2018

National T& F Championship 22-Jul-2018

posted 23 Jul 2018, 05:59 by youghal ac

The Final day of the National T& F championship U13-19 was held in Tullamore on Sunday 22nd July. YOUGHAL AC had 6 athletes competing. 

Grace Rooney continued her super form winning the U14 girls 200m in 25.87sec, adding another National title to her collection. Avril Millerick put in a super performance in the U14 girls 1500m to finish 8th overall. 

Ciaran McNamee competed well in the U16 boys 1500m . While Lucy O Keeffe took bronze in the U17 girls 1500m in 4.47 sec with a superb performance.

Tirna Cahill took the U18 girls National title in the hammer with a terrific gold winning 47.95m throw . 

Simon Upton competed well in the U19 boys 1500m

Munster B T& F Championship 21-Jul-2018

posted 23 Jul 2018, 05:59 by youghal ac

The Munster B T& F championship was held in CIT on Saturday 21st July. YOUGHAL AC had 7athletes competing.

Taylor Aherne put in super performances in the U11 girls competition , taking gold in both the long jump and 600m. Autumn Devereaux competed  well in the sprints and took  bronze in the javelin.

Poppi Devereaux won silver in the  U13 girls shot with a great 8.11 m throw. Ruby Kennedy came 4th in the shot. Both girls competed well in the sprints.

Sophie Connon took gold in the U14 girls high jump.  Erin Joyce and  Robyn Buckley competed in the U15 girls 800m.

Well done to all who competed

Schools International 21-Jul-2018

posted 23 Jul 2018, 05:58 by youghal ac

Well done to Tirna Cahill who competed at the school international in Scotland on Saturday 21st July. She represented Ireland in the  hammer and finished 5th in the competition with a super 48.73m throw. Her Irish team took silver overall.

National T&F U13-19 day 1 and day 2 14/15-Jul-2018

posted 23 Jul 2018, 05:58 by youghal ac

Day1 and Day 2 of the National T& F championship U13-19 was held in Tullamore on Saturday 14th and Sun 15th July. Youghal AC had 6 athletes competing over the 2 days with some outstanding performances. 


In the U13 boys javelin , Ben Walsh finished 5th with a super 29.75m throw.

Tara Hickey competed well in the U14 girls high jump .

Grace Rooney had a super weekend winning the U14 girls 75m hurdles on Saturday and winning the 80m sprint on Sunday. In addition to two National title, Grace got a championship record in the sprint final , running a superb 9.97sec. 

Ciaran McNamee competed well in the U16 boys 3000m , finishing 9th overall. Conor O Neill finished 8th in the U17 boys 800m .

Lucy O Keeffe had a fantastic run in the U17 girls 3000m taking gold in 10.43min and the National title. 

More photos available at www.youghalac.com/photos

Well done to all who competed .

Youghal AC 5K 12-Jul-2018

posted 16 Jul 2018, 03:39 by youghal ac

233 Runners took to the streets of Youghal for the Annual Youghal AC 5k.

Well done to all our athletes who took part.

First Lady home was Aoife Cooke, we also had several category prizes and PBs on the night!

National B Championship 07-Jul-2018

posted 12 Jul 2018, 04:45 by youghal ac

The National B championship was held in Tullamore on Sat 7th July. Three athletes from Youghal Ac competed on the day with an outstanding performance by Sophie Connon. She won the U14 girls high jump where she took the National B title with a superb 1.38m jump. 

Eireann Barrett competed well in the U13 girls long jump and shot. Poppi Devereaux competed in the sprints and came 5th in the shot.


National Relays 07-Jul-2018

posted 12 Jul 2018, 04:44 by youghal ac

The National 4x 100m relays were held in Tullamore on Sat 7th July. Youghal AC had an U14 girls team competing. 

Sophie Connon, Tara Hickey, Avril Millerick and Grace Rooney qualified for the final where they finished 7th overall.


National T& F Championship 01-Jul-2018

posted 12 Jul 2018, 04:43 by youghal ac

The National T & F championship U9-U13 was held in Tullamore on Sunday 1st July in Tullamore . Youghal Ac has one athlete , Ben Walsh , competing and he didn’t disappoint. 

He won gold in the U13 boys shot with a super 12.74 m throw, taking the National title. 


Munster T&F U14-U19 Jun-2018

posted 3 Jul 2018, 02:32 by youghal ac

The Munster T & F championship began in Castleisland on Sat 9th June with the 3000m races . Ciaran McNamee was the only Youghal Ac athlete competing on the day and had a super race to take silver in the U16 boys event in 10.15 min. 

The remainder of the Munster competition was held in WIT on Sat 16th and Sun 17th June. In the U14 girls competition Grace Rooney had an outstanding championship winning gold in the 75m hurdles, gold in 80m sprint , gold in 200m and silver in the long jump. Avril Millerick has a fantastic run in the 1500m to take bronze . Tara Hickey came  joint 4th in the high jump with a super 1.4m jump and Sophie Connon came 6th in the high jump , jumping 1.35m. These 4 athletes also  competed in the 4x 100m relay and took bronze. 

In the U15 girls competition Erin Joyce competed well in the 1500m . Emma Landers had a great run in the 800m. Ciaran McNamee finished 4th in the U16 boys 1500m and 6th in the 800m.

In the U17 girls competition Kerry Barrett took bronze in the triple jump and finished 4th in the 200m. Lucy O Keeffe has a great 800m race to finish 2nd overall. Conor O Neill finished 4th in the U17 boys 800m in a super 2.03min.

Tirna Cahill took the Munster title , winning the U18 girls hammer. Simon Upton took silver in the U19boys 2000m and finished 5th in the 800m. 

Well done to all who competed and to those who qualified for the National competition.

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