Juvenile News

Juvenile News, 1st May 2017

Success for WWAC athletes at Schools Championships

The first event of the schools championships took place at the RSC last Wednesday.
All the local schools participated in the event and had a good deal of success. Oisin O’Riordan representing Dungarvan CBS won a very competitive junior boys 1500m. Other WWAC athletes competing for the CBS were Luke Power 2nd Inter discus, Sam Warren 3rd Inter discus, Mark Blackwell 2nd Minor javelin, Niall Blackwell 2nd and Cian O’Riordan 3rd in the combined Inter and Senior boys 1500m.

Representing Ard Scoil na nDéise Lucy Holmes was 2nd in the Inter 800m. Aoife O’Brien was 3rd in the Inter 100m with Sinead O’Brien 3rd in the Senior 1500m, Mary Kate Prendergast 3rd in the junior 1500m and Emma Hickey 3rd in the Minor 800m.

Kate Killigrew who was competing for St Augustine’s had a double winning both the Junior long jump and triple jump and Megan Keogh finished 2nd in the Minor 100m.

The girls will compete at the East Munster Schools in Templemore on Wed next where they will attempt to qualify for the upcoming Munster Schools Championships.

Joe Kelly’s Pharmacy to Sponsor Big Schools

WWAC is happy to welcome on board Joe Kelly’s Pharmacy Abbeyside as sponsor of the big schools Primary Schools on Thursday next May 4th. The small schools on May 11th will be sponsored by Tom Currans Hardware the Square and the Western Finals will be sponsored by Blackwater Catering.
All systems are in place for the big schools on Thursday. The forecast for the week is good so we look forward to getting underway with the under 8 boys and girls sprints at 6.30 sharp. Any children who are running in the sprints should be in the grounds by 6pm to line up ready for the off at 6.30.The sprints will be followed by the relays and we will finish off with the long races. Good luck to all those taking part.

County Championships on Sunday 14th and 21st May

The programme for the two days of the county championships is posted on the club facebook page and is also on the notice board at training. Check out the events for each day. All those taking part in the championships must be paid up members of the club. Membership forms are available at training.

The juvenile committee would like to extend their sincere sympathies to Sean Curran and his family on the death of his father Jimmy R.I.P.