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Month: March 2018

Belated Results of Connacht Indoors

Belated Results of Connacht Indoors

  A very belated report on the Connacht indoors. I had hoped to do a more detailed writeup before the All Irelands but just could not get the time to do it so am posting the report I sent into the Connacht Tribune here. The first day of the All-Irelands kicks off tomorrow Sunday 18th March. Best of luck to all of our athletes who are taking part! Full results of the Connachts are here: Connacht_Results.xlsx A busy 2 days of…

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Gold Medals for Sean & Caron

Gold Medals for Sean & Caron

  William Fitzpatrick, Finbarr McFadden, Ciara Sheppard and Sean Cotter (Connacht Gold Medalist) Intermediate Boys/Girls from Craughwell AC running in the Connacht Schools Cross Country Championships in Calry, Co. Sligo                                                                                                        …

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Schools X Country All Ireland’s 2018

Schools X Country All Ireland’s 2018

         Sean Cotter (Inter Boys- Calasanctius College), Ciara Sheppard (Inter Girls- Calasanctius College) & William Fitzpatrick (Inter Boys- Gort Community College) at the Schools All Ireland’s X Country    In what ended up as an unusual sequence of events the Schools X Country National Championships were held in Waterford on Saturday before the Connachts Schools has been held (next Tuesday 13th March). The Schools South Connachts were held in Galway a few weeks ago and since then…

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Kevin Ryan RIP

Kevin Ryan RIP

The club would like to express its deepest sympathies to club member Gerry Ryan and the Ryan family on the death of Gerry’s dad Kevin at the weekend. Kevin Ryan was a member of the legendary Derrydonnell AC who dominated cross-country running in Ireland in the 50’s and 60’s. Athenry AC’s Mick Rice recorded their exploits in 2011 in his book “In Their Bare Feet”. In the words of Mick “Those lucky few will recall that Derrydonnell AC was perhaps…

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