County T&F Day1 05-May-2019

Post date: May 17, 2019 8:2:18 AM

The county T&F championship day 1 was held in CIT on Sun 5th May. Youghal AC had many athletes competing on the day with some outstanding performances.

In the U9 girls competition Lucy MacKelleher and Neasa Barry competed well in the sprints and turbo javelin. Paddy Kelly competed in the U9 boys sprints and turbo javelin.

Orla Motherway had a great run in the U10girls 500m to qualify for the final . Caoimhe Brennan also competed well in the 500m and long jump.

Ruby Devereaux and Ciaran Hynes both qualified for the 500m U10 boys final and also competed well in the long jump with Shane Coffey.

Tess Cummins , Doireann Barry, Lauren O Brien, Molly O Brien, Lana Power and Niamh Murray all competed in the U11 girls sprints with Niamh having a super run to qualify for the semi final. The girls also competed in turbo javelin and shot.

Donnacha Coleman, Quin Buckley and Leo Nicholson competed in the U 11 boys sprints, turbo javelin and high jump.

Autumn Devereaux and Taylor Aherne had great runs in the U12 girls 600m heats to qualify for the final , where unfortunately Taylor had a bad fall. Amy Coleman , Katie Ates and Emily Barry all competed well in the 600m . Autumn also took silver in the shot. There were good performances by Katie , Taylor and Autumn in the sprint hurdles and by Amy , Taylor and Autumn in the long jump.

In the U13 boys events, Dylan Cairns had a great run in the 600m and Fionn Brennan took bronze in the javelin with a 17.52m throw. He also competed well in the sprint hurdles.

Poppi Devereaux had a great run in the long hurdles to come 4th in the final . She also came 4th in the sprint hurdles and competed well in the shot. Alise Barry and Sorcha’s Kilgannon competed well in the 1500m. Alise and Katie Ansbro competed well in the long jump and shot, while Ruby Kennedy competed well in the hurdles and shot.

Ben Walsh took silver in the U14boys javelin with a super 28.83m throw. Ralph Cashman came 5th in the javelin. Jude Buckley had a super run the U14 boys 1500m to take bronze.

Grace Rooney had a great day in the U15 girls competition taking gold in the long hurdles, silver in the sprints and bronze in the high jump. Avril Millerick had a super run in the 1500m to take silver , with Alex Cashman taking bronze.

In the U16 girls competition Avril Cashman took silver in the 1500m , and Robyn Buckley finished 4th . Eva Murphy competed in the sprints.

Ciaran McNamee took bronze in the U17boys 1500m.

Lucy O Keeffe won the U18 girls 1500m and Kerry Barrett took bronze in the U18 girls 400m and also competed well in the shot.

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Well done to all who competed.