Youghal AC Juvenile Section - Munster Track and Field U/14 to U/19 Championships - 30th June 2012

Post date: Jul 12, 2012 3:56:54 PM

The Munster 14 to 19 Track and Field Championships were held in CIT on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July last. The juvenile athletes won 15 medals including 6 Munster titles.

In Middle distance events Jennifer Hennessy won both the G/15 1500m (5.07.20) and the 800m(2.25.20). Fearghal Curtin won the B/15 1500m (4.31.70) and was 2nd in the 800m (2.13.18). It was a great achievement for these U/15 athletes to win the 1500m races in two consecutive years.

In throws Lauren O' Mahoney won the G/16 Javelin (29.31m); she was 3rd in the Hammer (21.24m), 3rd in the Shot (9.01m) and 4th in the Discus (19.08m). It was great to see her qualify in all her events and will have to drop one event for the All Irelands. Patricia Curtin was 2nd in the G/19 Javelin (31.43m) and 3rd in the Shot (6.81m). Faye O' Brien won the G/18 Javelin with her throw of 26.96m (500g jav). Jack Daly did very well in the B/17 Shot coming 2nd with a throw of 10.96m and 4th in the Javelin (29.23m -500g jav). Diarmuid Clancy was 14th in the B/14 Javelin (19.17m) and William Baker was 18th (16.39m). William Baker also competed in the B/14 Shot, Hammer and Discus.

In Jumps Conor Forde did very well coming 3rd in the B/15 High Jump (1.35m) and 2nd in the Triple Jump (8.60m). Faye O' Brien won the G/18 High Jump (1.30m). Patircia Curtin was 3rd on the G/19 Triple Jump (9.01m). Diarmuid Clancy was 13th in the B/14 Long Jump 4.29m and was 5th in the High Jump (1.40m) just missing out on one place on qualification for Nationals. Well done to all athletes on competing so well! More photos available at