Juvenile News

Juvenile News, 29th August 2016

Cross Country Training Kicks Off on Wednesday 31st

The cross country season is fast approaching with the first race of the season in Adamstown on Sunday Sept 11th so it’s time to start back training. Cross country training starts on Wednesday August 30th in the Friary @6.00pm and will continue on Wednesday and Fridays @6.00pm. We look forward to seeing all our athletes back in training and we welcome new members

Munster Performance Endurance Squad

Four West Waterford athletes have been selected on the Munster Performance Squad for the winter of 2016. Well done to Aoife Hamilton, Micheal Power, Michael Troy, and Cian O Riordan. Each of you needs to accept your place online on the AAI orMunster Athletics website. The first session will be in Banna Strand in Sept

A large number of athletes have been named on the Munster Performance squad which will have three sessions over the winter. The first will be in CIT on Oct 8th Those named include Allanah Kelly,AoifeLai, Tess O’Hara, Caoimhe Dwyer, Ciara McKenna, Craig Cloona , Diarmuid Harty, Eoin Killigrew, Josh Rockett, Kate Hickey, Niall Blackwell, Ryan McCraith, Sam O’Neil, Sean Curran, Yuri Kanash. To accept your place you need to sign in on the Munster athletic website.

National Success for David Gaffney and Ali Cunningham

Well done to West Waterford AC members David Gaffney and Ali Cunningham who won All Ireland Triathlon titles. David won the boys under 10 and Ali the girls under 12. In each case it came down to the run and their strength over the run enabled them to push ahead and take the title. Well done to both athletes.

Upcoming Fixtures

  • Friday 9th Sept County Board AGM Waterford 8pm
  • Sunday 11th Sept. Adamstown Open Cross Country 12 noon
  • Friday 16th Sept. WWAC Primary and Secondary Schools Cross Country St Augustine’s College 6pm
  • Sunday 18th Sept. Taghmon Open Cross Country
  • Sunday 25th Sept. St. Senan’s Open Cross Country Kilmacow

Dates for the county championships in early October will be decided at the county convention on Sept 9th.