Credit Union

Bandon AC would like to thank Access Credit Union – Bandon Branch for their donation of €2000 towards the construction of the Shot Putt at our new Track.

Please support Access Credit Union, your local credit union for all your savings and borrowing requirements, from personal loans, car loans, home improvements and now home loans also.

Pictured: Tony Hughes, CEO Access Credit Union Bandon, Schull, Skibbereen presenting cheque to Bandon AC Executive and Fundraising Committee Members.IMG_0675

University Championships 2023

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.


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

-JJ Walsh

– 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



U9 Girls

🥇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.