East Cork Juvenile Awards 23rd Feb 2015

Post date: Feb 24, 2015 1:13:45 PM

Twenty one Youghal AC athletes were in receipt of the East Cork Board certificates for their success in winning All Ireland medals in 2014. This reflects what was truly a phenomenal year for the club and indeed there are many other athletes who were also very successful at East Cork, Count and Munster level. The awards night was held in the Midleton Park Hotel on Friday 23rd February.

Congratulations to Lauren O’ Mahoney who won Athlete of the Year award. Lauren won the U18 All Ireland Javelin and also won a bronze medal on the Celtic cup Irish team last August. Other award winners include Jack Daly U19 – Javelin and Shot, Cian Greene – 60m sprint, Fearghal Curtin who featured in three international events during 2014 and won two International medals and won All Ireland Cross Country medals at U17 and U18 and Sean Broderick – U16 Combined Events. Medals winners included the U10 All Ireland relay Champions Grace Rooney, Sophia Connon, Avril Millerick, Tara Hickey and Alex Cashman, the U11 All Ireland Club Cross Country Champions Emma Landers, Avril Cashman, Avril Millerick, Eva Murphy, Alex Cashman and Grace Rooney. Also included were Cross Country medal winners Jake McCarthy U14 Lucy O’ Keefe and Ciaran McNamee well done also to All Ireland B track and Field medal winners Brid McCarthy – sprint and Long Jump, Liam McCarthy – U16 100m and Shot and Kerrie Barrett – U13 600m and Shot. Of course well done to Simon Upton and Eoin O’ Brien who won medals in the All Ireland B Cross Country in Tuam.

Thanks to the East Cork Board for organising this event and to Committee members especially Ruth Millerick who helped in compiling results.

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