Club Notes…Sun 19th March 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto 16/03/2017, numbers drawn were 6, 21, 24 & 28. Sellers prize O’ Keeffe’s Shop Gattabawn. €50 Y/T prize to Mark Healy Kilcorney, €50 to Moire Murphy Boherbue, €40 each to Katherine Cahill Kilcummin, Edmund Sweeney Knocknagree & Timmy O’ Connor, The forge. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 2, 27, 28 & 30. Next week’s jackpot €4,6000 plus €1,000 bonus.

Community Games Cross Country/ mixed Distance Races: Trials were held in Beaufort on Sunday last, Jack O’ Leary qualified in U14’s. Winning his race well, Jack will now be part of the Kerry Team that will travel to Dublin in May. Delia Foley & Heather Culloty also competed on the day.

Tralee 5K, 10K, ½ marathon & Full Marathon: Held on Sunday last in Tralee Robert Purcell was 1st in 10K and Siobhan Daly 2nd in 10K.

Kerry County Road Championships: Will be held in Beaufort on Sunday 26th, open to Novice, Junior, Senior & Master athletes. Please do come out and support.

Munster 4 Mile Road Championships: Are on in Currow on Sunday April 2nd.

Jack O’ Keeffe Juvenile Races & Road Race: Will be held in Kiskeam on Easter Monday. Juvenile Races at 12.30 on the street, The road race commences at 2.00 pm. We want to see all our juveniles taking part on the day.

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Club Notes…Sun 12th March 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto 10/03/2017, numbers drawn were 1, 9, 16 & 29. Sellers prize winner Mossie Brosnan, €50 Y/T prize winner Mairead O’ Keeffe Newmarket, €50 to Tom Lane Ballydesmond, Mossie Brosnan Renasup, Ann Cronin Mausrour & Brigid O’ Riordan Annaghmore. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 10, 25, 26 & 28. Next week’s jackpot €4,400 plus €1,000 bonus.

Kerry Indoor Sports Hall Games: Another good days outing for Gneeveguilla AC at the Kerry Indoor sports Hall games held in Milltown on Saturday last. Individual medals were won by Daisy Cremin, Emmet O’ Connor & Danielle O’ Riordan. The U10 girls relay team of Rachel Hickey, Ciara Moynihan, Zoe Counihan & Daisy Cremin won bronze medals. All other competitors did well on the day.

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Club Notes…Sun 5th Mar 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: Now winner of our lotto 03/03/2017, numbers drawn were 9, 14, 18 & 24. Sellers prize winner Tom Joe O’ Donoghue, €50 Y/T winner Eamonn Bowler Annaghmore, €50 to John Walsh Counguilla, €40 each Mike Keeffe Bounard, John Scannell Clounkeen & Aeneas O’ Brien Knocknageeha. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 1, 10, 12 & 19. Next week’s jackpot €4,200 plus €1,000 bonus. While I am on the lotto I wish to clarify last week’s (24/02/2017) winner of the €1,000 bonus prize was Andrew McCarthy Junior Knockduragh Headford. Apology for the mix –up.

Award Winners: Congratulations this week to our award winners at the Kerry Sports Star 2016 Awards in The Dromhall Hotel Killarney on Sat Night. Awards went to Shauna O’ Brien, Jack Greaney, Sarah O’ Connor, Annette O’ Brien, Brid Stack, Shelia O’ Donoghue, Elaine Cronin, Catherine O’ Sullivan Moynihan, Eileen O’ Riordan, Jennifer Walsh & Norma O’ Connor.

Master Indoor National Championships: Held in Athlone on Sunday last , Annette O’ Brien, Eileen Riordan, Siobhan Daly, Shelia O’ Donoghue & Robert Purcell all competed well and got into the medals.

U14-U19 Indoor Championships: Held on w/e 25th / 26th February, Shona O’ Brien qualified for the finals, so best of luck to her in the finals coming up soon. Gary Cronin was unlucky to have tripped in his hurdles event however he may still qualify for a run in the finals.

Kerry Indoor Sport Hall Games: The indoor sports hall event will be held on Saturday next in Milltown at 11.00 am. This event is open to all registered athletes of the club U9 – U12 who did not win a county medal in 2016. Inviting all you athletes to come along and take part.

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Club Notes…Sun 26th Feb 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: Margaret Collins Knocknalommon was the winner of our lotto draw 24/02/2017, numbers drawn were 3, 5, 15 &27. Bonus prize of €1,000 was also won by Andrew McCarthy Knockduragh, Headford. Numbers drawn were 1,6,7 & 13. Next week’s jackpot €4,000 plus €1,000 bonus.

Munster Indoor Championships: We had three athletes in Nenagh at the Munster Indoor’s. Unfortunately Gary Cronin got brought down with the line in sight in his hurdles event. Aisling Byrne & Dylan Scannell both did P.B’s in their shot events. We will be hearing more about these athletes as the season progresses.

Spring 5K series: The final leg of the Spring  5K series was held in The demesne on Saturday last. No surprises with The Riocht pair of Tim O’ Connor & Shona Heaslip dominating the race. Congratulations to all our winners and a special word to all our workers who assisted over the four weeks. The runners were high in their praises for the course and the event as a whole. Well done everybody and especially Nora Flynn who put in a massive effort year after year.

Indoor Sport Hall Event: At our indoor sports hall event held in Boherbue on Sunday last, we had a fine crowd with everyone enjoying themselves. Again a special word of thanks to all those who turned up for the event and to the helpers especially to Shelia O’ Donoghue who excels herself at these events.

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Overall results of the Killarney 5k Spring Series…2017

5k_spring_series_2017advertThe 2017 Killarney Spring 5k Series came to successful conclusion with the 4th and final race on Saturday the 25th of February. The top 3 men and women in the 4th and final race were…

229 Tim O’Connor An Riocht AC SnrM 0:15:38
235 Sean O’Sullivan An Riocht AC M35 0:16:35
211 Shane Simcox Mallow AC M40 0:16:44
213 Shona Heaslip An Riocht AC SnrF 0:16:56
249 Marie McCarthy FFMV AC F40 0:18:14
265 Siobhan Daly Gneeveguilla AC F35 0:19:02

The results of the 4th race can be seen HERE

There are some photos of the prize giving HERE and HERE

These were the overall winners in the series after 4 races….

OVERALL MALE WINNERS
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 229 Tim O’Connor An Riocht AC
2 235 Sean O’Sullivan An Riocht AC
3 243 Martin Dineen An Riocht AC
4 218 Rob Purcell Snr Gneeveguilla AC
5 248 George McCarthy FFMV AC
6 282 Ger O’Sullivan An Riocht AC
7 264 Tim Long An Riocht AC
8 266 Ger O Shea Iveragh AC
9 233 John Guerin Gneeveguilla AC
10 216 James Healy Killarney Valley Ac

M40
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 209 Ger Tangney An Riocht AC
2 244 Mike Cronin Unattached

M45
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 214 John O’Leary Killarney Valley Ac
2 284 Dan Burke Millstreet AC

M50
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 276 Tim O’Leary Unattached
2 240 Jerome Foley FFMV AC

M60
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 259 Tim Horgan Killarney Tri
2 280 Kerry Constant Waterstown Warriers

M65
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 238 Pat O’Shea Iveragh AC
2 204 John Walshe East Cork AC

M70
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 203 Jim Langan Tullamore Harriers AC
2 281 Ted Feehan Gneeveguilla AC

OVERALL FEMALE WINNERS
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 213 Shona Heaslip An Riocht AC
2 249 Marie McCarthy FFMV AC
3 265 Siobhan Daly Gneeveguilla AC
4 242 Catherine O’Sullivan An Riocht AC
5 222 Marie McKenna FFMV AC
6 247 Ger O’Sullivan Bantry AC
7 250 Shauna McCarthy FFMV AC
8 221 Adelle O’Connor Eagle AC
9 230 Aoife O’Connor Millstreet AC
10 252 Rhian McCarthy FFMV AC

F35
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 210 Mary Barrett An Riocht AC
2 267 Helen Farrell Unattached

F40
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 257 Christiane Spillane FFMV AC
2 288 Olivia Fitzgerald Unattached

F45
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 236 Bernie O’ Mahony FFMV AC
2 272 Catherine Ring Duhallow

F50
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 256 Kathryn Shaw Unattached

F55
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 260 Ann Mangan Star of the Laune AC

U14F
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 226 Emer O’Leary Millstreet AC
2 224 Orla O’ Leary Millstreet AC

U16F
POSITION RACE NO NAME CLUB
1 225 Caoimhe O’Leary Millstreet AC

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Club Notes…Sun 19th Feb 2017

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto 17/02/2017, numbers drawn were 10, 11, 26 & 29. Sellers prize winner Mossie Brosnan, €50 Y/T winner John Vaughan Lisheen, €50 to Con Murphy Cahirbarnagh, €40 to Gene Reen Rathbeg East, Hannah Moynihan Knocknagree & Brigit Dineen Firies. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 5,17, 18 & 22. Next Week’s jackpot €7,800 plus €1,000 bonus.

5K Winter Series: Again the 3rd leg of our winter 5K series as a great success. It was a very enjoyable fast course. We had fine weather, a little sunshine and a Happy Crowd – what more could you look for. Final race and prize giving next Saturday in the Demense at 11.00 a.m.

Sports Hall Games: Next Sunday February 26th we will be holding our Indoor Sports Hall Events at 1.00 in Boherbue Comprehensive School. Events for tiny Tots up to an including children born in 2005.

Munster colleges Cross country; Well done to Shona O’ Brien who came 3rd in the Intermediate race category, She now goes forward to the All -Ireland next month in Belfast. Maggie Buckley also did well in the girls. Ben Murphy also qualified for All Ireland’s in the minor category. The minor relay team of Ben Murphy Jack O’ Leary, Kevin Bowler, Dara Moriarty, Andrew Moynihan, Richie O’ Connor, Padraig Finnegan, Christan Horgan & Joshua O’ Sullivan tried their best.

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Results of the Killarney Spring 5k …18th Feb 2017

The numbers were up for the 3rd race of 4 in the 2017 Killarney 5k series which was held on Saturday the 18th of February 2017.

Race # Name Club Category Race3_Time
1 Tim O’Connor An Riocht AC SnrM 0:15:48
2 Michael Harrington Bantry AC M40 0:16:22
3 Sean O’Sullivan An Riocht AC M35 0:16:28
1 Marie McCarthy FFMV AC F40 0:18:17
2 Siobhan Daly Gneeveguilla AC F35 0:18:55
3 Niamh O’Sullivan An Riocht AC F50 0:19:08

The full results are HERE

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