At the Irish Universities Championship Fiona Everard competed in the 5k crossing the line in first place in a new NUIG record. In the men’s 5k Naoise O’Flaitheartaigh finished 7th for UL. Lauren McCourt competing for UCC finished 4th in the 400m. Gavin Kenny for UCC finished 3rd in the 1500m. Ruairi Falvey also UCC finished 5th in his semi final of the 800m.
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West Cork T&F -16th April 2023
Program and order of events below for Sun’s West Cork Track and Field Championships in Bandon.
West Cork T&F Order of Events 2023
*Updated April 12th to change u13 distance race from 800m to 600m
Directions to the Town Park are available here
Awards Night 2023
Our awards night was held Wednesday night for achievements of 2022 in T&F and X Country. Well done to all athletes who won an award. The awards are given to athletes on a point system who won individual medals at County, Munster and Nationals.
U9 T&F – Conor Young
U9 XC – Emma Murphy
U11T&F – Joel Cummins
U11 XC – Laoise NiConchuir
U13 T&F – Lily Clover
U13 XC – Isla Wilson
U15 T&F – Ruby Cummins
U15 XC – Caoimhe O’Regan
U17 T&F – Aoife Callan
U17 XC – Olive O’Flynn
U19 T&F – Ella Collins
U19 XC – Lucy O’Flynn
Overall T&F – Eoin O’Callaghan
Overall XC – Fiona Everard
Master athlete – Carmel Crowley
Senior Athlete – Roisin Howard
Special recognition awards for there achievements in 2022
– Max Clover
– Adaora Nnaemeka
Special Achievement awards for there dedication to training and sportspersonship.
– Aaron O’Sullivan
– Lennart Lindenfeld
– Eoin Sexton
– Rowan O’Mahony
– Emma Westcott
– Lynn Harrnett
– Jennifer Bamford
– Eva Nagle
– Matt Feheney
– Catherine Collins
– Conor Cuff
The club would also like to thank Valley Rovers Ladies football and Valley Rovers Camogie Club for their contribution towards the track development. Valley Rover Girls have been training with Bandon AC for the past couple of years during the winter season and we wish they all the success for the upcoming 2023 season.
We would also like to pay thanks to the Bunny Rabbit who took time out of his busy easter 🐣 season to pay a visit. Coach Leo was kind enough to offer him a place to stay while on his travels !! 🐰 🐇
National Juvenile Indoor Championships
**National Juvenile Indoor Championships**
U12. Cara Daly was 10th in 60m
U13. Lily Clover finished 2nd in the Shot put with a new PB of 10.06 🥈
U13. Adaora Nnaemeka has finished her indoor season with how she begun claiming the National title for the 60m 🥇
U15. Max Clover competed in three events finishing 7th in the Shot put just 30cm behind the medal placings, 3rd in the 60mh and 2nd on count back in the High Jump with 1.69m 🥈🥉
U16. Juliet Biggs finished 9th in the 1500m Walk.
U16. Ruby Cummins also competed in 3 events finishing 3rd in the Long jump, 1st in the 60mh and 8th in the High Jump which was a close competition 🥇🥉
U17. Aoife Callan and Tzita Kingston competed in both the long jump and triple Jump finishing outside the medals in both events. Aoife finished 4th in the triple just missing out by 4cm.
U17. Eoin O’Callaghan finished 3rd in the pole Vault improving at each competition, 2nd in the 60mh and 4th in the High Jump 🥉🥈.
U18. Victoria Good was 8th in the 200m.
Overall it has been a very successful Indoor season for all with plenty of medals 👏👏👏
West Cork Road Races April 2nd
**RESULTS WEST CORK ROAD RACE**
🥇Caitlyn O’Sullivan Dohenys AC
🥈Kate Minihane Ryan Bantry AC
🥉Laoise Harte Clonakility AC
🥇Cian Twomey Beara AC
🥈Aaron O’Connor Bantry AC
🥉Evan Kelleher Clonakility AC
🥉Sunny Cleary Durrus AC
🥇Maggie Ryan Courceys AC
🥈Laoise Conroy Dohenys AC
🥉Solarise Farrelly Beara AC
🥇Éanna O’Sullivan Dohenys
🥈Oran O’Sullivan Clonakility
🥉Caolan Cleary Durrus
🥇Eva bamford Bandon
🥈Pippa O’Sullivan Bantry
🥉Megan O’Regan Clonakility AC
🥇Michael Collins Clonakility
🥇Eddie O’Donovan Skibbereen
🥈John McCarthy clonakility
🥉Liam fargnoli Dohenys
🥇Lorraine Coakley Skibbereen
🥇Darragh Coppinger Bantry
🥈Micheal Coppinger Bantry
🥉Liam Hortsmannhoff Durrus
🥇Chloe Ann O’Callaghan durrus
🥈Bebhinn Hortsmannhoff Durrus
🥉Alaina O’Brien Durrus
🥇 Ryan Murphy Bantry
West Cork Road Races
West Cork Road Races on Sunday 2nd April
Next West Cork Athletics event is the West Cork Road Races on Sunday 2nd April
Droumleena Lawn (Show grounds) Dunmanway, 11oclock.
This is open to all registered members of West Cork Athletic clubs
Under 9: 500m
Under 11: 1000m
Under 13: Girls 1200m, Boys 1500m
Under 15: Girls 1500m, Boys 2000m
Under 17: Girls 2000m, Boys 3000m
Junior/u20 : 3,000m
1st race of the day will be girls u9 then boys u9, then u11 etc
All athletes have to be registered with clubs in West Cork Division. Singlets or club t-shirts with club name and colour is required.
Cost to compete: €2, Pay on the day, no need to pre-enter.
Medals for all finishers.