Magical 2 metres for Jerry at Connacht T&F

Magical 2 metres for Jerry at Connacht T&F


Ailbhe Miskella and Dearbhaile Walshe

Silver medallists in the U15 Girls 1500m and in the U18 Girls 2000m S/C and 3000m
at the Connacht Track & Field in Sligo

Craughwell AC enjoyed another marvellous weekend at the 2nd day of the Connacht Championships which were held in Sligo at the weekend. There were some remarkable performances across the age groups with many highlights particularly in the high jump where Jerry Keary broke the club’s record with an impressive 2m leap to win the U17 boys event and Ryan Gallagher set a new age group record with a 1.65m clearance to win the U16 boys high jump and in the process medalled 3 times with podium finishes in the hurdles and 200m also, a feat repeated Caoilin Milton with triple medals in the U17 girls long jump, triple jump and 200m, and by Conor Hoade with triple medals in the U13 hurdles, high jump and long jump. There were also some impressive results in the relays with the U14 boys and U15 girls racing to the Connacht titles in their 4x100m, while the U13 boys and U17 girls took silver and the U14 girls took bronze.

Full details of the Craughwell top-4 finishers are as follows:

U13 Boys Long Jump 1 Conor Hoade (4.39); 60mH 2 Conor Hoade (10.05); High Jump 2 Conor Hoade (1.35), 3 Robert Urquhart (1.33), Lukas Schukat/Liam McDonagh (1.25); Javelin 3 Robert Urquhart (25.88), Javelin 4 Liam McDonagh (25.50); Shot Putt 4 Oisin Keane (7.41); 4x100m 2 Lukas Schukat, Liam Mulveen, Conor Hoade, Rian Kearney, Liam McDonagh (56.00).

U13 Girls High Jump 3 Saoirse Pierce (1.25).

U14 Boys 75mH 1 Jack Farrell (13.18); Discus 1 Conor Trehy (13.17); Javelin 1 Sean Cahill (25.24); 1500m 2 Sean Cotter (5.15.89); High Jump 2 James Furey (1.25), 3 Alex Creaven (1.20); Long Jump 2 Shaun Gilligan (4.52), 4 Padraig Martyn (4.20); Shot Putt 3 Sean Cahill (8.43); 80m 3 Shaun Gilligan (11.04), 4 Pascal Walsh (11.24); 200m 4 Shaun Gilligan (28.55); 800m 4 Sean Cotter (2.34.8); 4x100m 1 Pascal Walsh, Robert Urquhart, Padraic Martyn, Shaun Gilligan, sub Ludaigh Morgan (55.20).

U14 Girls High Jump 1 Ellie Cronin (1.40); High Jump 2 Aine Kelly (1.35) / Ava Finn (1.35); Javelin 2 Lauren McNally (23.12); Long Jump 2 Aine Kelly (4.42); 4x100m 3 Aine Kelly, Ellie Cronin, Emma Jane Moran, Ava Finn, subs Ciara Hughes, Aoife Kelly (56.93).


Ryan Gallagher Connacht U16 High Jump Champion 2016

U15 Boys High Jump 1 Ryan Gallagher (1.65); U15 Boys Long Jump 1 Conor Roberts (4.89), 2 Garvin Surlis (4.72); 200m 2 Ryan Gallagher (26.34); 1500m 3 Finbarr McFadden (5.02.96); 80mH 3 Ryan Gallagher (13.27); 800m 4 Finbarr McFadden (2.24.2).

U15 Girls High Jump 1 Freya Bohan (1.45); Long Jump 1 Leanagh Gilligan (4.66); Shot Putt 1 Chloe Casey (12.04); 200m 2 Freya Bohan (28.83); 1500m 2 Ailbhe Miskella; 100m 3 Freya Bohan (13.56); 4x100m 1 Ava Finn, Chloe Casey, Leanagh Gilligan, Freya Bohan (54.21).

U16 Girls 100m 1 Siona Lawless (12.97); 200m 2 Siona Lawless; Discus 2 Leigha O’Boyle (12.90); Javelin 2 Leigha O’Boyle (11.94).

U17 Boys High Jump 1 Jerry Keary (2.00); Long Jump 1 Daniel Callanan-Forde (5.99), 2 Louis Molloy (5.27); 100m 4 Louis Molloy (12.54).


Craughwell AC’s U17 Girls 4x100m Team, silver medallists at the Connacht Track Championships
Shauna Tobin, Ciana Reidy, Laura Cunningham, Aoife Walshe

U17 Girls Triple Jump 1 Laura Cunningham (9.72), 2 Caoilin Milton (8.79); High Jump 1 Laura Cunningham (1.50), 2 Ciana Reidy (1.45), 3 Aoife Walsh (1.40); Long Jump 1 Aoife Walsh (4.52), 2 Caoilin Milton (4.45), 3 Ciana Reidy (4.34), 4 Laura Cunningham (4.32); 200m 3 Caoilin Milton (28.13); 4x100m 2 Aoife Walsh, Ciana Reidy, Shauna Tobin, Laura Cunningham (55.48).

U18 Boys Shot Putt 2 Ben Garrard (9.47); 800m 3 Ben Garrard (2.12.0), Long Jump 3 Ben Garrard (5.21),.

U18 Girls 3000m 2 Dearbhaile Walshe (12.02.9), 2000m Steeplechase 2 Dearbhaile Walshe (8.03.9).

Full results are here: results.


Craughwell AC’s Laura Cunningham and Caoilin Milton
Gold and silver medallists in the U17 Girls Triple Jump
at the Connacht Track & Field Championships

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