Juvenile News

Juvenile News, 26 March 2018.

West Waterford Athletic Club Juvenile Notes
Track Season Opens on Easter Monday
The track and field season gets underway with St Senan’s Open Sports in Kilmacow on Easter Monday starting at 1pm. On Saturday 7th the refixed day 1 of the National Indoor Championships will take place in Athlone. Kate Killigrew will compete in the under 16 girls pole vault and Alannah Kelly will compete in the under 17 girls event. Both competitions will be held together. The pole vault kicks off @ 10.30 with the under 15 girls. The under 16 and 17 girls events are scheduled to start at 1pm with warm up jumps starting at 12.30.
On Sunday April 8th Ferrybank Open Sports will be held in the RSC Waterford starting at 12noon. We would encourage as many of our young athletes and their families to travel to Kilmac and Waterford to compete at these two open sports. The full list of events can be found on the St Senan’s and Ferrybank club websites.
Training Continues over Easter Holidays
There has been a good turnout for training over the last few weeks as our athletes prepare for the track and field season. Training will continue over the Easter holiday on Wed and Fridays @ 6pm in the Friary with the exception of Good Friday when there will be no training.
Club Championships Move to April
Every year we hold a club championship for our under 9 to 14 athletes comprised of running jumping and throwing events. The championship is usually held in June put this year it will be held in April to give our young athletes some competitive practise before the county championships. The proposed dates are Wed 18th and Wed 25th of April. Watch the notice board at training for more details.
County Championships Confirmed
The dates for the county championships have been confirmed as Sunday May 13th and Sunday May 27th both in the RSC Waterford
The juvenile committee would like to extend their sincere sympathies to club members Sylvia, Sinead and Aoife O’ Brien on the recent bereavement.