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Moyne Athletic Club Notes 10.08.2018

All-Ireland Master’s Track and Field Championships

The All-Ireland Master’s Track and Field championships will take place next weekend in Tullamore on the 18th of August. The club have 6 athletes entered in this competition; Bridget Gleeson, Ray Power, Ber Spillane, Kate Harrison, Liz Power and Edel Delaney. Best of Luck to all athletes and a big thank you to Martin who helped prepare these athletes for this event.

National League Final

The Final round of the national league will take place next weekend on the 19th of August. We have one athlete wearing the Tipperary vest, Katie Bergin, who will run in the 4x100m relay. The very best of luck to Katie and the Tipperary team in this event.

Cross-Country Training

Training will re-commence for athletes who are looking to compete over cross-country this season (8 years plus) will start back Tuesday (20th August) at 7:30pm. All new members are welcome to come along to training.

Club Notes 31.07.2018

Club Lotto

There was two winners in this week Club Lotto; John Moloney and Anna Daly. Well done to both.

70th Anniversary Games DVD

A DVD for the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary Games is available for the reasonable price of €10. If you are interested in purchasing a DVD please contact a committee member by this Friday. For those who have ordered a DVD they are available now for collection at training.

 

Club notes 22.07.2018

 

Tipperary Senior Road Championships, Dundrum

We had two athletes represent the club on Sunday in Dundrum. Sharon Cantwell and Brian Carroll both competed in the blistering heat and finished 18th and 27th respectively

Juvenile All-Ireland Track and Field Championships, Day 3

Day 3 of the Juvenile All-Ireland Track and Field Championships saw Dylan McLaughlin represent the club in the U17 1500m. This was one of the most competitive races of the day with 23 competitors competing for a spot in the national final. Dylan was drawn in the second heat and it was going to be a tough job to qualify with such stiff competition. Dylan ran a great race to produce a personal best performance of 4:27.95. Dylan was less than a second off the ‘fastest loser’s’ spot in the final. Well Done Dylan on the superb performance on the national stage.

Munster ‘B’ Championships, Cork IT.

Well done to Saoirse Doran who competed in the girl’s Under 12 600m. She ran very well to finish 5th overall in a time of 1:57. Well done Saoirse!

Upcoming Events

Senior National Track and Field Championship, Morton Stadium

The two-day National senior track and field championships will take place in Santry Saturday & Sunday. This is a thoroughly enjoyable day out for any athletic fan, particularly off the back on an exciting month of Irish athletics. Many of our guest athletes in the successful Anniversary Games will be competing as well as athletes bidding to compete in the upcoming European Championships.

Club Lotto

There were two winners of the club lotto this week- John & Esther Hogan, Moyneard and Mary Walsh (Paddy), Manselstown. Congratulations.

Moyne News 18.07

National Juvenile Track and Field, Day 1.

Congratulations to Aaron McLoughlin who finished in second position in the U14 2000m boy’s walk. Aaron finished in a time of 11.37 on his first time competing in the National Club competition. Well done Aaron and hopefully we will see more of Aaron on the national stage in the future.

 

Upcoming events

National Juvenile Track and Field: Day 2

Best of luck to Dylan McLoughlin who is competing in the Boy’s U19 1500m in Tullamore on Saturday. Dylan has had a very successful season and we wish him all the best in the national final.

Tipperary Senior Road Championships: Dundrum

Best of Luck to Stephan Flanagan, Jodie Leahy and Brian Carroll who are competing in the Road Championships this Sunday.

Munster ‘B’ Track and Field Championship

Best of luck to Saoirse Doran and Sarah McGinley who are competing the Munster ‘B’ Track and Field championship this weekend.

 

Club Lotto

There was no draw this week due to a bereavement. The lotto will resume next week.

 

 

 

Moyne Athletic Club notes 08.07.2018

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Coillte 10k, Dundrum

On Wednesday seven Moyne athletes travelled to Dundrum for the annual Coillte 10k road race. Our athletes ran very well in the warm conditions. Well done to Liam Kelly, Patrick Bowe, Catherine Dunne, Frances Long, Sharon Kiely, Pauline O’Connell and Patricia Ryan who competed in this event.

National League Track and Field Championships Day 2

Well done to Sharon Cantwell and Katie Bergin who travelled to Morton Stadium to guest in the National League round 2. Tipperary were bidding to qualify for a place in the league final in Athlone on the 19th of August. Sharon Cantwell ran in the 1500m and Katie Bergin jumped in the Long Jump, guested in the 200m and ran the first leg of the 4x100m for Tipperary County.

Upcoming Events

National Juvenile Track and Field Championships Day 1 and Day 2

The National Juvenile Track and Field Championships will take place this weekend in Tullamore (15th and 16th of July). Full Timetable is available on the AAI website.

Munster Juvenile “B” Track & Field Championships, Cork IT- 21st July (Saturday)

County Road Senior Championships, Dundrum

The County Road Senior Championships will take place on the 22nd of July (Sunday). Anyone interested in competing in this event should give their name to Geraldine by next Wednesday.

Club Notes 24.06.2018

Moyne Athletic Club notes 24.6.2018

Holy Family Templetouhy NS. 5k Fun Run/Walk

A great evening was had in Templetouhy last Friday. Moyne AC won best club on the night and we had a great turn-out supporting our local primary school. Moyne AC saw Stephen Flanagan and Liam Kelly place 1st and 2nd in the 5k and Nathan Bowe was 1st juvenile and 9th overall in the event.  Moyne AC represented themselves very well in this event and well done to everyone who went out to support this great cause.

Thurles Crokes Annual Dave Fogarty Memorial 4 Miler

The annual Dave Fogarty Memorial run took place on Tuesday last and Francis Long and Patrick Bowe took part in this run. Patrick placed in 22nd position in 25:17 and Frances finished in 61st position in 30:45. Well done to both athletes.

Tailteann Games 2018

Congratulations must go to Aaron McLaughlin who competed in the Irish Life Inter-provincial Games on Saturday last in Santry. He was selected to represent Munster in the U17 3km walk. It was Aaron’s first time to compete at this distance where he finished 7th in a time of 18.46. This experience will, undoubtedly, stand to him in future races. Well done.

National League Round 1. Templemore

The first round of the national league took place in Templemore this weekend and Tipperary had a team in both the male and female premier division.  We saw three athletes complete in this event. Kate Harrison ran the 4x100m relay and they placed in 4th place in a time of 52.21. Kate also guested in the 200m with a time of 29.75 along with Katie Bergin in 28:02. Sharon Cantwell had a great run guesting in the 1500m running a PB in 5:40. Well done to the three athletes.

 

Club Lotto

Well done to Brian Carroll (Johnstown)who was our winner of the club lotto this week.

Munster U/14 to U/19 T&F Championships

 

 

 

 

Aaron McLaughlin; Munster silver in u14 2k walk.

The Munster U/14 to U/19 T&F Championships took place last weekend, the 16th and 17th of June, in
Waterford RSC. The club had a number of athletes competing over the 2 days in strong competition.
Congratulations must go to Aaron McLaughlin who finished in 2nd place in the U14 2Km walk in a
time of 11:29.52. Katie Bergin finished 5 th in the long jump with 4.62m and also in the final of the
200m in 28.16. In the U14 category, Mary Cussen ran the 800m in 2:48.33. Dylan McLaughlin
competed in the U17 1500m where he finished 4 th in 4:32.94, however he narrowly missed out on a
bronze medal as it was an extremely close finish between 3 rd and 4 th . He also ran in the 800m in
2:10.36. In the U15 800m, Tomás Cussen finished in a time of 2:56.58. Conor Gleeson competed in
the U14 long jump where he leaped 3.88m.

Well done to all the athletes who competed. We are very proud of them!

Moyne Athletic Club Notes 17.06.2018

 

 

 

Congratulations Aisling!

Well done to Aisling who won three gold medals at the 2018 Special Olympics Ireland Finals. This event was held over four days and the track and field competition was held in Morton Stadium over the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Aisling Maher had a busy three days competing for Team Munster in both the 100m and Turbo Javelin. Aisling qualified from her 100m heat on Friday and saw off her competitors on Sunday morning to take the gold medal in the 100m. Aisling had a busy weekend as she was also a crucial member of 4x100m Munster relay who saw off Leinster and the second Munster team to claiming gold. Aisling ran the third leg of the relay and the team ran a very fast 1.01 to claim the top podium position. As well as Aisling’s gold in the sprint events, Aisling also won the Turbo Javelin on Saturday. Well done Aisling for the great performance over the weekend!

 

Michael Cahill Memorial Run, Ballingarry

The Michael Cahill 5k was held in Ballingarry by Coolquill AC and we had 8 athletes compete on the night. The race was won by David Mansfield of Clonmel AC and Grace Rielly (Portlaoise AC) was the first lady home on the night. The first Moyne competitor to finish was Patrick Bowe followed by Martin Kiely, Sharon Cantwell, Sharon Kiely, Frances Long, Deirdre Kearney, Catherine Dunne and Breda McNamara. Well done to everyone who participated.

 

Upcoming Fixtures

Moyne AC. 70th Anniversary Games: 12th July; Moyne Sportsfield

This event is one not to be missed and a big day in all Moyne AC’s athlete’s diary. This evening of competition is a celebration of the clubs achievements in the last 70 years. The evening’s proceedings include a men’s mile and a female 800m with cash prizes for the winner of both events and a substantial €300 bonus if 4 minutes and 2:05 minutes are broken in the men’s mile and female 800m.  This opportunity is not to be missed; contact Moyne AC through Facebook, phone or e-mail if interested in participating or helping out on the night.

 

Cork City Sports; Juvenile 300m Gala

The international track and field Cork City Sports will take place on Monday the 16th of July and this year there will be a 300m event for athletes born in the years 2000 to 2005. This is a unique opportunity for young athletes to compete in the same meet as top class international athletes and Olympians. Athletes competing in the Juvenile 300m Gala must be at CIT track by 4:45pm. Registration will take place between 4:45pm and 5:15pm. Races commence with the girls & boys under 14 age group, followed by U13, U12, U11, U10 and will finish with the girls & boys U9.

 

Community Lotto

There were no winners of this week’s lotto. Once again, continued thanks to all those who donate so generously.

 

Moyne AC Club Notes 10.06.2018

Munster Senior & Master’s Track and Field Championships, Castleisland Co. Kerry

The Munster Senior & Master’s Track and Field Championships were held in Castleisland Co. Kerry on ‘An Riocht’ AC.’s recently renovated track. The day proved to be a successful day for the club where we had two athletes crowned Munster Champions, a clean sweep of the medals in the O35 400m and several season and personal best performances. Eight athletes travelled down on the day to sport the Green and Gold jersey and Martin Flynn kindly made the trip to support these athletes.

 

The day began with the 100m where we had a Munster Champion in the O35 category with Kate Harrison. Kate ran a PB to claim the gold in a time of 14:06 and was followed closely by Ber Spillane in the silver medal position in a time of 14:94. Bridget Gleeson followed in the 800m where she won her age category and took a second off her PB to finish in a time of 2:46. This superb performance was replicated in the 200m where Bridget was 2nd in her age category in a time of 33:97.

Our two medallists in the 100m also featured in the 200m where Kate Harrison won this event in 29.40 followed by Ber Spillane in second position in a time of 31.65. Prior to this, Sarah Healy competed in the 200m Senior category and ran 29:34. These three athletes also competed in the 400m event later in the day. Sarah Healy ran a 65.87 400m in the competitive Senior competition and Kate Harrison, Ber Spillane and Edel Delaney claimed a clean sweep in the O35 400m.

Sharon Cantwell was our second representative in the middle distances and she ran a season’s best performance with a time of 5:44. Sharon and Ber had a busy weekend having taken part in the Dingle adventure race prior to this competition and credit must be made for the great performances for both athletes.

The final event on the track was the 4x100m for Senior and Master clubs. Moyne AC had a team competing in both categories. Sharon Cantwell and Sarah Healy were joined by Katie Bergin and Lorraine Healy in the senior relay where they placed 2nd in a time of 56 seconds. The Master team comprised of Kate Harrison, Bridget Gleeson, Edel Delaney and Ber Spillane where they finished in 2nd postion.

Community Games

The club hosted the Athletic Finals of the County Community Games on Sunday for the very first time and despite this being our maiden foray into this level of competition we were delighted with the response. We had such a variety of people doing amazing work throughout the day, willingly giving their time and help, that it would be impossible to name everyone without leaving someone out but you know who you are and we are deeply indebted to you for your support.  Our thanks must also go to our landowners for allowing us to use their fields for parking, which helped alleviate the traffic on the road.  With over 500 children taking part it was a big undertaking for the club and our congratulations to each and every child that competed – you did your mentors and parishes proud.  Congratulations also to the 21 children from our own parish who competed bringing back gold, silver, bronze and pewter medals to Moyne & Templetuohy.

 

Community Lotto

The lotto spot prizes were won by Donie Troy, Kate Harrison and Sharon Kiely. Congratulations to the three winners and thanks to everyone for their continued support.

 

Upcoming Fixtures

Munster Under 14-19 Track and Field Championships, Waterford RSC

This event will take place over two days ; Saturday 16th June and Sunday 17th June. Full event timetable can be accessed on the Tipperary website.

 

Moyne AC. 70th Anniversary Games: 12th July; Moyne Sportsfield

This event is one not to be missed and a big day in all Moyne AC’s athlete’s diary. This evening of competition is a celebration of the clubs achievements in the last 70 years. The evening’s proceedings include a men’s mile and a female 800m with cash prizes for the winner of both events and a substantial €300 bonus if 4 minutes and 2:05 minutes are broken in the men’s mile and female 800m.  This opportunity is not to be missed; contact Moyne AC through Facebook, phone or e-mail if interested in participating or helping out on the night.

 

 

 

 

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