Munster Un-Even Age Cross-Country Championships
These races took place on Sunday, November 10, in Conna, Co. Cork. 26 juvenile athletes represented Moyne AC on the day.
U9 girls got the day off to a start running 750m. Molly Jones and Ellen Harrington ran in this race and finished 36 and 78 respectively. Molly was the fourth finisher for the Tipperary team, but they finished outside the medals in fourth.
U9 boys followed with Darragh Moore, Seán Cahill, Gerard Delaney, Philip Lloyd and Michael Doyle also running 750m. Gerard led the boys home finishing in 81, followed by Seán 89, Michael 91, Philip 98 and Darragh 100. Gerard, Seán, Michael and Philip finished 12th in the club event.
The U11 girls race saw Maria Doyle, Arlene Flanagan, Heidi Maher, Eleanor Doyle, Olive Spillane Leane, Ciara Joyce, Reiltín Morrissey and Ruth Phelan run 1,500m. Ruth was first home for Moyne in 64, followed by Ciara 90, Eleanor 99, Reiltín 110, Olive 121, Arlene 132, Heidi 135 and Maria 165. Ruth, Ciara, Eleanor and Reiltín were eighteenth in the club event.
Ciarán O’Mahony was our only competitor in the Boys U11. He also ran 1,500m and finished 38th. He was also the fifth home for Tipperary, but they too finished outside the medals in fourth.
Alana Spillane and Saoirse Doran represented the club in the Girls U13 running a distance of 2,500m. Alana ran a super race and finished just outside the individual medals in 13th place. Saoirse followed home 122nd. Alana was third home for Tipperary but again Tipperary finished outside the medals in fourth place.
Boys U13 included Adam Spillane Leane, Ben Norton, Jack Flanagan, Adam Phelan and Frank Doyle. These boys also ran 2,500m. Adam Phelan led the Boys home in 43, followed by Jack Flanagan 62, Adam Spillane Leane 85 and Frank Doyle 97. The boys finished tenth in the club event.
Aaron Moore, Micheál O’Mahony and Jake Bowe competed in the Boys U15 running 3,500m. Aaron ran a great race and finished in an excellent 13th position. Micheál followed in 38 and Jake in 56. Aaron was fifth home for the Tipperary team which finished second on the day earning himself a silver medal. Congratulations Aaron!
Well done to everyone!
Munster Senior Cross-Country Championships
Just one athlete, Stephen Flanagan, represented the club at the Munster Senior Cross-Country Championships in Conna on Sunday and what a result he produced. Running against many top-class athletes and in a very fast paced race he was very much full of running and came home in an excellent 35 place. This saw him finish fifth Tipperary man home and with Tipperary finishing in third place in the team competition Stephen earned his first ever Munster senior medal. Congratulations Stephen on your achievement.
Munster Master Cross Country Championships
Athletes intending to compete in the above competition on Sunday next in Beaufort, Co. Kerry are asked to forward their names to Geraldine as soon as possible.
Congratulations to this week’s winner Liz Power. Many thanks to everyone who has and continues to support the club by being members of the lotto.
Cross Country Fixtures
Nov 17 – Munster Juvenile Inter-Club & Masters Cross-Country Championships – Beaufort
Nov 24 – National Juvenile Even Age & Senior & Junior Cross-Country Championships – Abbotstown
Nov 26 – County Post Primary Schools Cross-Country Championships – Thurles
Dec 01 – Munster Juvenile B & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships – Two-Mile-Borris
Dec 08 – County Juvenile B & Novice B Cross-Country Championships – Moyne
Dec 15 – National Juvenile Uneven Age & Novice Cross-Country – Dunboyne