Munster Juvenile Pentathlon And Munster Junior And U23 Championships 26-Apr-2015

Post date: May 04, 2015 8:51:42 PM


Youghal AC had seven athletes in action at the Munster Pentathlon which were held in conjunction with the Munster Junior and U23 Championships at the Cit on 26th April.

In the Girls U11 Pentathlon there was a large number of 24 athletes. Grace Rooney, Avril Millirick and Alex Cashman all did very well in their four events, 60m, Turbo Javelin, 600m and Long Jump. Grace Rooney amassed a large number of points in her 60m putting her into a good lead going into the 600m in which she came 2nd. Grace won the overall competition. Both Alex and Avril did very well in their long race picking up substantial points. Avril finished in a vey good 9th place and Alex also did well finishing 19th. Avril Cashman and Emma Landers did the U12 event which included Shot, High Jump, 600m, 80m and Long Jump. Both girls scored very well in the 600m and 80m. Avril also one of the best throws in the Shot. Emma finished 9th and Avril 13th. In the u14 Pentathlon including sprint hurdles, long jump, shot, high jump and 800m Kerrie Barrett showed significant improvement this year to finish in 5th place and there was little between 3rd and 5th place points. Leslie Cashman also did well and came 12th. All of these athletes enjoyed their competition and it was a first Pentathlon for four of them.

In the Junior Competition Lauren O’ Mahoney was 3rd in the Shot with her best throw of 8.41m. Lauren went on to win the Munster Junior title in the Javelin 30.24m. Fearghal Curtin was 5th in the Junior 800m 2.01.7 and was the only competitor in the Junior 1500m. Well done all!

(For full results see attached file.) More photos available at