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Month: April 2015

Craughwell Community Games 2015

Craughwell Community Games 2015

Peter Treacy, Benny Gallagher and Paul Joyce at the Craughwell Community Games 2006 Craughwell Community Games will take place this bank holiday Monday May 4th from 3pm to 6pm as the astroturf and adjacent fields. It will be an historic occasion as it will be the first time that some of the events will be held on the new athletics facility in Crinnage. Entry fee is €5 per family. Children can take part in the following events in each age group:- Preschool: 25m…

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South Connacht T&F Championships 2015

South Connacht T&F Championships 2015

Following is some information on tomorrow’s track and field which I just received:- Events will start at 10am and run to at least 6pm. The field events will be called out during the day. No additions can be made to field events but names can be changed provided it is done via Mary Barrett on the day. For the track events athletes will be called to the start and only two athletes per school will be allowed The following events…

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Amazing Results from U9-12s in Dangan!

Amazing Results from U9-12s in Dangan!

Half (!) of Craughwell AC’s U11 Girls Squad relaxing at the track Results from Dangan on Saturday are out! And another incredible day for Craughwell AC with over 170 athletes in action across the 44 events in the U9 to 12s age groups and an incredible 69 podium finishes. It’s not just about podium finishes however – there were dozens of tremendous performances and personal bests from many athletes who competed to their best on the day and whose day…

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Sineád helps Ireland to qualifying time!

Sineád helps Ireland to qualifying time!

Sineád Treacy had another big weekend when running the 3rd leg of the 4x100m relay with the Irish Junior team at the Thomond Games in Limerick where the team secured the qualification time for the European Junior Championships. The Championships will be held in Sweden during the summer. With several athletes in contention for places on the team, the club’s hopes are with Sineád to hold her place.

Shauna Medals in London!

Shauna Medals in London!

Shauna Bocquet made her UK road race debut at the weekend in the prestigious London Marathon series of events where she competed in the WheelChair Mini-Marathon on the morning of the main marathon event. Shauna raised to a fantastic time of 17:25 in the U14 girls grade, a massive achievement for the youngest athlete from the club to compete on the international stage.

Fantastic day in Dangan!

Fantastic day in Dangan!

Well done everyone on a super day in Dangan at the U9-12 Galway Championships! I will post results tomorrow as we are still in the process of getting info from our different age groups. But we had a super day and a massive amount of athletes from the club taking part … over 180 from just our club.  And well done to South Galway AC who did all the admin for the event – a really good job!! And a…

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Timetable for Galway U9-12 T&F

Timetable for Galway U9-12 T&F

The timetable for this Saturday is now available and can be downloaded from the link below. Please note that the times are provisional and things may move faster or slower than listed. But it will give a reasonable idea of how long the events will take. Galway U9-12 Track & Field, Sat 25 April 2015 The officials list for the day is at:- Dangan 2015 Officials List Best of luck to all of our athletes who are taking part –…

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Updated fixtures

Updated fixtures

I’ve updated the fixture list at http://www.craughwellac.com/site/images/2015/fixtures2015.pdf with some confirmed dates for a number of events that hadn’t been confirmed until recently:- Thu 30-Apr-15   Secondary School Sth Connacht Secondary Schools Track & Field, Dangan Mon 04-May-15   U6-16 Craughwell Community Games Wed 27-May-15 9.30am Primary School Galway City Sports, Dangan Wed 17-Jun-15   Primary School Christy Kennedy Sports Please click on the link above for full fixture list.  

Biggest Club in Ireland make World Record Challenge!

Biggest Club in Ireland make World Record Challenge!

Craughwell AC has retained its place as the largest juvenile club in Ireland with the figures announced yesterday by Athletics Ireland. Having spent a number of years in the top 3, Craughwell edged into 2nd place and then 1st in Autumn last year. We appear to be growing more rapidly than any other club and are now 55 members bigger than the next biggest Dundrum South Dublin and more than twice as big as all other Connacht clubs other than…

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Outstanding Performances at Day 3 of Indoors

Outstanding Performances at Day 3 of Indoors

Matthew McKernan in action in the U18 Triple Jump National finals in Athlone The club’s leading juveniles had another wonderful day of action on the final day of the National Indoor Track & Field championships in Athlone last weekend, with some fantastic performances which yielded 1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze and several top eight finishes. Foremost amongst them was Sineád Treacy’s massive leap of 5.45m to take the gold medal in the U19 long jump along with a season’s…

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