Weekly Notes – 21st Feb 2022

Connacht Juvenile Indoor Championships
Our club juvenile members were out in force over the weekend, when they competed at the Connacht Juvenile Indoor Championships in Athlone. The club had a very successful weekend with a fantastic tally of medals, and some very strong performances from prospective future medal-winners.

First up were our u12 & u13 athletes who competed on Saturday. There were fantastic performances from all, with the club securing 8 individual medals and two relay team medals. Medal winners were John Fitzpatrick Jnr gold in the boys u12 shot put & u12 high jump; Leah Waters gold in the u12 girls high jump; Izzy Masterson gold in the u13 girls 60m; Oisin Dillon silver in the boys U13 600m, Sophia Carey silver in the girls u13 60m; Rian McCaffrey bronze in U13 boys high jump; Sinead Masterson bronze in the girls u13 high jump; Sophia Carey, Sinead Fitzsimons, Alisha Manning & Sinead Masterson silver in the girls u13 girls 4x 200 metre relay; and Leah Waters, Isobel O’Farrell, Sophia Smith & Sarah Connolly bronze in the u12 girls 4×200 relay.

On Sunday it was the turn of our older juveniles and they didn’t disappoint when they added 6 individual medals and 2 relay medals to the previous day’s tally. Medal winners were Emma Brennan gold in the u15 girls 800m; Fumni Talabi silver in the u18 girls 60m and the 200m; Robin Óg Murphy bronze in the u15 girls walk; Jack Gallagher bronze in the u19 boys 800m; Ella Duignan bronze in the u14 girls high jump; Aibhe Foley, Robin Óg Murphy Mia Kiernan & Emma Brennan bronze in the u15 girls relay; and Bea Casey, Sian Gallagher, Katie Duignan & Amy Jordan bronze in the u17 girls relay.

Well done to all those who competed, and represented their club and county so well. Thank you to all the coaches for their help in Athlone, and of course to the parents for their ongoing support.

Connacht Seniors Indoor Championships
Well done to Aaron Kelly on his fine performances at the weekend taking silver in both the 60m and 200m.

Juvenile Training
There will be no juvenile training sessions this Friday as schools are on midterm break. Training resumes on Friday 4th March.