Monthly Archives May 2016

County Juvenile ‘B’ Track & Field Championships May 21st CIT

Well done to all our athletes who took part in the County B’s on Sunday the 21st May.

(U9 Boys)  3rd place for Cillian Fitzgerald in 60m & 300m.

(U12 Boys) Jonathan Walsh 1st 600m

(U12 Girls) Kate Redmond 1st 600m


Cork County Track & Field Championships 15 May CIT

Day 2 of the County Championships was equally as impressive as Day 1 with athletes represented across most disciplines.

(U9 Girls)  had a great runs & jumps for their first season at the track – well done getting stronger every week.

Olivia Nyhan & Kate O’Callaghan

(U9 Boys) put in strong performances with Ollie Buckley securing Gold in Long Jump & Ollie and Cathal Walsh taking 1st and 2nd in the 300m.

Ollie Buckely (1st LJ & 300m)

Cathal Walsh (2nd 300m)

Harry Walsh

Cillian Fitzgerald

(U10 Boys) 60m Sprint  Conor O’Donoghue

(U11 Girls & Boys)  600m & Shot  Joey O’Callaghan, Ryan McCarthy & Amy Buckley

(U12 Girls)  Great runs by the U12 girls with Kate Farley & Grace Coyle taking 1st & 2nd in the sprint, Nicole, Lauren & Caoimhe took on high jump with Lauren Green coming 4th  a great effort for a first season jumping.  Gabby Bowen represented in Turbo Javelin.

Kate Farley (1st Sprint)

Grace Coyle (2nd Sprint)

Lauren Green

Katie O’Regan

Gabby Bowen

Caoimhe O’Donoghue

Nicole Buckley

(U13 Girls)

Sarah Fitzgerald Sprint & Long Jump great progress for her first season at track – well done!

(U14 Girls & Boys) Ava Coyle  had a great day at he track takin 1st place in high jump with a PB, and securing 2nd in both 80m & 200m, Sarah Murphy also put in a strong performance and was unlucky not to medal.

Ava Coyle (1st HJ, 2nd 80m & 200m)

Sarah Murphy

 Arianna Price

David McCarthy

(U15 Girls)

Lia Farrelly continued her success at the track with a 1st in the 200m and Long Jump. RoseMarie Buckley had a great sprint hurdle run in a tough line up.

Lia Farrelly (1st LJ & 1st 200m)

Rosemarie Buckley

(U17 Boys)  Alan O’Donovan continues to go from strength to strength taking 1st place in the 800m.

Well done to each and every athlete you have done yourselves and the club proud 🙂





Juvenile Relays & Multi Events T & F Championships CIT May 8th

There were some excellent performances from the club in the Relays and Multi Events in CIT on the 8th May. The club had strong numbers on the day with seven teams participating in the relays and 8 athletes who took part in the Multi Event throughout the afternoon.


Boys U9: (3rd) Cillian Fitzgerald, Ollie Buckley, Cathal Walsh, Harry Walsh

Boys U10: (3rd) Ollie Buckley, Conor O’Donoghue, Cillian Fitzgerald, Cathal Walsh

Girls U11: Catherine Murphy, Danielle, Amy Buckley, Aine, Ran well and unlucky not to qualify for final

Boys U11: Ryan McCarthy, Conor O’Donoghue, Joey O’Callaghan, Micheal O’Driscoll. Qualified for the final, great run guys.

U12 Girls:

  • (1st) Lauren Green Caoimhe O’Donoghue, Grace Coyle, Kate Farley
  • Nicole Buckley, Gaby Bowen, Mary Clare Murphy, Katie O’Regan, qualified for the final and narrowly missed out on a medal.
  • Alijandra Retre, Danielle, Amy Buckley, Aine.  Great run girls but tough competiton on the day.

Boys U 12: Cathal Barry, Joey O’Callaghan, Jonathan Walsh, Ryan McCarthy. Great effort boys unlucky not to have placed.

Girls U 14: Ava Coyle, Sarah Fitzgerald, Sarah Murphy, Arianna Price.  Great run girls but  competition was tough on the day.

Girls U15:  (2nd) Ava Coyle, Sarah Murphy, Lia Farley. Rosemary Buckley



After a long morning, there was great stamina shown by the athletes who competed in the Multi Events throughout the afternoon.

The U 12 girls had 5 competitors and took pride of place for the afternoon!  Lauren Green (2nd) narrowly missed out on Gold taking Silver and Caoimhe O’Donoghue (3rd) Bronze on the day.  Nicole Buckley (4th), Gaby Bowen (6th), Alijandra Retre (9th). Well done girls.

Well done also to first timers Boys U12 Joey O’Callaghan and Girls U13 Sarah Fitzgerald (7th) and to Girls U14 Rosemary Buckley (4th) who put in a steady performance.

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Club Success at Cork County Championships CIT, Day 1 Sunday 2nd May

What an amazing day on day one of the County Championships in CIT last Sunday. Every athlete jumped, threw and ran their heart out and did so well in all events. With over 1300 athletes taking part  there was great turn out from the club. We are very proud of each and everyone’s efforts!

The club was thrilled to have athletes across all ages and disciplines and it was particularly good for the Club to have first timers in the County U9’s.  It’s a great experience for them and they did the club proud. Well done!

U9 Boys

Ollie Buckley  (3rd 60m Sprint)

Cillian Fitzgerald

Gerard Murphy  (2nd Turbo Javelin)

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Kate O’Callaghan

Caoimhe O’Donnell


The U10’s put in good runs in the sprint heats and the 500m but with tough competition on the day they were unlucky not to medal.

U10 Girls

Mary Murphy

 U10 Boys

Conor O’Donoghue

Joey O’Callaghan


The U12 Girls are going from strength to strength and were tough competition on the day.  Grace Coyle jumped an amazing 4.17m to easily secure 1st place in Long Jump.  2nd & 3rd were determined by their 2nd jump distances and Gaby Bowen secured 2nd  while Katie O’Regan hurdled her way to 2nd position.  At the end of a long day Nicole Buckley and Lauren Green put in solid runs to take 1st & 2nd in the 600m respectively.  Kate Farley and Caoimhe O’Donoghue put in strong performances on the day great effort girls.

U12 Girls

Nicole Buckley (1st 600m)

Lauren Green (2nd 600m)

Grace Coyle (1st Long Jump)

Gaby Bowen (2nd Long Jump)

Katie O’Regan (2nd  Hurdle)

Katie Farley

Caoimhe O’Donoghue


 U12 Boys

It’s great to see Cathal Barry back at the track and taking 2nd in the Long Jump. He was very unfortunate to not medal in the boys 600m –   Onwards & upwards Cathal!

Cathal Barry (2nd Long Jump)


U13 Girls

Kate and Sarah both ran well in a fast paced 600m  with Kate coming in 4th place. Well done girls.

Sarah Fitzgerald

Kate Redmond


The U14 & U15 girls put in solid performances also with all of them placing this week.  Super effort girls!

U14 Girls

Sarah Murphy (2nd 80H)

Ava Coyle (2nd 200H, 2nd Long Jump)

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Rosemary Buckley (3rd 250 H)

Lia Farley (1st 100m, 2nd 250H)

U17 Boys

We are delighted to see Alan O’Donovan back representing the club at U17 and he put in a fantastic performance on Sunday taking 1st in Javelin and 3rd 400m.