Tipperary juvenile athletics update

Ciara Cummins and Aoife Deering, Nenagh Olympic A.C. and Aoife Laste, Clonmel A.C. have all been selected to compete for Ireland at the Irish & British Junior & U/17 Mountain Running Championships. Ciara and Aoife will be part of the Irish Girls U/17 team while Aoife will be on the Irish Junior Women’s team. Good luck to all three athletes.

Ciara Cummins and Aoife Deering, Nenagh Olympic A.C. and Aoife Laste, Clonmel A.C. have all been selected to compete for Ireland at the Irish & British Junior & U/17 Mountain Running Championships. Ciara and Aoife will be part of the Irish Girls U/17 team while Aoife will be on the Irish Junior Women’s team. Good luck to all three athletes.

Coaching & Development

Autumn Coaching Calendar

The full Autumn Calendar of Coaching & Development Events for Tipperary, Cork, Kerry & Limerick is now available to download at www.tipperaryathletics.com. Details of Munster Performance Squad Sessions will be available in October.

Results of Recent Online Survey
Athletes, coaches & parents who participated in the recent Athletics online survey can now see the results on Home page of www.tipperaryathletics.com. Some very interesting reading, well worth the time.

Tipperary Link 4 Life SafeTalk on Suicide Alertness 
Tuesday 1st October 2013, 9.30am to 2pm, Rackett Hall, Roscrea. More information at www.tipperaryathletics.com.

Code of Ethics Workshop
Moira Aston & Kieron Stout from Athletics Ireland will run a Code of Ethics Basic Awareness Course for clubs in Tipperary. If any club is interested, please contact County Development Officer, Marian Hughes without delay at hughes.marian@hotmail.com.

Tipp XC Development Squad Sessions 
The Tipperary Development Cross Country Squad Sessions continue every Saturday morning from 10.30am to 11.30am in Thurles Crokes Complex for athletes aged U/10 upwards who intend competing in the Munster Championships.

Winter Coaching Series in Cork I.T.
First session of the Winter Coaching Series commenced on Saturday 21st September in Cork I.T., Bishopstown, Co. Cork. Around 20 Tipperary athletes from Carrick-On-Suir A.C., Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. & Clonmel A.C. made the very worthwhile trip to the session & were rewarded with expert tuition in their chosen events. Well done to all, keep up the good work. Second session of the series takes place on Saturday 5th October at 9.30am in Cork I.T. Registrations are currently being taken online for athletes who didn’t attend the first session at this link :- https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WCS_Online_Registration. Further information can be found on the “Winter Coaching Series” Facebook page.

Munster News

Munster Fixtures

See Munster Fixtures Calendar for 2014 fixtures at www.tipperaryathletics.com.

Open Munster Meeting
An Open Munster Council Meeting will be held on Saturday 28th September at 8pm in the Forge, Broad Street, Charleville, Co. Cork.

County Cross Country Fixtures

Wed 2nd October – County Tipperary Primary Schools Cross Country Championships in Thurles Crokes Complex at 10.30am. Further details at www.tipperaryathletics.com.

Sun 6th October – County Juvenile Even Age & Novice Cross Country Championships in Moyne at 12 noon.

Sun 20th October – County Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships in Clonmel at 12 noon.

Sun 27th October – Munster Juvenile Even Age, U/23 & Novice Cross Country Championships in Limerick Racecourse.

Sun 3rd November – County Juvenile Relays & Masters Cross Country Championships in Thurles Crokes Complex.

Sun 10th November – Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships in Castlelyons, Co. Cork.

Sun 17th November – National Juvenile Even Age & Novice Cross Country Championships. Venue tbc.

Date tbc - County Juvenile “B” & Novice “B” Cross Country Championships in the Turnpike, Two Mile Borris at 12 noon.

Date tbc – Munster Juvenile “B” & Masters Cross Country Championships in Beaufort, Co. Kerry.

Wed 4th December – County Tipperary Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Thurles Crokes Complex at 12 noon.

Sun 8th December – County Junior & Senior Cross Country Championships in Dundrum.

Sun 15th December – National Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships. Venue tbc.

Open Cross Country Meets

St. Senan’s A.C. are holding their Cross Country Open Day on Sunday 29th September at the Sports Complex, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny at 1pm. More information at www.tipperaryathletics.com.

New Schools Combined Events Dates
The Munster Schools Combined Events Championships will now take place on Wednesday 16th October at 11am in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. As well as the Junior, Intermediate & Senior competition categories, there will also be a First Year event (Minor) for Boys and Girls with four events - 100m, Long Jump, Shot & 800m. The All Ireland Schools Combined Events Championships will take place on Saturday 16th November at 10am in AIT Arena, Athlone. The first four in the Junior, Intermediate & Senior category will go forward to the All Ireland Finals. There is no All-Ireland competition for the 1st Year/Minor category.
See more details below:-

The Irish Schools’ Athletic Association is delighted to announce that the Schools’

Combined Events Competition will be an indoor competition from this year.

Fixtures

16th October 2013 Munster Schools’ CE Nenagh Olympic Indoor Arena 11am

16th November 2013 All-Ireland Schools’ CE Athlone IT Indoor Arena 10am

14th December 2013 Schools’ International CE Emirates arena Glasgow 10am

(Junior & Inter only)

Girls’ Pentathlon

75/80/100 Hurdles Long Jump Shot High Jump 800m

Boys’ Pentathlon

80/100/110 Hurdles Long Jump Shot 200m 800m

Qualification to the All-Ireland

First 4 in the Junior, Inter and Senior age group from the Province to the All-Ireland.

There is no Minor age group in the All-Ireland.

Further queries: John Shields 087 2633376 johnshields@athleticsireland.ie

Upcoming Fixtures

September

Fri 27th – Jumps Workshop (LJ/HJ/PV) in Cork I.T. from 7pm to 9pm.

Sun 29th – Tipperary Women’s Mini Marathon @ 11am in Clonmel.

Sun 29th – St. Senan’s A.C. Open Cross Country in the Sports Complex, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny @ 1pm.

October

Wed 2nd – County Tipperary Primary Schools Cross Country Championships in Thurles Crokes Complex.

Sat 5th – Day 2 of Winter Coaching Series in Cork I.T. from 10am to 1pm.

Sun 6th – County Juvenile Even Age & Novice Cross Country Championships in Moyne at 12 noon.

Wed 16th – Munster Schools Indoor Combined Events Championships in Nenagh Indoor Arena.

Sat 19th – Day 3 of Winter Coaching Session from 10am to 1pm in Cork I.T.

Sun 20th – County Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships in Powerstown, Clonmel at 12 noon.

Sun 27th – Munster Juvenile Even Age, U/23 & Novice Cross Country Championships in Limerick Racecourse.