Juvenile News

Juvenile News, 25 February 2019

West Waterford Athletic Club Juvenile Notes
Busy Weekend for Lucy Holmes
It was a busy but productive weekend for Lucy Holmes. On Friday night she was West Waterford’s only representative in the finals of the Combined Credit Unions Award. On Sunday she was in Nenagh to compete in the Munster Indoor Championships. Lucy competed in the under 18 800m and taking up the running from the gun led all the way to cross the line to win her first indoor title in a time of 2.21 almost 6 secs ahead of second place Aine Garry. Lucy has now qualified for the All Ireland finals in March. 
First Munster Medal for Doireann Hickey
Doireann Hickey competed in her first Munster Championships last Saturday. She took to the track in the 1500m walk under 14 and finished in 3rd place to win her first Munster medal. Doireann comes from a family that has a long walking tradition and her mother Nicola Costin was herself a Munster and national medal winner.
In the under 13 600m David Gaffney finished 5th in his heat in a time of 1.57.
Ian Holmes was also 5th in his heat of the under 14 800m in 2.42 and Angelina Chizhikova finished 4th in her heat of the under 15 800m in a time of 2.42. In the 60m Ian Holmes 9.07 in the fastest heat of the day.
Well done to all who made the trip to Nenagh last weekend
The Juvenile committee would like to extend their sympathies to the Holmes, Lyons and Coleman families on their recent bereavements