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National Juvenile XC Finals

Posted on Dec 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

National XC Finals. Dunboyne was the venue for the National juvenile and novice finals on Sunday. It was a successful day for Dooneen AC. Mai McKenna represented Munster in the U13 race and ran very well although outside the medals. Maria Campbell won a bronze medal on the Munster team in the U17 race. Also running in that race was Sarah Hosey, Sarah Dillon and Sarah Butler. Kevin O’Grady was 11th in the U19 race and also secured a bronze medal on the Munster team.

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AGM Notes

Posted on Dec 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Attached are the notes from our recent AGM held in December

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Munster BXC Finals

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 in Uncategorized

A large group of Dooneen AC athletes travelled to Turnpike in Tipperary yesterday for the Munster BXC finals. It was great to see so many of our athletes making up club and county teams.


The Girls U11 team ran first and their team won the Munster B championships. Emma Pethos and Sophia Meaney won individual medals and also on the team was Eilis O’Neill, Aisling O’Sullivan, Beibhinn Collins, Catherine McCutcheon, Niamh Hynes and Roisin O’Neill. Emma, Sophia, Eilis and Aisling were also on the team that won silver medal for the County team.

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County Indoors Nenagh

Posted on Nov 2, 2019 in Uncategorized

For those attending the County indoors tomorrow, Dooneen has organised a bus, leaving Raheen church carpark at 8.30am sharp. For those driving, the stadium is located on Ballygraigue Road, Nenagh. The eircode is E45 HE28. Parking is limited so we would advise you to park at the hospital and walk over. For those who haven’t spent a day at this venue, it gets really cold!! Please advise your children and parents to wrap up well and wear plenty of layers.

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County Indoors – juvenile and senior

Posted on Oct 22, 2019 in Uncategorized

NOTICE – COUNTY INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Nenagh Olympic Stadium – Sunday, November 3rd starting at 10am

Please note all registered athletes are expected to take part. Please ensure that you pay entry fees, club membership and that you have a singlet (Can be purchased on Monday evenings inside in the hall from Brenda/Elaine)

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Sports Nutrition Talk

Posted on Oct 18, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dr Catherine Norton is a registered dietitian (BSc Human Nutrition & Dietetics) accredited high performance sports and exercise nutritionist (INDI SENG, BDA, SENr), Level 1 Anthropometrist (ISAK) with almost 20 years’ experience in nutrition service provision across health care, the pharmaceutical industry, professional sport, teaching and research (PhD Nut, UL; MA Teaching, Learning UL).

She has extensive research experience in food for health and human performance with particular interest in optimising training adaptations and performance with optimised nutrient support (quantity, quality, distribution and timing relative to a training stimulus). She is also investigating technologies for dietary data collection and assessment, with a particular focus on athletic and active populations.

Catherine returned to the Physical Education & Sport Sciences Department at UL in 2016 and holds the first national appointment in Sport & Exercise Nutrition. She has previously worked with Munster Rugby, intercountry hurling and football teams, Swim Ireland, Irish Amateur Boxing Association and many other disciplines via her consultancy in the Sport Ireland Institute.

Dr Norton gave a talk to the club this week. The slides from the talk can be found at this page.

A downloadable PDF of the presentation can also be found here.


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