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.

Cork Full And Half Marathon 03-Jun-2018

posted 5 Jun 2018, 12:57 by youghal ac

On a very warm and humid day we had 4 athletes in the Full Marathon and 14 in the half.
Great performance all round by everyone. Results below. Photos on running in cork.
Ann Marie Holland 3.03.38 Third lady overall
Paul Twomey 4.18.34
Mark Coady 4.20.26
Celine Morley 5.25.43
Half Marathon
Brendan Coleman 1.25.06
Steven Devereaux 1.25.26 Male 3rd O50
Ciaran Coleman 1.29.40
Edmond Nicholson 1.30.09
Ken Harney 1.32.17
Deirdre Ansbro 1.33.43 Female 1st O35
David Barry 1.34.26
Mags O Mahony 1.35.45
Louise O Brien 1.36.50
Charles Russell 1.47.05
Kellie Kelleher 1.5401
Mary Kennedy 2.11.15
Tom Ward 2.11.22
Maria Hooley 2.22.33

Munster U9-13 T&F 02/03-Jun-2018

posted 5 Jun 2018, 12:56 by youghal ac

The Munster U9-U13 T& F championship was held in Ennis Track on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June. Youghal Ac had 7 athletes competing over the two days.

In the U9 girls competition Clodagh Walsh had a super throw in the turbo javelin to finish 5th overall. She also competed well in the 300m.

Autumn Devereaux competed in the U11 girls sprints and 500m. She also performed well in the  turbo javelin and long jump.

Poppy Devereaux qualified for the U13 girls sprint hurdles where she finished 7th overall. She also finished 7th in the shot and 9th in the high jump. Eireann  Barrett finished 6th in the javelin and also competed well in the shot.  Sorcha Kilgannon had a super 1.35m jump in the high jump to finish joint 4th overall. Ruby Kennedy competed well in the javelin. These 4girls did the 4x 100m relay and finished 6th overall.

Ben Walsh was in top form at the weekend, winning gold in the shot with brilliant 13.6m throw and  bronze in the javelin with a 28.46m throw. He also competed in the 500m and long jump , where he finished 5th and 7th respectively.

Well done to all who competed.

All Ireland Schools T&F 02-Jun-2018

posted 5 Jun 2018, 12:54 by youghal ac

The All Ireland schools T& F championship was held in Tullamore on Saturday 2nd June. YOUGHAL Ac had 5athletes competing representing Pobal Scoil  na  Trionoide and St. Mary’s Midleton.

In the Minor girls competition Grace Rooney had a super run to take the 100m sprInt title in 12.31 sec. Alex Cashman competed in the junior girls 1200m walk finishing 8th overall. Emma Landers had a fantastic run in the junior girls 1500m , finishing 5th in a very competitive field , with a PB of 4.55 min.

Tirna Cahill took silver in the Intermediate girls hammer with a super 49.09m throw.

Lucy O Keeffe was outstanding in the U16 girls mile and took gold  in 5.13 min.

Well done to all who competed.

Killeagh 4 Mile 24-May-2018

posted 31 May 2018, 07:08 by youghal ac

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