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Month: May 2015

More great performances at day 2 of Galway T&F

More great performances at day 2 of Galway T&F

Craughwell U15 Girls 4x100m Relay Team – Galway Champions 2015Finola Kelly, Mia Waters, Alison Leahy, Siona Lawless A little late getting this report onto the website! Craughwell AC athletes had another exceptional day last Saturday at the final day of the Galway Juvenile Track & Field with the highlights again being in the long jump – on this occasion with the boys events yielding some incredible jumps with Aidan Conneely leaping 6.32m to take the gold medal in the U18/19…

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History of Irish Schools Athletics

History of Irish Schools Athletics

An interesting history of the Irish Schools Athletics Championships has just been published by Athletics Ireland on their website. Some surprising statistics in it including the list of top 32 most successful schools in terms of gold medals won which features just 1 Connacht school – St Jarlath’s Tuam with 33 Irish titles – an athletics tradition that sadly appears to have died out in St Jarlath’s. Interesting also that one of the longest standing records is that of Galway…

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Busy Day @ Sth Connacht Schools T&F

Busy Day @ Sth Connacht Schools T&F

Top 4 in the Intermediate Girls Long JumpAisling Keady, Lorraine Delaney, Laura Cunningham, Caoilin Milton With approximately 1500 entries for the South Connacht Schools Track & Field Championships, Dangan was thronged last Thursday on a busy busy day for athletics. With cold and wet conditions all week, amazingly the weather cleared up nicely for just Thursday and we managed to escape the rain for all bar a couple of minutes of the day. It was yet another brilliant day for…

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Timetable for Galway U13-19 T&F

Timetable for Galway U13-19 T&F

The timetable for tomorrow’s track and field is at:- Dangan_U19_2nd_May_2015_timetable.pdf Officials for the day are:- Volunteers_Sat_2nd_May.pdf Please note Times are provisional and events may be brought forward up to an hour from the provisional time. In relay races where there are less than 3 entries, those teams automatically qualify – see the timetable for details.