20220220 - Race Report (Munster Juvenile Indoors)
20220220 – Munster U12, U13, U17 to U19 & Pole Vault Indoor Championships, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th February in Nenagh Indoor Stadium.
The Munster U12, U13, U17 to U19 & Pole Vault Indoor Championships took place a the Nneagh Indoor Stadium over the weekend Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th February.
It’s a long way to Tipperary, but the journey was worthwhile for many athletes who brought Munster medals home. Well done to all who represented Youghal AC over the weekend. Results are as follows:
Grace Rooney brought home a haul of medals coming 3rd in the U18 60m Hurdles, 3rd in the 200m and 1st in the 60m.
Poppi Devereaux and Sorcha Kilgannon fought it out for Gold and Silver in the U17 Pole Vault, with the former coming out on top on this occasion with a jump of 2.85m (new PB). Both girls qualifies for the All Irelands.
Jude Buckley came in 2nd in his heat in the U17 800m, coming a fabulous 7th overall.
Autumn Devereaux secured Silver in the U15 Pole Vault with a jump of 2.20m.
Issac McMahon came in 2nd in his heat in the U13 60m and came 6th in his semi-final just outside the qualifying time for the final.
Chloe McCarthy came in 3rd in her heat in the U12 600m, 14th overall and also ran in the 60m and was just outside the qualifying time for the semi-final.
Lucy Kelleher also ran in the U12 600m, coming 8th in her heat and 44th overall. She also took part in the long jump finishing 37th.
An honourable mention also goes to Caoimhe Bourke who represents Newport AC, but lives and trains in Youghal who came 5th overall in the U13 600m and 11th overall in the 60m.