Munster T&F U14-U19 Jun-2018

Post date: Jul 03, 2018 9:32:49 AM

The Munster T & F championship began in Castleisland on Sat 9th June with the 3000m races . Ciaran McNamee was the only Youghal Ac athlete competing on the day and had a super race to take silver in the U16 boys event in 10.15 min.

The remainder of the Munster competition was held in WIT on Sat 16th and Sun 17th June. In the U14 girls competition Grace Rooney had an outstanding championship winning gold in the 75m hurdles, gold in 80m sprint , gold in 200m and silver in the long jump. Avril Millerick has a fantastic run in the 1500m to take bronze . Tara Hickey came joint 4th in the high jump with a super 1.4m jump and Sophie Connon came 6th in the high jump , jumping 1.35m. These 4 athletes also competed in the 4x 100m relay and took bronze.

In the U15 girls competition Erin Joyce competed well in the 1500m . Emma Landers had a great run in the 800m. Ciaran McNamee finished 4th in the U16 boys 1500m and 6th in the 800m.

In the U17 girls competition Kerry Barrett took bronze in the triple jump and finished 4th in the 200m. Lucy O Keeffe has a great 800m race to finish 2nd overall. Conor O Neill finished 4th in the U17 boys 800m in a super 2.03min.

Tirna Cahill took the Munster title , winning the U18 girls hammer. Simon Upton took silver in the U19boys 2000m and finished 5th in the 800m.

Well done to all who competed and to those who qualified for the National competition.