National Juvenile Track & Field

Post date: Jul 15, 2016 2:59:6 PM

All Ireland Combined Events were held in Tullamore on 2nd July . Kerry Barrett was the only competitor from Youghal AC but finished an excellent 5th overall in the U 15 girls competition.

All Ireland B's Track & Field Championship 09-Jul-2016

All Ireland B's Track & Field Championship was held in Tullamore with 5 athletes from the Youghal club competing on the day. Sophie Connon won gold in the U 12 high jump with a championship record jump of 1.37m . She also had a tremendous jump (3.92m) in the long jump to take home another gold medal. Alex Cashman took gold in the U 12 shot putt throwing 6.48m. Avril Millerick also competed in the shot . Both Alex and Avril also ran well in the 600m race. Avril Cashman competed in the U13 girls high jump and narrowly missed out on a bronze medal . She also competed in the 600m U13 race. Kerry Barrett won the U15 high jump with a championship record jump of 1.41m . She also came 4th in the 800m race. A great day and well deserved rewards .

The All Ireland Realys were also held on that Saturday and Youghal AC had one team qualified. Sophie Connon, Tara Hickey, Avril Millerick, Grace Rooney and Alex Cashman (sub) competed in the U12 girls relay . They a great run in their heat to qualify for the final where the competition proved too strong.

The All Ireland Track & Field Day 1 was held on Sunday 10th July in Tullamore and Tara Hickey was the only athlete from the club to qualify. She didn't disappoint and brought home a bronze medal in the U12 girls high jump. More photos available at