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Month: June 2019

Super Success at Day 1 of National Juvenile T&F!

Super Success at Day 1 of National Juvenile T&F!

Craughwell AC U12 Girls 4x100m Team – National Bronze Medallists 2019 !! Day 1 of the National Track & Field took place today in Tullamore with some fantastic performances by members of the club. I will update this article with more details as they come to hand but here’s the quick summary. Starting at the end, the day wrapped up with a brilliant brilliant bronze medal by the U12 girls in the final of the 4x100m. To even have qualified…

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Timetable for National U9-13s finals this Saturday

Timetable for National U9-13s finals this Saturday

Timetable for Saturday is at:- https://www.athleticsireland.ie/downloads/events-timetable/Childrens_Games__U12__U13_Champ_Timetable_2019.pdf Directions to the track are here: http://www.craughwellac.com/site/index.php/home-mainmenu-70/directions/to-tullamore Best of luck to all of our athletes!

Fantastic Day at Christy Kennedy Sports

Fantastic Day at Christy Kennedy Sports

Team captains of Killeeneen’s B team receiving the trophy after winning the B competition at the Christy Kennedy Sports A busy week of athletics last week wrapped up with the Christy Kennedy Sports held at Craughwell NS on Thursday. Five local primary schools and over 300 children competed with distinction at the annual event including Ballymana NS, Carrabane NS, Clarinbridge NS, Coldwood NS and Craughwell NS. Craughwell NS were victorious on this occasion, retaining the Christy Kennedy Shield which they won…

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Primary Schools Star at City and County Sports

Primary Schools Star at City and County Sports

Craughwell NS at the Galway City Sports 2019 Two days of primary school action last week saw the Cumann na mBunscol City and County Sports held on consequtive days in Dangan. I just have the results from Craughwell NS and Ballymana NS to hand so if parents have those for other schools, please email me and I will add them/photos thanks. While obviously based in the county, Craughwell NS have always contested the city sports rather than the county sports…

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Kyle Storms to Silver at Taillteann Games

Kyle Storms to Silver at Taillteann Games

Kyle Moorhead on the podium at the Taillteann Games Kyle Moorhead put in an incredible run in the 1500m steeplechase last weekend to take the silver medal at the inter-provincial Taillteann Games in Santry last weekend. Having placed 6th a few weeks earlier against the same competitors at the Irish Schools finals in a PB time of 4:52.74, Kyle knocked a whopping 9 seconds off this time to take the National silver in 4:43.77 – Kyle’s first time on the…

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Superb Performances at Connachts Day 2

Superb Performances at Connachts Day 2

Craughwell AC’s Ryan Gallagher, Connacht U18 Boys Long Jump Champion 2019 Craughwell AC enjoyed another triumphant day at the U14 to Senior Connacht track & Field Championships held in Sligo the weekend before last with dozens of athletes featuring on the podium throughout the day. Highlights of the day included Ryan Gallagher’s leap of 6.04m to take the Connacht title in the U18 Boys Long Jump which was Ryan’s first time over the 6m mark and Sean Liston’s 1.55m leap…

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Club Policies

Club Policies

  Training Groups The clubs prefers that athletes should train in the session for their age group for a number of reasons including:- – The athlete will be competing in this age group on competition days so making friends in this age group makes sense.– The coaches of this age group decide on relay teams based on what they observe at training. Exceptions can be made with the agreement of the club’s chairperson or the agreement of the coordinators of…

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Craughwell AC On Top at Connachts Day 1

Craughwell AC On Top at Connachts Day 1

U12 Boys Relay Teams at the Connacht Championships in Dangan The Connacht U9 to U13s Track & Field Championships took place last Saturday in Dangan with yet another fantastic day for the club where it stood out as the top club in Connacht in terms of both participation and success with 31 podium finishes throughout the day ahead of Mayo’s Lake District AC on 20. It capped an impressive performance by Galway clubs in general with Tuam AC and GCH…

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