Clonmel Juvenile Athletic Club Notes
Great performances at County B Cross Country
The Club made the short trip to Dundrum House Hotel for the County Juvenile B Cross Country Championships where conditions were dry and cool. The Club was well represented and we saw some great performances. In the Girls under 9 Erin O Keeffe ran a great race when coming through over the final 100m to win the Silver medal, great running. In the Boys under 9 500m race we had some great performances from Gavin Ryan 9th, Charlie Phillips 10th and Archie O Sullivan and these three athletes combined very well to win the Bronze medals. In the Girls under 11 race Eimear Heafey ran a great race, she was always well positioned and put in a great effort over the closing stages to win the Silver medal. This performance spurred on the rest of her teams mates and they all ran very well with Cara Hennessy 5th, Rachel Buckley 9th, Ciara Collins 13th, Gabrielle Heslop 16th, Siofra O Loughlin 18th and Hazel McCann 21st. They combined very well to win the Inter Club Silver medals. In the Boys under 9 race Kieran Proven ran very well when finishing strongly in 4th pace and we also saw good performances from Matthew Buckley 7th, Louis Carroll 15th and Owen Quigley 21st and they combined very well to win the Inter Club Bronze medals. In the girls under 13 race Niamh Ryan ran well when finishing 13th while in the Boys under 13 race Alan Quigley also ran well when finishing 6th.
Clonmel Athletic Club Juvenile Notes – 13th November
Great performances at Munster Cross Country Championships
The Club travelled to the Munster Uneven Age Groups Cross Country Championships which were held in Limerick Racecourse where athletes had to contend with very demanding underfoot conditions. In the girls under 9 race Erin O Keeffe ran a great race when finishing 34th and counted on the Tipperary team that won Bronze medals. In the Boys under 9 race Fred Perry ran a great race when finishing 16th and in the process helped the County team, to win the Inter County Bronze medals. We also had good performances from Gavin Ryan and Sean Trehy. In the Girls under 11 race we had good performances from Eimear Heafey and Isobel O Donnell. In the Boys under 11 race we had good performances from Connor O Gorman, Cian Flaherty, Cathal O Gorman, Michael O Reilly, Patrick McGarry, Jamie O Keeffe and Owen Quigley. The team were 10th out of 19 teams. In the Girls under 13 race we had good performances from Ruby Carroll, Jane O Donnell and Niamh Ryan. In the Boys under 13 race we had good performances from Odhran McGrath, Conor Flaherty and Alan Quigley. In the Girls under 15 race we had good performances from Siobhan Whelan, Molly Keane, Gillian Hughes, Brid Moynihan and Raise Flaherty. In the Girls under 17 Race Elma Casey ran well when finishing 48th. In the Boys under 17 race we had good performances from T J Quigley 21st, Colm McCarthy 32nd and Daniel Slattery who was 37th. In the Girls under 19 race Ciara O Neill ran very well when finishing 9th.
Club Flag Day
The Club would like to thank the people of Clonmel and surrounding areas for their very generous support at our Annual Flag Day last weekend. The Club would also like to thank our many helpers who assisted in the Flag Day.