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Killeeneen NS take top spot at Christy Kennedy Sports

Killeeneen NS take top spot at Christy Kennedy Sports

After being unable to take place for the past 2 years due to the pandemic, the Christy Kennedy Sports returned with a bang last week at Craughwell AC’s athletics park. The annual event is organised by Craughwell AC in conjunction with the local schools and is always fantastic day out for everybody. The weather didn’t let us down on this occasion either with a glorious day of sunshine, one of the nicest of the ‘summer’ yet. A massive thank you…

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Craughwell NS Shine at Galway City Sports!

Craughwell NS Shine at Galway City Sports!

Craughwell NS has had many a fine day at the Galway City Sports since first taking part all the way back in 2005, featuring on the podium countless times including 10 times in 2010 and again in 2015. But yesterday in Dangan the school enjoyed its finest day yet, making the winners enclosure on no less than 16 times during the day including a clean-sweep of the gold medals in the 6 relay races. It was an astonishing performance and…

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Fantastic Day at the U9-13 Connachts in Sligo!

Fantastic Day at the U9-13 Connachts in Sligo!

Craughwell AC had another exceptional day out at the Connacht Championships in Sligo IT where the U9s to U13s age groups were in action for day 1 of the Connacht Outdoor Track & Field. There were some fantastic results on the day including Oisin O’Donovan’s 1.42m PB to take the U13 High Jump title, Kate O’Leary’s 1.30m PB to take the U12 Girls High Jump title, Darragh O’Donnell’s 4.21m PB to take the U12 Boys Long jump title, a blistering…

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Craughwell AC Summer Camp 2022!

Craughwell AC Summer Camp 2022!

Our Craughwell AC Summer Camp is recommencing this summer after two years absence due to Covid and its one you don’t want to miss. The camp will take place from the 18th-22nd of July and you can find all other details on the flyer attached. Please feel free to sign your child up today on the registration form below for an action packed week of fun and games! Registration form: https://forms.gle/LKySmMLwfZWxNkvG7 (register online and pay on day 1) The camp…

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Kyle and Sinéad Smash Records in Belfast

Kyle and Sinéad Smash Records in Belfast

After a windy and blustery week, it was fantastic to see the wind blow itself out this morning as a contingent of Craughwell’s finest middle distance athletes made their way to the mecca of Mary Peters Track in search of new personal bests. Kyle Moorhead, running the “B” heat had one of the races of his life to set a new Club Senior 1500m record of 3:53.95, a huge step up for him and really puts him in the big…

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Elvis Strikes Again!

Elvis Strikes Again!

The 3rd race of the Galway 5km Series 2022 took place on Tuesday May 10th in Craughwell. It didn’t disappoint, with large crowds and the weather kept up, despite threatening clouds. Adrian Grogan of Castlegar AC was the first over the line with an impressive time of 17:09 followed closely, three seconds later, by Ed Maher. Jane Ann Meehan was the first female home with an impressive time of 18:04. John Kennedy was the first home for Craughwell AC with…

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The Berlin Booster

The Berlin Booster

by Noel Gorman After the last few years of postponed and cancelled races the chance to take part in a foreign half marathon was the boost a lot of us runners needed , Berlin did not disappoint and Craughwell AC travelled along with DSD and Marlay Parkrun clubs to run the fast flat route around the city.Most club members utilised the bus service from Craughwell or Galway to the airport arriving around 5am on Friday morning for a 7.20am flight,…

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Craughwell AC Blitz Varsity T&F

Craughwell AC Blitz Varsity T&F

On Saturday, the finals of the Intervarsity Track and field took place and we saw some absolutely incredible results from Craughwell AC Athletes.  Sinéad Treacy on her “one year down” finished her fantastic IUAA career for NUIG on a massive high with a superb victory in the 400m in a brilliant new Club Record time of 56.15, knocking a huge chunk off her 2021 mark!!  We are all so thrilled for and proud of Sinéad! Caron Ryan has had a…

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Jamie Wins National 10k Silver!

Jamie Wins National 10k Silver!

He’s gone an done it again! Jamie Fallon was second home out of over 1300 runners in the  National 10k Championships in Phoenix Park on Saturday morning.  Jamie ran a fantastic new personal best of 30:57 on the hilly course, just 8s behind the winner, Olympian Mick Clohissey.  Mick went out hard – covering the first 3km in 8:50 before settling down and grinding out the miles. Just like in the fields of Athenry 10k in 2021, Jamie went with…

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Craughwell AC’s Youngest Stars Shine!

Craughwell AC’s Youngest Stars Shine!

Craughwell AC’s younger age groups descended on Athlone IT in their scores for the rescheduled Galway Indoor Championships where were held on Sunday for the U9, U10 and U11 age groups. Due to the pandemic, it was the first indoors championships for most of these athletes with only a small number of the U11 group having competed here 2 years ago as U9s. The action kicked off with the U10 relays and the U11 girls at the long jump. We…

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