Bandon A.C. is affiliated to Athletics Ireland, members compete at all levels in Track & Field, Cross Country and road.
Training: Mon and Wed night. 7pm-8pm for younger ages and 7.30-9pm for older ages or as per coaches. 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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Next committee meeting: 10th April at 9pm in Munster Arms
Well done to everyone who took part in the West Cork’s last Sunday, despite the bad weather there was some impressive performance and a large number of medals won, so looking good to retain the trophy for top club in West Cork.
Full results and some photos are on the West Cork site
2nd leg is on Sunday 29th at 11am. Program and order of events in also on West Cork site here
Track and Field Fixtures for the season.
West Corks : Apr 15th & 29th at 11am in CIT.
West Cork Track and Field Championships 2018
Counties ( all in CIT)
May 6th & 13th
Bs & Relays May 27th
U9-11, June 9th, Castleisland
U12 & 13: June 2nd/3rd, Ennis
U14-19: June 16/17th, Waterford.
July 1st: (June 23rd on Munster Website) u9-11 teams/relays and u12-13 field events.
July 7th: Bs & relays u12-19.
July 14/15/22 Tullamore, u12-19.
Timetable for day 1 of the Track & Field Championships in CIT on 15th April is now available on West Cork site
Please check back again before the 15th in case of any updates
The Annual West Cork Road Races were held in Dunmanway last Sunday 25th March inst.
Results as follows ; girls under 9 (500m) First place was Grace Murphy, second place went to Paige de Burca and third to Caoimhe O’Connor.
Boys under 9 (500m) first place went to Sean Murphy.
In the under 13 girls 1200m race, Aoibheann McKeogh placed first. In the under 15 girls 1500m race Emma Barry placed second. Callum McCourt was first across the line in the under 15 boys 2000m race.
Well done to everyone who competed in the event.
Huge thanks to the West Cork Athletics Board for organising it and making it a memorable day for all those involved.
First leg of the West Cork Track and Field takes place on 15 th of April next, in C.I.T.
Next event is the West Cork Road races on Sunday 25th at 12noon.
Start is near Showgrounds in Dunmanway.
The Track & Field Championships will be held in CIT on Sunday 15th and Sunday 29th April with an 11am start both days.
Program of events is available here.. Preliminary timetable should be able later this week
Bandon A.C. recently presented Anne O’Mahony representing Marymount Hospice with a cheque for €1500.00. This was the proceeds from our Annual New Years Day 5 mile walk/race.
Pictured left to right- Denise Harrington, Ann Kelly, Carmel Lucey, Patrick Mc Sweeney, Anne O’Mahony (Marymount), John O’Donovan, Fiona Mangan .
Well done to everyone who turned out last and hope a good time was had by everyone.
Thanks to everyone who helped out on the night to make the night a success.
Club Awards were presented to the following athletes
Ben O’Flynn – u9 XC
Christopher Woodland – u9 T&F
Daniel Dolland – u11 XC
Aoife Callan – u11 T&F
Amy McCarthy – u13 XC
Coen Crowley – u13 T&F
Callum McCourt – U15 XC
Jack Cullen – u15 T&F
Gavin Kenny – U17 XC
Tristan Chambers – U17 T&F
Naoise O’Flaitheartaigh – u19 XC
Dave McInerney – u19 T&F
Roisin Howard – Senior Award
Phil Healy – International Award
Laura Nicholson – Overall XC Award
Laura McSweeney – Overall T&F Award
Amy Allen – Presidents Award
Liz Coomey – Masters Athlete
Darren Crowley – Club Person of the Year
Reminder :Club Social Night
Sat 17th Feb at 7:30pm in GAA Pavilion
All members and past members invited to attend as well as parent of juvenile athletes.
At the IFAM meet in Ghent, Belgium – Bandon AC athlete Joan Healy ran a 7.33 personal best in heat 2 of the womens 60m, placing fifth in the final.
Meanwhile, in Clarinbridge, Galway at the Irish Life Health National Juvenile B Cross Country Relays and Intermediate cross country relays there were some fine performances from our athletes.
In the Girls under 12 relays, Bandon placed third. Team comprised of Aoibhinn McKeogh, Grace Nyhan,Maia Mc Court, Amy Mc Carthy and Alexandra Good.
In boys under 12 relays, where they placed first for gold, team comprised of Des Kenneally, Charlie Twomey, Dara Walsh, Adam Barry and Jack Cullinane.
In the girls under 15 Relay, team comprised of ; Ella Collins, Emma Barry, Eabha Crowley, Ellen Murphy and Niamh Quinn. They finished fifth overall.
In the under 13 boys race Oisín McCarthy placed 8 th individually and was on the Cork team for gold.
Jack Cullinane placed 16 th overall and was also on the Cork team which received Gold.
Conor Galvin and Dara McCarthy were on the Cork Team that placed third.
Under 15 boys were successful too, Rory Falvey 8th, Rory Harrington 17th, Callum Mc Court 27th , Max Hallihan 33rd, all receiving county Gold Medals.
Congrats to all who medalled and competed to represent their Club and County. Thanks also to Coaches and parents .
Evelyn O’Reilly PRO