County T&F Championship Day2 13-May-2018

Post date: May 20, 2018 7:28:39 PM

The County T&F championship day 2 took place in CIT on Sunday 13th May . Youghal AC had a great number of athletes competing on the day , with some outstanding performances.

Our U9 athletes , Holly Bates , Orla Motherway. Shane Coffey and Ruby Devereaux competed in the long jump and 300m . Ruby finished 4th in his 300m heat to qualify for the final.

The U10 girls, Lauren O Brien, Tess Cummins and Niamh Murray competed in the 60m sprint and turbo javelin . As did the U10 boys , Donnacha Coleman, Conor O Sullivan, Tadhg O Brien , Enda Terry and Leo Nicholson.

Autumn Devereaux , Taylor Aherne and Vivien Millerick competed in the U 11 girls 600m and long jump. All 3 had super performances in the 600m heats with Autumn and Taylor qualifying for final.

Conor Coffey , Finn Coleman. Finn Connaughtan and James Nicholson competed in the U11 boys 600m , shot and long jump. James had a super run to qualify for the 600m final.

Clodagh Fitzgerald competed in the U12 long jump and sprint. She qualified from her sprint heat and semi final with great performances.

In the U13 girls competition Eireann Barrett took silver and Poppi Devereaux bronze in the hammer. Ruby Kennedy took silver in the javelin. They also competed in the long jump and sprints along with Ciara Wood and Sorcha Kilgannon.

Jonah Connaughtan competed in the U13 boys sprints.

Grace Rooney had a super day winning 2 U14 girls county titles in the 100m and 200m . She also finished 4th in walk and 5th in javelin. Sophia Connon took silver in the high jump with a great 1.48m jump and took bronze in the walk. She also qualified for the 100m final. Alex Cashman took the county 2k walk title . She also finished 4th in the javelin and had a great run in the 800m . Avril Millerick also had a great run in the 800m event.

Natasha Kilgannon took gold and the county U15 walk title. Eva Murphy had a great run in the 200m to qualify for the final. The girls also competed in the 800m where Emma Landers finished 2nd , Erin Joyce 3rd . Avril Cashman 5th and Robyn Buckley 7th .

Nathan O Halloran competed well in the triple jump , high jump and shot, taking gold , silver and bronze respectively . He also finished 4th in the 200m

Ciaran Mc Namee had a super run in the U16 boys 3000m to take gold. Dylan Lyons competed in the long jump and 200m .

Lesley Cashman took gold in the U17 girls 3k walk and silver in the triple jump. Kerry Barrett took gold in the triple jump and silver in the 800m. Lucy O Keeffe had a fantastic run in the 3000m to take gold in 10.46 min.

Conor O Neill took gold in the U17boys 800m.

Tirna Cahill took gold in the U18 girls hammer.

Jake McCarthy took gold in the U18 boys 3000m and Simon Upton took gold in the U19 boys 800m.

Well done to all who competed.