Juvenile News

Juvenile News,23 March 2019

West Waterford Athletic Club Juvenile Notes
Good Turn Out for First Nights Training
We started back training on Wed March 13 th and had fifty athletes turn up on the
first night all ready and rearing to get back into action. Friday night is always a
quieter night but we still had thirty on Friday night. We are getting ready for the
track and field season which will open with Ferrybank Open Sports on April 7 th
and the Waterford Schools Championships on Wednesday April 10 th .
May will be a busy month with the Primary School Sports every Thursday and
the County Championships on the 12 th and 19 th.
The Secondary Schools Championships will be held on Wed 1 st May (girls) and
Thursday 9 th May (boys) with the Munsters on Sat May 18 th so there are lots of
events to prepare for.
Training continues on Wed and Fri @6pm in the Friary College. New members
are always welcome.
All Ireland Indoor Championships Athlone I.T.
Saturday 30 th & Sunday 31 st March
West Waterford is delighted to have a number of athletes qualified for the All
Indoor Championship which will be held at the indoor track in Atlone I.T. the
last weekend in March.
On Saturday 30 th Doireann Hickey will take part in the under 14 Walk Final.
This will be Doireann’s first All Ireland competition and we hope it will be the
first of many for her. Check in for the walk closes at 10.30am. The walks will
get underway @ 11.45 it will be boys first followed by a 20mins break and then
the girls walks.
Patrick Fitzgerald, Sam O’Neil and Ryan McGrath will all compete in the pole
vault. Warm up is at 12.30 for under 17-19 with competition starting at 1.30
On Sunday 31 st Lucy Holmes will compete in the under 18 800m. Check in
closes @10am. The 800m will get underway at 11.15 starting with the boys and
girls under 12.
Kate Killigrew and Alannah Kelly will contest the pole vault. Warm up at 12.30
for under 17-19 with competition at 1.30
Check out the details of you event on the Athletics Ireland website.