West Cork Track and Field 2018
All Smiles for West Muskerry A.C. Athletes
Posted: 17/04/2018 -
WEST MUSKERRY A.C. GREAT START TO TRACK SEASON
West Muskerry A.C. had a great start to the Track and Field season in CIT on Sunday last the 15th of April at the West Cork Uneven Age Track and Field Championships. It was the first day out for many of our young athletes. All of the athletes tried everything from sprints to middle distance to throwing or jumping and they all had a great day and smiles all-round despite the weather. Definitely some future Olympians in the making.
In the Girls U 9 Lisa Carey Martin came 1st in her 60m sprint. In the Girls U 11 Eabha Ni Chonaola came 1st in her 60m sprint and also in her 600m. Rebecca O`Neill came 1st in her 600m. In the Boys U 15 James McCarthy came 1st in the 100m and came 2nd in the 200m. Macdara O`Conaola came 3rd in the 1500m. In the Girls U 17 Sarah O`Neill came 3rd in the 1500m. In the Boys U 17 Dara Myers came 3rd in the 1500m. In the Senior Ladies Jennifer Cotter came 1st in the 3000m and Rachael O`Shea came 1st in the 800m. In the Senior Men Cathal Ryan came 1st in the 100m and Jerh O`Sullivan came 2nd . Jerry Cronin came 2nd in the 800m and Jerh O`Sullivan came 3rd. in the Master Men Jerry Cronin came 1st in the 3000m and Jerh O`Sullivn came 2nd . In the Weight for Distance Peadar Kelleher came 2nd and Jerh O`Sullivan came 3rd. In the Long Jump Jerh O`Sullivan came 2nd. In the Girls U 15 relay West Muskerry team came 2nd . They were Aoife Lucey, Sinead Hurley, Brigin Kelleher, Danielle O`Neill and Aoife Downey. In the mixed relay Aoife Downey received the silver medal.
All the athletes who competed were fantastic getting through the heats and finals in all events. They were Darragh Manning, Fionn Fabrizi, Michael O`Connor and Oisin Rybalka, Conor Hourihan Darragh Murphy , James O`Connor, James Lucey, Ciaran Fitzgerald, Jamie Hourihan, Oisin O`Connor, Sean Lucey, Emma Purcell, Olivia Carey Martin, Leanora O`Connor, Katie Purcell, Saorlaith Murphy, Katie O`Neill, Emily Cronin, Kate Downey, Cliona Burgoyne and Shannon Cotter.
WEST CORK OPINION AWARD FOR CATHAL RYAN
Congratulations to Cathal Ryan of West Muskerry A.C. and Rebel Wheelers who won the Junior West Cork Opinion Award for his achievements in the I.W.A.S. World Paralympic games where he won a Silver and 2 Bronze Medals for athletics.