East Cork Track & Field Championship Day 2 09-Apr-2017

Post date: Apr 12, 2017 6:1:2 PM

Day 2 of the East Cork T&F championships was held at Tower Park, Youghal on Sunday 9th April and the lovely weather added to a great day of competitions.

Races began with our older athletes 200m . Killian Nolan came 3th with Jake McCarthy 4th in the U17-19 race . Lucy O Keeffe came 3rd and Lesley Cashman 4th in the Girls U16 200m with Ben Terry taking silver in the boys U16 race. Christian Millerick and Ciaran McNamee took bronze in the U14 and U15 boys races while Eva Murphy1st , Erin Joyce 2nd and Avril Cashman3rd made it a clean sweep in the U14 girls race.

Aine Cullens, Pearl Phipps , Rosie O Donovan, Doireann Barry, Julia Kuru and Lauren Keating all competed well in the girls U9 200m. Quin Buckley, Donnacha Coleman, Darragh and Matthew Murray, Enda Terry and Phoenix Troy all ran well despite a fall at the start of the boys U9 200m.

An excellent performance was shown in our U10girls 300m race with Autumn Devereaux 4th , Taylor Aherne 5th and Vivien Millerick 6th . Amy Coleman and Emily Barry followed closely. Jimmy Nicholson was 4th in the Boys U10 300m with Keelan Ansbro , Cathal Brennan , Finn Coleman and Harry Fitzgerald also running well. Paddy Nicholson, Fionn Brennan and Jack Coleman competed well in the Boys U 11 600m. Sorcha Kilgannon had a fantastic run to take silver in the girls U 12 800m, closely followed by Eireann Barrett 4th , Poppi Devereaux 5th, Izabella Chidlow and Ailise Barry . Ben Walsh took silver in the Boys U12 800m with Jude Buckley 6th and Lui Phipps also running well. In the U13 girls 800m Alex Cashman and Avril Millerick took silver and bronze with Grace Rooney close behind. Eoghan Rooney ran well in the Boys U13 race.

Youghal Ac had some super performances in the 1500m races. Ross Williams took gold in the U14 boys race with Avril Cashman 2nd , Erin Joyce 3rd, Eva Murphy 4th, Robyn Buckley 5th and Rion Walsh 6th in the girls U14 race. Ciaran McNamee was 1st in the U15 boys race. Lucy O Keeffe and Lesley Cashman took gold and silver in the U 16 girls race with Ben Terry 2nd in the U16 boys race. Killian Nolan won the Boys 17-19 race.

In the Field events Matthew Murray took gold in the U9turbo javelin with Cian Hogan 2nd and Tony Kenneally 3rd. Nadia O Shea won the U11 girls turbo javelin while Jack Coleman won the Boys U11 event.

In the Long jump Jimmy Nicholson took silver and Harry Fitzgerald bronze in the U10 boys event. Taylor Aherne had an excellent jump to take bronze in the U10 girls. Nadia O Shea was 2nd and Eva Curran 3rd in the the U11 girls competition. Fionn Brennan took silver in Boys 11 and Erin Joyce took bronze in the U15 girls .

In the shot Ben Walsh won the U12 Boys with Jude Buckley 5th. Eireann Barrett 1st , Poppi Devereaux 2nd, Ruby Kennedy 3rd , Sorcha Kilgannon 5th and Ciara Woods 6th in the U12 girls event. Avril Cashman 1st , Natasha Kilgannon 2nd , Erin Joyce 3rd ,Roisin Reilly 4th and Grace Rooney 5th in the U14 shot. Christian Millerick 4th in the U14 boys. Lesley Cashman took bronze in the U16 girls event with Calum Malone 3rd ,Darragh Buckley 4th and Ben Terry 5th in the U16 boys .

In the high jump Grace Rooney and Avril Miklerick took gold and silver in the U 13 girls . Finn Whelan 3rd and Eoghan Rooney 4th in the u13 Boys . Calum Malone took silver in the U16 boys event as did Lesley Cashman in the U16 girls events .

Well done to all who competed and a big thanks to Theresa and all the catering crew who kept us all nourished on the day.

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