National League - Division One 24-May-2015

Post date: Jun 11, 2015 9:24:18 AM


There was a great number of athletes that competed in the first round of the National League on 24th May in Templemore. Both mens and womens teams were in Division 1. The womens team included Evelyn Cashman, Caroline Joyce, Lisa Walsh, Ruth Millerick, Bríd McCarthy, Emily O' Keeffe and Lauren O'Mahony. In the mens team were Mossie Cahill, Noel Curtin, Fearghal Curtin, Daniel Colbert, James McCarthy, Jack Daly, Ben Daly, Tomas Ward and Sean Broderick. A special thanks also to our two guests Daniel Colbert (Midleton AC) and James McCarthy (East Cork AC). Noel Curtin competed in the 3000m walk and got the maximum 9 points. Fearghal Curtin competed in the 800m, Ben Daly in the High Jump and Long Jump Sean Broderick in the 100m and 400m hurdles, Jack Daly in the Shot Putt and Triple Jump, Mossie Cahill in the Hammer and Steeplechase, Tomas Ward in the Javelin and Discus, Daniel Colbert in the 200m and 400m and James McCarthy in the 1500m. Sean, Ben, Daniel and Ja ck did well n the 4 x 100m as did Daniel, Fearghal, Mossie and Noel in the 4 x 400m.

Lauren O’ Mahoney came 2nd in the Javelin and 3rd in them Shot; Caroline also picked up good points in the Hammer and Discus, Evelyn did well in the 1500m walk and 3000m, Ruth ran well in the 800m as did Lisa in the 1500m. Emily competed well in the 200m and 400m and Brid McCarthy did well in the 100m, Long Jump and Triple Jump. The girls had a great run in the 4 x 100m and included Brid Emily, Lauren and Evelyn. The 4 x 400m team included Evelyn, Lisa, Ruth and Emily who also obtained good points. On completion of round one the ladies team came 4th in Templemore.

The other divisions were competing in Belfast and overall the Youghal Mens and Ladies teams are in the top ten which is a good result against some very big composite teams. The next round is on in Athlone on 19th July.