    Posted 31 Jul 2017, 05:43 by youghal ac
  • June 2017 Race Report June 2017 Race Report
    Posted 31 Jul 2017, 05:43 by youghal ac
  • National Track & Field Championship 8,9,16-Jul-2017 The National T& F championship was held over 3 days , 8th 9th and 16th July in Tullamore. Youghal AC had 10 athletes competing and they didn't disappoint.Ben Walsh had a superb throw in the U12 boys shot putt to take gold and the National title . Sorcha Kilgannon took bronze in the U12 girls high jump. Sophie Connon  came a brilliant 2nd in the U13 girls high jump with Tara Hickey finishing a fantastic 5th. Grace Rooney had an amazing win in the U13 girls 80m sprint , taking the National title and also finished 4th in the long  jump.Natasha Kilgannon came 8th in the 2k walk and Emma Landers finished 9th in the 1500m U14 girls. Ciaran McNamee ...
    Posted 18 Jul 2017, 07:59 by youghal ac
  • National B Championship Eireann Barrett was the only Youghal AC competitor at the All Ireland B's in Tullamore on 15th July. She finished 4th in the long jump and 6th in the high jump. Well done.
    Posted 18 Jul 2017, 07:54 by youghal ac
  • National Relay Championship 02-Jul-2017 The National relay championship was held in Athlone on Sunday 2nd July. Youghal AC had one strong team in action on the day and they put in a superb performance with a PB of 56.4 sec for their 4x 100m U13 race . Well done to Sophie Connon , Tara Hickey, Alex Cashman, Grace Rooney and Avril Millerick.
    Posted 18 Jul 2017, 07:53 by youghal ac
  • Munster Track & Field Championships 17/18-Jun-2017 The MunsterT&F championship U14-19 was held in CIT on Saturday 17th and a Sunday 18th June . The blistering heat made it difficult for the athletes but all performed well.In the girls U14 competition, Natasha Kilgannon finished 4th in the 2k walk thus qualifying for the All Irelands . Eva Murphy finished 7th in the walk. Robyn Buckley competed in the high jump. Avril Cashman and Erin Joyce had great runs in the 800m . Emma Landers finished 4th in the 1500m and qualified for the Nationals.Ciaran McNamee took bronze in the Boys U15 1500m and finished 4th in the 800m ensuring qualification for the Nationals in both.In the girls U16 Kerry Barrett came 3rd in the triple ...
    Posted 18 Jul 2017, 07:52 by youghal ac
  • Munster Track & Field Championships 3/4-Jun-2017 The MUNSTER T& F U9-13 was held in Ennis on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June.Youghal AC  had 10 athletes competing and they didn't disappoint.Autumn Devereaux competed in the U10 girls turbo javelin and finished 11th overall . Taylor Aherne came  7th in the U10 girls long jump . Both girls competed well in the U10 girls 500m .Poppi Devereaux , Eireann Barrett and Sorcha Kilgannon competed in the U12 girls high jump where Sorcha finished a fantastic 2nd and secured qualification for the National T& F championship. Eireann and Poppi finished joint 7th in high jump and both also competed in the shot putt.Ben Walsh competed well in the U12 boys turbo javelin and came 6th in ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2017, 10:56 by youghal ac
  • All Ireland Schools Track & Field 3-Jun-2017 The ALL IRELAND SCHOOLS T& F was held on Saturday 3rd June in Tullamore. Youghal AC had 3athletes competing on the day . Tirna Cahill had a brilliant throw 48.74m in the Intermediate girls hammer which secured  a silver National medal. Jake McCarthy and a Killian Nolan performed well in the Intermediate boys 3000m to finish 6th and 8th respectively. Fearghal Curtin had a super run in the senior boys 5000m to win silver.Well done to all who competed.
    Posted 9 Jun 2017, 10:53 by youghal ac
  • May Race Reports Link: May Race Reports
    Posted 29 May 2017, 08:48 by youghal ac
  • County B Track & Field Championships 28-May-2017 The County B championship were held in CIT on Sunday 28th May . Youghal AC had a small number of athletes competing on the day with a few outstanding performances . Notably Sorcha Kilgannon and Poppi Devereaux in the U12 girls high jump winning silver and bronze respectively.Niamh qualified for the U9girls 60m sprint while Rion qualified for the U11 boys sprint final. Vivien Millerick finished a fantastic 4th in the U10 girls 500m . Well done to all who competed.
    Posted 29 May 2017, 08:48 by youghal ac
  • County Relay Championships 28-May-2017 The County Relays were held in CIT on Sunday 28th May . Youghal AC had many athletes competing on the day.The U9 girls Aine , Niamh, Rosie and Lauren put in a super performance and were coming 3rd until a collision at a change over finished their medal hopes. The U9boys Matthew, Daragh , Cian and Donnacha finished a fantastic 4th overall. The U10 girls Lauren ,Taylor and Autumn put in a great performance , as did the U11 boys, Finn, Rion, Keelan and Jimmy .The U11 girls Nadia, Taylor , Autumn and Clodagh qualified for the final . The U12 girls Poppi, Eireann , Ruby and Sorcha qualified and finished 5th in the final. The U12 boys Lui, Jude , Ronin and Ben all ran well ...
    Posted 29 May 2017, 08:47 by youghal ac
  • All Ireland Combined Events 27-May-2017 The All IRELAND COMBINED EVENTS were held in Santry on Saturday 27th May.Kerry Barrett represented Youghal Ac in the U16 girls event and finished a fantastic 4th overall with a PB in the 800m . Unfortunately Kerrys preferred event , the high jump was cancelled on the day due to bad weather.
    Posted 29 May 2017, 08:46 by youghal ac
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