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Month: October 2009

Secondary Schools Athletics

Secondary Schools Athletics

This is a belated update on the recent Secondary Schools multi-events competition. In the Connacht finals of this event held about 3 weeks ago, athletes from the club dominated the girls events with some exceptional performances.   Sinead Gaffney won the Connacht title in the Minor Girls age group, with Jessica Heneghan taking 3rd place. Both girls are in the Pres Athenry. Maria McNamara (also Pres Athenry) finished 2nd in the Junior Girls age group with an exceptional performance which included 4…

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Gold for Craughwell in Galway Cross Country

Gold for Craughwell in Galway Cross Country

Enough bling to make Mr.T jealous! In exceptionally warm October sunshine, Craughwell Senior men scored their first ever county gold just ahead of quite a strong GCH team.  We snuck home a single point in the clear with 21 points to GCH's 22.  Gary Thornton was of course first man home – blazing away into the distance and lapping much of the field.  There were some good runs from all the members of the team.  The very talented Martin Corcoran…

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