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Munster Evenage/Novice Crosscountry

Posted on Oct 17, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Junior Events Blog, Latest News, News, Senior Events Blog, x country

This Sunday morning will see the Munster Evenage and Novice crosscountry races in Limerick, at the Racecourse. A map of the course is shown below. Please note that all cars and vehicles will have to park at the car parks, none will be allowed down to the yard or near the course. All athletes must congregate in the yard shown on the map before their race, and no one will be allowed onto the course before the race due to the course conditions from recent rainfall.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 14/10/2019

Posted on Oct 16, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes, x country

Limerick Novice & Masters Cross-Country Championships

This year’s County Juvenile Uneven Age, Novice & Masters Championships were hosted by An Brú A.C. and Kilmallock A.C. in Bulgaden on Sunday.

U17 Girls

Sarah Dillon, Sarah Butler, and Meabh Keogh finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively.

U19 Boys

Kevin O’Grady and Andrew McMahon finished 1st and 2nd respectively.

Women

Karen Raine and Louise Matthews finished 2nd and 3rd respectively in the Novice category.

There was a Dooneen 1-2-3 in the Masters category, with Rosemary Ryan winning the title, followed by Tracey Johnson in 2nd, and Liz Hussey in 3rd. Next home for Dooneen was Karen Raine, followed by Louise Matthews, Verena Tarpey, and Marie Keane. Tracey Johnson won the O35 category, Rosemary Ryan won the O40 category with Liz Hussey 2nd and Karen Raine 3rd, and Louise Matthews finished 2nd in the O45 category with Verena Tarpey 3rd. The club won team gold in both the 035 and O45 categories.

Men

Thomas Klimas finished 3rd in the Novice category, followed by Joe O’Brien, Niall Harris, and John Shier, with the team winning gold.

In the Masters category, Thomas Klimas was first home from the club, followed by Joe O’Brien, Dermot Kearns, Niall Harris, and John Shier. Joe O’Brien won the O35 category with Niall Harris 3rd, Dermot Kearns won the O45 category, and John Shier won the O50 category. Dooneen won team gold.

Congratulations and well done to everybody!

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 07/10/2019

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Run Galway Bay

This event took place on Saturday, and encompassed a range of distances.

There was a turnout of over 1400 in the 10K. Well done to Aly Hogan O’Curry, who ran 1:03:51.

Over 1100 people took part in the half-marathon. Well done to Karen Raine, who ran a PB of 1:37:33, and to John Higgins, who ran a PB of 1:55:47.

Race Your Pace

This event included 10- and 20-mile options, and took place around the village of Quin, Co. Clare on Saturday.

Running from the club in the 10-mile were Shona O’Flynn (1:20 pacer), Breda Leo, who ran 1:31:28, and Ger Meehan (1:40 pacer).

In the 20-mile, Joe O’Brien was first home from Dooneen in 3rd place in 2:16:35, followed by Elaine Lyons in 3:00:12, and Katherine Reddan in 3:55:55.

Well done to all.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 23/09/2019

Posted on Sep 24, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes, x country

Limerick Senior & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships

The Limerick Senior & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships took place in Bilboa, Cappamore on Sunday.

The women’s race was the first of the day. Rosemary Ryan lead from the gun, 2nd home was Sinéad McDermott, next home was Karen Raine, followed by Louise Matthews, Verena Tarpey and Marie Keane to ensure Dooneen won Senior team gold.

Sinéad McDermott won the Intermediate title and Louise Matthews claimed bronze.

Declan Moore of Bilboa ran a brilliant race to win the Senior men’s title. The Dooneen men’s team won Senior bronze with Eoghan Beary in 5th, followed by Thomas Klimas, Dermot Kearns, James Connolly, Henry Downes and Kevin Johnson.

Eoghan Beary finished 2nd in the Intermediate race, and led the team of Thomas Klimas, James Connolly, and Kevin Johnson to team silver.

Huge thanks to Bilboa A.C. for organizing the event and making it a great day. Congratulations and well done to all.

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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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