Club Notes…Sun 11th March 2018

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla AC Club Notes by Cynthia Daly

Gneeveguilla Athletic Club:

Lotto: No winner of our lotto 09/03/2017, numbers drawn were 6, 11, 15 7 27. Sellers prize winner Tom Joe O’ Donoghue, €50 Y/T prize to Donal Daly Tureencahill, €50 to Ciara O’ Mahoney Gullane, €40 each to Julie Dennehy Kiskeam, Karen O’ Mahoney c/o Petros, Mary O’ Donoghue c/o Margaret Hayes. Bonus no won numbers drawn were 1, 4, 10 & 27. Next week’s jackpot €7,000 plus €1,000 bonus.

All Ireland Colleges Cross Country Championships: Held in Waterford Saoirse Tompkins was 17th in Minor Girls, Ben Murphy was 26th in Junior Boys. Great performances by both competitors in this very high class competition

Masters Indoors National Finals: Held in Athlone Shelia O’ Donoghue won the shot O50 with a throw of 11.34m, she was 2nd in long jump. Eileen O’ Riordan was 1st in shot O45, Brid Stack did brilliant in her come back race after what could have been a career ending injury. Well done to all.

Kerry County Indoor Hall Competition: As a club we did very well in Milltown on Saturday last, U10 relay was 3rd: Aideen O’ Donovan, Emma Dineen, Daisy Cremin & Kathy McGee. U11 girls were 3rd, team members were Kate Healy, Zoe Counihan, Rachel Hickey & Aodain McSweeney. Boys U10 were 3rd, team members were Emmet O’ Conor, Daniel McSweeney, Neil Thompson, Adam Counihan & Evan Moynihan. Individual medals Emmet O’ Connor was 1st in long jump, 1st in speed bounce & 2nd in sprint. Claragh O’ Connor was 1st in sprint, 1st in long jump, 1st in speed bounce. Luke O’ Sullivan was 3rd in sprint U12, Frank O’ Riordan was 1st in shot U12. Kate Healy was 3rd in speed bounce U11.

Upcoming fixtures: March 25th Kerry road 5K in Currow. Easter Monday Jack O’ Keeffe Road race in Kiskeam & juvenile street races. April 25th Gneeveguilla open Sports in Riocht.

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Boherbue to Kiskeam 4 mile race…Mon 2nd Apr 2018

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Our Jack O’Keeffe Festival of Road Races is coming up in Kikeam on Easter Monday the 2nd of April 2018.

More info HERE

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Club Notes…Sun 4th March 2018

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla AC Club Notes by Cynthia Daly

 

Lotto: No winner of our lotto draw 03/03/2018, numbers drawn were 3, 4, 5 & 6. Sellers prize winner Shelia O’ Donoghue Taur. €50 Y/T prize to John Guerin Newmarket, €50 to Maureen McAuliffe Ballydesmond, €40 each to Con Murphy Caherbarnagh, Dan Cremin Quarry Cross & Michael O’ Donoghue Knocknageeha. Bonus no won numbers drawn were 13, 19, 24 & 27. Next week’s jackpot €6,800 plus €1,000 bonus.

Munster Sports Stars: Congratulations to Shona O’ Brien who has been nominated for a Munster Award. Due to have taken place on Friday last, the function has been cancelled for another two weeks.

Kerry Indoors: Next Saturday March 10th the Kerry Indoor Sports Hall competitions will be held in Milltown. It would be nice to see all our athletes born 2007, 2008, 2009 or 2010 in attendance. Any child born 2007 – 2010 that won a county, national or provincial medal in 2017 is not eligible to compete. Best of luck to all out athletes.

National Indoor Masters: Rescheduled to take place next weekend in Athlone. Best of luck to Shelia O’ Donoghue, Eileen O’ Riordan & Brid Stack who will be making the journey.

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News…Sun 25th Feb 2018

Lotto: No winner of our lotto 23/02/2018, numbers drawn were 13, 20, 22 & 28. Sellers prize winner Paddy O’ Donoghue, €50 Y/T prize winner Brian Brosnan Forge, €50 to Patrick O’ Donoghue Upper Coom, €40 each to Susan Ryan Ballydesmond, Pat & Michael O’ Donoghue Knocknageeha & John A Breen Kiskeam. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 5, 8, 23 & 26. Next week’s jackpot €6,600 plus €1,000 bonus.

Munster Schools Cross country: Ben Murphy & Saoirse Tompkins ran very well.

Munster Indoors: Held in Nenagh on Saturday last Shona O’ Brien was 1st in 800m U18, Danielle O’ Riordan 3rd in U12 Shot, Dylan Scannell was 5th in U13 shot throwing 9.01, A PB for the Boherbue man.

5k winter Series: The final leg of the series was ran in The Demense Killarney on Saturday last. From the club Seamus Murphy was 7th overall, Joseph McCarthy was 10th, Siobhan Daly 1st lady overall and 1st o35. Cheryl Carmody 9th, Michelle Knee 10th & Hannah McCarthy 11th. A special thanks to all our runners, stewards and coordinators who helped out each Saturday.

Gneeveguilla Hall Training: Next Sunday am, the 5th at 11.00 am there will be a special indoor training session for all our athletes, in preparation for the Kerry Indoor Competition on the following Saturday.

Club Singlets: The new singlets are available from Mary O’ Sullivan, they are proving to be most popular.

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Overall Results of the 2018 Spring 5k Series

5k_Spring_Series_2018_advertThe 2018 Killarney Spring 5k Series came to a successful conclusion on Saturday the 24th of February with the fourth and final race. Thanks to everyone who helped out and to the runners that supported the series.

These are the category winners…

Men
1 Conor O’Mahony An Riocht
2 Sean O’Sullivan An Riocht
3 Ger O’Sullivan An Riocht
4 Tim Long An Riocht
5 John Cahill Brosna
6 Daniel O’Connor –
7 Seamus Murphy Gneeveguilla AC
8 Tim O’Leary –
9 Ger Foley –
10 Joseph McCarthy Gneeveguilla AC

M40
1 Robert Cremin Gneeveguilla AC

M45
1 Philip Gammell KVAC
2 Brendan O’Neill –

M55
1 Teddy Foley Nisus Fitness

M60
1 Michael Mangan Star of the Laune
2 Jerry O’Connell Mallow AC

M70
1 Mike Bowler Iveragh AC

M75
1 Jim Langan Tullamore Harriers

U11 M
1 Darragh Cahill An Riocht

U16 M
1 Micheal Nix An Riocht

U17 M
1 Brendan O’Connell An Riocht

Women
1 Siobhan Daly Gneeveguilla AC 035 F
2 Marie McKenna FFMV 040 F
3 Gillian Murphy Star of the Laune Snr F
4 Catherine O’Sullivan An Riocht Snr F
5 Mary O’Connor An Riocht 045 F
6 Kerry Eagar Star of the Laune U16 F
7 Ann Mangan Star of the Laune 055 F
8 Geraldine O’Sullivan Bantry AC 060 F
9 Cheryl Carmody – Snr F
10 Michelle Knee Gneeveguilla AC Snr F
10 Hannah McCarthy Gneeveguilla AC Snr F

U10 F
1 Ciara Eagar Star of the Laune

U14 F
1 Ali O’Donoghue KVAC
2 Delia Foley Gneeveguilla AC
3 Danielle O’Riordan Gneeveguilla AC

U16 F
1 Ailbhe Gammell KVAC

U18 F
1 Caoimhe O’Leary Millstreet AC

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Results of the Killarney 5k… Sat 24th Feb 2018

5k_Spring_Series_2018_advertThe 4th race in the Killarney Spring 5k Series was held on Saturday the 24th of February 2018 with 54 runners taking part.

Thanks to everyone who helped out and all the runners that supported our Spring 5k series this year.

Results of the 4th race in the Spring 5k Series

Position Race no Name Club Category Time
1 509 Conor O’Mahony An Riocht Snr M 0:16:31
2 666 Donal O’Callaghan An Riocht Snr M 0:16:49
3 665 Tommy O’Brien An Riocht 040 M 0:16:52
7 655 Marie McCarthy FFMV 040 F 0:18:54
15 567 Marie McKenna FFMV 040 F 0:20:10
17 577 Siobhan Daly Gneeveguilla AC 035 F 0:20:22

Full results… https://gneeveguilla.wordpress.com/results/2018-2/killarney-5k-sat-24th-feb-2018/

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Club Notes…Mon 19th Feb 2018

gneeveguilla_club_notesGneeveguilla AC Club Notes by Cynthia Daly

Lotto: No lotto to report on this week, due to some of our key sales people being sick and the roads impassable to travel, tickets were not sold. Since we commenced club lotto, this was our first time ever postponing a lotto draw. Tickets sold for last Fridays draw will be included in the draw this Friday.

Club Singlets: Mary O’ Sullivan Stagmount is managing club singlets which are available to purchase. Mary is contactable on 087-9857297. Be sure and have your club singlet and wear it with pride.

Winter 5K road series: The final leg of the race is on this Saturday at 11.00 am, registration from 10.00 am in The Old Monastry. Local runners participating are Caroline Murphy, Danielle O’ Riordan, Padraig Keane, Seamus Murphy, Chyral Carmody, Robbie Cremin, Siobhan Daly, Delia Foley, Michelle knee, Ed Murphy & Brendan O’ Neill. Well done to you all, nice to see club and local support.

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Results of the Killarney 5k… Sat 17th Feb 2018

5k_Spring_Series_2018_advertThe 3rd race in the Killarney Spring 5k Series was held on Saturday the 17th of February 2018 with 49 runners taking part. Shona Heaslip of An Ríocht AC made it two in a row by winning the race outright for the second week running.

Thanks to everyone who helped out. Our last race in the series is on Saturday the 24th of February.

Results of the 3rd race in the Spring 5k Series

Position Race no Name Club Category Time
1 564 Shona Heaslip An Riocht Snr F 0:15:41
14 655 Marie McCarthy FFMV O40 F 0:18:25
17 595 Niamh O’Sullivan An Riocht O55 F 0:18:51
2 509 Conor O’Mahony An Riocht Snr M 0:15:47
3 590 Declan Guinea West Limerick AC Snr M 0:16:10
4 526 Sean O’Sullivan An Riocht 040 M 0:16:13

Full results… https://gneeveguilla.wordpress.com/results/2018-2/killarney-5k-sat-17th-feb-2018/

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