Strong Tipp teams for All Ireland cross country event

County Athletics

County Athletics

Having achieved great success at the Senior inter Counties recently in Ratoath, County Meath, the County has selected two strong teams to compete in the very competitive All Ireland Novice Cross Country Championships in Adamstown, Co Wexford this Sunday while Dundrum, Thurles Crokes and Clonmel will also have Club teams competing.

The County Ladies team is Dymphna Ryan, Dundrum, Marie Fitzgibbon, Thurles Crokes, Martina O’Dwyer and Clare Annan, both Carrick on Suir, Aine Roche, Johanna Lacy and Catherine Rice, Clonmel.

The Men’s team is William Maunsell, Kevin Maunsell and Niall McCormack (Clonmel), Kevin Moore and John Shanahan (Dundrum), David Shelly and Kenny Curran (Ballynonty) and the Thurles Crokes quartet of Shane Mullaney, Tony Fogarty, William Hughes and Patrick Hughes.

Sean Tobin represents Ireland at European Junior Cross Country

On Sunday Sean Tobin (Clonmel) will once again compete in the European Junior Men Cross Country Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

County Convention

The County Tipperary Convention will take place in the Horse and Jockey on January 10 at 7 pm. Clubs are reminded that the closing date for Nominations and Motions is December 16. At this convention three people who have given great service to athletics in the County are stepping down after many years of service and they are Edie Smyth (Coolquill), Mary Doyle (Clonmel) and David Kenneally (Thurles Crokes).

County Senior and Master Indoor Championships

These Championships will take place on Sunday, December 30 at 12 noon in Nenagh. All Clubs are asked to support these Championships.

County Road Fixtures

The following County Senior Road fixtures for 2013 have been made.

February 10 - County Road Relays – Dundrum – 1pm

February 17 - County Novice Road – Clonmel – 12 noon

March 3 - County Intermediate – Two Mile Borris – 12 noon

April 7 - County Masters and Junior Road – Ballingarry – 12 noon

April 21 – County Novice B Road – Moyne – 12 noon

May 5 - County Senior Road – venue TBC – 12 noon

August 5 - County Senior 10 Mile – Ballynonty – 12 noon