Junior Events Blog

Dooneen at the Racecourse

Posted on Aug 7, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Junior Events Blog, News, Senior Events Blog

Limerick Racecourse is the venue for Dooneen at the Racecourse, featuring the Munster Mile and 5K. This event is a fundraiser for the development of our land in Mungret. It is being run in conjunction with the Limerick Show on Sunday August 25th. Our charity partner for Dooneen at the Racecourse is Pieta House.
Dooneen at the Racecourse is a great family fun day aimed to encourage people of all abilities to run/jog/walk the Munster Mile or 5K in the stunning surroundings of Limerick Racecourse. There will be pacers running 20, 25, and 30 minutes for the 5K. Entry fee for the Munster Mile is €10 for adults, €15 for the 5K, €5 for all U16s, and €25 for a family. All race entries include free entry to the Limerick Show.
All finishers of the Munster Mile will receive a commemorative medal. The first 80 people to enter the Munster 5K will receive a commemorative t-shirt. There is a prize fund of €1000.
Enter online now at www.dooneenattheracecourse.com.

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National B XC and North Munster schools

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 in Junior Events Blog, Latest News

National B XC and North Munster Schools Cross Country
 
Dundalk was the venue for the National B XC finals last week. Representing Dooneen was Alan McCutcheon who won a medal coming 6th overall in the 1,500m race. Pallaskenry was the venue for the North Munster also held last week. Laura Southern and Jules Deegan and Ruben McCarthy competed in the minor race. Maria Campbell was 3rd in the junior girls. Also competing was Sarah Dillon, Sarah Butler and Aimee Ryan, Darragh O’Sullivan and Luke Ryan. Luke Tuohy ran in the intermediate race. In the senior race was Kevin O’Grady and Fintan O’Sullivan. A number of these athletes have all qualified for the Munster Schools final this week – Maria, Sarah Dillon, Sarah Butler, Darragh, Kevin and Fintan. Wishing them the best of luck.
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Munster U9-U11 indoor finals

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 in Junior Events Blog, Latest News

U9-U11 Munster Indoor Finals, Nenagh

 

Well done to all the Dooneen athletes who travelled to Nenagh on Saturday to compete in the Munster indoor championships. All of the athletes put in a huge effort on the day and the coaches are very proud of their efforts.

U9 boys and girls

Kate Cantwell, Aimee Sweeney, Gyte Andrijauskaite, Robert Purtill, Sean Moriarty, Dillon Ryle Bourke and Robert Lynch competed in various events including 60m sprints, long jump and 300m distance running.

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Special Visitor and training schedule

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 in Junior Events Blog, Latest News

Our special visitor was very popular at training last night!!! Training continues this week up to an including Sunday morning training in UL at 9am. We will then resume on Monday, 7th January. For those who have already been training or who wish to be considered for relay selection for the Munster Indoors taking place on Sunday, 20th January, please try and attend the Saturday and Sunday sessions.

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National Uneven Championships

Posted on Nov 27, 2018 in Junior Events Blog, latest news, News, Senior Events Blog

The National Sports Campus in Abbotstown was the venue for the National Senior and juvenile uneven cross country championships. It is always a great achievement to compete in a national final and all the athletes should be proud of their efforts – many of these athletes were also competing for Munster as well as Dooneen.

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Cross Country Even age

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Dooneen AC, Junior Events Blog, latest news, Senior Events Blog

It was another very successful day in Bilboa AC yesterday at the uneven cross country finals and the weather was kind to athletes and parents once more. Well done to all athletes who took part and we wish them well in the Munster finals this weekend.

U9 girls and boys

Dooneen won gold in both U9 team events. Ellen Goggin won the U9 race and was followed home by Eilis O’Neill, Romy O’Brien and Sally O’Dwyer.  Freddie Bromell won the U9 race and Robert McCutcheon was in 2nd place. The team was made up of Paddy Gubbins, Ruane Kelliher, Conor Tobin and Oisin Garvey made up the team.

U11 girls and boys

Meabh Purtill won the U11 event and the girls secured silver in the team event – they were Catherine McCutcheon, Sophia Meaney, Aimee Butler, Samanatha Tenzer, Aisling O’Sullivan, Rhiannon Heng, Roisin O’Neill, Niamh Hynes, Jade You, Alice O’Dwyer, Emily McMahon and Siun Larkin.  Conor Goggin was second in the U11 boys race and Daniel Joyce also ran well.

 

U13 girls and boys

Anna Campbell won the U13 race and Sarah O’Sullivan also ran well. The U13 boys claimed gold in the team event – Alan McCutcheon won the race and was followed home by Ross O’Carroll, Marcus Southern and Eoin Carey.

 

U15/17/19 girls and boys

Another great run by Darragh O’Sullivan who claimed the U15 title. Luke Tuohy was second in the U17 race and Kevin O’Grady won the U19 race. Sarah Butler and Sarah Dillon were first and second in the U15 girls race and Romy Fehily won the U17 title.

niamh hynes

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