Pictured below is Laura Nicholson who was recently honoured with a West Cork sports star award in the Celtic Ross Hotel AND Cork City sports athlete of the month for October 2017 in the River Lee Hotel.
Laura was crowned Champion at lasts weeks National Junior (under 20) Cross Country Championships in the National Sports Campus, Dublin with a time of 14.21; Fiona Everard placed fifth with a time of 14.42. Both ladies are to be commended on their dedication and performances.
Both Laura and Fiona have been chosen to represent Ireland in the European Cross Country Championships which will be held in Slovakia next month . Both athletes will compete in the under 20 women race. Best wishes to them both.
Several Bandon AC members were selected to represent Cork in the upcoming Uneven age Championships to be held in Waterford on December 17th next.
Chosen were Daniel Dollard and Cillian O’Flynn; boys under 11. Amy McCarthy and Ella Collins; girls under 13. Jane Buckley and Nicola Tuthill; girls under 15. Callum McCourt; boys under 15. Naoise O’Flaitheartaigh; boys under 19. Wishing them well in their respective races.