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National Gold for Hayde as Moore & Hodgins takes National Bronze Medals
                                                             
Tipperary athletes produced excellent results at the Irish Life Health National Novice and Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships in WIT, Waterford on Sunday 17th December. Aimee Hayde put on another brillant display of running to win the Girls U/15 National title to add to the National U/16 title she won a few weeks ago. She also added another gold Inter-Provincial medal to her collection when Munster took 1st place with Emma Murray, Coolquill A.C. also on the team coming home in 14th place overall. Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. continues to go from strength to strength and he put in a terrific performance to win National Bronze in the Novice Men's race with the Tipperary team placing 5th overall (Kevin Moore 3rd, Tom Hennessy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 37th, Paddy Cummins, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. 47th, Denis Shanahan, Thurles Crokes A.C. 58th, Dermot Hayes, Dundrum A.C. 69th & Patrick Roche 80th). Cian Hodgins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. was another athlete to shine on the day when he came home in 3rd place overall in the Boys U/13 race with Kate Ferncombe, Dundrum A.C. winning another individual medal for Tipperary when she placed 9th in the Girls U/13 race and also winning a gold Inter-Provincial medal with Munster. The Tipperary Boys U/13 team also won Inter-County silver medals (Cian Hodgins 3rd, Tom Walsh, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 19th, Shane Buckley, Dundrum A.C. 21st., Ben Walsh, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 26th, Joe Egan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. 34th & James Doyle, Thurles Crokes A.C. 41st. Hodgins, Walsh and Buckley also won silver with the Munster team.  Daire O'Donnell, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. also won a bronze Inter-Provincial medal with Munster in the Boys U/11 race when he finished in 18th place overall.
See County Juvenile PRO Report here. See AAI Review & Results
here.


Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Louis Crowe, Cahir (1928 - 1968)
George Geraghty, Ballintubber, Co. Roscommon (1938 - 2014)


Important AAI Registration Info for 2018
AAI system for 2017 is now closed and will re-open on Monday 18th December for 2018 registrations.
See more here.

Novice & Uneven Age Set for Customary Cavalry Charge

See AAI Preview here which includes start list, timetable and course map. Good luck to all our athletes who will be taking part.
See County Juvenile Preview here.   County Novice Preview here.

2018 Fixtures

At a recent County Board Meeting, the 2018 fixtures for Road and Track & Field have been agreed. See fixtures list here.

County Senior & Masters Indoor Championships

Sunday 31st December 2017 in Nenagh Indoor Stadium @ 1pm
Closing date for receipt of entries is midnight on Thursday 28th December. 2018 ages will apply. All athletes must be registerd for 2018. AAI registration system should be opening for 2018 registrations from 14th December onwards.
Timetables:  Senior     Masters

Munster Development & Performance Squads - Day 3
Day 3 of the Munster Development & Performance Squads takes place on Saturday 30th December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Development Squad takes place from 11am to 1pm and is open to all athletes aged 12 years+. The squad will cost 5 euro per athlete. Please check in at the venue from 10.30am. Events covered on the day will be SPRINTS (Kevin Cogley), SHOT PUTT (Dave Fratarolli), LONG JUMP (Pat Power), POLE VAULT (Eamon Flanagan) & MIDDLE DISTANCE (Sean Finn). The Performance Squad takes place from 1pm to 3pm and is for selected athletes only.


County Team for National Novice Cross Country
Good luck to our County Novice Men's team that will be competing on Sunday 17th December in WIT Sports Campus, Waterford at the Irish Life Health National Novice Cross Country Championships. The team manager is John Moore, Dundrum A.C. and the team is
William Stephens Coolquill AC, Michael Carey, Clonmel AC, Jimmy Boland Clonmel AC, Kevin Moore Dundrum AC, Dermot Hayes Dundrum AC, Paddy Cummins Moycarkey Coolcroo AC, Shane Mullaney Moycarkey Coolcroo AC, Tom Hennessey Nenagh Olympic AC, Aaron Quigley Nenagh Olympic AC, John Treacy Thurles Crokes AC, John Fitzgibbon Thurles Crokes AC & Denis Shanahan Thurles Crokes AC.
See Juvenile PRO Report here.  See Novice Preview here. See Timetable here.

Wins for Fitzgibbon and Moore at County Senior XC

On a very cold snowy day in Annacarty there was a good showing from County athletes for the County Junior & Senior Cross Country Championships. Ciara O'Neill, Clonmel A.C. and Ben O'Dwyer, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. took the titles in the Junior races with wins for Carmel Fitzgibbon, Thurles Crokes A.C. and Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. in the Senior categories.
See Senior XC Report here. See Results here.   Photos here.  Thanks to County Juvenile XC PRO Eibhlis Purcell


Excellent European 15th and 24th for Tobin & Maunsell

Clonmel A.C. athletes Sean Tobin and Kevin Maunsell both ran the race of their lives at the European Cross Country Championships in Samorin, Slovakia on Sunday 10th December. Lining out for their country in the Senior Men's race, Tobin finished 15th and first home for Ireland in 30.43 with Kevin Maunsell crossing the line close behind in 24th place in 30.49 and 3rd scoring member of the Irish Men's team which finished 5th overall on 58 points just 2 points behind 4th place finishers France. Congratuations to both men on such wonderful performances, we are immensely proud of you both.  See AAI Review here.

AAI Clubs Safety Statement 2017
See info here.

Wrights Close Walk in the Park

See AAI Review and results from National 20k Race Walking Championships here.

Canon Hayes Volunteer in Sport Award for Kathleen England

Congratulations to Kathleen England, Roscrea A.C. who won a Canon Hayes Sports Volunteer Award
at the Canon Hayes National Sports Awards Banquet in the Ballykisteen Hotel recently. Kathleen was honoured for all her dedicated work over the years with Roscrea A.C. and Roscrea and County Tipperary Community Games.

County Junior & Senior Cross Country Championships

Sunday 10th December in Annacarthy @ 12.30pm.
See Course Map, Directions and Parking Details here.


AAI Prehab & Conditioning Sheets

AAI Prehab     Mobility & Foot & Ankle Conditioning

Hayde and Maunsell Selected for Celtic Cross Country International

Congrats to Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. and Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. who have both been selected to compete for Ireland at the forthcoming Celtic Cross Country International in Antrim on Saturday 6th January.
See more
here.


McDaid to Lead Senior Women's Team Ahead of New Role
See more here.

 
Exceptional Quality Finish to Autumn Season for National Throws Squad
The County has been represented on the National Throws Squad by Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. athletes, Sean Mockler (Discus & Hammer) and Jack Ryan (Shot Putt) who were both selected based on their excellent results this year and have greatly benefitted from the sessions so far. Thanks to National Throws Coach, Dave Sweeney for all his work with the squad. We wish them the best of luck in their 2018 season.
See AAI review here.


County Tipperary Post Primary Schools XC Championships

These Championships took place on Wednesday 6th December in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds. There were team wins for the Ursuline Thurles in the Girls category, St. Joseph's CBS Nenagh in the Boys and the Presentation Ballingarry winning the Mixed Schools award.
Report here. See results here.

Nenagh Olympic A.C. are Irish Development Club of the Year


A big congratulations to Nenagh Olympic A.C. who received an award for "Development Club of the Year" at the Irish Life Health Irish Athletics Awards in the Crown Plaza Hotel, Santry on Wednesday 6th December. Other Munster winners included Rob Heffernan, Phil Healy, Drew and Hayley Harrison, Donie Walsh. See AAI Review here.

Athletics Award for Martin Leyden

Well done to Martin Leyden, Templemore A.C. who was accorded a Civic Reception in the Templemore Arms on Thursday 23rd November along with seven other recipients. Martin received his award from the Templemore-Thurles Municipal District for his huge contribution to athletics in Templemore over the years. This is the highest ranking award that can be bestowed by the Templemore-Thurles Municipal District. Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. also received an award with her family for winning Ireland's Fittest Family in 2016.
See Midland Tribune Article here. See Tipperary Star Article here.


National Community Games Volunteer Awards for Emby Walsh and Daniel Ryan


Congratulations to Emby Walsh, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. and to Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. who both received National Area Volunteer awards at the National Community Games Awards Night in the Johnstown Estate, Enfield, Co. Meath on Saturday 25th November. Emby received the Tipperary Adult Volunteer award for all her tireless Community Games work over the years both at area level in Carrick-On-Suir and at county, provincial and national level. Her dedication to Community Games knows no bounds and her athletes have won countless National community games medals over the years. Daniel, no stranger to winning national community games medals, received the Tipperary Youth Volunteer award for his promotion of Community Games among the youth of his parish, Moycarkey Borris and at County and National level and his assistance at athletics events at County and National level. Daniel was unable to attend due to college committments, his Dad, Jim accepted the award on his behalf.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Theo Phelan, Prior Park, Clonmel (1908 - 1970)
Neddy O'Connell, Littleton (1916 - ?)
Jack Lawlor, Main Street, Carrick-On-Suir (1930 - 2014)

County Tipperary Post Primary Schools XC Championships

These Championships will take place on Wednesday 6th December in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds. 
See Poster with all details here.

County Junior & Senior Cross Country Championships

Sunday 10th December in Dundrum
Closing date for online entry is midnight on Thursday 7th December.

AAI Registration Figures for End of November 2017

See here.

Irish Mixed Relay Team Selected for Great Edinburgh XC
See details here.

The Little Book of Irish Athletics by Tom Hunt - BOOK LAUNCH

All are welcome to attend the book launch of the Little Book of Irish Athletics by Tom Hunt. It takes place on Friday 8th December in the Book Centre, Waterford at 6.30pm. See more details here.

Munster Juvenile "B", Junior & Intermediate Cross Country

At these Championships in Beaufort, Co. Kerry on Sunday 3rd December, there was a brilliant gold medal won by James Doyle, Thurles Crokes A.C. in the Boys U/13 race with silver for Saoirse Doran, Moyne A.C. (Girls U/11), bronze for Aaron Moore, Moyne A.C. (Boys U/13) and a top 12 finish for Saoirse Coen, Dundrum A.C., Ruth Phelan, Moyne A.C., Nessa Dwan, Dundrum A.C., Alana Spillane, Moyne A.C., Cathal O'Reilly, Thurles Crokes A.C., Helen Cleere, Moyne A.C., Ellen Bolger, Carrick-On-Suir A.C., Jack O'Meara, Thurles, Crokes A.C., Aoibheann Duggan, Moyne A.C. & Dylan McLaughlin, Moyne A.C. The Tipperary Boys U/13 team won silver with Moyne A.C. winning silver in the Inter-Club Girls U/11. Congrats to all.
See results here. See Juvenile PRO Report here.

Job Opportunity - CEO Athletics Ireland

See all the details here.

Tobin & Maunsell Selected for European Cross Country

Congrats to Clonmel A.C. athletes, Kevin Maunsell and Sean Tobin who have both been selected for the Irish Senior Men's team bound for Slovakia for the European Cross Country Championships on 10th December. They will join a 27 strong Irish team which includes 11 Munster athletes.
See Article in Tipperary Star here. See AAI report here.


National Gold for Hayde & Bronze for Walsh at National Juvenile Even Age

Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. put in an excellent performance in the Girls U/16 race at the National Juvenile Even Age Cross Country Championships in Abbotstown on Sunday 26th November to win gold and the national title a year out of her age and a silver Inter-Provincial medal for Munster. Terrific runs were also had by Ben Walsh, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who won bronze in the Boys U/12 race with a 5th place finish for Shane Buckley, Dundrum A.C. Both athletes won bronze Inter-Provincial medals with Munster with Cian Hodgins and Tom Walsh, Nenagh Olympic A.C. also winning bronze Inter-Provincial medals in the Boys U/14 race. Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. was 15th in the Senior Women's race with a 5th place finish for Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. in the Senior Men's race. See AAI Review and results here.  See Juvenile PRO Report here.

Irish Life Health National Juvenile Even Age & Senior XC Championships

Sunday 26th November in the National Sports Campus, Abbotstown
See Start Lists, Timetable, Directions, Parking details and Course Map here.
See AAI Preview here.

Athletics Ireland Numbers Reach 60,000+
See AAI Report here.

Munster Development & Performance Squads Update

  • There will be no Performance Squad Shot Putt on Saturday as Dave Fratarolli is unavailable. However, an extra session will be put on at a later date to cover this. 
  • All Javelin, Discus and Hammer throwers should go straight out to Borrisokane A.C. Athletics Grounds. There is no need to check in at the stadium beforehand. THIS INCLUDES ANY ATHLETES WHO WISH TO DO THE JAVELIN DEVELOPMENT SESSION. Development session will run from 11am to 1pm in Borrisokane. If unsure of the directions, please give John O'Farrell a call on 087 2210115.
  • DEVELOPMENT Events for Saturday are Short Hurdles with Noelle Morrissey, High Jump with Martin O'Grady, Javelin with Brian Scanlon and Middle Distance with Sean Finn. We have excellent coaches so please encourage your athletes (12 years+)  to attend as these sessions will be very beneficial to them. Session is from 11am to 1pm and fee is 5 euro per athlete.
  • The Middle Distance session for Development athletes will take place in Nenagh CBS grounds but please come to the stadium first to register and meet as a group.
  • Frank Lynch, our Walks Coach will take Development Walkers with his Performance Squad from 1pm to 3pm in Nenagh Indoor Stadium.
  • At the end of the Performance Session, Karen Coughlan and Caroline O' Connell, Physiotherapists from Cahir Physiotherapy will do a short sesson on prehad/conditioning. Can all athletes please bring a mat and a mini-band/theraband with them on the day. 

Munster Development & Performance Squads - Day 2
The second day of the Munster Development & Performance Squads will take place on Saturday 25th November in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. The Development Squad takes place from 11am to 1pm and is open to all athletes aged 12 years+. The squad will cost 5 euro per athlete. Please check in at the venue from 10.30am. Events covered on the day will be SHORT HURDLES (Noelle Morrissey), JAVELIN (Brian Scanlon), HIGH JUMP (Martin O'Grady) & MIDDLE DISTANCE (Sean Finn). The Performance Session will cover all events and takes place from 1pm to 3pm and is for selected athletes only. Any selected athletes who have not registered yet can do so on the day. There will be a practical session on Prehab/Conditioning at the end of the Performance squad which will be given by Karen Coughlan & Caroline O'Connell, Physiotherapists (Cahir Physiotherapy).


The Hammer Corner

More articles have been added to our "Hammer Corner"
See more here.

12th place Finish for Tobin at NCAA 


Sean Tobin ran an excellent race at the NCAA D1 Men's 10km in Louisville, KY on Saturday 18th November to finish in 12th place out of 254 runners. Tobin clocked 29.38 with the overall winner, Justyn Knight Syracuse finishing in 29 minutes. Meanwhile at the NCAA D2 Women's 6km race in Evansville, Indiana, Tobin's sister, Laura, St. Leo's Florida, finished 155th out of 295 runners in a time of 23.05. Congrats and well done to both. Great to see Clonmel A.C. being strongly represented in the US.
See NCAA D1 & D2 Championship Results here. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report.


Wins for Nenagh & Templemore at Munster Juvenile XC Relays

The Munster Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Championships took place in Riverstick, Co. Cork on Sunday 19th November. Both Nenagh Olympic A.C. and Templemore A.C. recorded gold medal wins in the Boys U/14 and Boys U/16 races. There was also silver for Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/16 with Thurles Crokes A.C. winning bronze in the Boys U/14.
See Juvenile PRO Report here. See results here.

Munster Master Cross Country Results

See Provisional results below. Any errors/omissions to Michael Lillis at ccsecretary@munsterathletics.com.
Women's results    Men's results


Successful Limerick and Kerry Jumps Workshops Held

See AAI report here.

Trail World and Long Distance Mountain Running Champs 2018

See selection criteria and more details here.

Tobin 6th in NCAA Southern Region Cross Country

On Friday 10th November, Sean Tobin, Olé Miss had a terrific run in the NCAA Southern Region Cross Country in his first 10km of the season placing 6th overall (30.15.7) out of 174 and first Non-African home. The Ole Miss Men's team placed 2nd which qualifies them for the NCAA Finals on 18th November in Louisville, KY. The Ole Miss Women's team won the team competition so they too qualify for NCAA Finals. Read more  here. See Report on all NCAA Regional Cross Country results from 10th November here. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for this week's report.
Keep up to date with all NCAA news and results at www.letsrun.com.


Munster Masters XC & Juvenile Inter-Club Relay XC Championships

Sunday 19th November in the Cork Athletics Grounds, Slieveroe, Riverstick. First race starts at 11.30am. See directions GP co-ordinates, course map & parking directions here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Patsy Carroll, Ballyea, Rathcabbin 1922 - 1996
John Keaty, Kilfeacle 1933 - 2011

Wins for Hodgins, Hayde & Maunsell at Munster Cross Country
All roads led to Galbally on Sunday 12th November for the Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior Cross Country Championships. Tipperary had 3 overall winners with Cian Hodgins, Nenagh Olympic A.C., (Boys U/13) Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. (Girls U/15) and Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C.
(Senior Men) all taking home Munster titles. . Sophie Coughal, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. won silver in the Girls U/11 with bronze medals for Colm Ryan, Newport A.C. in the Boys U/9 race and Leah Quane, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. in the U/13 Girls race. Further individual medal winners were - Daniel Lyons, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U9), Abagail O'Regan, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (U11), Charlie Tobin, Newport A.C. (U11), Daire O'Donnell, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (U11), Kate Ferncombe, Dundrum A.C. (U13), Millie Kelly, Dundrum A.C. (U13), Tom Walsh, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U13), Emma Murray, Coolquill A.C. (U15), Siobhan Whelan, Clonmel A.C. (U17) & Bjorn Downes, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. (U19).
See provisional results here.
Any errors/omissions to Michael Lillis at ccsecretary@munsterathletics.com.
See Juvenile PRO Report here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Pat Harding, Carrick-On-Suir (1874 - 1911)
Tom Davin, Deerpark, Carrick-On-Suir (1851 - 1890)
J.C. Hayes, Ballingrawn, Cloughjordan (1878 - 1931)


Irish Team Flower in Scotland

See AAI Review of SIAB Schools International here.

Heaslip Top Irish Performer in Belgium
See AAI Report here.

Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior XC

See Start Lists here.

Munster Juvenile Inter-Club Relays
Sunday 19th November in Riverstick, Co. Cork
Closing date for entries is midnight on Monday 13th November. Entry through Club Secretaries, you don't have to qualify from the County Relay Championships. See details about Juvenile Inter-Club Relays on page 13 of the Munster Juvenile XC Booklet here.

Schools Cross Country Dates

The East Munster Schools Cross Country Championships will be held on Thursday 8th February 2018, the Munster Schools Cross Country Championships will be on Friday 23rd February 2018 and the Irish Schools Cross Country Championships will be Saturday 10th March 2018. All 3 competitions will be held in WIT Sport Campus, Carriganore, Waterford.

Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior XC
Sunday 12th November in Galbally @ 11.30am
See Directions to Galbally here. See Course Maps here. Numbers can be collected at the venue near the finish line (as marked on the map). 
Traffic stewards will be present in Galbally village during the day to direct traffic & notify everyone of parking options. All buses will be directed by stewards to park in the rugby pitch. Mooreabbey Milers A.C. request that all competitors and spectators follow the directions of the stewards on duty. First race (Girls U/9) starts at 11.30am. There are over 200 athletes in some of the younger age groups so please ensure that you leave plenty of time to get to the venue.

Hubert (Hugh) Finnerty RIP

The death has occurred of Hugh Finnerty, Nenagh, father of Denis & Christine Finnerty, Nenagh Olympic A.C.

Go dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

See the funeral arrangements
here.

Boherlahan Dualla Win Mary Doyle Trophy


The County Tipperary Community Games Cross Country Trials were held in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds on Thursday 26th October. A record number of over 100 participants turned up on the night to compete, with Boherlahan Dualla, the County's most recently affiliated area winning the Mary Doyle Trophy for the Area with the most competitors on the night. Pictured above are Albert Doyle husband of the late Mary Doyle and Annette O'Donnell, Area Secretary Boherlahan Dualla. Thanks to Kathleen and Patsy Dorney, Thurles Crokes A.C. for hosting the competition and to all the areas that supported the event.
See Results and Photos from the night here.


AAI Registration Figures for End October 2017

See here.

Latest Report on Irish Athletes Based in US
See latest results here for 3rd, 4th & 5th November. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report. Laura Tobin, St. Leo Florida (Clonmel A.C.) is featured in this report.

Munster Convention

The Munster Convention will take place on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 12 noon at a Tipperary venue (tbc). All nominations and motions to Munster Administration Secretary, Esther Fitzpatrick by Sunday 28th January 2018.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Mick O'Farrell, Abbeyside, Dungarvan (1932 - 2003)

Successful Throws Workshop Held in Templemore


On Thursday 2nd November, Templemore Track was the venue for a very successful Throws Workshop for Hammer and Shot Putt. The Hammer workshop led by Irish Olympian, Phil Conway was well attended by over twenty throwers ranging from beginner to International standard with some coaches also in attendance. The Shot Putt workshop led by National Throws Coach, Dave Sweeney was equally successful with six athletes and their coaches taking part. On behalf of Tipperary Athletics, we would like to thank Phil Conway and Dave Sweeney for two very informative and productive workshops and we look forward to working with them again in the future.

County U/23 & Masters Cross Country Championships

Sunday 5th November in Thurles Crokes A.C
PRO Report here. See Results here.


Templemore & Nenagh Tops at County Juvenile Relays

The County Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Relay Championships were held in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds on Sunday 5th November. With record numbers of teams in attendance, Templemore A.C. were tops in the Girls competitions winning the U/10, U/12 & U/14 competitions and Nenagh Olympic A.C. taking the honours in the Boys U/10, Boys U/14 and Mixed U/16 Relays.
PRO Report here. See Results here.


Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Jim Fahy, Ballymorris, Bansha 1879 - 1958
Tommy Headon, Ballyporeen 1918 - 1966
Mick Slevin, Kylenagoona, Borrisokane 1924 - 1984


Munster Squads - Update
First session takes place tomorrow (4th November) in Nenagh Indoor Stadium.  Development Squads for Sprints, Shot, Long Jump, Pole Vault & Middle Distance from 11am to 1pm and Performance Squad for selected athletes from 1pm to 3pm which will cover all events. Any athletes who have not already registered online can still do so.
Walks Coach, Frank Lynch will take development athletes (12 years+)with his Performance group from 1pm to 3pm. Cost is 5 euro and any interested athletes should just turn up before 1pm and register. The Performance Discus and Hammer sessions will be covered by John O'Farrell so all athletes in both groups should go straight out to Borrisokane A.C.'s grounds in Borrisokane. Guest speaker on the day will be Brother John Dooley, AAI Liaison Officer to Irish athletes based in the US.

County Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Relays

Sunday 5th November in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds
Please note that all age groups will be running 500m distances, the same as Munster competitions.
See details here.

Report on US Based Irish Athletes

October 26th - 30th October
Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report. Bro. Dooley will be giving a talk on Saturday to the Munster Performance Squad in Nenagh at the end of their session.
See here.

County Juvenile Relays & U/23 & Masters XC Championships

Sunday 5th November in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds
Entry on the day for Juvenile Inter-Club Relays. See more here. Online entry for U/23 & Masters closes at midnight on Thursday  2nd November. Distances are 4km for U/23 Women and Master Women and 7km for U/23 Men & Master Men.


DON'T FORGET OUR THROWS WORKSHOPS

Thursday 2nd November in Templemore Track
Registration at 9.30am for start at 10am
See all the details here.


Graham Qualifies for Europeans

See AAI report here.

Graham Defends Title on Delightful Day in Dublin
Well done to all our Tipperary competitors on the day.
See AAI Review on Dublin Marathon here.

County Juvenile "B" Cross Country Championships

Sunday 29th October in Moyglass
See Juvenile PRO Report here. See Results here.


County Novice "B" Cross Country Championships

Sunday 29th October in Moyglass
See Results
here.

Irish Schools Combined Events Championships

Saturday 28th October in AIT Arena
Congrats to Mark Carroll, Nenagh CBS who was 3rd in the Minor Boys competition.
 See Munster PRO Report here. See AAI Review here.
Girls Results    Boys Results


Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Maurice Davin, Deerpark, Carrick-On-Suir 1842 - 1927
Jim Mitchell, Bartoose, Emly 1864 - 1921

Shot Putt Workshop

Tipperary Athletics will be holding a Shot Putt Workshop with Dave Sweeney on Thursday 2nd  November in Templemore Track starting at 10am. Workshop is open to parents, coaches & athletes aged from 13 years to 16 years. A Hammer Workshop with Phil Conway will also take place on the same day at the same time and venue.
See all information on Shot Putt Workshop here.
Details of Hammer workshop are below.


Hammer Workshop - RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY 2ND NOVEMBER

Tipperary Athletics is holding a Hammer Workshop which will be given by Phil Conway on Thursday 2nd November in Templemore Track from 10am to 2.30pm. The Workshop will cover "recommended/suggested Indoor Winter training for young female and male hammer throwers seeking improvement for the 2018 season". All are welcome to attend.
See all the details here.
Read some interesting articles in our "Hammer Corner" here.

Tobin on Ole Miss team who place 3rd at SEC

Congrats to Sean Tobin, Ole Miss (Clonmel A.C.) who was on the Rebel Men's team that placed 3rd in the SEC Championships at the University of Georgia on Friday 27th October. Tobin finished 8th overall and first home for the Rebels at 24.02.2 in the Men's 8km race.
Read more and see results here

Ryan Receives Sports Scholarship from Brunel University

Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (pictured on far left) who received his sports scholarship for athletics from Brunel University on Friday 27th October. Ryan is pictured with his fellow scholarship athletes and Olympic gold medalist, Kate Richardson (Great Britain Hockey team) who is a former graduate of Brunel University. A total of 28 students across a range of sports received scholarships.

European Selection Opportunity at Dublin Marathon

See more here.

National Glory up for Grabs at Dublin Marathon
See Livestream link and entry lists here.

Athletics Ireland Safeguarding Statement

See more here.

Sprints & Jumps Network Day Initiative 2107
See AAI Report here.

County Tipperary Post Primary Schools XC Championships

These Championships will take place on Wednesday 6th December in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds. Details will be sent out to all County schools in the next few days.
See Poster with all details here.

County Juvenile "B" & Novice "B" Cross Country Championships
Sunday 29th October in Moyglass at 12 noon.  More details here on Juvenile competition.

Nenagh Olympic A.C. Fundraising Appeal

Nenagh Olympic A.C. has just launched a fundraising site to raise funds of 90,000 euro. This is to cover the shortfall in the cost of restoring the Indoor Stadium to competition level following their recent fire damage. Everyone's support with this project would be greatly appreciated as Nenagh Olympic A.C. and the stadium have contributed so much to the sport of athletics in the County and far beyond over the years. With our donations, they can continue that legacy far into the future. Link to donate is here.
See further details here.


4 Upcoming Indoor Meets in National Indoor Arena, Abbotstown, Dublin
First meet takes place on Thursday 9th November.
Read all the details here.

Tipperary Community Games Cross Country Trials 2018

County Tipperary Community Games will be holding their Cross Country trials for 2018 teams on Thursday 26th October in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds. Registration on the night from 7pm onwards with first race starting at 7.30pm. This year, there will be a special trophy presented in memory of our beloved Mary Doyle for the best represented area on the night. Can all Clubs please encourage their athletes from their local Community Games areas to support this event and to display the poster below in their Club houses and local schools.
See all the details in Poster here.


Munster Development & Performance Squads 2017/2018
Performance Athletes, don't forget to register by Thursday 2nd November for the Munster Squad.
Registration Link can be found here.

Munster Development & Performance Squads 2017/2018
The dates for the Munster Development and Performance Squads will be Saturday 4th November, Saturday 25th November, Saturday 30th December (all in Nenagh Indoor Stadium) and Saturday 7th April 2018 (venue tbc). All the details including selected athletes for the performance squads can now be found here. Congrats to all our selected athletes.
List coaches and selected athletes on Munster Performance Squad is here
Register for Munster Performance Squad here.
Last date for registration is Thursday 2nd November. Cost is 25 euro per athlete for all 4 sessions and a Squad T-Shirt.

The same coaches will take both the Development and Performance Squads so can all Clubs please encourage their non-selected/younger athletes to attend the Development Squads. They are open to all athletes aged 12+ and will run from 11am to 1pm on each day at a cost of 5 euro per athlete. On Day 1 and Day 3, the events will be Sprints, Shot, Long Jump, Pole Vault & Middle Distance and Day 2 and Day 4 will cover Short Hurdles, Javelin, High Jump & Middle Distance. The Performance Squads will cover all events.

Irish Schools Combined Events Championships
Saturday 28th October in AIT International Arena, Athlone @ 10am
Good luck to Lynn Vermeer, Scoil Mhuire COS (Junior Girls), Mark Carroll, Nenagh CBS & Armand Schoeman, Colaiste Mhuire Co-Ed Thurles (Minor Boys) & Sean Carolan, St. Mary's Newport (Inter Boys) who will be competing for Tipperary on the day.
See Timetable here.

Latest Report on Irish Athletes Based in US
See latest results here for 29th & 30th September & 1st October 2017. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report. Laura Tobin, St. Leo Florida (Clonmel A.C.) is featured in this report.

Heaslip Puts Best Foot Forward at Autumn Open

See AAI review here.

Ray Flynn to be inducted into Athletics Ireland Hall of Fame
Read more here.

Where are they now? Ireland's "Lost" Scholarship Students
Excellent article in the Irish Times on Saturday 21st August with Tipperary native, Brother John Dooley from Nenagh who has done excellent work with Ireland's scholarship students over the years for which we are truly indebted to him for. Tipperary currently has some of it's athletes on sports scholarships in the US, the UK & Ireland - Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. (University of Mississippi), Laura Tobin, Clonmel A.C. (St. Leo University Florida), Orlaith Moynihan, Clonmel A.C. (Iona College), Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Brunel University London) & Sharlene Madwsley, Newport A.C. (UL).
See article here.  Read more about Irish athletes based in the US here.

Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 XC Championships

Gold for Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. in Girls U/16, silver for Charlie Tobin, Newport A.C. Boys U/10 and Shane Buckley, Dundrum A.C. Boys U/12, silver for Aaron Quigley, Nenagh Olympic A.C. U/23 Men, bronze for Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in Novice & U/23 Women, 4th for Aoife Delargy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. U/23 Women, 4th for Ben Walsh, Nenagh Olympic A.C. Boys U/12, 6th for Emma Murray, Coolquill A.C. Girls U/16 & John Treacy, Thurles Crokes A.C. Novice Men, 7th for Leah Quane, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. Girls U/14, 8th for Tom Walsh & 10th for Cian Hodgins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. Boys U/14 with 10th place also for Millie Kelly, Dundrum A.C. Girls U/12 & 11th for Siobhan Whelan, Clonmel A.C. Girls U/16. Nenagh Olympic A.C. win gold in Boys U/14 and Tipperary were 3rd, 2nd for Tipperary Novice Men, 2nd for Tipperary U/23 Women & 3rd for Tipperary Novice Women. Some great results  from Clare. See. Tipperary Juvenile PRO Report here.
See Provisional results here. Any error/omissions, please contact ccsecretary@munsterathletics.com

Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 Cross Country Championships

Sunday 22nd October in Clarecastle, Co. Clare with first race at 11.30am
The event is going ahead as planned and if any changes are necessary due to weather conditions, details will be posted on the Munster Athletics website and sent around to all Clubs.
See Start Lists here.  See Course Map here.

Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 XC Championships

Sunday 22nd October in Clarecastle, Co. Clare
Everyone travelling to the venue should take Exit 12 off the motorway, then at the second roundabout, turn left into Clarecastle Village. Numbers will be given out at the GAA Clubhouse. All Buses should part at Clarecastle National School grounds. 


Best Male Tipperary Hammer Throwers of All Time (7.26kg)

Top places go to Matt McGrath (Nenagh), John Monaghan (Nenagh Olympic) & Michael Grace, Tipperary Town. Hammer throwing continues to thrive in Tipperary with John Dwyer, Templemore A.C. placed 6th in the all time rankings with 52.15m which he threw this year. We also have plenty of up and coming young talent with Aoife Vaughan Witts & Jade O'Farrell, Borrisokane A.C., Fiona Hennessy, Templemore A.C., Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C., Sean Carolan, Brian Naughton & Joshua Delaney, Nenagh Olympic A.C. all throwing well this year. Thanks to Phil Conway for compiling the list which can be viewed here. Don't forget our Hammer Workshop with Phil during mid-term on Wednesday 1st November in Templemore Track. Details are here.

Applications for 2018 Carding Now Open
Closing date for applications is 29th October 2017.
See all the details here.

2018 European Athletics Congress Convention
See report from AAI here.

Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 Cross Country
The online entry deadline for the forthcoming Munster Cross Country Championships on Sunday next 22nd October has been extended until midnight tomorrow (Wednesday 18th October).

"Fast Running" Interviews Sean Tobin

Well worth a read, lovely honest interview with Clonmel A.C.'s Sean Tobin who is currently in the US at Ole Miss University.
See here.


Tobin in Good Form at US Pre-Nationals

Sean Tobin, Ole Miss (Clonmel A.C.) was in great form at the US Pre-National Invitational Seeded race in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday 14th October. Tobin finished first for Ole Miss in 20th place  in a seasons best of 23.30.3. leading his team to a 5th place finish overall.
See more here.

Irish Life Health National Athletics Awards 2017
Wednesday 6th December at 12 noon in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry
See all the details here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Patsy Fitzgerald, Poynstown, Glengoole (1929 - 2017)
Michael O'Connor, Rathcown, Cashel (1876 - 1926)
Mick Healy, Coolcroo, Two Mile Borris (1907 - 1968)

Wins for Hughes & Treacy at County Intermediate XC

It was a double individual win for Thurles Crokes A.C. athletes at the County Intermediate XC Championships in Galbally on Sunday 15th October with Jacqueline Hughes and John Treacy both being crowned County Champions and the Thurles Croke's women also lifting the team title. Silver and bronze in the Women's race went to Marie O'Shea, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. and Suzanne Shine, Clonmel A.C. with Dundrum A.C. athletes Gareth McGlinchy and Colm Bradshaw taking 2nd & 3rd in the Men's race and leading Dundrum to a team victory.
See Results here.


County Juvenile Uneven Age XC Championships

Any errors/omissions in results, please contact Nikki Hennessy at nikkihennessy@eircom.net
Juvenile PRO Report here. See provisional Results here.

County Juvenile Uneven Age & Intermediate Cross Country Championships

Sunday 15th October in Galbally.
See more details
here. Directions to the venue here.
See Course Map here. See Preview from Juvenile Cross Country PRO here.

Closing date for juvenile entries is midnight on Tuesday 10th October and Thursday 12th October for Intermediate entries. There is parking at the school which is just across from the course and also at the graveyard which is quite near. Mass will be on in the church at 11.30am so no parking in the church yard please.

Munster Schools Combined Events Championships

Wednesday 11th October in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Congrats to Lynn Vermeer, Scoil Mhuire COS/Carrick-On-Suir A.C. who was 3rd in the Junior Girls & to Laura Hayes, Borrisokane A.C. who was 5th with Mark Carroll, Nenagh CBS/Templemore A.C. &
Armand Schoeman, Colaiste Mhuire Co-Ed Thurles/Templemore A.C. 2nd and 3rd in the Minor Boys competition & Joshua Egan, St. Munchins/Nenagh Olympic A.C. 5th in the Inter Boys competition. See PRO Report here.
Updated Records             Results:   Boys    Girls


Munster Development & Performance Squads 2017/2018
The dates for the Munster Development and Performance Squads will be Saturday 4th November, Saturday 25th November, Saturday 30th December (all in Nenagh Indoor Stadium) and Saturday 7th April 2018 (venue tbc). All the details including selected athletes for the performance squads can now be found here. Congrats to all our selected athletes.
List coaches and selected athletes on Munster Performance Squad is here
Register for Munster Performance Squad here.
Last date for registration is Thursday 2nd November. Cost is 25 euro per athlete for all 4 sessions and a Squad T-Shirt.

The same coaches will take both the Development and Performance Squads so can all Clubs please encourage their non-selected/younger athletes to attend the Development Squads. They are open to all athletes aged 12+ and will run from 11am to 1pm on each day at a cost of 5 euro per athlete. On Day 1 and Day 3, the events will be Sprints, Shot, Long Jump, Pole Vault & Middle Distance and Day 2 and Day 4 will cover Short Hurdles, Javelin, High Jump & Middle Distance. The Performance Squads will cover all events.

Munster Schools Combined Events Championships 2017
Wednesday 11th October @ 11am in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Good luck to all our athletes who will be taking part.
Timetable  Rules    Records
See Munster Schools Athletics website here.
See East Munster Schools Athletics website here.

Children First Act Commencing December 11th
See more details here.

Application for Regrading for 2017/2018 Cross Country Season
See details here.

Over 3,300 children compete at Tipp Primary Schools XC

The County Tipperary Primary Schools Cross Country Championships were held in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds on Tuesday 3rd October. Over 3,300 children competed in a total of 36 races which were run over a period of 3 and a half hours. Many thanks to all the schools who took part on the day and to all who helped out. A special thanks to chief organisers, Emby Walsh and Jim Ryan and to Patsy and Kathleen Dorney for the wonderful facilities.
See Full Results here.

County Juvenile Even Age XC Championships

Sunday 1st October in the Middlepiece, Two Mile Borris
See Full Results here.   Juvenile PRO Report here.

Thurles Crokes Tops at County Novice XC

Thurles Crokes A.C. scored on the double at the County Novice Cross Country Championships in the Middlepiece, Two Mile Borris on Sunday 1st October. Jacqueline Hughes won the Novice Women's race with John Treacy taking the Men's title. Moyne A.C. took the Novice Women's team title with Dundrum A.C. winning the Men's team title. Our thanks for Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. for hosting the event.
See Full Results here.

County Tipperary Primary Schools Cross Country Championships

Tuesday 3rd October in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds.
Entry Form here. See further information here.
Please note that Group 1 starts at 10.30am and Group 2 at 11.30am. All schools can check the Schools Start List below to see what races they are in and the Race Schedule below to see what time each race is scheduled for. Good luck to everyone who will be taking part. We look forward to seeing you in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds on Tuesday 3rd October.
See Schools Start Lists here.  Race Schedule here.

Start of Cross Country Season

Our first County Cross Country fixture takes place at 12 noon on Sunday next, 1st October in the Middlepiece (also known as the Turnpike), Two Mile Borris with the Juvenile Even Age & Novice Cross Country Championships.
Read more details here from our County Juvenile Cross Country Secretary, Eibhlis Purcell.
See link here for directions to the Middlepiece.


Silver & Bronze for Grogan & Roche at Tipp Mini Marathon

Linda Grogan, Dundrum A.C. (2nd in 39.32) and Aine Roche, Clonmel A.C. (3rd in 41.14) led the Tipperary women home at the Tipperary Mini Marathon on Sunday 24th September in Clonmel with Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. also placing inside the top 6 in 4th place in 43.02. Congratulations to the winners and to all who took part on the day.
See Results at link here.   More details and photos on their FB page here.


Thurles Crokes A.C. Excel at National Half Marathon Championships 2017
Thurles Crokes A.C. were very well represented at the National Half Marathon Championships on Sunday 13th August. In the Senior Men's category, John Treacy finished 13th (1.14.05.22) with Kevin Coleman in 23rd (1.19.39.32). John Fitzgibbon finished 12th overall in the 0/35 category running 1.16.02.72 with Declan Ryan in 19th place (1.19.39.20) with the team finishing 6th overall in the Senior Category out of a total of 42 teams. Congrats to all.
Individual Men's results here.  Team results here.


Taoiseach Launches CX+ Sport's Partnership with Athletics Ireland

Read more here.

National Marathon Team Declaration Form

Deadline is Friday 20th October. See here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer
Paddy Quinn, Erinagh, Capparoe, Nenagh (1884 - 1946)
John Hughes, Roscrea (1850 - 1921)

Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C.


A great article appeared recently in the Nenagh Guardian about Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. Sharlene is currently studying in UL on a Sports Scholarship and she is starting the next cycle of her trainining which will take her up to 2020 and the Olympics in Tokyo. We wish Sharlene the very best of luck in her studies and her future athletics career. Read all about Sharlene in the article below.
See Article here:  Page 1  Page 2


Munster Cross Country Online Entry is Now Open

First date is Sunday 22nd October in Clarecastle, Co. Clare for the Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 XC Championships. Closing date for online entry is midnight on Monday 16th October. See all the details here. See Munster Juvenile Competition Booklet here.

AAI Prehab Exercises for Athletes

See here.

Silver & Bronze for Mockler at English AAA's


Congrats to Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. who put in a terrific performance at the English AAA's in Bedford at the end of August to win silver in the U/17 Hammer. Mockler ended his season on a high throwing a pb of 67.35m, only the 3rd Irish U/17 Boy ever to throw over 67m. He also won bronze in the U/17 Discus. Mockler is also the 2017 National & Celtic Boys U/18 Hammer Champion as well as the Irish Schools & Tailteann Inter-Boys Hammer Champion. See his winnings for 2017 here.

Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. Night of Athletics Celebration for Daniel Ryan

A great night of athletics celebrations was held in the Horse & Jockey on Friday 8th September for Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. Hosted by his Club in appreciation of all his winnings over the years, the night was attended by athletics representatives from all over Ireland. Speakers included Tiernan O'Donnell, Principal Thurles CBS, Jerry Lyons, Breeda Christie, John Flynn & Billy Purcell (Tipperary County Board), Pauline Martin O'Rourke (Tipperary Community Games), Mary Ashe (Munster Schools Athletics), Mossie Woulfe (Munster Athletics), Liam Hennessy (Athletics Ireland) & Georgina Drumm, President of Athletics Ireland. Daniel is now studying Physiotherapy in Brunel University London and will continue his athletics career alongside it and we wish him the very best of luck both on and off the track. Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. had great success during the 2017 Indoor and Track & Field season finishing as the 3rd best Club in Ireland after the Irish T&F Championships in July. 8 athletes contributed to that success, Sean Mockler, Adam O'Dwyer, Liam McDonagh and the Ryan siblings, Daniel, David, Jack, Anna & Dillon. Read all about their achievements in the booklet below. These 8 athletes also featured on Jackie Cahill's Straight Talk Show on Tipp  FM recently talking about their life as athletes. Definitely worth listening to. See link for podcast here.
See Celebration Booklet here.


Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer
Bill Britton, Ballydonnell, Mullinahone (1890 - 1965)
Thomas P. O. Connor, Rockwell, Cashel (1867 - 1939)


County Cross Country Online Entry Now Opened

See all the details and the entry links here.
First day is Sunday 1st October for the County Juvenile Even Age & Novice Cross Country Championships in the Turnpike, Two Mile Borris at 12 noon. See information here. Closing date for entries is midnight on Tuesday 26th September for Juveniles and Thursday 28th for Novice.

Moyne A.C. Autumn 5k Run/Walk - CANCELLED
Due to an unexpected bereavement in the parish, Moyne A.C. Autumn 5k on Sunday next, 17th September has been cancelled as a mark of respect to the family, relatives and friends of the deceased. Go dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.  


Sprints & Jumps Network Day

Saturday 30th September in AIT
See all the details here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer
John Joe Barry, The Commons, Ballingarry (1924 - 1994)

Munster Schools Combined Events Championships 2017

Wednesday 11th October @ 11am in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Entry forms have now gone out to all Munster Schools. Closing date for entries is Friday 6th October.
Timetable  Rules


2018 Fixtures

See here.

County Senior & Masters Indoor Championships

Sunday 31st December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium @ 1pm
2018 ages will apply. Online entry will be set up in due course.
Timetables:  Senior      Master

Moyne A.C. Autumn 5k Run/Walk

Moyne A.C. are hosting an Autumn 5k Run/Walk on Sunday next, 17th September @ 12 noon. Prizes for the first three ladies and men. 10 euro entry fee. Refreshments served. Event open to all 0/16. Usual "Burma" Route. Meet at Moyne Athletics Track.
See poster here.

County 10 Mile Road Championships

These Championships were held on Sunday 10th September in Ballynonty. Stuart Moloney, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. was first home with John Tracey, Thurles Crokes A.C. in 2nd & William Stephens, Coolquill A.C. in 3rd place. First 3 women across the line were Madeline Loughnane, Thurles Crokes A.C., Linda Grogan, Dundrum A.C. & Aine Roche, Clonmel A.C.  Thurles Crokes A.C. did the double in the team competition winning both the Women's and Men's "A" Division with Templemore A.C. winning the Men's "B" division. Well done to all who took part and to Ballynonty A.C. for hosting this event.
See Results here.

iRunForFun - Post Primary Schools Wanted
See all the details here.

Endurance Coaching Network

Fifth meeting is being held on 30th September in Athlone I.T.
See all the details here.

County Tipperary Primary Schools Cross Country Championships

Wednesday 27th September in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds.
Entry forms and all relevant information has now gone out to all County Primary Schools.
Entry Form here. See further information here.


St. Cronan's A.C. Open Cross Country Day
Sunday 17th September @ 11am in Ballymacahill, Barefield, Co. Clare
See details here.

St. Senan's A.C. Open Cross Country

Sunday 24th September @ 1pm at Kilmacow Sports Centre
See Information here.


Successful Athletics Ireland Junior XC Camp Held
See more here.

County 10 Mile Road Race

Sunday 10th September in Ballynonty @ 11am. Closing date for receipt of entries online is midnight on Thursday 7th September. See details here.

County Cross Country Dates

Following a County Board Meeting this week, the County Cross Country dates have been decided. Details on the fixtures page here

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Ned Tobin, Ballylooby (1911 - 1987)
Jim Hill, Timoney, Roscrea (1888 - 1938)

Tipperary Mini Marathon

Sunday 24th September @ 10.45am in Clonmel
See all the details including registration & course map here.


MemTrain Erasmus+

Volunteers aged 55+ required by AAI
See details here.


Coaches Workshop on Annual Reviews and Performance Plans

See all the details here.

Coaching Courses in the South West for Sept & Oct

See here.

An Riocht A.C. Last Chance Track & Field Meet

Saturday 2nd September in Castleisland @ 12 noon
Register here. More information on FB here.

Bridget Ryan RIP

The death has occurred of Bridget Ryan, sister of Dymphna Ryan, Dundrum A.C. Reposing at Lynch-Kelly Funeral Home, Cappamore on Tuesday evening, 22nd August from 6pm with removal to St. Michael's Church, Cappamore at 8pm
More details here.


National Community Games Finals

County Tipperary Community Games continued their winning ways again in 2017 scoring a total of 13 medals (3 gold, 7 silver, 1 bronze & 2 pewter) in athletics at the National Community Games Finals in Abbotstown, Dublin on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August. Congratulations to all our athletes who took part, especially to our medal winners.
See Results here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

 Henry Power, Littleton (1893  - 1917)
Richard Hume Wallace, Roscrea (1914 - 2000)

Bronze medal win for Tipperary Men's Team

The Tipperary Men's team scored brilliant bronze medals in the Premier Division of the National League Final in Tullamore on Sunday 20th August. Finishing the competition behind Clonliffe Harriers A.C. and Crusaders A.C., the Tipperary Men held off Raheny Shamrocks A.C. and DSD A.C. to take 3rd place. Our Women's team also competed very well to finish in 7th place. Many thanks to all our Junior, Senior & Master athletes who competed on the teams and to our Team Managers, Aisling Hoey, Pauline Martin O'Rourke, Emby Walsh, John O'Farrell, Denis Finnerty, Liam Tierney, Sean Finn and Martin Leyden who all worked their magic together to get both our teams to the National Final.
See AAI Review and Results here.


National Community Games Athletics Finals
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August in Abbotstown
Good luck to all our Tipperary athletes who will be taking part.
See all the details including map, timetables and other important info here.

MESSAGE FROM NATIONAL COMMUNITY GAMES RE: ATHLETICS. All Athletics events will take place on a Grass Track in Abbotstown with the exception of the High Jump and Long Jump which will take place in the Indoor Arena. Please Note for Long Jump & High Jump spikes must not be longer than 5mm. All other field events will take place on grass.


Tipp Teams Set for National League Final

Tipperary County will have a Women's and a Men's team competing  in the Premier Division of the National League Final in Tullamore on Sunday 20th August. We wish them the very best of luck. Athletes from the following County Clubs will be taking part - Carrick-On-Suir A.C., Templemore A.C., Nenagh Olympic A.C., Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C., Newport A.C., Thurles Crokes A.C., Mooreabbey Milers A.C., Coolquill A.C, Borrisokane A.C. & Moyne A.C. All support on the day would be greatly appreciated.
See Qualifying Teams
here.
See Timetable here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Frederick Carr, Ballybeg, Newcastle (1869 - 1952)

County 10 Mile Road Championships

Sunday 10th September in Ballynonty
Closing date for entries is midnight on Thursday 7th September. See all the details here.

Heffernan Crowns Great Career with Top 8 Finish in London

See AAI Review here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

 Jack Ryan, Racecourse, Cashel (1874 - 1937)

AAI National League Final Qualifying Teams

Good luck to both our Womens and Mens teams who will be competing inTullamore on Sunday 20th August.
See here.


Barr Forces to Withdraw Due to Illness

See AAI Report here.

Barr Clears First Hurdle on Marathon Day

See AAI Review from Day 3 of World Championships here.

Celtic Games 2017

Congrats to our 5 Tipperary athletes who competed at the Celtic Games in Morton Stadium, Santry on Saturday 5th August. Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. had a gold medal win for Ireland in the Boys U/18 Hammer with a throw of 60.92m, Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. won gold in the Girls U/18 400m (56.36) and was also on the winning Irish 4 x 400m Relay team who ran 3.51.47, Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. was 2nd in the Boys U/18 Long Jump with 6.43m, Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. was 3rd in the Girls U/16 1500m in 4.40.23 and Conor Ryan, Templemore A.C. was 4th in the Boys U/18 1500m in 4.08.87.
AAI Review and results. Sportsfile Photos here.

London Delight for Gregan

Brian Greegan, Clonliffe Harriers A.C. through to World 400m SF. He competes tonight (6th August) in Lane 8 at 19.48. Mark English, UCD A.C. finishes 5th in his 800m in 1.48.01 but does not progress to  SF.
See AAI review here.

New Series of Famous Tipperary Athletes By Michael O'Dwyer

Following on from his very successful Tipperary Olympian Series a few years back (see here), Michael O'Dwyer is currently compiling a new series of Tipperary Athletics history which deals with famous Tipperary athletes and those with Tipperary connections who have achieved high in their chosen events. First up is James J. Bourke from Tipperary Town (1884 - 1930) and Bob Tisdall, Nenagh (1907 - 2004). We would like to thank Michael for his contribution to Tipperary Athletics History over the years. We are truly indebted to him for all his great work.
Read all about James J. Bourke here.
Read all about Bob Tisdall here.

Irish Team Set for World Championships

See Athlete Details and Irish Timetable here.

European Master Athletic Championships 2017

See results and news here.

Athletics Ireland AGM Minutes April 2017
See here.

County Teams Bound for National League Final

Congrats to our County Women's and Men's teams who both put in excellent performances in the Premier Section of Round 2 of the National League in Templemore on Sunday 30th July. Our Women's team put in a very strong performance to finish 2nd on 108 points behind St. Abbans A.C. with our Men's team continuing their great form and topping the rankings with a win on 147 points . The Women's team finish after two rounds on 195 points in 5th place overall with the Men's team finishing with 248 points in 1st place overall with both teams qualifying for the Final.  Many thanks to all our supporters on the day and to all who helped out for the county. The National League Final takes place on Sunday 20th August in Tullamore and we wish both out teams the very best of luck.
See Results here.


European Youth Olympic Round Up
See AAI Review here.

Sean Healy Memorial Ballynonty 10 Mile Road Race

Sunday 30th July in Ballynonty
Results here.


Munster Juvenile "B" T&F Championships

See Results here.

Brilliant Bronze for Daly in 4 x 100m Relay at EYOF

Congratulations to Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. who won bronze with the Irish Women's 4 x 100m Relay team when they finished their final in a time of 46.38 (Results). Daly ran the 3rd leg for the team with Patience Jumbo Gula taking the Irish team home (pictured above) for EYOF bronze. Sarah Healy, Blackrock A.C. won gold in the 1500 in a time of 4.19.85 (Results) with Louis O'Loughlin, Donore Harriers A.C. 7th in the 800m in 1.56.98 (Results).
Sportsfile Pictures Day 6 here. Live Results here.  Full Results here.


6th Place Finish at EYOF for Daly

Congrats to Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. who finished a brilliant 6th place in the 400mH final clocking 61.94 at the EYOF in Gyor on Friday 28th July (Results). She was in action later in the day running the 3rd leg of the Irish Women's 4 x 100m Relay where the squad won their heat in a time of 46.31 (Results). Louis O'Loughlin, Donore Harriers A.C. wins his 800m heat in pb of 1.54.96 (Results).
See Live results here.   Full Results here.  Sportsfile Pictures Day 5 here.


Nenagh Olympic A.C. 1 Mile Road Race
Sunday 13th August @ 12 noon
See all the details here.


Celtic Games Team Announced

The Celtic Games takes place in Morton Stadium, Santry on Saturday 5th August. Congrats to our Tipperary athletes who were selected.
Irish Team - Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. (1500m), Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (400m & 4 x 400m), Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Hammer).
Development Team - Conor Ryan, Templemore A.C. (1500m), Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Long Jump), Roseann Fitzgerald, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (4 x 400m). 

See more here.

Cleirigh-Buttner Added to Team for London
See details here.

3 Tipperary Men in Top 5 at National Senior 10km


Three Tipperary men recorded a top 5 finish in the 10km at the National Senior Track & Field Championships in Morton Stadium on Sunday 23rd July. Kevin Maunsel, Clonmel A.C. No. 142 finished 3rd, William Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. No 28 finished 4th and Sergiu Cibanu, Clonliffe Harriers A.C. No. 123 finished 5th. All three athletes are based in Clonmel. Congrats to all three men, a great achievement.

Daly Progresses to EYOF 400mH Final

Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. ran a pb of 61.47 in her 400mH SF at the EYOF Championships in Gyor on Thursday 27th July to finish 2nd (See Result here). Daly runs in the final tomorrow (Friday 28th) at 14.40 and we wish her the very best of luck.
See Live Results here.   Full Results here.


11th place finish at EYOF for Carolan

Well done to Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who finished in 11th place in the EYOF Long Jump Final on Wednesday 27th July in Grosetto, Italy with a best of 6.34m (Results here).  See Live results here. Good luck to Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. who is in action in SF of 400mH today (27th). Sportsfile pictures here.

European Youth Olympics Update

Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. has qualified for the Final of the Long Jump having jumped 6.79m in the qualifying round on Tuesday 25th July. The Final takes place today (26th) and we wish him the very best of luck.  Jade Williams, Shercock A.C. won bronze in the Hammer (58.62m) with Patience Jumbo Gula, St. Gerard's A.C. taking bronze in the 100m (11.59). 

See Timetable of events here.  Live Results here.


Liscarroll A.C. Open T&F Sports
Sunday 13th August in Liscarroll GAA Grounds @ 1pm sharp.
See all the details here.

Munster Juvenile "B" T&F Championships

Saturday 29th July at 11am in Templemore Track
See Start Lists below. Any errors/omissions, please contact Anne Cullinane by return at juvenilesecretary@munsterathletics.com.
Timetable   Start Lists

National League - Round 2

Sunday 30th July in Templemore Track
Tipperary will have their Women's and Men's teams in action at Round 2 of the National League on home ground in Templemore on Sunday next, 30th July. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Timetable    
Team Draws

World Championship Selection

See selected athletes here.

European Youth Olympics

Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. competes in qualifying rounds of Long Jump this evening (25th).
Keep up to date with all start lists and results here.

Mawdsley on Irish Women's 4 x 100 Relay who Finish 4th in Europe

Congrats to Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. who rounded off her European Junior Championships with a 4th place finish with the Irish Women's 4 x 100m Relay team in Grosseto on Sunday 23rd July. The quartet finished 4th in the Final in a time of 44.47 seconds having qualified as the 2nd fastest team in their heats setting a new National U/20 record of 44.42. Sharlene
competed very well in her individual event, the 200m to run 24.12 in her heat to finish 2nd and qualify for the Semi-Final where she finished 4th in a time of 23.98 missing out on a place in the final.
See AAI Review here.

County Master Road Championships
Sunday 23rd July in Clonmel
See Results here.

National 1500m Gold for Tobin

Tipperary's standout performer on Day 2 of the National Senior T&F Championships was undoubtly Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C . who took gold in the 1500m in a time of 3.53.90. The Nenagh Olympic A.C. quartet of Robert Bennett, Paul White, Liam Finn and Michael Quilligan put in a terrific performance to take silver in the Men's 4 x 400m Relay in a time of 3.20.90, a new Club record with John Dwyer, Templemore A.C. taking bronze in the Weight for Distance with a throw of 7.49m to add to his super silver medal in the Weight Over the Bar on Day 1. Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. teenager, Daniel Ryan made his debut at a Senior Championships to win a brilliant bronze in the 110mH in a pb of 14.77 and also threw a pb of 13.00m in the Shot Putt to finish 6th. Another teenager in action was Adam Dooley, Templemore A.C. who finished 9th in the Long Jump with a pb of 6.38m. Aoife Vaughan Witts, Borrisokane A.C. was 4th in the Hammer with 47.16m with William Hughes, Thurles Crokes A.C. 15th in the 1500m in a time of 4.03.42. Patrick Lynch, Newport A.C. was 5th in the 100m B Final in a time of 11.12 with his sister Eimear 7th in the 400m Final in a time of 59.32 with Paul White, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 6th in the final of the 400m in 48.62. Well done to all.
See AAI Review and results here.


Brilliant Bronze for Walsh at European Juniors

See AAI Review here.

Day 1 Irish Life Health National Senior T&F

Tipperary had good results from Day 1 of the National Senior T&F Championships in Morton Stadium, Santry. Maria Carey, Newport A.C. continued her return to form by taking silver in the Women's Triple Jump with a leap of 11.85m and there were bronze medals for Robert Bennett, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the 200m in a time of 21.51 and Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. in the 10km in 29.52.08 with brother William not far behind in 4th place (30.07.20) with a 2nd place finish for John Dwyer, Templemore A.C. in the Weight Over the Bar (4.40m) & 7th place in the Hammer (52.15m). There was also a gold medal win for Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Men's 4 x 100m Relay in a time of 42.94.
Revised Timetable for Day 2 here. See AAI Review here. Results here.


Irish EYOF Team Depart for Gyor

The Irish EYOF team have now departed for Gyor, Hungary. Good luck to our two Tipperary athletes on the team, Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (400mH and 4 x 100m) & Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Long Jump and 4 x 100m Relay) pictured above.  Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. was also selected for the team in the High Jump and 4 x 100m Relay but was unable to go due to an injury sustained in the Hurdles at Day 1 of the Irish Life National Juvenile Championships. We wish him a speedy recovery. The action in Hungary gets underway on Sunday 23rd July and continues until  29th July.
See EYOF website here.  Keep up to date with all the athletics here.


4 x 400m Relay Teams Give it Their All

Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (2nd from left) was part of the Irish Women's 4 x 400m Relay team who finished 5th in their heat in 3.47.48. Get all the live results from the European Junior Champs here.
See AAI Report here.  See Report from Day 2 here.


Gina Leads Golden Day for Irish Athletics
Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. competes well to run 24.12 to qualify for 200m Semi-Final. Mawdsley finishes 4th in her SF with a time of 23.98 but misses out on a place in the final.
Get all the live results from the European Junior Champs here.

See more here.

Akpe-Moses & Neville Sprint to European Final

See all the latest news from Day 1 in Grosseto here.

County Masters Road Championships

Sunday 23rd July @ 12 noon in Clonmel
Closing date for receipt of entries is midnight on Friday 21st July. See Bye-Laws here.

Irish Shine Under the Sun in Italy

European Junior T&F Championships. See Report from Day 1 here.

Irish Life Health Senior T&F Championships

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July in Morton Stadium, Santry
Good luck to all  our athletes who will be taking part.
AAI Preview here. Timetable here. See Start Lists here.

Cork City Sports

Well done to Tipp athletes, Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. (3rd Mile race in 3.57.00) pictured in the background wearing No. 13, Robert Bennett, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (4th 200 B race 22.25) & Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (5th Women's Pole Vault 2.80m).
See Results here.

Top 8 Performances for Irish Relay Teams

See more here.

Regional Junior Endurance Performance Squads 2017/2018

Well done to Tipp athletes, Ava Fennessy, Clonmel A.C., Sarah Lane, Nenagh Olympic A.C., Conor Ryan, Templemore A.C. and Ted Collins, Nenagh Olympic. who have all been selected.
See all the details here.

Day 3 National Juvenile T&F Champs
Tipp athletes continued their winning ways at Day 3 of the National Juvenile Championships in Tullamore on Sunday 16th July winning a total of 13 medals (7 gold, 5 silver & 1 bronze). There were gold medal wins for Joshua Delaney, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/15 Shot Putt & Discus), Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. (Girls U/15 1500m), Dillon Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Boys U/15 Pole Vault), Adam O'Dwyer, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Boys U/16 Pole Vault), Brian Naughton, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Boys U/17 Hammer) & Jade O'Farrell Bond, Borrisokane A.C. (Girls U/19 Hammer). Silver medals were won by Roseann Fitzgerald, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (Girls U/17 200m), Jack Barnett, Templemore A.C. (Boys U/15 Discus), Conor Ryan, Templemore A.C. (Boys U/18 1500m), Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Boys U/18 Discus) & Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Boys U/19 Pole Vault). Ailbhe O'Neill, Nenagh Olympic A.C. won bronze in the Girls U/15 1500m. Congrats to them all.
See AAI Report & Results here.

SIAB Schools T&F International

Congrats to our 8 athletes who took part. There were silver medals for Aimee Hayde, St. Mary's Newport A.C. (1500m), Liam McDonagh, Thurles CBS (3km Walk) & Miriam Daly, Scoil Mhuire COS (300mH) & bronze in 4 x 300m, bronze for Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS (Discus), 4th place for Jack Ryan, Thurles CBS (Shot Putt), 5th place for Sean Carolan, St. Mary's Newport (Long Jump), 7th place for Adam O'Dwyer, Thurles CBS (Pole Vault) & 8th place for Jake Vermeer, Comeragh College (400mH).
See Results here

County Masters Road Championships

Sunday 23rd July in Clonmel at 12 noon.
Online entry is now open. See here for all the details.
Closing date for entries is midnight on Thursday 20th July.


SIAB Schools International T&F

Morton Stadium, Saturday 15th July
Good luck to our 8 athletes who will be competing - Aimee Hayde (1500m) & Sean Carolan (Long Jump), St. Mary's Newport, Miriam Daly (300mH, 4 x 300m & Girl's Captain), Scoil Mhuire, COS, Jake Vermeer, Comeragh College (400mH) & Liam McDonagh (Walk), Sean Mockler (Discus & Hammer) Jack Ryan (Shot Putt) & Adam O'Dwyer (Pole Vault), all Thurles CBS.
See Irish team here. See Timetable here.

Athletics Ireland Announce New Sponsorship Deal with CX+ Sport
See more here.

Irish Life Health National Juvenile  T&F Championships - Day 3

See Entry List & Timetable here.

White Selected for Euro U/23 Irish Team

Congratulations to Paul White, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who has been selected for the 4 x 400m Irish Men's Relay team for the European U/23 Track & Field Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland which will take place from 13th to 16th July. We wish him and the rest of the Irish team the very best of luck.
Watch all the action on livestream here.
See Irish Team here.


Munster Juvenile "B" T&F Championships

Saturday 29th July in Templemore Track
Closing date for receipt of entries is midnight on Friday 21st July. See details here.
See Timetable here.

Cork City Sports

Tuesday 18th July in Cork I.T.
Get all information here.


Morton Games and Le Cheile International Highlight Big Week Ahead

Read more here.

Irish Life Health National Juvenile "B" T&F Championships

Saturday 15th July in Tullamore
See Entry Lists and Timetable here.


10  More National Medals for Tipp at Day 2

There was further success for Tipp athletes at Day 2 of the Irish Life Health National Juvenile T&F Championships in Tullamore on Sunday 9th July. There were gold medal wins for Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. in the Girls U/17 400m (56.61), Liam McDonagh and Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the Boys U/17 3km Walk (15.03.88) and the Boys U/18 Hammer (62.36m) and Ceola Bergin, Templemore A.C. in the Girls U/12 Shot Putt (9.11). Silver medals were won by Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the Girls U/16 Pole Vault (2.80m), Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/17 Triple Jump (12.53m) and Javelin (49.50m), James Sage, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/14 Long Jump (5.52m), Susan Nestor, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Girls U/15 Long Jump (4.75m) and Grainne O'Connor, Clonmel A.C. in the Girls U/14 2km Walk (11.43.59). Congrats to all.
See AAI Review and Results here.

Cracking Start for Tipp Athletes at Day 1 of Nationals


The Irish Life Health National Juvenile T&F Championships opened in Tullamore Harriers Stadium on Saturday 8th July. There were some star performances from Tipp athletes with Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. winning the Boys U/19 110mH in a new Championship Best Performance of 14.48 and also taking gold in the Shot Putt with 14.47m. His brother, Jack won the Boys U/17 Shot Putt (14.70m) with Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. winning gold in the Boys U/17 Discus (36.52m) & silver in the Long Jump (6.49m) and Jake Costello, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (pictured above) taking bronze in the same U/17 Long Jump competition with a leap of 6.24m. Ceola Bergin, Templemore A.C.  took gold in the Girls U/12 Turbo Javelin (27.84m), Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. won gold in the Girls U/15 800m in a new Championship Best Performance of 2.15.63 with silver for Susan Nestor in the Girls U/15 High Jump (1.55m) & Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/17 100mH (14.08) & bronze for Joshua Delaney in the Boys U/15 Hammer (41.63m), all Nenagh Olympic A.C. athletes.
See AAI Review and Results here


Templemore A.C. Athletics Ireland Summer Camp

Still time to register online. The Camp will run from Monday 10th to Friday 14th July in Templemore Track. Click on the "Register" button below to join up. Anyone not in a position to register online can turn up on Monday 10th July at Templemore Track for 9.45am and register then.
Templemore AC, Templemore Co. Tipperar 10th-14th July 10am- 2pm  Register

Junior Diamond Record Relay Run & Multi-Event Round Up

Congrats to Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. who was part of the Irish Junior Women's 4 x 100m Relay team who set a new National record of 44.31 at the Lausanne Diamond League Meet on Friday 7th July. Mawdsley ran the 2nd leg for the Irish quartet who are now placed 2nd on the European U/20 listings ahead of the European U/20 T&F Championships in Grosseto, Italy in two weeks time (20th - 23rd July).
See more here.


Letterkenny International to Reach New Heights

See more here.

Irish Life Health National Juvenile T&F Championships

Day 1 & Day 2, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July in Tullamore
See Preview here. See Start Lists and Timetables here.


Mawdsley & Daly Named on European U/20 T&F Team

Both Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. and Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. are both selected to represent Ireland at the forthcoming European U/20 Track & Field Championships in Grosseto, Italy which begins on Thursday 20th July. Congrats to both athletes. We wish them the very best of luck.
See AAI Report here. See Irish Team here. 


AAI Month End Registration Figures for June
See here.

24 Hour World Championships

See AAI Review here.

Want to Win 1000 euro of Athletics Equipment for your Club from Irish Life Health?

Read all the details here.

Irish Life Health National Juvenile Relay Championships

The Irish Life Health National Juvenile Relay Championships took place on Sunday 2nd July in Athlone. There were bronze medal wins for the Carrick-On-Suir A.C. Girls U/18 4 x 100m Relay team with the Templemore A.C. Boys U/15 4 x 100m team also winning bronze and their Boys U/19 4 x 100m team placing 4th.
Results here. See AAI Review
here.



Irish Life Health Masters T&F Championships

Congrats to all our Master athletes who took part in the Irish Life Health National Masters T&F Championships in Tullamore on Sunday 2nd July. Our star performers were Genieve Rowland, Templemore A.C. who won 4 individual medals (W35 gold in Javelin, silver in 100m, Shot Putt & Long Jump); Patrick Naughton, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who won 5 individual medals (M80 100m, Long Jump, Shot Putt, High Jump & Javelin;
Michael O'Beirne, Dundrum A.C. (gold in M85 Shot Putt, Javelin, Discus & WFD); Hazel Galloway, Clonmel A.C. (double gold in W60 100m & 200m), Bernard O'Neill, Clonmel A.C. (gold in M65 100m, silver in 200m & bronze in Long Jump); Pat Grace, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (silver in M50 800m & bronze in 400m);  Patrick Corcoran, Tipperary Town A.C. (1st M50 Discus, 2nd in WFD & Javelin); Larry O'Grady, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. (2nd M50 High Jump & 3rd WFD). Other medal winners were Liam O'Dwyer, Dundrum A.C. (2nd 0/65 High Jump), Danny Meaney, Templemore A.C. (1st M35 Long Jump), Richard Phelan, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (2nd M35 Long Jump - pictured above), Kevin Shorthall, Templemore A.C. (2nd M35 High Jump), Denis Shanahan, Thurles Crokes A.C. (3rd M40 5km), Dermot Hayes, Dundrum A.C. (1st M50 5km), Bernard Feery, Fethard A.C. (2nd M55 5km) & Niall Kelly, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (3rd M55 100m). Templemore A.C. also took bronze medals in both the Women's and Men's 4 x 100m Relays.
See AAI Review here. See Results here.

Irish Junior &U/23 T&F Championships
Tipperary athletes were in great form in Tullamore on Saturday 1st July at the Irish Life Health National Junior & U/23 T&F Championships taking home 13 medals in total (4 gold, 6 silver & 3 bronze). There were gold medals for Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. in the Junior 200m (24.4h), Maria Carey, Newport A.C in the Junior Triple Jump (11.78m), Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the Junior 110mH (14.61) and Sean Mockler, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. in the Junior WFD (8.74m). Silver medals were won by Daniel Ryan (Junior Shot 14.48m) & Sean Mockler (Junior Hammer 51.87m), Aoife Delargy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U/23 800m 2.21.22), Aoife Mounsey, Borrisokane A.C. (U/23 Triple Jump 9.59m), Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Junior HJ 1.95m) & Mark Tierney, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U/23 WFD 7.95m). Bronze medals were won by Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Junior Long Jump 6.77m), Sean Mockler (Junior Discus 44.75m) & Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (Junior 400mH 1.02.04). Other Tipp athletes who competed well were Jake Costello, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (6th Junior LJ), Michael Quilligan and Dan Finnerty, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U/23 400mH, 4th & 5th), Jade O'Farrell Bond, Borrisokane A.C. (5th Junior Hammer), Aaron Quigley, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (6th U/23 5km), Paul White, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (6th U/23 400m), Sean Carolan (5th Junior Discus) & Mark Tierney (4th U/23 Discus). Well done to all on such great performances.
See AAI Review here. See Results here

Irish Life Health Masters T&F Championships

Sunday 2nd July in Tullamore
See Start Lists here.   Timetable here.

Irish Life Health U/12 to U/19 Relay Championships
Sunday 2nd July in Tullamore
See Start Lists here.  Timetable here.

Irish Life Health Junior & U/23 T&F Championships

Saturday 1st July in Tullamore
See AAI Preview here.
See Revised Timetable here. See Start Lists here.


EYOF Team Nominated

Well done to Sean Carolan (LJ & 4 x 100m) & Joseph McEvoy (HJ & 4 x 100m), Nenagh Olympic A.C. and Miriam Daly (400mH & 4 x 100m), Carrick-On-Suir A.C. who have been nominated for the European Youth Olympic Festival team to compete in Gyor, Hungary in July.
See Irish Team here.


County Juvenile "B" T&F Championships

Sunday 25th June in Clonmel
See Results here.



English Shows Class as Ireland Finish 8th at European Team Champs
See more here.

Irish Life Health Juvenile Games & Relays

The Irish Life Health National Juvenile Team Games & Relays took place in Tullamore on Saturday 24th June. Congrats to the duo of Grace Murphy & Kate Nevin, Templemore A.C. who won silver in the Girls U/10 Turbo Javelin. Well done also to Cormac Healion & Dylan Bergin, Templemore A.C. who were 7th in the Boys U/10 Turbo Javelin, Aaron Dunford & Jack Carroll, Templemore A.C. who were 5th in the Boys U/11 60m & Ben Buckley & Jack Carroll, Templemore A.C. who were 12th in the Boys U/11 Long Jump. Templemore A.C. were also 8th in the Boys U/11 4 x 100m Relay.
See AAI Review and Results here.

National League - Round 1

Congrats to our two County teams who competed very well at Round 1 of the National League in Athlone on Sunday 25th June. Our Men's team finished joint first with Menapians A.C. on 123 points with our Women's team finishing in 6th place on 83 points. Round 2 takes place on Sunday 30th July on home ground in Templemore Track.
See Results here.

County 10 Mile Road Championships

Please note that the date for the County 10 Mile Road Championships has been changed from Sunday 27th August to Sunday 10th September.

Tailteann Interprovincial T&F

The Irish Life Health Tailteann Interprovincial T&F Championships was held on Saturday 24th June in Morton Stadium, Santry. Tipperary athletes played a very strong part on the Munster team taking home 13  individual medals in total (8 gold, 3 silver & 2 bronze). The Tipp Boys contributed greatly to the Munster Boys winning the Tailteann Trophy, the first time since 1991. There were gold medal wins for Sean Mockler, Thurles CBS (Discus & Hammer), Adam O'Dwyer, Thurles CBS (Pole Vault), Jack Ryan, Thurles CBS (Shot Putt), Sean Carolan, St. Mary's Newport (Long Jump) & Jake Vermeer, Comeragh College (400mH). Silver medals were won by Sean Carolan (Triple Jump) & Liam McDonagh, Thurles CBS (3km Walk) with bronze also for Sean Carolan in the Javelin. Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. made her debut on the Munster T&F team in great style winning the Girls 1500m and taking home gold and the Jack Sweeney Trop