County Tipperary juvenile athletics update

The County Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships took place in Clonmel on Sunday 20th October.

The County Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships took place in Clonmel on Sunday 20th October.

Many thanks to Clonmel A.C. for providing the venue and to all who helped out on the day. In the individual competition, there were 3 titles for Nenagh Olympic A.C. & Newport A.C. & 1 each for Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C., Moyne A.C., Moyglass A.C., Mooreabbey Milers A.C. & Clonmel A.C. For the boys, there were individual County titles for Joe Egan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the Boys U/9, Alex Reynolds, Nenagh Olympic A.C., Boys U/11, Jack Hickey, Moyne A.C. in Boys U/13, Jack Dolan, Moyglass A.C. in Boys U/15 & Darren Dunne, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in Boys U/17. In the Boys team competition, Nenagh Olympic A.C. won 3 titles in the Boys U/9, 11 & 17 with Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. & Moyne A.C. winning 1 each. In the Girls competition, there was individual gold & County titles for Leah Quane, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. in Girls U/9, Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. in Girls U/11, Emma Coleman, Newport A.C. in Girls U/13, Emma Fagan, Newport A.C. in Girls U/15, Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in Girls U/17 & Megan O’Brien, Clonmel A.C. in Girls U/19. In the Girls team competition, Clonmel A.C. won 3 titles in the Girls U/11, 13 & 19 with Newport A.C. & Templemore A.C. winning 1 each. Full Results can be found at www.tipperaryathleticscom.

Munster Schools Combined Events Championships

These Championships were held on Wednesday 16th October in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. There was a good turnout from Tipperary athletes with gold medals won by Daniel Ryan, CBS Thurles in the Junior Boys competition & Paul White, CBS Nenagh in the Senior Boys competition. There were silver medal wins for Martin Kehoe, Presentation Ballingarry in the First Year Boys competition, Michael Quilligan, CBS Nenagh in the Intermediate Boys competition & Liam Finn, CBS Nenagh in the Senior Boys competition. Daniel, Michael, Paul & Liam now go forward to compete at the All Ireland Schools Combined Events Championships in AIT, Athlone on Saturday 16th November. Congratulations & well done to our medal winners & to all who took part on the day. Full results at www.tipperaryathletics.com.

Templemore A.C. Fashion Show
Thursday 24th October 2013 @ 8pm in the Templemore Arms Hotel. See further details on Templemore A.C. Facebook page. Tickets are now on sale, your support would be greatly appreciated.

National XC Venues Finalised
Santry Demesne, Dublin is the venue for the National Juvenile Even Age & Novice Cross Country Championships in Santry Demesne, Dublin on Sunday 17th November. WIT Sports Campus, Waterford is the chosen venue for the National Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships on Sunday 15th December.

Coaching & Development

6 Tipperary Coaches Finish Level 2
Well done to the following 6 coaches from Tipperary who recently completed the Level 2 Coaching Course in Athlone - Endurance: Sean Hughes, Thurles Crokes A.C., Damien McDonald, Moyne A.C., Anne Fagan Newport A.C. & Aine Hennessy, Templemore A.C.; Sprints & Hurdles: Mark Burke, Moyglass A.C. & Niall O’Ceallaigh, Clonmel A.C.
See updated Munster Coaching Calendar at www.tipperaryathletics.com. Details of Munster Performance Squad Sessions will be available in October.

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.
The 4th session of the Winter Coaching Series takes place on Saturday 9th November in Cork I.T., Bishopstown, Co. Cork. Further information can be found on the “Winter Coaching Series” Facebook page & their new Blog at www.wintercoachingseries.com.

County Cross Country Fixtures

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 in Santry Demesne, Dublin.

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

Sun 1st December – Munster Juvenile “B” & Masters Cross Country Championships (venue tbc).

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 in WIT Sports Centre, Waterford.