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Masterful day at the 2022 National Indoors!

Masterful day at the 2022 National Indoors!

It was a great day out for Craughwell AC’s Master athletes as they took to the track in TUS Athlone. First up was the 60m sprint. Ronnie Warde ran a blistering race and took home the Gold medal in a brilliant time of 7.45. Ronnie was followed closely by Cormac Kearney who was only 2 hundredths of second off his PB with a time of 7.57 and John Walkin who ran great race finishing with a fine 8.01 placing the…

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Miskey the Mile “Goat” in IUAA Indoors

Miskey the Mile “Goat” in IUAA Indoors

College Athletics has a fantastic buzz at the moment, and it’s great that we have so many excellent colleges with coaches delighted to collaborate with club coaches for the betterment of athletes. I think it’s really worth encouraging your kids to try out College athletics, even if they have never tried athletics before! The IUAA Indoors took place in AIT yesterday and it was a day’s sports entertainment worth paying top-dollar to see – except it was free!! Jack Miskella,…

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Great fun in South Connacht Schools XC

Great fun in South Connacht Schools XC

A very short report in on a super two day’s Cross Country during the week. A change this year was to have the girls on Wed and the Boys on Thursday and I think it worked out quite well with timing, etc. My lunch break meant I missed the earlier races but there were some fantastic results from Craughwell AC athletes for their schools, including almost a clean sweep of victories in the lads races! (I haven’t had the chance…

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2022 Registrations Now Open!

2022 Registrations Now Open!

We always OPEN to NEW Members!! If anyone would like to come for some trial sessions they are always welcome! Happy to help whether you want to get healthy, make friends or want to find out how good you really can be! Remember to renew your membership if you can! Membership brings many great benefits: We can enter you in AAI events You support building a better Craughwell! Coaching from Craughwell AC’s world-class coaches! Access to the training Facilities Athletics…

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Records Tumble in National League Rd.2

Records Tumble in National League Rd.2

It was great to be back inside a full and post-pandemic AIT as the National League Round 2 proceeded in full force. It was a great day for Craughwell AC as club records fell across a range of disciplines and the club ended up with its highest Men’s team total ever in this competition, narrowly missing out on the finals by a single place. Well done to all athletes, officials and coaches for making it possible. Special thanks to AAI’s…

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2022 Indoor League Round 1

2022 Indoor League Round 1

Craughwell AC entered its first ever men’s team in the National Indoor League on Sunday in Abbotstown and they performed admirably. The league involves competing across a range of events and totals are awarded based on position. For round 1, Cormac Kearney ran in the 60m, coming 5th in his heat with 7.55 to score 4 points. Ronnie Warde finished 5th in his 200m in 25:35 to score 2 points. Patrick Noonan was a late draftee in the 800m and…

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Christmas Road Racing Roundup!

Christmas Road Racing Roundup!

Christmas is a rare quiet period for athletics, and during this gap between Cross Country and Indoors the athletes sometimes venture onto roads for a road race or two to have some fun and gauge fitness for the season ahead. Galway is lucky to have two high-quality races on its doorstep – the Classic Fields of Athenry 10km and the Resolution Run 5km. Thanks to Craughwell AC’s John ‘O’Connor for the photos in this article – check out his other…

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Connacht Athletics Awards 2021

Connacht Athletics Awards 2021

The inaugural Connacht Athletics Awards were announced yesterday, and Craughwell AC’s superb year was reflected with four prestigious “gongs”, including the coveted inaugural Best Athletics Club. Awards are inherently very un-athletics-like in that they are fundamentally subjective and arbitrary but the general consensus is that the winners were well deserved in all categories and the process was open and transparent. Best Athletic Club 2021: Craughwell AC (Joint) We were really delighted to receive the award as Connacht’s best athletic club,…

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Jamie wins Silver at National Novices

Jamie wins Silver at National Novices

Moods were buoyant on a perfect bright, Sunny cold Winters morning as the Craughwell AC crew made their annual trip to the National Uneven ages and Novices Cross country. It was held this year in Gowran, Co. Kilkenny and this turned out to be a day for the record books! The course was a classic cross country course – starting with a long fast downhill on a Golf Driving range and looping left into an adjoining field full of challenging…

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Declan leads U14s into History Books!

Declan leads U14s into History Books!

The day and course couldn’t have been more perfect as Craughwell had an historic day at the National Cross Country in Santry. As is typical with Cross Country – when held close to Dublin and the weather is fine, the competition is FIERCE! Craughwell had competitors in the U12 races, the u14 boys, the U18/Junior Boys/Girls and the Senior event. Historic Win for Declan The performance of the day came from Declan O’Connell and his u14 teammates. Declan has been…

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