Some of our juvenile athletes were competing at Day 3 & 4 of the Leinster Championships in the National Indoor Arena Abbottstown over the weekend. On Saturday Ciaran Herdman competed brilliantly in the Junior age level, coming first in the High Jump, second in the Triple Jump and seventh in the Long jump. On Sunday Ciaran added to his medal haul with a silver medal in the U18 High Jump and gold in the U18 Triple Jump. Also on Sunday Amy Callaghan, Niamh Quinn and Amy Bellew all threw very well in the U17 shot putt event. Amy Callaghan threw a pb of 11.97m to win gold while Niamh also threw a pb of 10. 68m to win the bronze medal. Amy Callaghan also jumped very well in the U17 high jump coming fourth. Well done to them all.
Thank you to all our juvenile athletes who attended the first night of the Meath league gaining valuable points for the club, James Bellew, Lee Callaghan, Michaela Collins, Libby Cooke, Sam Field, Kyle Hetherton, Patrick Mooney, Jack McDermott, Saoirse Power, Aoife, Cian and Nessa Rohan. Thank you also to those who volunteered to help on the night and got the clubhouse ready.
Well done to Amy Callaghan who received the Leinster Juvenile Athlete award for Meath at the Leinster Athletics Star Awards which took place in Athlone on Saturday evening. Amy received the award for all her success throughout the 2019 athletic season. A great achievement after all your training, well done Amy.
It was a busy few weeks for Elizabeth Morland, competing in the Women’s Pentathlon in the 2020 Indoor Combined Events Tallinn in Estonia on Sunday Feb 9th and in Athlone on Wed. 12th. Elizabeth came 7th overall in the Combined from a very competitive field of 23, with a new pb of 4169 points beating her old pb of 4041 by 128 points. A very impressive performance which will inspire confidence going forward. Elizabeth also won the Senior Women’s Long Jump in the AIT International Grand Prix 2020.
Well done to both Zoe Mohan and Donal Kearns who were competing yesterday in the Indoor University Track and Field Championships held in Athlone. Zoe competing for DCU won the 8kg weight for distance with a throw of 8.25m while Donal who was representing TCD won the Combined Event comprising of the 60m hurdles, Shot Put, Long Jump High Jump and the 1000m. Congrats to our two National University Champions. 👍👍
Cushinstown juvenile athletes traveled to Athlone for Day 1 and 2 of the Leinster Indoor Juvenile Championships. We had 23 athletes competing over the two days and they all put in great performances coming away with 10 medals and qualification to the national championships. Well done to all of them! There was great success in the high jump, Silver medals for Nia Hetherton and Lee Callaghan, and bronze medals for Aoife Rohan and Jane McDermott. Peter Bellew also secured his place in the National Championships coming 4th, while James Bellew, Kyle Hetherton all jumped well on the day but were unlucky not to finish in the top 4. In the sprints Silver medal for Laura Bolster with great running from Isabella Gogan and Abi Sheehy (400m), while Loclainn Harris claimed two Silver medals for 200m sprint & 60mH. Also doing well in the 60mH was Mollie White & Saoirse Power who both claimed a bronze medal and very close 4th place for Ella Barry. There was also some great hurdling by Peter Bellew, Nia Hetherton, Doireann Power, Aoife Rohan and Roisin Quinn. In the Long Jump, Ella Barry claimed a Silver medal while Orlaith Quinn placed in 4th to claim her spot for the National Championships, there was also great jumping from Isabella Gogan, Amy Callaghan, Kyle Hetherton and Nessa Rohan. In the Shot we had Saoirse Power, Nia Hetherton, Doireann Power, Eoin McDermott, Roisin Quinn, Jane McDermott and Kyle Hetherton all throwing very well. It was the first Leinster Championships for some of our members and all gained valuable competition experience, well done to all.
|1||Emmie Farrelly||Edenderry AC|
|3||Mya Hurry||Dunleer AC|
|1||Robin Denehan||Robertstown Allen|
|3||Meave Cooke||St Brigids|
|2||Aine Smith||Carrick Aces|
|3||Ava Hand||Boyne AC|
|2||Sophie Farrelly||Edenderry AC|
|1||Jessica Briody||St Brigids|
|3||Meave Smith||Carrick Aces|
|2||Doireann Conlon||Dundalk St. Gerards|
|3||Cora Harrington||Le Cheile|
|2||Grainne Moran||St Gerards|
|1||Lucy Brennan||St Peters|
|3||Aoife Rohan||Cushinstown AC|
|1||Laura Bolster||Cushinstown AC|
|3||Beth Miskelly||Bohermeen AC|
|1||Mollie White||Cushinstown AC|
|2||Abi Sheehy||Cushinstown AC|
|3||Amy Callaghan||Cushinstown AC|
|1||Robin Denehan||Robertston Allen||2.68|
|2||Erin Murray||Ratoath AC||2.63|
|3||Lucy Rogers||St Gerards||2.59|
|1||Caoile Murray||Ratoath AC||3.21|
|2||Niamh Little||Fr. Murphy||2.95|
|2||Niamh Garvery||Tullamore Harriers||3.67|
|3||Ava Hanley||Fr Murphy||3.60|
|1||Caoimhe Fitzsimons||Ratoath AC||4.91|
|2||Niamh Murray||Ratoath AC||4.75|
|3||Lucy Brennan||St. Peters AC||4.68|
|U16 – U18||LONG JUMP|
|1||Laura Bolster||Cushinstown AC||4.92|
|2||Amy Callaghan||Cushinstown AC||4.84|
|3||Mollie White||Cushinstown AC||4.76|
|1||Jane McDermott||Cushinstown AC||1.33|
|2||Ellie McVeigh||Boyne AC||1.30|
|3||Eabha Hanley||Fr Murphy||1.25|
|1||Lauren Duffy||Bohermeen AC||1.40|
|2||Nia Hetherton||Cushinstown AC||1.35|
|3||Aoife Rohan||Cushinstown AC||1.30|
|U16 – U18||High Jump|
|1||Amy Callaghan||Cushinstown AC||1.50|
|2||Beth Miskelly||Bohermeen AC||1.45|
|1||Blaithin Carragher||St Gerards||7.31|
|2||Jane McDermott||Cushinstown AC||7.05|
|3||Roisin Quinn||Cushinstown AC||6.70|
|1||Caoimhe Fitzsimons||Ratoath AC||8.51|
|2||Doireann Power||Cushinstown AC||6.55|
|Jt 3||Nia Hetherton & Aoife Rohan CAC||6.37|
|U16 – U18||Shot Putt|
|1||Amy Callaghan||Cushinstown AC||11.82|
|2||Niamh Quinn||Cushinstown AC||10.06|
|3||Amy Bellew||Cushinstown AC||9.38|
|1||Sonny Tiernan||Trim AC|
|2||Keelan Sweeney||Cushinstown AC|
|1||Calvin McCourt||St Gerards|
|3||Jamie Briody||St Brigids|
|1||Harry Rogers||St Gerards|
|3||Luke Harrington||Le Cheile|
|1||Oisin Giles||Tara AC|
|2||Rian Fahy||Le Cheile|
|3||Paudie Fahy||Emro Rath|
|1||Killian Hoey||St Michael|
|2||Callum Byrne||Boyne AC|
|3||James O’Neill||Fr Murphy|
|3||Joey Hegerty||Trim AC|
|1||Shane McGrath||St Andrews|
|2||Cristian Hanratty||Carrick Aces|
|3||TP Smyth||Bohermeen AC|
|2||Jamie Lafferty||Carrick Aces|
|3||Gavin Ellis||St Andrews|
|1||Adam Byrne||Boyne AC|
|1||David Rock||Fr Murphy|
|1||Ben Little||Fr Murphy|
|2||Ciaran Herdman||Cushinstown AC|
|3||Pavel Krazowick||Navan AC|
|1||Leighton Byrne||Boyne AC||2.87|
|3||Cian Rohan||Cushinstown AC||2.21|
|2||Rian Fahy||Le Cheile||3.66|
|3||Cillian Hoey||St Michaels||3.70|
|1||Lee Callaghan||Cushinstown AC||4.41|
|2||Christian Hanratty||Carrick Aces||4.27|
|3||Dylan Heffernan||Clane AC||4.18|
|U16 – U18||LONG JUMP|
|1||Ben Little||Fr Murphy||6.24|
|2||Ciaran Herdman||Cushinstown AC||5.50|
|3||David Rock||Fr Murphy||5.30|
|1||Ben Crampton||Newbridge AC||1.25|
|2||Kyle Hetherton||Cushinstown AC||1.10|
|3||Peter Bellew||Cushinstown AC||1.05|
|1||Lee Callaghan||Cushinstown AC||1.56|
|2||James Bellew||Cushinstown AC||1.50|
|3||Odhran Smith||Carrick Aces||1.50|
|1||Karlis Kaugrs||Dunleer AC||1.75|
|2||Ciaran Herdman||Cushinstown AC||1.60|
|3||Pavel Krazowick||Navan AC||1.35|
|1||Oliver Carolan||Boyne AC||11.24|
|2||Daire Matthews||Dunleer AC||6.79|
|3||Daragh Roche||Ratoath AC||6.70|
|1||Jamie Laverty||Carrick Aces||10.51|
|2||Dylan Heffernan||Clane AC||8.72|
|3||Odhran Smith||Carrick Aces||8.14|
|1||Karlis Kaugars||Dunleer AC||14.73|
|2||Charlie Laverty||Carrick Aces||12.23|
|3||Pavel Krazowick||Navan AC||8.66|
Registrations are now due for 2020 and can be taken at any training session. New members welcome for all ages from 6 years. Registration forms available in the clubhouse.
We also have our new outdoor walking track available for parents/guardians to use while the young athletes are training so there is no excuse not to get active this year!
It was a busy two weekends for Elizabeth Morland who won the All Ireland senior women’s Combined Events in Athlone last Saturday running the 60m hurdles in 8.83 seconds, high jump with a jump of 1.73m, shot putt with a throw of 10.74m and running the 800m in 2:32.76. Elizabeth and club mate Zoe Mohan competed in the Irish Life Health U20 and U23 Indoor Championships in Athlone this weekend with Elizabeth winning the women’s U23 long jump with a jump of 5.75, and placed 2nd in the women’s U23 shot putt with a throw of 11.85, and Zoe winning the women’s U23 weight for distance with a throw of 6.52. Well done to both.
INDOOR OPEN SPORTS COMPETITION
Sunday 26th January 2020
Start Times: 11am – Sprints, Field Events will follow Sprints
Boys & Girls
|60 metre sprint||Long Jump||High Jump||Shot Putt|
|U16 to U18||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Under 16 to Under 18 will be an open event competition for Shot Putt, Long Jump and High Jump (Standard Height set on the day to be cleared to participate)
Clubs must ensure that competitors are technically competent in field events for which they are entered, as lack of technique constitutes a danger to the competitor or others.
For field events only, athletes may move up one age group where there is no competition for their age group.
- · Maximum two field events per age (U12 to U15 age groups).
- · Standards in Long Jump will apply.
- · Starting blocks compulsory for U13 Upwards
The committee reserves the right to amend the list of events without notice.
***** Special Tiny Tots Event (Age 5yrs Born 2015)*****
Tiny Tots race will be the first race of the day.
30m sprint for boys and girls.
All athletes must be registered, Age as 2020
Admission: Adults €3.00
Teas, Sandwiches, etc. available on the day.