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Month: January 2019

Icy Toes and Warm Grins at South Connacht XC

Icy Toes and Warm Grins at South Connacht XC

(Note: I was only able to be there for about an hour, and results will be a while coming out, so will update this article with more details as they arrive – if you have pictures or details of any craughwell athletes that competed let me know and I’ll update!!) The conditions were baltic in Bushfield Loughrea today for the South Connacht Secondary Schools Cross Country championships.¬† Frozen sleety rain pelted the competitors and spectators alike but most people managed…

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Athletes Shine in Glasgow and Athlone

Athletes Shine in Glasgow and Athlone

Sarah Finnegan (team captain), Arlene Earls and Ailbhe Miskella at the National Indoor League in Athlone It was another busy weekend for Craughwell AC with athletes in action in Glasgow in the Scottish Indoors on Saturday, in Athlone in the National Indoor League also on Saturday and in Athlone on Sunday for the National Junior and U23 Championships. At the Scottish Indoor Championships, Kyle Moorhead raced to a brilliant PB of 2:04.94 in the U17 Mens 800m, narrowly missing out…

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Craughwell AC Juvenile AGM

Craughwell AC Juvenile AGM

Craughwell AC’s Juvenile AGM will take place at 8.30 pm next Thursday 24th January in St Michael’s Hall. All parents and coaches are encouraged to attend as well as athletes aged 16 or older. The meeting will be limited to 1 hour so you can get in and out quickly. So please come along to hear an update on the club’s activities for last year and the club’s facility development plans for the coming year. The picture above gives an overview of…

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Magnificent Displays at Galway Indoors!

Magnificent Displays at Galway Indoors!

Erin Kelly, Galway U15 Long Jump Indoor Champion 2019with Ella Lyons (bronze) and Siofra Davis (silver) Craughwell AC had 2 magnificent days at the Galway Indoor Track & Field Championships which were held last weekend. With almost 250 athletes from the club in action, the indoor arena in Athlone IT was a sea of green and white over the 2 days of the championships.

Provisional Entry List for Galway Indoors

Provisional Entry List for Galway Indoors

The provisional entry list for the Galway indoors this Saturday and Sunday is at:- Galway_Indoors_2019_Entries_v2.pdf Please contact your age group coordinator in the club asap today if any ommissions or errors. Note we are already aware that a small number of U12 athletes not listed for the hurdles and will be correcting that. The timetable for the event will be available Wednesday evening. The two days are expected to start around 10am and conclude around 4.30pm: Saturday 12th January U8s…

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Running round up Winter 2018/2019

Running round up Winter 2018/2019

Running roundup Winter 2018/2019 The Ballindereen 10k was held mid-November incorporating the Galway county 10k Championship. Congratulations to Kevin Mooney who was first overall in the race and to Rena Deely and Mags Treacy winning first and 2nd in their age category all receiving county medals for the 10k distance. Noel Gorman, Stephen Carty and Ian Clancy also represented the club on the day. In November a group of 18 club members travelled to Laois to take part in the…

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Athletes In Form at the Northwest Games

Athletes In Form at the Northwest Games

Darragh Kelly and Evan Hallinan who won theU12 and U14 Boys High Jump at the Northwest Games in Athlone Craughwell AC athletes wrapped up a fine year of athletics with some super performances at the Northwest Games in Athlone IT at the weekend. The highlights included a fantastic 1.63m leap from Evan Hallinan to win the U14 Boys High Jump, a 4.34m leap from Ella Farrelly to win the U12 Girls Long Jump, a 1.45m jump by Darragh Kelly to…

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