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SIAB Schools

Posted on Jul 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Congratulations to Jack O’Connor and his team representing Ireland at the SIAB Schools International in Swansea at the weekend and taking the silver medal in the 4x400m relay. A fantastic achievement.

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National Juvenile finals

Posted on Jul 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

The National Juvenile Championships ended this weekend with juvenile relays and B championships after 3 weeks of competition in various venues around Ireland. A number of athletes from Dooneen competed in the National finals and relays

U14 boys and girls
Josh Boland won a silver medal in the hurdles and was 5th in the 200m final. Denis Matthews won gold in the 80m final. Jayden Carmody also competed in two events, namely the 80m and the long jump. Leagh Moloney won a bronze medal in the high jump, silver in the long jump and also competed in the 80m sprints. Yanna Leahy competed in the shot put, coming 7th overall and achieving a personal best and Angel Alfred also competed in the 200m heats.

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End of year party for juveniles

Posted on Jun 17, 2019 in Uncategorized

Good morning.

Training for all members at Crescent College Comprehensive finishes up on Monday week, the 24th of June.  Training on the track at UL on Thursdays is confined to those competing in Munster B or All Ireland competition from now on.  For those who are progressing to All Ireland Finals, there will still be training on Monday nights in July.

The end of year party is on Wednesday the 26th of June a 7pm in The Old Crescent Rugby Club.  All juvenile members and parents are invited to attend! We hope to see you there.

Thank you from the coaching team

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Munster U12-U19 Day 1

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 in Uncategorized

Munster U12 – U19 Track and Field championships Day 1

Templemore track was the venue for this day long competition last Saturday. Dooneen AC was well represented.

U12 & U13  boys and girls

In the U12 600m, Meabh Purtill was 4th.  Vivian Amaeze of Dooneen was 3rd in the U13 race Mai McKenna was fourth and Kealon Collins also competed but did not reach the final, taking a knock during the heats. Also running well was Rhiannon Heng.  Dooneen was second in the 4 x 100m relay.

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Munster U9-11 and U12-13 field events

Posted on May 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Munster U-9 to U11 Munster individual and pairings finals

Cork IT was the venue for this day long competition last Saturday. Dooneen AC well represented. The event featured individual races and pairings, where the combined scores of top two athletes in a club were paired for medals too.  The standard was exceptionally high and we would like to congratulate all the boys and girls who competed.

U9 girls and boys

Kate Cantwell and Eilbhe Cunneen competed in a number of events for Dooneen AC and the pairing achieved a bronze medal in turbo javelin.  Sean Moriarty, Jake Barclay, Robert Purtill, Cian O’Donnell and Michael Kennedy represented Dooneen and did very well with teams coming 5th in the 300m pairings and javelin throw. The U9 boys were 4th in the relay final

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Updates and Munsters

Posted on May 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

No more Sunday training

Please note there will be no more Sunday training in UL.

Munster U12 – U19 Track and Field championships

Athletes were given a note after training last night setting out important dates and venues coming up.

The Munster track and field finals will take place over 3 days on Saturday, 8th June in Templemore, Saturday 15th June and Sunday 16th in Castleisland. Please log on to http://www.munsterathletics.com/ and familiarise yourself with the different events and dates. Nationals will also follow in the weeks after and the note will have set out those dates. If you did not receive the note, please log on to www.athleticsireland.ie for more details.

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