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 !