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Moyne AC League Final

Friday evening saw the final night of the highly successful Moyne AC Track and Field League. The teams remained the same as previous nights; four teams of five competed over three nights. Over the course of the three nights we had members of each team compete in over forty one events, set PBs and attain 52,233 points in total. Moyne (Aisling Maher, Orla Healy, Brigid Gleeson, Katie Bergin & Patricia Ryan) were crowned champions the a total of 13,568 points. Only 162 points separated Moyne from Galmoy (Adrian McGinley, Edel Delaney, Susan Fogarty, Ray Power and Sean Bourke) who finished in 2nd position. 3rd place went to Crosspatrick with a total of 12,954 points (Angela Fogarty, Ber Spillane, Sarah Healy, Shannon Boland and Michelle Percy). 4th overall went to Templetouhy (Liz Power, Kate Harrison, Sharon Cantwell, Emma Gleeson, Caoilinn Smith and Aisling O’ Dwyer) with a points total of 12,305 points. Well done to everyone who competed and a big thank you to everyone who organised such an enjoyable event.

 

Moyne Mini Marathon 10k and 5k walk

Preparation is underway for our 9th Mini Marathon which will take place on Monday the 4th of June. This annual road race attracts athletes from all over the country and we hope that this year will be no different. The 10k race will be held over the now very familiar Killoran route, with a 5k option for families and walkers. This race has seen fast times and heated battles over the years and last year we saw Sharon Cleere impressively  win the ladies event with Kevin Maunsell  winning the men’s event  and setting a new track record of 31:49. While the Mini Marathon offers a competitive aspect, the Mini Marathon is also an ideal opportunity to challenge yourself and enjoy running on a local route with friends and family. Registration will start at 10 am. Registration costs €15 and prize money will be awarded to the first three male and female athletes home. For further details on this event please contact John on (086)8403515.

 

 

Community Lotto

Well done to Donie Troy (Moyne) and Kathleen Maher (Templetouhy) who were the winners of this week’s lotto. Thanks again to all those who continue to contribute.

 

Burma Challenge

The standings after the penultimate round is as follows; Rahealty 141.26, Ballyerk 133.44, Moyne 132.35, Longorchard 128.46, Lisdonowly 126.41, Kylemakill 124.38, Moyne-Templetouhy 121.23 and Moyneard 119.35. The final will take place on Wednesday with a relay where each member runs a leg of a different distance. The final night is often seen to have an effect on the overall results so Wednesday evening should be a very interesting night for all involved.

 

Tallaght Graded Meet

Congratulations to Sarah Healy who ran a PB of 65 seconds in the 400m in the Dublin Graded meet last Wednesday. Well Done Sarah.

 

All-Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships

Good luck to Aaron and Dylan McLoughlin who are eligible for the All-Ireland School Track and Field this weekend. Aaron has qualified for the 1.2K walk while Dylan has qualified in the 1500m. We wish both these athletes the very best next weekend.

 

Upcoming Events

Munster Juvenile U 9-U 13 Track and Field Championships – Lee Road Ennis, Clare

This event will take place next weekend.  Further details of the event is available on the Tipperary website

 

Munster Senior Track and Field Championship –Castleisland, Cork

This event will take place on the 10th of June; entries should be given to Ger at this stage.

 

Munster U14-U19 Track and Field Championship-Waterford Racecourse

This event will take place on the 16th and 17th of June; timetable of events available on the Tipperary website and entries should be given to Ger as soon as possible.

 

Moyne Mini-Marathon- 4th of June (Monday)

Moyne Anniversary Games-12th July (Thursday)

 

Moyne Athletic Club 20.5.2018 

 

Munster Schools Athletics Track and Field

Well done to Dylan and Aaron McLoughlin, Katie Bergin and Shannon Boland who took part in the Munster Schools Track and Field in An Ríocht, Castleisland, Co. Kerry on Saturday last. Aaron competed in the 1.2k Junior Walk where he won a bronze medal with a PB of 06:27:35. His brother Dylan also earned a bronze medal in the Intermediate 1500m in 04:37:95. This was also a PB for Dylan. Katie Bergin was 4th in the Intermediate Long Jump and also in the 200m. Shannon Boland ran in the Intermediate 800m. Congratulations to all the athletes involved.

Tipperary B’s Track and Field Moyne Sport

These county championships took place on home ground on Sunday last. Athletes who participated in the ‘A’ county championships in Templemore the previous weekend were eligible to take part as well as newly registered athletes. In dry and windy conditions, our athletes won medals galore!

Our gold medal winners were Arlene Flanagan in the U9 Turbo Javelin, Jack Guilfoyle in the 200m, Ruth Phelan in the Long Jump, Rogan Lyons in the Long Jump, Sarah McGinley in the Turbo Javelin, Frank Doyle in the Turbo Javelin, Adam Phelan in the 600m, John Delaney in the 80m, Liam Ryan in the Long Jump and Jake Bowe in the 800m. Our silver medallists were Molly Jones Turbo Javelin, Saoirse Deegan in 200m, Jack Guilfoyle in 60m, Reiltín Morrissey Turbo Javelin, Ruth Phelan in 300m, Rogan Lyons in 300m, Jack Redden in 500m and Jake Bowe in 80m. Our bronze medallists were Molly Jones in Long Jump, Saoirse Deegan in 60m, Seán Boland in 60m, Jack Reddan in long jump, Adam Phelan in long jump, John Delaney in 600m and Liam Ryan in 80m. Cáit Bergin Doherty and Isabella Jones won medals in the relay.

Well done to all our athletes. They should be very proud of their performances which saw many of them win more than one medal. Many thanks to all who involved which greatly helped with the smooth running of events.

Track and Field Community Games (Moyne-Templetouhy athletes only)

The Community Games Athletics night will take place at Moyne Athletic Track on Thursday 24th May at 6.30pm. There will be a variety of races for Under 8 to Under 16 athletes, Under 12 ball-throw, Under 14 long jump and shot putt, Under 16 High jump, Under 12 boys long-puck and  Under 14 girls long-puck. Each event costs €3 per athlete and maximum 3 events per athlete. Registration will take place from 6pm onwards. You must be resident in Moyne-Templetuohy parish to take part and winners will qualify for the County Final on 10th of June. The cut-off point for age groups is 31st of July. Contact Leona Doyle for more information and all are welcome.

 

Club Track and Field League Final

The Club Track and Field League final will take place next Friday, the 25th of May at 7:30 pm. The Team standings are as follows

1st. Team 1,  Moyne.  8616 points (Orla Healy, Aisling Maher, Brigid Gleeson, Katie Bergin and Patricia Ryan)

2nd. Team 3, Crosspatrick.  8134 points (Angela Fogarty, Ber Spillane, Sarah Healy, Shannon Boland, Michelle Percy).

3rd. Team  4, Galmoy. 8012 points (Adrian McGinley, Edel Delaney, Susan Fogarty, Ray Power)

4th. Team 2, Templetouhy. 7699 points (Kate Harrison, Sharon Cantwell, Aisling O’Dwyer, Emma Gleeson, Liz Power, Caoilinn Smith).

Next Friday will include an event which will be worth double points and each team can nominate 1 athlete to take part who will then draw an event from a hat. This may or may not be one of your favourite events but it’s worth double points. Relays shall take place on the night; 800m x 400m x 200mx 200m. This event will also be worth double points.

If there is anyone else interested in taking part and getting a time, they are more than welcome to come along. There will also be juvenile events on the night.

Moyne Mini Marathon

The 9th Mini Marathon will take place on Monday the 4th of Monday. This annual road race attracts athletes from all over the country and we hope that this year will be no different. The 10k race will be held over the now very familiar Killoran route, with a 5k option for families and walkers. This race has seen fast times and heated battles over the years and last year we saw Sharon Cleere impressively  win the ladies event with Kevin Maunsell  winning the men’s event  and setting a new track record of 31:49. While the Mini Marathon offers a competitive aspect, the Mini Marathon is also an ideal opportunity to challenge yourself and enjoy running on a local route with friends and family. Registration will start at 10 am. Registration costs €15 and prize money will be awarded to the first three male and female athletes home. For further details on this event please contact John on (086)8403515.

Club Lotto

Well done to Sean Hayden who was this week’s winner in the club lotto. Thanks again to everyone for their continued support.

Munster Senior Track and Field Championships               

The Munster senior track and field championships will take place on the 10th of June in Castleisland. All interested athletes should contact Ger before next Wednesday

Club notes 14.05.2018

County Juvenile Track and Field Championships

Our juvenile athletes participated in the County Track and Field championships in Templemore on Saturday and Sunday May 12th and 13th and all of these athletes did the club proud where a total of 20 individual medals  and 2 sets of relay medals were won and this could have been even more with such stiff competition over the two days.

U/13 –U/19

These athletes put wonderful performances on Saturday. Emerging as gold medal winners were Emma Gleeson in the high jump (1.35), Gavin Ryan in the 800m (2.25.95) and Seán Burke in the javelin (27.99). Silver medal winners were Mary Cussen in the 800m (2.46.48), Aaron McLaughlin in the walk, Aisling Dywer in the 100m (14.40), Dylan McLaughlin in the 1500m (4.41.58) and Seán Burke in the shot put (8.98). Louise Hickey won bronze medals in 75H (16.07) and 200m (31.57). Other bronze medal winners were Shannon Boland in the 400m (81.28), Katie Bergin in the 200m (28.80), Dylan McLaughlin in the 800m (2.21.39) and the U/15 Boys relay team of Tomás Cussen, Aaron McLaughlin, Conor Gleeson and Jake Bowe. Well done to the above athletes on their medal winning performances but we also had Cathal Guilfoyle and Jack Hickey in action and despite their good performances unfortunately they did not make it to the podium on the day but nonetheless we are proud of their efforts.

U/9- U/12

Sunday saw our younger juvenile athletes in action in very favourable weather conditions. Billy Gleeson put in wonderful performances to win gold in the 60m and silver in the 600m. Maria Doyle was another gold medal winner in the turbo javelin. Our silver medal winners were Olive Spillane Leane in the long jump, Niamh Gleeson in the 60m, Saoirse Doran in the 600m and the U/9 girls relay team of Olive Spillane Leane, Heidi Maher, Maria Doyle and Niamh Gleeson. Jack Flanagan won a bronze medal in the 600m. There were many other athletes who put in terrific performances and some day they will have their turn on the podium. They were: Molly Jones, Arlene Flanagan, Cáit Bergin Doherty, Saoirse Deegan, David Nolan, Noah Murphy, Jack Guilfoyle, Billy Flanagan, Reiltín Morrissey, Ruth Phelan, Rogan Lyons, Paddy Ely, Ellen Nolan, Isabella Lyons, Emma Delaney, Kate Delaney, Mary Kate Ely, Sarah McGinley, Seán Boland, Jack Reddan, Cara Delaney, Frank Doyle, Adam Phelan, John Delaney and Liam Ryan. Well done to all athletes on participating in stiff competition and many thanks to all parents/guardians for their enthusiasm and support over both days.

 

 

Annerville 10k

The Annerville 10k saw of our athletes compete in great running conditions. Our first competitor over the line was Brian Carroll in a time of 40.11 minutes. Sharon Cantwell and Sharon Kiely both had strong finishes to run 48:01 and 48:27 respectively.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming fixtures

County Juvenile ‘B’ Championships, Moyne Athletic Club Sportsfield

Moyne Athletic Club will host the County Juvenile ‘B’ Championships in the Sportsfield on the 20th of May. This is an opportunity for athletes who have competed in last week’s County Juvenile Track and Field Championship and did not medal. The event starts at 11am and all help is welcome on the day.

 

Burma Challenge

The second round of the Burma Challenge will be take place this week. On Wednesday, the Team Mile Challenge will take place on the track. Teams can be found on the website.

Following this event we have the 5k Handicap night (week 3), the 5k relay event (week 4) and finale (week 5).  Entry to the complete event is €10 and any further information can be got by contacting John on 086-8403515.  Why not come along and enjoy the event with tea and refreshments served to all each night.

 

Mini Marathon

Our annual mini-marathon will take place on Monday 4th June commencing at 12 noon from the Sportsfield.  We will be hosting a 10k Run and a 5k Walk with entries on the day of the event.  Timing will be provided for the 10k and all entrants will receive a medallion on finishing.  The first three ladies and men in the 10k will receive prizes with an additional prize for new course records.  Refreshments will be served to all afterwards.

Club Notes

Competition Results
Tipperary Junior, Senior and Master’s Track and Field Championship, Templemore
The Tipperary Track and Field Championships took place in Templemore last weekend. The bright sunny afternoon provided a great opportunity for many of our athletes to attain PBs as well as having ten county champions along with the Junior and Master Ladies relays claiming gold in the 4x100m event.
The day started on a promising note where we saw Susan Fogarty compete in the High Jump where she claimed the bronze medal. Susan had a very busy day out, also competed in the 1,500m (placing 5th), shot (placing 2nd) javelin (placing 2nd, throwing 16.96) and the senior relay. In the junior Long Jump we saw Katie Bergin claim silver and in the senior Long Jump we had Aisling Maher and Sharon Cantwell going head to head. This competition went down to the wire and the difference between Gold and Silver came down to 1cm. In the final round Aisling and Sharon both jumped their best jump of the competition (4m) however, Aisling claimed gold on count-back. In the Shot, we saw Naomi continue her golden form with a throw of 6.76cm to claim gold in the O 40’s Shot Putt.

On the track, Moyne AC had big numbers running in the sprinting events. Much of the competitors compete in the Moyne League Track and Field and have season bests set prior to this event. The determination of our women was palpable and clearly evident on the final medal table.
The 100m saw Kate Harrison, Ber Spillane, Edel Delaney and Liz Power toe the line for the ladies Master’s event, with Sarah Healy and Aisling Maher competing in the women’s senior event and Kate Bergin and Aisling Dwyer competing in the junior competition.
In the 200m, Kate Bergin and Aisling Dwyer were 2nd and 3rd in the Junior Ladies, Aisling Maher, Sharon Cantwell and Susan Fogarty were 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively and in the Master’s competition Kate Harrison, Ber Spillane, Edel Delaney and Liz Power competed. Ray Power competed in the Men’s O55 competition, winning his category.
It was gold and silver in the 400m Ladies in all three categories, including a bronze in the Master’s category. Aisling Dwyer and Shannon Boland competed in the junior category, Sarah Healy and Aisling Maher claimed gold and silver in the senior competition and Kate Harrison, Ber Spillane and Edel Delaney claimed the top three positions in the Master event.
In the longer distances we saw Orla Healy take the senior 3,000m title with Angela Fogarty taking the master’s 3,000m title. The ladies worked with one another for the first half of the race to set themselves up to run season’s bests. Angela also competed in the 800m just minutes before her 3,000m where she placed 2nd in her category. Bridget Gleeson also ran excellently in the 800mts to take 1 second off her PB to finish 1st in her category.
In the equivalent race for the men, Moyne had three participants, with Dylan Mc Loughlin finishing 3rd in the junior category, followed home by Nathan Bowe (who had just won the junior 400m competition) finishing 4th. Ray Power finished in 1st position in his category.
In the men’s 5k the field spread considerably and Liam Kelly ran excellently to finish in 3rd place with Patrick Bowe finishing first in the O45 competition. In the women’s 1,500m we had three competitors, Lorraine Healy, Sharon Cantwell and Susan Fogarty. All three girls ran season best performances finishing in 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively.
The relay saw gold for the junior and senior ladies and a silver and gold for the Master Ladies. Congratulations to all athletes involved on a terrific County Championship.

Inter-Club Track & Field Challenge
Thanks to all our athletes and parents for their fantastic support on Tuesday night for the annual inter-club track and field challenge against Moycarkey-Coolcroo, Coolquill and Moyglass. 91 young athletes from the parish and beyond took part for the club with the result that we were winners of the best overall club on the night. Competition was very tight on the night with some great running, throwing and jumping from athletes from all four clubs. Our thanks to everyone who helped out on the night, the many parents and supporters in attendance from all clubs, the parents for providing the refreshments and to the catering staff on the night for all their work in feeding the big attendance. Louise Hickey accepted the cup on behalf of the club and medals were distributed to the younger members of the club on the night. More medals have been ordered and we hope to have them available in the next week.

Club Track & Field League
Day 2 of the club league brought the sunshine and great running conditions for the 20 or so athletes competing on the four teams. Events covered included the 3,000mts, 1,500mts, 800mts, 400mts, 200mts and 100mts along with the shot put and a 4 x 400mts relay. Everyone gave it their all in their respective events and the results of day 2 will be awaited in anticipation. The final round will take place on Friday 25th May at 7.30pm followed by refreshments and the presentation of the cup to the winning team.

Great Limerick Run
We had three athletes compete in the Great Limerick Run that was held this Sunday. The half marathon saw a huge crowd and Sharon Kiely, Catherine Dunne and Martin Kiely ran in very warm conditions. Congratulations to these athletes and well done on your performance.

East Munster Schools Track and Field
A number of our athletes competed in the East Munster School’s competition. Louise Hickey won the minor 200m and Katie Bergin won silver in both the intermediate 200m and the long jump. Katie will now go to the Munster schools on May 19th

Brendan Kinane 5k
This year we had some of our athletes compete in the annual 5k. Liam Kelly had a strong run to finish in 9th, Patrick Bowe 38h, Brian Kelly 53rd, Sharon Cantwell 140th, Sharon Kiely 155th, Frances Long 166th, Deirdre Kearney was 222nd and Pauline O’ Connell was 370th. Well done to everyone who was involved in what was, once again, a great event.

Upcoming Events
Tipperary County Track and Field Outdoor Juvenile Championships
The U12-U19 Tipperary County Championships will be held on the 12th of May (Saturday) and the U9-U12 Tipperary County Championships will take place the day after, on Sunday the 13th of May. Entries for this event should have been submitted to Ger at this stage. Please see the Tipperary website for timetable and more information.

Burma Challenge
The 15th annual Burma Challenge commences this Wednesday night at 7.30pm with a 5k run/jog/walk for all. The challenge takes place each Wednesday night for the month of May and will cover four weeks. Everyone is welcome to take part. Cost is €10 for entire challenge.

Moyne Mini Marathon
The annual Mini Marathon is fast approaching and this year there will be a 5k and 10k course on Monday, the 4th of June. We have a walk over 5k with everyone running the 10k. Entry is €10 for the walk and €15 for the run which will be timed.

Club Lotto
Nancy Daly was our winner this week. Congratulations and thank you to everybody who contributes so generously, your support is greatly appreciated.

Moyne AC notes 01.05.2018

County Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships 2018

The County Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships were held in Templemore on April 25th last. The following athletes earned medals: Katie Begin was 1st in the intermediate long jump, Dylan McLaughlin was first in the intermediate 800m and his brother , Aaron, was 1st in the minor walk, Jack Hickey was 2nd in the senior 100m and Gavin Ryan was 1st in the junior 400m. Well done and congratulations to all the athletes involved.

Borrisoleigh Track Attack One-Miler

On Monday night Borrisoleigh Track Attack held their annual ‘Borrisoleigh Mile’.  Moyne AC was represented by Ciaran Kiely and Sharon Kiely on the night who ran 6:45 and 6:53 respectively.

Moyne Track and Field League, Round 1

The results of the first round of the Moyne track and field league are posted online. The second round of the league will take place on Saturday (5th of April) at 10am. Please inform Martin or another coach if you think you may not be able to attend

Church gate collection

Thanks to everyone who donated generously to the Church gate collection. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Club Lotto

There were two winners of the club lotto this week; Margaret Cormack and Josie Kelly, Templetouhy. Congratulations to the two winners and thanks for everyones continued support

Tipperary Juvenile T&F Championships
Closing date for online entries for the upcoming Tipperary Juvenile T&F Championships on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May is midnight on Wednesday 9th May. Please have entries to Geraldine no later than 8th of May. 

Inter-Schools Track & Field Competition

Schools from Kilkenny and Tipperary travelled to Moyne on Friday last to take part in the Moyne AC organised inter-schools track and field competition and though noted more for hurling rivalry than athletic rivalry, being so close to the county boundary added a little bit of spice to the occasion.  Whilst the weather did spoil things a little there was no doubting the intensity the children brought as they ran, jumped and threw for all their might.  Great competition was the order of the day as Moyne, Templetuohy, Rahealty, Galmoy and Urlingford National Schools competed against each other for the right to bring home the trophies for “Best Small School” and “Best Large School”.

This competition is now in its third year and is a thoroughly enjoyable occasion for all involved.  Over the course of the 48 various events many young athletes shone whether it was in sprinting, running middle distance, partaking in the long jump or ball-throw and the spread of medallists bore testimony to this.  The top three pupils in each event were presented with medals with all their class-mates providing vocal accompaingment as the results were announced.  Stars of the show, with triple wins, in the small schools category were Reah Sweeney, Templetuohy and Evelyn Delaney, Galmoy with Aaron Meakin and Mary Cussen both representing Urlingford double winners in their section.   The small schools category saw just a point separating Rahealty and Templetuohy but it was the dominance of Galmoy, especially in the fifth and sixth competitions, which bore fruit as they were crowned “Best Small” School for the third year in a row.  Well done to Galmoy on this great achievement.  Urlingford and Moyne went tit-for-tat in the large schools event with first one then the other leading the competition for “Best Large” Schools.  The margin was so fine in the end with just two points separating the two schools and it was Moyne who came out on top this year much to the delight of all the pupils and teachers involved.  This title has been swapped around over the past three years and no doubt Urlingford will be bidding for the title again next year.

Time plays a crucial role in the running of any schools competition and to this end our thanks to everyone for their co-operation throughout the day.  Many thanks also to all the officials and helpers who ran a very efficient event and contributed in no small way to the success of the competition.  Our thanks also to all those who provided refreshments which were so appreciated by everyone.

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Club Notes 22.04.2018

Moyne Athletic Club News

Date: 22.04.2018

Competition Results

L-R. Brian Carroll, Pakie Bowe and Stephen Flanagan

County Road Master’s Championship

The County Road Master’s Championship were held in Clonmel this Sunday. The both the ladies and men had a 6k race and the club had only three competitors, all of whom competed in the men’s race. Stephen Flanagan was the first of our men to the tape finishing in 10th position. Stephen was followed home by Brian Carroll who placed in 18th position and Patrick Bowe who finished in 34th position. Well done to all three athletes.

 

Munster Junior & U23 Track and Field Championship

The club had two athletes compete in the Munster Junior and U23 Track and Field Championship in Templemore last Saturday. The day was dry and slightly blustery however both our athletes competed very well in their respective events.

Orla Healy was crowned Munster Champion in the 3000m where she ran a time of 11:35. This was Orla’s first time running in the U23 division and had a very impressive performance on her way to gold.

Dylan McLoughlin was also among the medals in his excellent performance in the Junior Men’s 800m. Dylan ran 2:11 on his way to the silver medal.

Congratulations to both athletes on their super performances.

 

Upcoming Fixtures

Inter-Schools Track and Field

The inter-school’s Track and Field competition takes place this Friday at 10:30am. The competition will run until 2pm. Eight primary schools in the locality will compete in a selection of sprints, middle distance, long jump and ball-throwing events.  Urlingford are the current Large Schools champions while Galmoy are the Small Schools champions but no doubt the other six schools will be out to claim these trophies. Anyone with a couple of hours to spare on the day and willing to lend a hand would be most welcome.

Inter Club Track and Field challenge

The inter-club challenge between Moyne, Coolquill, Moycarkey and Moyglass is taking place on Tuesday the 1st of May. This competition will start and 6:30pm and volunteers for the night are welcome

Club Track and Field League

The first round of the league was held last Thursday night and was very successful with some of our athletes running season best and personal best performances on the night. The second event of this League will take place on Saturday, the 5th of May. Many of the athletes that competed on Thursday will be competing again and events will be confirmed at a later date.

County Junior, Senior and Master’s Track and Field Championships

The County Junior, Senior and Master’s Track and Field Championships are taking place on Sunday the 29th of April. The club have had an excellent record in this event in previous years and we hope that this year will be no different. Entries should already have been submitted to Geraldine for this year’s event.

Club Lotto

The club lotto saw one winner, Tom Butler (Templetouhy). Your continued support continues to be recognised and appreciated.

Annual Church Gate Collection

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Church gate collection. The support is very much appreciated.

Club Notes 15/04/2018

Annual Church Gate Collection

The club’s annual church gate collection will take place this weekend April 21st and 22nd before all masses in Moyne and Templetuohy. Volunteers are needed to stand at these collections. Please give your name to Paddy/John at training. Your continued support of the club is greatly appreciated.

Road Championships

The County Masters Road Championships take place in Clonmel on Sunday next commencing at 12 noon.  A number of athletes from the club will be participating and all are wished the very best of luck.

National Road Relay Championships

The Irish Life Health National Road Relay Championships take place on Sunday next in Raheny, Dublin and for the first time the club will have a senior ladies team in action.  The format 1mile x 2 miles x 1 mile will certainly test all the competing teams and our best wishes to the ladies in what is sure to be a very competitive and top class event.

Club Track & Field League

This Thursday night, 19th April, sees the start of the club league.  An invitation was extended to all athletes from 14 years of age and older to participate and it is great to see that we will have 20 athletes compete in four teams of five.  Further rounds take place on Saturday 5th May and Friday 25th May.  The scoring will be based on the International Points scoring table and various sprint and middle distance events will take place over the three rounds along with a team relay.  It promises to be a great spectacle for participants and spectators alike.

Inter-Schools Track & Field Event

Friday 27th April is the day of our Inter-Schools Track & Field event.  Invitations have been extended to eights primary schools in the locality and if other years are anything to go by we will have a big contingent of pupils taking part in sprints, middle distance, long jump and ball-throw.  Urlingford are the current Large Schools champions while Galmoy are the Small Schools champions but no doubt the other six schools will be out to claim these trophies  Anyone with a couple of hours to spare on the day and willing to lend a hand would be most welcome.

Burma Challenge

Wednesday 9th May sees the start of the 15th running of the Burma Challenge.  So many people have walked, jogged or run the event in that time and hopefully this year will be no different with interest already being shown by a number of people.  The 9th sees everyone run the 5k Burma route together, on the 16th May there will be a Team Mile Challenge on the track, the 23rd May is the 5k Handicap night with the 30th May hosting the 5k relay event and finale.  Entry to the complete event is €10 and any further information can be got by contacting John on 086-8403515.  Why not come along and enjoy the event with tea and refreshments served to all each night.

 

Mini Marathon

Our annual mini-marathon will take place on Monday 4th June commencing at 12 noon from the Sportsfield.  We will be hosting a 10k Run and a 5k Walk with entries on the day of the event.  Timing will be provided for the 10k and all entrants will receive a medallion on finishing.  The first three ladies and men in the 10k will receive prizes with an additional prize for new course records.  Refreshments will be served to all afterwards.

Capital Funding

News filtered through during the week that the club were successful in their bid for funding to complete the car-park facility in the Sportsfield.  Tipperary County Council issued in excess of €2 million in funding to projects throughout the County and the club received a grant of €10,000.  This funding together with club funding should see the completion of the car parking area to the rear of the club building and thereby providing a safer facility for our athletes.  Rules and conditions associated with the grant will have to be adhered to before work can commence which we hope will be in the not too distant future.  The club is thankful to the County Council for this grant.

Road Racing

A number of athletes from the club travelled to Killea for their 10mile and 5k event while some travelled to Dublin to take part in the Great Ireland Run which also incorporated the National 10k Road championships.  Congratulations to both Louis Everard and Sharon Cantwell who picked up prizes in the Killea 5k event with both finishing third in their respective categories in times of 19.56 and 23.05.  Also competing over 5k were Martin Kiely (22.15) and Eileen Hackett (31.01).  Over ten miles Cathal Ely posted a time of 1.11.56 with Sharon Kiely running 1.21.01 and Catherine Dunne 1.35.25.  Well done to all.  In Dublin Brian Carroll posted a new personal best over 10k finishing the Great Ireland run in 38.49.  In the Great Ireland 5k Dylan McLoughlin posted a great time of 18.31 to finish 7th overall with father John finishing in 22.28 and mother Sinead finishing in 25.06.  Younger brother Aaron ran in the Junior Great Ireland Run to also cross the line in 7th place in a time of 11.36.  Congratulations to all concerned.

Lotto

Congratulations to John Moloney and Kathleen Maher who were winners in this week’s lotto draw.  Many thanks to everyone for continuing to support the club through the lotto.

Competition Results 08.04.2018

 

Intermediate County Road Championships

The Intermediate County Road Championships took place on Sunday in Faugheen. This event took place over the same course as previous years however the conditions were wet for our racegoers this year. The ladies event had a single entry in the form of Angela Fogarty and the men’s event saw Liam Kelly and Louis Everard sport the green and gold jersey.

Angela Fogarty stayed among the leaders to finish in 5th place in a time of 15:52, which was faster than last year’s event. In the men’s event Liam Kelly had a superb run to finish in 12th position in a time of 29.14. Liam was followed home by Louis Everard in 23rd in a time of 32.10. Well done to the three athletes involved.

 

Tullaroan Bunny Run

Congratulations to Dylan McLoughlin who won the Tullaroan Bunny Run on Sunday (01.04.) in a time of 20.10. Dylan was followed home by John, Aaron and Sinead who all ran very well! A great day out for the McLoughlins!

Upcoming Events

Burma Club Challenge

The Burma Club challenge will take place again this year. This popular series will start on the 25th of April and will take place for the 5 Wednesdays following. This is a great event to take part in and is those of all fitness levels. Interested parties should contact a committee member or sign-up at a training session during the upcoming weeks.

 

Moyne AC Track and Field League

This year the club will hold a Track and Field League over four dates. These dates are set for Thursday 19th of April, 5th of May, 26th of May and the 23rd of June (All Saturdays). The league will start at 7:30 pm for round 1 and 10am for round 2, 3 and 4.

The league is based on teams of 5, with four scoring members each night. All athletes who are interested in taking part must be over 14. We ask that athletes can commit to at least two of the events if they are interested in taking part. Athletes should submit two events that they would be interested in competing in and a program for each night will be announced in the upcoming weeks. A relay will take place each night after individual events.

 

Annual Mini-Marathon

The Annual Moyne AC Mini-Marathon will take place this year on Monday, the 4th of June. There will both a 5k walk and 10k road race. This is a popular event and this year is slightly different to most years as the event will not take place the same day as the Women’s Mini-Marathon in Dublin. Volunteers will be required for the smooth running of the event so we ask those available to help out to come down on the day.

 

Moyne AC 70th Anniversary Track and Field Evening

This year marks the club’s 70th year anniversary and to commemorate this momentous event the club is organising a Track and Field Evening which will feature a One Mile Men’s invitational. This event will take place on Thursday the 12th of July, starting at 6:30 pm. This exciting event will have competitions for both Juvenile and Senior athletes. This event will be entry-only and all entries should be given to Geraldine before Monday, the 9th of July. The following is a provisional list of events which will take place on the night.

Track                                                               Field

Girls and Boys U/13 600m                            Junior Men Long Jump

Junior Ladies 400m                                          Senior Men Weight for distance

Girls and boys U/16 800m

Senior Ladies ‘B’ 400m

Senior Men ‘B’ 400m

Senior Ladies ‘A’ 400m

Senior Men ‘A’ 400m

Senior Ladies ‘B’ Mile

Senior Men ‘B’ Mile

Senior Ladies ‘A’ Mile

INVITATIONAL Men’s Mile

 

County Senior Track and Field Entries

The County Senior Track and Field is taking place on the 29th of April. All entries for this event should be given to Geraldine by Monday the 23rd of April.

 

National Road Relays, Raheny

This year, the club will be competing in the National road relay competition that will be held in Raheny, Dublin on the 22nd of April. This event sees teams of three run a 1 mile, 2 mile and 1 mile leg. This is a very competitive event and any interested athletes should contact a coach over the next week.

Upcoming Fixtures

Road Fixtures

22rd April – County Masters Road Championships– Clonmel

22nd April- National Road Relay Championships- Raheny

4th June – Moyne Mini Marathon 5k and 10k road

22rd July – County Senior Road Championships – Dundrum

 

Track and Field Fixtures

29th April- County Senior Track and Field-Templemore

12th May-County U12-U19 Track and Field-Templemore

13th May-County U9-U12 Track and Field-Templemore

2nd & 3rd May- Munster U12-U13 Juvenile Track and Field- Ennis, Co. Clare

10th June-Munster Senior Track and Field- Castleisland, Kerry

16th & 17th June- Munster U14-U19 Track and Field, Waterford

12th July- Moyne 70th Anniversary Track and Field Evening- Moyne Athletic Track

 

Club Lotto

Michael Ryan, Graffin, Clonmore was the only winner of this week’s lotto draw. Congratulations and thanks for everyone’s continued support.

 

Moyne AC Lotto

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