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West Waterford Athletic Club 2014

January 2014

Woodies DIY National Combined Events Championships

Joe Gough Gold in 60m, Gold in Long Jump, Gold in 1,000m

The Munster Juvenile Inter-County Relays & Junior & Senior Cross Country Championships

Aoife Hamilton wrote her name into the Munster athletics history books when taking a resounding win. Aoife collected 2 gold medals on the day when leading her club team to gold

David McCarthy scores on victorious European team

Senior men's race over 8k West Waterford's David McCarthy was a scoring member of the European team who claimed the gold team medals in Great Edinburgh cross Country in Hollyrood Park, Scotland.

Munster indoors - Nenagh stadium

Joe Gough, Gold in 800m

Terri Gough, Gold in 200m, Gold in 800m, Gold in Shot, Silver in 60m

Shane Scanlon, Gold in senior shot

Harry O’Brien, Gold in Over 50 1,500m

David Towey, Gold in Over 40 3,000m, Silver in Over 40 1,500m

Sean Curran, Silver in junior men 1,500

Yev Chizhikov, Silver Over 40 800m

The national masters indoors (Athlone indoor arena)

Joe Gough won 3 national titles in the over the category, first up was the 400 which Joe won in 59.53 and in the 800 he clocked 2.16.00 for his 2nd gold of the day. Joe capped off a memorable championship with a gold in the 200 in 27.43

Harry O Brien, Silver in Over 50 1,500m

The national junior and under 23 indoors (Athlone indoor arena)

Thomas Houlihan, Gold in Pole Vault

Claire Collins, Bronze in U23 High Jump

February 2014

World record for Joe Gough at Leinster Indoors in Athlone. Joe broke the over 60 world record for 800 meters with a Time of 2.14.06.

Raivis Zakis wins Silver at the national 50k championships in Donadea.

Alice Fitzergald and Gerry Cummins are victorious in the Winter League.

March 2014

David McCarthy did Ireland proud in producing a very fine performance in the 1.500 m, finishing 6th in his heat in 3.39.46 at the World Championships in Sopot in Poland.

Joe Gough crowned World Champion

World Over 60 800m Gold

World over 60 1500m Bronze

May 2014

Thomas Houlihan Gold Munster under 23 Pole Vault with a new record of 4.50

AII Games

David McCarthy Gold 1500m

James Ledingham Silver 800m

June 2014

The Munster Senior and Masters track and field championships

Senior Ladies

Lisa Houlihan - Gold in Pole Vault

Megan Dunford - Bronze in Pole Vault

Clare Collins - Silver in High Jump

Senior Men

Thomas Houlihan - Silver in Pole Vault

Juri Kanas - Bronze in Pole Vault

Over 40 Men

P.J.Guinan - 1500m Gold

Over 50 Men

Harry O’Brien - 800m Gold -1500m Gold

Michael Tutty - Silver in the Javelin

Ray Hahesy - Bronze in 3000m

Over 65 Ladies

Terri Gough - 200m Gold - Gold in Javelin - Gold in Shot - Silver in 100m

European Team Championships 1st League in Tallinn, Estonia

David McCarthy finished 4th over 3000m to help the Irish team to 7th place 

July 2014

National junior and under 23 track and field championships

Junior competition


Megan O Connor - Gold in the Pole Vault


Yuri Kanas - Gold in the Pole Vault

Under 23


Lisa Houlihan - Gold in Pole Vault


Thomas Houlihan - Gold in Pole Vault

National senior track and field Championships

Thomas Houlihan - Silver in Pole Vault

August 2014

European masters track and field championships - Izmir Turkey

Joe Gough over 60 800 meters – Gold Medal winner

Joe incredibly has 70 national masters titles he has now accumulated 9 European gold medals,10

British championships gold's and 2 world silver medals. Well done Joe.

November 2014

Philip Harty has been selected to represent Ireland on the men's over 35 team following his 2nd placing at the recent AAI Autumn Cross Country race in the Phoenix Park which incorporated the Masters Cross country Trial for the forthcoming British and Irish Masters Cross country Championships in Nottingham.