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Month: January 2024

Penney Gold leads Strong U20/23 Indoor Showing

Penney Gold leads Strong U20/23 Indoor Showing

It was good weather to go indoors on Saturday at the National U20/U23 Championships took place in Athlone Indoor Arena today. U20 Men 1500m Indoor: 22. Mathys Bocquet (4:13.59) U20 Men 1500m Indoor: 24. Luke O’Sullivan (4:14.32) U23 Women 1500m Indoor: 11. Helena O’Keeffe (5:05.96) U20 Men 200m Sprint Indoor: 9. Toyosi George (23.58) U20 Women 200m Sprint Indoor: 9. Lauren Kilduff (25.42) U20 Men 60m Hurdles Indoor (0.991m): 0. Conor Penney (DQ) U20 Men 60m Sprint Indoor: 18. Toyosi…

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Penney Breaks Two Metres in League Day 2

Penney Breaks Two Metres in League Day 2

The National League continued today in Athlone in force. The performance of the day came from Conor Penney who sailed over 2m on his second attempt after just grazing it the first time. Conor was in exceptional form in his first competition in nearly 9 months after missing all of the outdoor season last year from injury. Conor decided to stop jumping after clearing 2m so he finished the day on a high. He won the competition when he cleared…

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Great Team Spirit in National League

Great Team Spirit in National League

Despite having many of our top athletes being away on training camps in Portugal and Kenya, and top coach Mike Tobin away in New Zealand, we still managed to field decent male and female league teams for day 1 of the Indoor league. The national league is a team competition where clubs compete over a range of disciplines and has been a good developmental competition for the club over the decades – basically it’s great craic! The indoor variant of…

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Podiums Galore on the Christmas Roads

Podiums Galore on the Christmas Roads

There was some fabulous running over the Christmas on the roads of Galway by Craughwell AC Athletes. The biggest Winter races in the West are the massive Fields of Athenry on St.Stephen’s day and the Resolution Run 5km on New Years Day in Galway city and each featured two different Craughwell AC men on the podium. The fields of Athenry saw a battle of Craughwell’s two Novices Silver medallists: William Fitzgerald who won Silver this year and Jamie Fallon who…

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