Training/Fixtures etc

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Training: Mon and Wed night. 7pm-9pm. No training on Bank Holidays. There is a charge of €2 per night for training. You need to be a fully paid up member to attend training. C.I.T Track is also used for training.
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*** 5k Road Race Oct 27th 11:30am details available here ***

AGM – 15th Nov

Notice is being given that the Bandon Athletic Club Annual General Meeting is being held on Friday 15th of November in the Munster Arms Hotel Bandon at 8pm.
All current adult (over 18) members and parent/guardians’ of juvenile members are invited to attend.
The AGM is an important event in the calendar so it would be great to see a a good turnout on the night.
A motions or nominations for the night should be with the secretary by Fri 8th Nov

PRO Report 7th Oct

Preparations are underway for our Annual Donough Coughlan 5k Roadrace on 27 th October next. Headquarters will be Bandon GAA pavilion where registration can take place, also prize giving and the serving of refreshments . Race will be chip timed. On line registration is also available. Please check our Facebook page for further details.
Carmel Crowley was the first female over the line at the recent Rosscarbery Steam Engine 5k road race which was in aid of Cancer Research. Well done to her.
Our cross country athletes were in competition at the Novice Junior Under 23 and Even Age Competition last weekend . Hosted by Liscarrol AC and Churchtown Road Runners AC in Liscarrol.
Results were; Under 10 Girls- silver team medal presented to Aisling Guinane, Ava Nyhan, Amy Holland and Olivia Broderick.
Under 10 Boys placed 9 th overall with Sean Murphy receiving an individual medal for placing fifth . Rest of team included Conor Walsh, Dylan Cronin and Colm Sexton.
Under 12 Girls placed seventh.  Team was Ruby Cummins, Dilly Barry Twohig, Mia McGrath and Caoimhe O’Sullivan.
Under 12 Boys placed sixth overall with an Individual medal going to Cillian O’Flynn for placing fourth. Rest of team included Harry McCourt, Eoin Sexton and Cian Cronin.
Amy McCarthy and Aoibheann O’Sullivan ran well in the under 14 race where Amy won an individual medal for placing fourth with Aoibheann 32nd in a very competitive race.
Junior and under 18 Men race saw Fionn Harrington place fourth; Gavin Kenny placed fifth, Naoise O’Flaitheartaigh placed sixth and Ruairi Falvey place fifteenth. Under 18 Boys received Team Gold. Team comprised of Fionn Harrington, Gavin Kenny, Ruairi Harrington and Ruairi Falvey.

Congratulations to everyone who competed on the day.

Primary Schools XC Results

Well done to everyone who took part in the Primary Schools XC earlier today.

Thanks to everyone who helped out and to Bandon Golf Club and Bandon Show Society for their help and cooperation in making this event possible.

Thanks to Evelyn O’Reilly for the results

Afternoon Session results
Under 9 Girls 2011
1. Lily Clover – Knockavilla NS
2. Michaela Caholan – Ballinspittle NS
3. Ann Marin Holland – Innishannon NS

Under 10 Girls 2010
1. Aisling Guinane – Innishannon NS
2. Amy Holland – Innishannon NS
3. Bella Twohig – Innishannon NS

Under 11 Girls 2009
1. Orla O’Connell – Ballinadea NS
2. Kate Harrington – Ballinspittle NS
3. Cliodhna Harte -Timoleague NS

Under 12 Girls 2008
1. Ruby Cummins – Innishannon NS
2. Karen O’Sullivan – Newcestown NS
3. Hannah Duncan – Ballinspittle NS

Under 13 Girls 2007
1. Anna Lombard- Clogagh NS
2. Caoimhe J O’Donovan – Newcestown NS
3. Kate Mc Entee – Innishannon NS

Under 9 Boys 2011
1. Eoin Downing – Ballinspittle NS
2. Tom Hourington – Ballinspittle NS
3. San Molumphey – Knockavilla NS

Under 10 Boys 2010
1. Sean Murphy – Ballinadea NS
2. Tiernan White – Ballinspittle NS
3. Conor Walsh – Newcestown NS

Under 11 Boys 2009
1. Cathay Murphy- Innishannon NS
2. Luke Dollary – Newcestown NS
3. Ben Flynn – Innishannon NS

Under 12 Boys 2008
1. Fionnan Smith – Ballinspittle NS
2. High Fleming – Newcestown NS
3. Harry Mc Court – Innishannon NS

Under 13 Boys 2007
1. Dean Cosgrave – Ballinspittle NS
2. Donnacha Flynn – Timoleague NS
3. Sean Hales- Ballinadea NS

Under 14 Boys 2006
1. Scott Johnson Collins – Innishannon NS

Morning session results
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Under 9 Girls 2011
1. Adora Nhiemeka – Presentation NS
2. Rhea Burns – Presentation NS
3.  Neasa Shannon – Crossmahon NS

Under 10 Girls 2010
1. Ava Nyhan – Presentation NS
2. Ann O’Leary – Crossmahon NS
3. Lucy O’Donovan – Lauragh NS

Under 11 Girls – 2009
1. Caoimhe O’Regan – Crossmahon NS
2. Shauna Synott – Dunderrow NS
3. Ava Mulcahy – Lauragh NS

Under 12 Girls – 2008
1. Clodagh Barry – Castlelack NS
2. Roisin Shannon – Crossmahon NS
3. Emma O’Connell – Crossmahon NS

Under 13 Girls- 2007
1. Maeve de Bren – Gaelscoil Bandon
2. Molly O’Donovan – Crossmahon NS
3. Clodagh Long – Dunderrow  NS

Under 9 Boys 2011
1. John Feeny – Gaelscoil Bandon
2. Shane Murphy – Gaelscoil Bandon
3. Conor Boyle – Dunderrow NS

Under 10 Boys 2010
1. Adam McCarthy – Dunderrow NS
2. Donnacha O’Connor –  Gaelscoil Bandon
3. Noah Megan – Dunderrow NS

Under 11 Boys 2009
1. Liam O’Driscoll – Dunderrow NS
2. Matthew McCarthy – Dunderrow NS
3. Aidan O’Driscoll – Crossmahon NS

Under 12 Boys 2008
1. Oliver Buckley- Dunderrow NS
2. Fionn Walsh- Gaelscoil Bandon
3. Cathal O’Riordan – Lauragh NS

Under 13 Boys 2007
1. Eoin O’Callaghan – Lauragh NS
2. Ryan McCarthy – Lauragh NS
3. Niall Corrigan – Dunderrow NS

Under 14 Boys 2006
1. Piotr Celej –

PRO Report 10th Sept

Several members competed in the first cross country session which was held in Riverstick at the end of August. It gave them a taste of what’s ahead ! Well done to everyone who competed and attended. West Cork Cross Country Championship will be hosted by Bandon AC on Sunday, 29th September next. Venue is the same as last year. Full directions are available on website. We aspire to retain the Perpetual Trophy for best overall Club. Therefore all Cross Country athletes are asked to attend and compete, to give us the best chance of retaining Title.
Our Annual Primary schools Cross Country event will be taking place in the Bandon Showgrounds on Friday 20 th September . We look forward to hosting this event every year and it’s also a fun filled memorable day for the schools taking part.  We would like to thank Bandon Golf Club and Bandon Show Society Committee in advance, for the use of their amenities and for their valuable support.
Lastly, we have a date for our Annual Donough Coughlan Memorial 5k Road Race. It’s taking place on 27 th October next. Race hq will be Bandon GAA Club pavilion. Race starts at 11.30 sharp. Pre entry details will be announced soon as well as course details . Prize giving ceremony and refreshments will be in the GAA pavilion. Race will be chip timed.
Regards
Evelyn O Reilly PRO

5k Road Race 27th Oct *PreEntry now available

Bandon AC are please to announce that we will be hosting a 5k Road race on Sunday 27th Oct at 11:30am.
As well as individual and age category prizes, the winner will be presented with the Donough Coughlan Memorial Cup.
Course will cover similar ground to the previously held 5mile road race, but will run the other direction, so starting near the Bandon Mart and finishing at the Bandon GAA Pavilion.
This leads to a nice fast downhill finish so expect fast times!
Prize giving and refreshments in the GAA Pavilion afterwards, GAA pavilion will be race HQ for the day, so numbers to be collected there also.

Race will be chip timed and pre-entry  is now available here, online registration ends 10/25/2019 9:30pm.

It will also be possible to register on the day, entry fee on the day will be €12.

Minimum age to take part is 15. (Have to have had 15th birthday)

Route map on MapMyRun is available here and some additional info also on Cork County Site here

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Map

Prize Categories

1st 3 Men

1st Man O40, 1st Man O45, 1st Man O50, 1st Man O55, 1st Man 60, 1st Man 65, 1st Man 70

1st 3 Women

1st Woman O35, 1st Woman O40, 1st Woman O45, 1st Woman O50, 1st Woman O55, 1st Woman 60, 1st Woman O65

1st Wheelchair athlete

Sports results

Well done to everyone who took part in the Catherine Duggan Memorial Sports yesterday.

Thanks to everyone who helped out, special mention to Bill Allen who did the PA for the day, Irish Red Cross who were on hand in case of any incidents, St Brogans for use of car park and soccer club for use of facilities.

Junior Women – 100 m
1. Stacey Komolafe Bandon AC 2. Miracle Onyeka Belgooly AC 3. Michelle O’Donovan Bandon AC

Women’s 800m for Catherine Duggan Memorial Perpetual Trophy :
Winner was Stacey Komolafe Bandon AC. 2. Pauline Callan Bandon AC 3. Teresa Tierney Bugler Cork Mental Health AC

Junior Women – 200m
1. Stacey Komolafe Bandon AC 2. Miracle Onyeka Belgooly AC 3. Michelle O’Donovan Bandon AC

Senior Women – 100m
1. Pauline Callan Bandon AC 2. Dympna Murray Doheny AC 3. Teresa Tierney  Bugler Cork Mental Health AC

Senior Women – 3000m
1. Dympna Murray Doheny AC

WOMENS  FIELD EVENTS
Shot Putt
1. Laura McSweeney  2. Roisin Howard 3. Amy Allen ALL Bandon AC
Weight For Distance 28 lbs
1.  Laura Mc Sweeney 2. Roisin Howard 3. Niamh Lucey ALL Bandon AC
Long Jump
1. Stacey Komolafe Bandon AC 2. Teresa Tierney Bugler Cork Mental Health AC 3. Miracle Onyeka Belgooly AC

Mens Results
Junior Men – 100m
1. David Price 2. Dylan Chambers 3.  Ben Mangan ALL Bandon AC
Junior Men – 400m
1. David Price 2. Thomas Gale Both Bandon AC
Senior Men – 100m
1. Scott Gibson 2. Tadhg O’Donovan 3. Bernard Cummins ALL Bandon AC
Mens Mile for Bob Hales Memorial Perpetual Trophy
Winner was Zac Harrington Cork Track AC 2. Gavin Kenny Bandon AC 3. John Lynch Tracton AC
Senior Mens 3000m
1. Fionn Harrington 2. Ruairi Harrington Both Bandon AC

FIELD RESULTS
Junior Men  Shot Putt
1. Dylan Chambers 2. Tristan Chambers 3. Ruairi Harrington ALL Bandon AC
Senior Men – Long Jump
1. Ruairi Harrington 2. Max Hallihan 3. Bernard Cummins ALL Bandon AC
Weight For Distance 56lbs
1. Shane Howard 2. Pat McSweeney 3. JP Lucey ALL Bandon AC

Best overall junior/senior athlete was Stacey Komolafe, Bandon who as a result is the winner of Patton Cup.

The Paddy O’Donoghue Perpetual Trophy will stay with Bandon AC, having been the best overall Junior/Senior Club on the day.
Juvenile Results – Sprints

Girls Under 8 – 50m
1. Lily Foley 2. Odette O’Donovan 3. Rachel O’ Donovan Old Abbey
Girls Under 9 – 60m
1. Nell O’Connell Blarney AC 2. Ava Thornton Fanahan McSweeney AC 3. Kayla McKennedy Skibbereen
Girls Under 10 – 60m
1. Anna Vaughan-Reddan Leevale AC 2. Aisling Guinane Bandon AC 3. Kim Lynch Tracton AC
Girls Under 11 – 60m
1. Tiffany Nwaedozie Belgooly AC 2. Emma Trunwit  Bandon AC 3. Maeve Dollard Bandon AC
Girls Under 12 – 60m
1. Louise Mullins Fanahan Mc Sweeny AC 2. Ruby Cummins Bandon AC  3. Ava Hanley Belgooly AC
Girls Under 13 – 80m
1. Daniella Nwaedozie Belgooly AC 2. Caoimhe Flannery Skibbereen AC 3. Tizzy Kingston Bandon AC
Girls Under 14 – 80m
1. Vicky Good Bandon AC 2. Maia McCourt Bandon AC 3. Clare Crowley Leevale AC
Girls Under 15 – 100m
1. Caoimhe Geoghegan Carrig na bhFearr 2. Ella Collins Bandon AC 3. Ella Chambers Bandon AC
Girls Under 16 – 100m
1. Blessing Onyeka Belgooly AC 2. Niamh O’Donovan Bandon AC 3. Aisling O’Reilly Bandon AC

Boys Under 8 – 50m
1. Killian O’Donoghue Bandon AC 2. Tom Keane Belgooly AC 3. Mark Kelly Carrigaline AC
Boys Under 9 – 60m
1. John Feheney Bandon AC 2. Tom Crowley Leevale AC 3. Liam Murray Dohenys AC
Boys Under 10 – 60m
1. Josh Keating Belgooly AC 2. Lewis Morgan Ferrybank AC 3. MJ Walsh Carrig na bhFear AC
Boys Under 11 – 60m
1. Sam Akimsanya Belgooly AC 2. Chucks Onyeka Belgooly AC 3. Niall Egan Bandon AC
Boys Under 12 – 60m
1. Fionn Lucey Bandon AC 2. Harry McCourt Bandon AC 3. Ciaran Keane An Riocht AC
Boys Under 13 – 80m
1.  Niall Forde BMOH AC 2. Eoin O’Callaghan Bandon AC 3. Harry Good Bandon AC
Boys Under 14 – 80m
1. Karl Egan Bandon AC 2. Aidan Maher Carrig na bhFear 3. Daniel Wilson Bandon AC
Boys Under 15 – 100m
1. Praise Wenegieme Belgooly AC 2. David Keane An Riocht AC
Boys Under 16 – 100m
1. Glory Wenegieme  Belgooly AC 2. Cian Walsh Bandon AC

JUVENILE DISTANCE RACES RESULTS
Girls Under 9 – 300m
1. Nell O’Connell Blarney AC 2. Kara Casey Bandon AC 3. Kayla McKennedy Skibbereen AC
Girls Under 10 – 500m
1. Anna Vaughan- Reddan Leevale AC 2. Aisling Guinane Bandon AC 3. Christine Bowens Carrigaline AC
Girls Under 11 – 600m
1. Lorraine Coakley Skibbereen AC 2. Maeve Dollard Bandon AC 3. Tiffany Nwaedozie Belgooly AC
Girls Under 12 – 600m
1. Ruby Cummins Bandon  2. Roisin O’Donovan Ballincollig AC 3. Louise Mullins Fanahan McSweeny AC
Girls Under 13 – 600m
1. Caoimhe Flannery Skibbereen AC 2. Aoife Callan Bandon AC 3. Saorlaoith Murphy West Muskerry AC
Girls Under 14 – 800m
1. Clare Crowley Leevale AC 2. Caoimhe Walsh Bandon AC.  Joint 3rd Maia McCourt and Alex Good Both Bandon AC
Girls Under 15 – 800m
1. Ella Collins Bandon
Girls Under 16 – 800m
1. Eabha Crowley Bandon AC 2. Blessing Onyeka Belgooly AC

Boys Under 9 – 300m
1. Tom Crowley Leevale AC 2. John Feheney Bandon AC 3. Liam Murray Doheny AC
Boys Under 10 – 500m
1. Josh Keating Belgooly AC 2. MJ Walsh Carrig na bhFear 3. Sheamie Mee Belgooly AC
Boys Under 11 – 600m
1. Chucks Oneyka Belgooly AC 2. Sam Akimsanya Belgooly AC 3. Conor Hughes Unattached
Boys Under 12 – 600m
1. Paul Kelly 2. Tom Kelly 3. Gavin O’Brien ALL Carrigaline AC
Boys Under 13 – 600m
1. Daniel Dollard Bandon AC 2. Diarmuid Bannon Leevale 3. Eoin O’Callaghan Bandon AC
Boys Under 14 – 800m
1. Aidan Maher Carrig na bhFear 2. Karl Egan Bandon AC 3. Daniel Wilson Bandon AC
Boys Under 15 – 800m
1. David Keane An Riocht AC
Boys Under 16 – 800m
1. Glory Wenegieme Belgooly AC 2. Eoin O’Connor Bandon AC 3. Callum McCourt Bandon AC

JUVENILE FIELD EVENTS RESULTS

GIRLS
Under 9 – Turbo Javelin
1. Kayla McKennedy Skibbereen AC 2. Nell O’Connell Blarney AC 3. Laura Coakley Skibbereen AC
Under 10 – Long Jump
1. Kim Lynch Tracton AC 2. Grace Murray Doheny AC 3. Bella Barry-Twohig Bandon AC
Under 11 – Turbo Javelin
1. Lorraine Coakley Skibbereen AC 2. Emma Trunwit Bandon AC 3. Anna Vaughan-Reddan Leevale AC
Under 12 – Shot Putt
1. Maeve O’Connell Blarney AC 2. Tiffany Nwaedozie Belgooly AC 3. Ruby Cummins Bandon AC
Under 13 – Long Jump
1. Aoife Callan Bandon AC 2. Caoimhe Flannery Skibbereen AC 3. Saorlaith Murphy West Muskerry AC
Under 14 – Shot Putt
1. Caoimhe Walsh Bandon AC
Under  15 – Long Jump
1. Maria Onyeka Belgooly AC 2. Ella Collins Bandon AC
Under 16 – Shot Putt
1. Niamh O’Donovan 2. Aisling O’Reilly Both Bandon AC
BOYS
Under 9 – Turbo Javelin
1. John Feeny Bandon AC 2. Cillian Bonner Bandon AC 3. Tom Crowley Leevale AC
Under 10 – Long Jump
1. Josh Keating Belgooly 2. Matthew Kelleher Clonakilty AC 3. Scott Windle  Ferrybank AC
Under 11 – Turbo Javelin
1. Chucks Onyeka Belgooly AC 2. Niall Egan Bandon AC 3. Scott Windle Ferrybank AC
Under 12 – Shot Putt
1. Kieran Keane An Riocht AC 2. Oisin Callan Bandon
Under 13 – Long Jump
1. Diarmuid Bannon Leevale AC  2. Eoin O’Callaghan Bandon AC 3. Neil Forde BMOH
Under 14 – Shot Putt
1. Karol Egan Bandon AC 2. Aidan Maher Carrig na bhFear
Under 15 – Long Jump
1. Praise Wenegieme Belgooly AC 2. David Keane An Riocht AC

Sports on Sat at 1:30pm

In relation to the sports on Sat, please note that North Main Street in Bandon is currently closed for road works, so anyone coming from the centre of town and over the bridge will have to follow diversion signs.

They will come out on the Macroom road and should turn left and park in St Brogan’s school which is just on right.

 

PRO Report Aug 6th

Reminder for everyone that we are hosting the Catherine Duggan Memorial Sports on 17 th August next. Venue is the Town Park in Bandon , commencing at 1.30pm.

Preparations are been made for what will be a fantastic day for all members, non members and spectators alike. Events programmed for tiny tots up to under 20 and senior athletes. Several trophies are been presented on the day. The Catherine Duggan Memorial Perpetual trophy to the winner of the women’s 800m race; Patton Cup to the Best Overall Junior/Senior Athlete; Bob Hales Memorial Perpetual Trophy to the winner of the men’s mile and The Paddy O’Donoghoe Perpetual Trophy to the Best Overall Junior/Senior Club.

At the recent Youth Nations International at Santry on 3rd August last, several of our members donned the Green for Ireland. Fionn Harrington placed third in the 2000m Steeplechase.  Nicola Tuthill placed fourth in the hammer. Lauren McCourt competed in several events. Lauren placed third in the 200m; her 4 x 100m relay team placed second; 4x 400m relay team placed third. A truly successful and memorable day for the Club. Congratulations and thank you to those who travelled up to support them.

Other news is that Five of our athletes have been selected for this years Munster Regional Endurance Performance Squad. Selection is based on their excellent results over the last year. Athletes chosen are Jane Buckley, Fionn Harrington, Gavin Kenny, Laura Nicholson and Naoise O’Flaitheartaigh. Congratulations to you all !

Timetable for Sports

The club will be hosting the Catherine Duggan Memorial Sports on Sat 17th Aug at 1:30pm in the Town Park Bandon.

This is an Open Sports, so you do not have to be a member of Bandon AC to take part.

There is a comprehensive program of events from Tiny Tots right up to senior.
The Catherine Duggan Memorial Perpetual Trophy will be presented to the winner of the Women’s 800m. (click for more info )
The Bob Hales Memorial Perpetual Trophy will be presented to the winner of the Men’s Mile.  (click for more info )
Patton Perpetual Trophy for the Best Overall Junior / Senior athlete.
Paddy O’Donoghue Perpetual Trophy for the Best Overall Senior / Junior Club.
Timetable available here.

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