20220424 - Race Report (East Cork Track & Field - Day 2)

The East Cork Division T&F Championships - Day 2 2022 took place at Tower Park, Youghal on Sunday 24th April.

After a great showing from Youghal AC athletes at MTU Track on Day 1 of the East Cork Division T&F Championships two weeks ago it was home advantage for Day 2, and medals were plentiful.

In the Middle Distance, there was Gold for Avril Millerick in the U17/19G 1500m, Silver for Alex Cashman in the U17/19G 1500m and Bronze for Aine Collins in the U14G 1500m. Clodagh Walsh and Chloe McCarthy both won Silver in their respective races U13G 800m and U12G 800m. Behati Bright took home Bronze in the U11G 600m, James Kelleher picked up Silver in the U10B 300m and Clara Dineen won Silver in the U9G 200m.

In the sprints, there was Gold for Taylor Aherne in the U15G 200m and Silver for Chloe McCarthy in the U12G 300m.

There were more medals for Youghal AC in the jump events, with Ciara O’ Brien (U11G), James Kelleher (U10B), Clara Dineen (U9G) and Thomas McGrath (U9B) all picking up Silver medals.

Caoimhe Brennan won Gold in the U13G Shot and medals were in abundance in the Turbo Javelin with Ben Healy (U10B) and Gabrielle Flavin (U9G) winning Gold medals, Rory Murphy (U12B), Ciara O’ Brien (U11G), Daniel Aherne (U11B), Shay Walsh (U10B), Hannah Cashman (U9G) and Thomas McGrath (U9B) winning Silver medals and Caoimhe Walsh (U12G) and Éala Coleman (U10G) taking home Bronze medals.

Well done to all athletes who performed with admiration on the day and behaved impeccably throughout. Massive well done to the event organisers who put on a great race day in sunny Youghal.