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Munster U9-U13 Track & Field Championships 28/29-May-2016

posted 9 Jun 2016, 09:14 by youghal ac   [ updated 9 Jun 2016, 09:14 ]
The Munster U9-U13 T& F took place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May in Ennis , Co. Clare. 14 athletes from Youghal AC made the journey to compete at the event.

Sorcha Kilgannon and Eireann Barrett teamed up to compete in the U11 girls team games . They finished 7th overall in the 600m and an unlucky 4th in the long jump.

Ethan O Driscoll had a great run in the U11 boys sprint to finish 7th overall. He paired with Barry Walsh in this event where they finished 6th.

Barry teamed up with Ben Walsh in the long jump where they finished 6th overall. Ethan and Ben paired for the 600m.

Sophie Connon and Tara Hickey competed in the U12 girls sprints . Sophie qualified for the semi-final. Avril Millerick and Alex Cashman competed in the U12 girls 600m. Avril qualified for the final where she finished 9th overall in a very competitive field. All 4girls competed in the high jump where Tara excelled , clearing 1.25m but finished an unlucky 4th. Tara , Avril and Alex competed in the shot where all had impressive throws. Avril and Alex competed in the turbo javelin. These girls also competed in the relay coming 3rd in their heat but finished 7th overall.

Avril Cashman , Emma Landers and Erin Joyce competed in the U13 girls 600m which was won in record time. Avril had a great run to finish 8th closely  followed by Emma and Erin. Avril and Natasha Kilgannon competed in the High Jump where they finished 6th and 9th respectively. Natasha also competed in the sprints and long jump.

Nathan O Halloran competed in the U 13 boys sprint hurdles , javelin and Shot putt. He had a great throw in the javelin to finish 7th . However it was in the shot that he excelled  with a throw of 19.19m to win bronze and qualify for the all Ireland's.

Sean O Connor competed in the U13 boys High jump to finish 5th overall.
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