Local competitors through to Community Games athletics finals

The following children from the area are all qualified to compete in the Community Games County Athletics Finals which will take place in Templemore Athletic Club, situated on the right hand side of the square on Sunday, June 24. Assembly for the parade is at 11.30am followed by the opening ceremony with the events commencing at 12 noon sharp.

The following children from the area are all qualified to compete in the Community Games County Athletics Finals which will take place in Templemore Athletic Club, situated on the right hand side of the square on Sunday, June 24. Assembly for the parade is at 11.30am followed by the opening ceremony with the events commencing at 12 noon sharp.

The Fethard Banner will be erected at a central point as a landmark for the competitors to meet. We are still awaiting an offer of a volunteer to act as athletics manager which will involve distributing numbers to the competitors and make sure they know time of their race.

Complete programme of events including running order of same and names of competitors in each race may be downloaded from the www.tipperarycommunitygames.com website from Thursday, June 21. This will give everyone a chance to have their own programme and avoid confusion. Best of luck to all qualifiers:

U8 60m Lily O’Mahoney, Tullamaine; Kelly Ryan, Strylea; Shane Lawrence, Woodvale Walk; and Thomas Donegan, Tullamaine.

U8 80m Eabha Ryan, Killusty; Aine Connolly, Tullamaine Dara O’Meara, Killusty, Michael James Phelan, Jossestown

U10 100m Jennifer Phelan, Jossestown Alison Connolly, Tullamaine; Ryan Walsh, Killenaule Road; and Michael Conway, Kilknockin View.

U10 200m Ciara Spillane, Nell Spillane both Tullamaine; Michael Quinlan, Tullamaine; and Cathal Ryan, Killusty.

U12 100m Leah Coen, The Green; Lucy Spillane, Tullamaine; Ben Coen, Killusty; and Robert Hackett, Cashel Road.

U12 600m Carrie Davey, Everardsgrange; Megan Hackett, Cashel Road; Stephen Crotty, Killusty; and Cathal O’Mahoney, Tullamaine.

U14 100m Aisling Gorey, Moanbeg; Jack Dolan, Coolmore Stud; and Mark Heffernan, Ballyvaden.

U16 100m David Heffernan, Ballyvaden

Long Puck U12 Boys Jack Ward, Garrinch; and Darragh Lynch, Coolmore Stud.

If competitors are unable to attend the finals they might please ring 086 8110768 before Sunday.