Juvenile News

Juvenile News, 02 July 2018

West Waterford Athletic Club Juvenile Notes
Aislinn O’Regan Irish Flag Bearer
The opening ceremony of the Irish Wheelchair and Amputees World Youth Games took place on Monday in Athlone.  As the youngest member of the Irish Team West Waterford’s Aislinn O’Regan had the honour of carrying the Irish Flag at the Opening Ceremony. Over 250 athletes from sixteen nations including USA, Germany, Poland, Estonia, Egypt, Croatia, and South Africa will compete in a range of events on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. On Wednesday Aislinn competes in the Shot Put and on Thursday will fly the Irish flag in the Discus.  All in West Waterford wish Aislinn the best of luck.
All Ireland B Championships Saturday July 7th
West Waterford A.C. has just four competitors in this event. David Gaffney and David Nyhan contest the boys under 12 600m and Cal Tutty will compete in the boys under 13 600m. There will be just one run in the heats and the overall winner will be the fastest in the heats. The races are scheduled to get underway at 2.30. Sean Mullarkey will compete in his first All Ireland event in the under 16 boys shot. Sean has an early start with the shot at 10am 
All Ireland Timetable
Saturday 14th July : 
Lucy Holmes under 17 800m,
Cian O’Riordan under 18 800m
Eoin Buenaventura under 16 High Jump
Sunday 15th July :
 Cian O’Riordan 3000m,
 Kate Killigrew under 16 pole vault and Triple Jump,
 Alannah Kelly under 17 Pole Vault, 
Ciaran Buenaventura under 19 High Jump
Sunday 22nd July
Eoin Buenaventura under 16 pole vault
Patrick Fitzgerald under 18 pole vault
Sam O’Neil  under 18 pole vault
Darragh Curran  under 18 pole vault
 Diarmuid Harty under 19 pole vault
The juvenile committee would like to thank all those who collected and supported our annual flag days last Thursday and Friday.