County T&F Day1 06-May-2018

Post date: May 11, 2018 2:36:32 PM

The County T & F day 1 was held in CIT on Sunday 6th May . Youghal AC had many athletes competing on the day .

Our U9 athletes were competing at their first county competition. Ruby Devereaux , Clodagh Walsh, Caoimhe Brennan and Orla Motherway competed in the sprints and turbo javelin. Caoimhe and Orla qualified from their sprint heats , with Caoimhe making the sprint final.

The U10 girls, Kate Finn, Tess Cummins, Niamh Murray , Aine Collins and Doireann Barry competed in the 500m and Long jump. Doireann had a very good run in the 500m heat to make the final. Quin Buckley, Donnacha Coleman, Conor O Sullivan, Tadhg O Brien , Enda Terry and Leo Nicholson competed in the U10 boys 500m and Long jump.

Autumn Devereaux competed in the U11 girls high jump, turbo javelin, shot and sprints. Jimmy Nicholson, Cathal Brennan, Finn Connaughtan, Rion O Connell and Harry Fitzgerald competed in the U11 boys high jump, turbo javelin and sprints. Harry and Rion qualified for the semi- final of the sprints.

Ella Finn and Clodagh Fitzgerald competed in the U 12girls long jump, 600m and shot. Fionn Brennan qualified for the sprint hurdle final U12 and Paddy Nicholson competed in the long jump and 600m where he mad the final.

Sorcha Kilgannon competed well in the U13 girls high jump and took bronze with a 1.35m jump. She also qualified for the 600m final. Eireann Barrett and Poppi Devereaux came 4th and 5th respectively in the discus. Alise Barry competed well in the 600m and Ruby Kennedy in the shot..

Ben Walsh had a super day , winning the U13 boys hammer and taking silver in the javelin with a 24.76m throw. He also finished 4th in the 600m race. Jude Buckley took bronze in the hammer and bronze in the javelin with a super 21.48m throw. Ralph Cashman also competed in the javelin.

Grace Rooney was in super form on the day taking gold in the U14 girls sprint hurdles, silver in the long hurdles and silver in the long jump. She also competed in the discus. Avril Millerick had a great run in the 1500m to take bronze. Alex Cashman also competed in the 1500m and the shot.

Eva Murphy finished 4th in the U15 long hurdles and Joint 4th in the high jump. Robyn Buckley also finished joint 4th in the high jump . Both girls also competed well in the 1500m . Emma Landers took silver in the 1500m , with Avril Cashman taking bronze. Avril also competed in the shot and discus. Natasha Kilgannon competed in the discus and 1500m and Erin Joyce competed in the 1500m .

Ciaran McNamee took gold in the U16 boys 1500m . Liam O Leary won the U16 boys high jump with a super 1.65m jump. He also qualified for the 100m sprint final.

Kerry Barrett took silver in both the U17 girls 400m and high jump. Lucy O Keeffe won the U17 girls 1500m and Lesley Cashman won the steeplechase.

Well done to also who competed. More photos available at