National Track & Field Championship 8,9,16-Jul-2017

Post date: Jul 18, 2017 2:59:0 PM

The National T& F championship was held over 3 days , 8th 9th and 16th July in Tullamore. Youghal AC had 10 athletes competing and they didn't disappoint.

Ben Walsh had a superb throw in the U12 boys shot putt to take gold and the National title .

Sorcha Kilgannon took bronze in the U12 girls high jump. Sophie Connon came a brilliant 2nd in the U13 girls high jump with Tara Hickey finishing a fantastic 5th. Grace Rooney had an amazing win in the U13 girls 80m sprint , taking the National title and also finished 4th in the long jump.

Natasha Kilgannon came 8th in the 2k walk and Emma Landers finished 9th in the 1500m U14 girls. Ciaran McNamee came 11th in the U15 boys 800m .

Kerry Barrett took bronze in the U16 girls triple jump and also competed well in the sprint hurdles.

Tiarna Cahill took silver in the U17 girls hammer .

Well done to also who competed. More photos available at