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County Road Relay Championships 2019
Sunday 27th January in Dundrum (Clonoulty GAA Grounds) with first race at 12 noon
Fee is 12 euro per team, entries on the day (no online entry) and all Clubs are asked to pay their fees when entering.
See rules (Rule 23, page 14) here.


Upcoming Coaching Courses
See link below & list of courses:

https://eventmaster.ie/whatson/AAIDevelopment

 
Munster Star Awards Banquet
The Banquet will take place on Saturday 2nd February at Rathkeale House Hotel, Lower Main Street, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick @ 7.30pm sharp. Tickets cost €30.00 each and are available from Mossie Woulfe. E-mail mossiewoulfe1@gmail.com. Tickets must be booked and paid for by Friday 25th January 2019. Accommodation may be booked by contacting the Rathkeale House Hotel on 069 - 63333. See List of award winners here.

Last Two Dates for Munster Development & Performance Squads
The last two dates for the Munster Development & Performance Squads will be Saturday 2nd February and Saturday 23rd March in Templemore Track. Events covered on 2nd February will be Sprints, Shot Putt, Javelin, High Jump, Middle Distance and Walks. Details here.

Host Clubs Wanted for Irish Life Health Summer Camps
See details here.

Garda Vetting for Athletics Ireland
See details here.


Irish Life Health National Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships
Sunday 27th January in AIT International Arena, Athlone
See Timetable here. All relevant information can be found here.
Closing date for entries is midnight on Tuesday 22nd January

Irish Life Health National Senior Indoor Championships
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th February in the National Indoor Arena, Abbotstown
See Entry Link and other information here.

Athletics Ireland AGM Notice 2019
See all the details here.

Gold for Ryan & Silver for Rowland at National Combined Events

Congrats to Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. who won gold in the Youth Girls Pentathlon and to  Genevieve Rowland, Templemore A.C. who took home silver in the Master Women 0/35 category & Ben Connolly, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who was 5th in the Boys U/16 competition at the Irish Life Health National Combined Events Championships in AIT, Athlone on Saturday 19th January. With the Munster Juvenile & Youth Combined Events incorporated into the National Championships, Anna and Ben also both won Munster gold medals in their age groups.
See Results here.   AAI Report here.   Sportsfile Pictures here.


Hayde & O'Doherty Selected for Celtic XC International
Both Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. & Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. were both selected to compete for Ireland at the Celtic International XC in Belfast on Saturday 19th January. See details of Irish teams here. Aimee Hayde finished in 16th place overall in the Girls U/17 race. See results here.


Irish Life Health National Juvenile "B", Intermediate & Masters & Juvenile Relays Cross Country Championships
Sunday 3rd February in Dundalk I.T.
See Timetable here. Online entry link will be on the Fixtures page of the AAI website here.
Can all Clubs who have athletes travelling to Dundalk for this competition, please contact Eibhlis Purcell on 087 2027482 before Wednesday night next, 23rd January. County teams can be entered provided there are a sufficient number of athletes travelling and competing.
Munster Juvenile Indoor Championships - Day 1
Provisional Results at this link - http://munsterathletics.com/results/2019/results_20012019/menu.html

Congrats to Neilie Hall, Ballynonty A.C
The First Tipperary Man to Run 100 Marathons

Well done Neilie, you are an inspiration to us all.
Read more here.


Munster Juvenile Inter-Club Relays & Juvenile Jumps & Throws Day 1
Please see note re. parking restrictions at Nenagh Indoor Stadium here.
Timetable here.


Tipperary Throws Festival 2019
Saturday 2nd March in Templemore Track
See details here.

East Munster Schools Cross Country Championships
Thursday 31st January at 12.30pm sharp in WIT Sports Campus, Carriganore, Waterford
Entry forms have been sent to all schools today (Tuesday 15th).
See all details here.


County Senior Cross Country Championships
Sunday 13th January 2019 in Galbally
See Results here.

Online entry for first Munster Indoor Competition NOW OPEN
Online Entry for the Munster Juvenile Inter-Club Relays & Juvenile Jumps & Throws Day 1 is now available at ireland.entry4sports.com Closing date is midnight on Thursday (17th).


Leevale A.C. Shot Putt Masterclass
Leevale A.C. is hosting a high performance Shot Putt Masterclass with Malcolm Fenton (former UK Athletics & England Athletics Lead Throws Coach) from 18th to 20th January in Leevale A.C. High Performance Centre. See all the details here.
Coaches/athletes are welcome, places are still available. Contact donalfmoynihan@gmail.com for more information and to book your place. 

National Indoor League 2019
See all the details here.


Sports Inclusion Disability Charter
See here.


County Tipperary Athletics AGM
Friday 11th January 2019 @ 7.30pm in Thurles Crokes A.C. Clubhouse.
 All Clubs should be represented at the AGM.


Bronze for Ryan at England U/23 Heptathlon Champs

Congrats to Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C./Herne Hill Harriers A.C. who put in a great performance in the EIS, Sheffield on the 5th/6th January at the England Senior Heptathlon Championships to take bronze in the U/23 Men's competition & finish 10th overall in the Senior Men's competition out of a field of 42 athletes. Ryan posted an overall score of 5100 points, just one point shy of his pb set just before Christmas in Lee Valley but set Indoor pb's in the 60m (7.10), High Jump (1.83m) & Pole Vault (4m). This is Ryan's first UK & U/23 medal.
See Results here. Read more here.


County Senior Cross Country Championships
Sunday 13th January 2019 in Galbally
Online entry will be available early next week (Mon 7th January). Closing date will be midnight on Thursday 10th January. 6km for Women & 10km for Men. Age eligibility is 20 years and over as of 31.12.2019. Entry fee is 5 euro per athlete.


Munster Star Awards 2018
Congratulations to Tipperary athletes, Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. (Juvenile T&F & Cross Country), Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Juvenile T&F), John Dwyer, Templemore A.C. (Senior T&F) & Dympna Ryan, Dundrum A.C. (Master Road & Cross Country) who will all receive Munster Star Awards on Saturday 2nd February in the Rathkeale House Hotel, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick. See Full List of winners here.


County Senior & Masters Indoor Championships

Sunday 30th December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Any corrections to info@tipperaryathletics.com
Track Results     Field Results


Munster Development & Performance Squads - Day 3
Day 3 of Munster Development & Performance Squads, Saturday 29th December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Development Squad from 11am to 1pm, 5 euro per athlete. Events covered will be Sprints, Long Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Putt, Javelin, Middle Distance & Walks. Javelin will take place in Borrisokane A.C. Grounds. Please note that anyone is welcome to join the Middle Distance group which will meet at 11am at the Stadium with coach Sean Finn and then train up in the CBS grounds. The Walks Development & Performance Squads will take place TOGETHER at 1pm with coach, Frank Lynch. All events will be covered for the Performance Squad which will run from 1pm to 3pm. Javelin, Hammer and Discus for the Performance Squad will be out in Borrisokane A.C. Ground. See Squad details including all eligible athletes here.


Level 3 Coaching Course for March 2019
See details here.


County Senior & Masters Indoor Championships
Sunday 30th December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium @ 10.30am
See Timetable here.
Online entry is now open at this link here. Closing date for receipt of entries is midnight on Thursday 27th December. Any problems or queries, please e-mail info@tipperaryathletics.com. Relay entries will be taken on the day.


4th on All Time Irish Senior Heptathlon List for Ryan

Congrats to Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C./Herne Hill Harriers A.C. who made his debut at Senior Heptathlon level placing 4th overall at the SEAA Southern Indoor Combined Events Championships in Lee Valley Athletics Center on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th December. Posting pbs in the 60m, 60mH & 1km, Ryan amassed a personal best score of 5101 points to see him go straight into the Irish All Time Indoor Senior Heptathlon list at No. 4 behind Joe Naughton, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (5560), Barry Walsh (5492) & Tom Reynolds (5260). See Irish All Time Lists here.  See SEAA Results here.


National Titles for Buckley & Hayde

Shane Buckley, Dundrum A.C. & Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. were the standout performers for Tipp at the Irish Life Health National Juvenile Uneven Age Cross Country Championships in Navan Racecourse on Saturday 15th December. Buckley took the Boys U/13 title in a field of 160 athletes with Hayde taking the Girls U/17 title to add to her National U/16 title won a few weeks ago. Ben Walsh, Nenagh Olympic A.C. also won an individual medal when he placed 8th in the Boys U/13 race with Tipperary winning Inter-County bronze with a team of Shane, Ben, Connor O'Gorman, Clonmel A.C. (21st), Diarmuid Moloney, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (50th), Daire O'Donnell, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (67th) & Cian Flaherty, Clonmel A.C. (70th). In the Boys U/15 competition, Nenagh Olympic A.C. took home bronze in the Inter-Club competition with their team of Cian Hodgins (17th), Tom Walsh (29th), Sean Hayes (54th) & Luke Purcell (62nd).
Sportsfile Photos here. See Results here.


Success for Tipp Walkers at National Champs
Tipperary was well represented at the National Race Walking Championships in St. Anne's Park, Raheny on Saturday 8th December. Ross Alexander, Coolquill A.C. made his debut over the 20km distance finishing a very solid 6th place in 2.03.52. In the Girls 1km race, Clonmel A.C. athletes Aoife Carmody (5th in 6.55), Madda Regan (7th in 7.13), Niamh Clarke (8th in 7.29) & Alice Bergin (9th in 7.30) performed very well with Grainne O'Connor placing a super 2nd in the Girls 2km race in 11.08. In the Boys 1km race, Aaron McLaughlin, Moyne A.C. raced to a fine bronze medal in 5.38 while Sam O'Sullivan, Clonmel A.C. won a super silver in the Boys 2km race in 11.1. Congratulations to all our walkers who competed so well on the National stage.
See Results here.


Coach Borlee Encourages Irish Sprint Coaches To Believe In Magic
See more here.


Registration Information From AAI
See here.


European Indoor 3000m Standard for Tobin

Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. continued his excellent form by running 7.57.86, a European Indoor 3000m Standard in AIT International Arena on Wednesday 12th December. See Standards here.
See more here.


Strong Performance By Tobin at Euro XC

Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. produced an excellent performance to finish 10th in the Senior Men's 10km race at the European Cross Country in Tilbury on Sunday 9th December. Tobin clocked 29.22 and led the Irish Men's team home to 7th place overall with his team-mate, Kevin Maunsell finishing as 3rd scorer for the Irish in 34th place (30.11). Congrats to both athletes in very fine performances. Photos here & here.
See AAI Review here.

Big Fields & Exciting Races in Store At National Novice
See AAI Preview here.

County U/23 & Masters XC Championships

Sunday 9th December 2018 in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds
See Results here. Photos here. Thanks to Paddy Cummins, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. & Niall Moran for the photos.

County Juvenile Inter-Club XC Relay Championships
Sunday 9th December 2018 in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds
See Results here.


Irish Team Set for Euro Cross Challenge

Good luck to Tipperary athletes, Sean Tobin & Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. who will don the Irish singlet to compete in the Senior Men's race at the European Cross Country in Tilburg, Netherlands on Sunday 9th December. We wish them the very best of luck. Coverage can be found on RTE 2 on Sunday 9th from 12pm and will also be streamed on European Athletics at this link - http://www.european-athletics.org/index.html

Ryan on Winning Brunel Team at LUCA

Well done to Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. who was part of the Brunel University team that won the London Universities & Colleges Athletics Cup on Saturday 1st December in Lee Valley Athletics Centre. Ryan (pictured on the far right) contributed to his team's points by winning the 60mH (8.48), placing 2nd in the Shot Putt (12.62m) & 4th in the 60m (7.20).
Read more here.


NCAA Division 2 Cross Country Results for 1st December
See Report here. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the information.


Bronze for Shanahan as Tipp Teams Win Gold & Bronze

The Munster Intermediate Cross Country Championships were held in Riverstick, Co. Cork on Sunday 2nd December. Denis Shanahan, Thurles Crokes A.C. won individual bronze in the Intermediate Mens' race with the Tipperary Men's team of Denis, Paddy Cummins, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C., John Treacy & John Fitzgibbon, Thurles Crokes A.C, Dermot Hayes, Dundrum A.C. & Kieran Lees, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. taking home gold. Thurles Crokes A.C. won the Inter-Club gold with Dundrum A.C. winning bronze.In the Intermediate Women's race, Jacqueline Hughes, Thurles Crokes A.C. was 5th with Angela Fogarty, Moyne A.C. in 6th and the Tipperary Women's team of Jacqueline, Angela, Aisling Maher, Moyne A.C. & Martina Ryan, Thurles Crokes A.C. taking home bronze. Pictured above - Front row L to R: Patrick Roche, Carrick-On-Suir A.C., Paddy Cummins, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C., Dermot Hayes, Dundrum A.C., Kieran Lees, Mooreabbey Milers, Denis Shanahan, Thurles Crokes A.C. (3rd Individual), John Treacy, Thurles Crokes A.C., Willie O'Donoghue, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. Back Row L to R: Tony Fogarty, Templemore A.C., Eamonn Morrissey, Dundrum A.C., Martin Keane, Dundrum A.C., John Fitzgibbon, Thurles Crokes A.C., John Russell, Thurles Crokes A.C., Jim Halley, Dundrum A.C., Tom Blackburn, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. & Willie Shanahan, Thurles Crokes A.C.

See Results here. PRO Report here.


Strong Showing from Tipp At Munster Juvenile "B" XC

The Munster Juvenile "B" Cross Country Championships took place on Sunday 2nd December in Riverstick, Co. Cork. Tipperary athletes competed very well winning silver team medals in the Girls U/9, Boys U/9 & Girls U/11 & bronze in the Boys U/13. Dundrum A.C. also won Club team medals in the Girls U/9 (gold) & Girls U/13 (bronze) with a top 2 finish for Laura Cooney, Clonmel A.C. (2nd Girls U/15) & James Doyle, Thurles Crokes A.C. (1st Boys U/15). Dundrum A.C. Girls U/11 team pictured above.
See  Results here.  Juvenile PRO Report here.

County U/23 & Masters Cross Country Championships
Sunday 9th December in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds
Online entry closes at midnight on Thursday 6th December.
U/23 Distances: Women 4km; Men 7km. 3 to score for both
Master Distances: Women & Men 0/65+ 4km; Men up to 0/60 7km
Scoring: Men O/35 4 to score. If there are no teams of 4 to score, medals will be awarded to teams of 3. Ladies O/35 3 to score. Men O/50 3 to Score Ladies O/45 3 to score. See Byelaws here.

County Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Relay Championships
Sunday 9th December in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds @ 12 noon
See all the details here. Entry on the day.

Thomas Barr Crowned AAI Athlete of the Year
See AAI Review of Awards here.


Famous Tipperary Athletes Series - New Additions
16 new athletes have been added to our series. Our thanks to Michael O'Dwyer for all the artic
les.
See articles here.


County Tipperary Post Primary Schools XC Championships
Tuesday 27th November in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds
Results    Report


Irish Coaches in the US
See details here. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the information.

Information Re: Munster Qualifiers for National Juvenile Uneven Ages
  1. Michael Lillis, Munster Cross Country Secretary will enter the top 12 individual
  2. Club Secretaries will enter their Club teams that have qualified and any of their athletes for Open Entry (U/17 & U/19) and
  3. County Secretaries will enter their County Teams that have qualified
Entries can be done at this link -
https://events.athleticsireland.ie/ps/event/MunsterQualifiersNationalJuvenileUnevenAges
Closing date is has been extended to midnight on Thursday 6th December.


Munster Juvenile "B", Intermediate & U/20 XC Championships
Sunday 2nd December in Cork Athletics Grounds, Riverstick.
Online entry has been extended to midnight tonight (Wednesday 28th). See Directions to venue here.
Course Map to follow.


County Juvenile Teams for National Uneven Age Cross Country Championships
See teams here. Good luck to all competing. Timetable here. Other information here.


Tipperary Throws Festival 2019
Saturday 2nd March in Templemore Track @ 9.30am
Programme to follow. Events will include Shot Putt, Discus, Javelin & Hammer as well as a Mile race and a 400m race.


County Senior & Masters Indoor Championships
Sunday 30th December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium @ 10.30am
2019 ages apply. Guests welcome.

Online entry will be set up shortly.
See Timetable here.

Tobin & Maunsell Selected for European Cross Country

Following their superb performances on Sunday last at the Irish Life Health National Senior Cross Country Championships, Clonmel A.C. duo, Sean Tobin & Kevin Maunsell have both been selected for the Irish Senior Men's team for the European Cross Country Championships in Tilburg, Netherlands on 9th December. Congrats to them both.
See details of the team here.


Civic Reception for Rowland

Congrats to Genevieve Rowland, Templemore A.C. who was recently afforded a civic reception by the Templemore - Thurles Municipal District in recognition of her contribution to Athletics. Genevieve represented Ireland at the World Master T&F Championships held in Malaga in September. She competed in the O/35 Heptathlon competition finishing 5th overall. Genevieve is pictured above with Councillor Michael Smith.


Positive News for Clonmel With New Sports Hub
The development of a Sports Hub on the Frank Drohan Road (By Pass) will include a 400m athletics track with associated in-field training and competitive areas, finishing straights and boundary fencing. One of the key anchor tenants will be Clonmel A.C.
See details here.

Munster Development & Performance Squads - Day 3
Day 3 of Munster Development & Performance Squads, Saturday 29th December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Development Squad from 11am to 1pm, 5 euro per athlete. Events covered will be Sprints, Long Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Putt, Javelin, Middle Distance & Walks. Javelin will take place in Borrisokane A.C. Grounds. Please note that anyone is welcome to join the Middle Distance group which will meet at 11am at the Stadium with coach Sean Finn and then train up in the CBS grounds. The Walks Development & Performance Squads will take place TOGETHER at 1pm with coach, Frank Lynch. All events will be covered for the Performance Squad which will run from 1pm to 3pm. Javelin, Hammer and Discus for the Performance Squad will be out in Borrisokane A.C. Ground. See Squad details including all eligible athletes here.


National Titles For Hayde and Nenagh with Senior Medals for Tobin & Maunsell

The Irish Life Health National Juvenile Even Age & Senior Cross Country Championships took place in the National Sports Campus, Abbotstown on Sunday 25th November. Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. took gold in the Girls U/16 race with Nenagh Olympic A.C. Boys U/14 team also scoring gold in the Inter-Club competition. Sean Tobin and Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. finished in 2nd & 3rd place overall in the Senior Men's race with Clonmel A.C. winning bronze in the Inter-Club competition with Sean, Kevin, William Maunsell (13th) & David Mansfield (55th). The Tipperary Men's team also secured silver in the Inter-County competition with Sean Tobin, Kevin & William Maunsell, Sergiu Cibanu (19th), Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C (42nd) & David Mansfield (55th). Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. was the best of the Tipperary women finishing in 9th place with the Women's County team in 6th. Other juveniles who scored highly were Tom Walshe, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who was 8th in the Boys U/14 race with Cian Hodgins in 13th place. Nenagh Olympic A.C. secured gold with Tom, Cian, Ben Walsh (20th) & Micheal Moylan (54th) with the Tipperary team of Tom, Cian, Aaron Moore, Moyne A.C. (16th), Ben Walsh (20th), Shane Buckley, Dundrum A.C. (28th) & Dara Kennedy, Newport A.C. (34th) winning silver. Kate Ferncombe, Dundrum A.C. won a silver medal with the Munster team in the Girls U/12 race finishing in 21st place. See AAI Review here.
See Results here.  Sportsfile Photos here. See County Juvenile PRO Report here.


Very Good Article on Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C.
Written By Ian O'Riordan in The Irish Times. See here.


Elizabeth Broderick Appointed Director of Competitions in AAI
See details here.

NCAA Cross Country Championships
17th November 2018
See details here.
Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report.

National Senior, Junior & Juvenile Even Age XC -
Sunday 25th November in the National Sports Campus, Abbotstown, Dublin.
See all important information here. Good luck to all our athletes who will be taking part. Tipperary will have two Juvenile teams on the day, Girls U/14 and Boys U/14. See Teams here. Eibhlis Purcell, our County Juvenile XC Secretary will be in Abbotstown to organise the numbers and singlets and she will stay around at the registration area to meet the athletes. All athletes need to be there by 10.45am as she has to have the teams registered 45 minutes before the first race. Eibhlis's contact number is 087 2027482.

 See AAI Preview here.

Day 2 of Munster Development & Performance Squads
Saturday 24th November in Nenagh Indoor Stadium.

 
Development Squad from 11am to 1pm, 5 euro per athlete. Events covered will be Short Hurdles, High Jump, Pole Vault, Middle Distance & Walks. THERE WILL BE NO JAVELIN. Please note that anyone is welcome to join the Middle Distance group which will meet at 11am at the Stadium with coach Sean Finn and then train up in the CBS grounds. The Walks Development & Performance Squads will take place TOGETHER at 1pm with coach, Frank Lynch. All events EXCEPT JAVELIN will be covered for the Performance Squad which will run from 1pm to 3pm. Hammer and Discus for the Performance Squad will be out in Borrisokane A.C. Grounds.
See details here.

2019 Athlete Carding Scheme - Applications Open
See all the details here.

Provisional Entries for National Even Age Cross Country
See here.


Alexander, Hayes & O'Donoghue Compete At Home Countries XC

Matt Alexander, Coolquill A.C., Dermot Hayes, Dundrum A.C. & Willie O'Donoghue, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. were Tipperary's representatives at the Home Countries (British & Irish) Master Cross Country Championships in Swansea, Wales on Saturday 17th November. Dermot Hayes was first home for the Irish team in Race 2 in 5th place in a time of 28.01 and was the first scorer on the Irish M50 team that won bronze. Willie O'Donoghue won a bronze medal with the Irish M55 team competing in the same race as Hayes and finishing 54th overall in a time of 32.08, 16th in the M55 categooy and was the 3rd scoring member of the Irish team. Matt Alexander took part in Race 1 which was the M65 race and he finished 105th overall and 17th in his M65 category in a time of 26.30 with the Irish team finishing 4th. Congratulations to all three men and such great performances on the Home Countries stage.
See IMAA Report here.
Results for Race 1 here. Results for Race 2 here. Photos here.

Munster Masters XC Championships
Sunday 18th November in Clarecastle, Co. Clare
Dymphna Ryan and Linda Grogan, Dundrum A.C. won gold and silver in the Master Women's 0/35 category with Dundrum A.C. taking bronze in the team competition & silver in the Inter-County competition. Stuart Moloney, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. was 2nd in the 0/35 Men's category with bronze for Denis Shanahan, Thurles Crokes A.C. in the 0/40. Tom Blackburn, Mooreabbey Milers was 3rd 0/50, Thurles Crokes A.C. were 2nd in the 0/35 Club with Tipperary 2nd in the Inter-County. Dundrum A.C. were 2nd overall in the 0/50 Club with Tipperary 2nd in the 0/50 Inter County competition.
Provisional Results

Munster Juvenile Inter-Club XC Relay Championships
Sunday 18th November in Clarecastle, Co. Clare
There were gold medal wins for Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/14 Relay (Cian Hodgins, Tom Walshe, Ben Walshe & Micheal Moylan) and Templemore A.C. Boys U/16 team of
Mark Carroll, Mark Davidson Jack Ryan & David Quinn with silver for Thurles Crokes AC Boys U/16 team of Emmett Fogarty, Alex Crowley, Jack O'Mara, Darragh Minogue & Stephen Mawe. See video footage of Juvenile Relays from U/10 to U/14 here.
Provisional Results

Missing Spikes & Orthotics
At last Sunday's Munster Cross Country in the Middlepiece, Two Mile Borris, an U/19 athlete left a pair of spikes behind him in the car park area (beside the exit). They were blue and yellow spikes which contained very expensive, custom made orthotics (black). If anyone remembers seeing them or has any information on their whereabouts, could you please e-mail info@munsterathletics.com. Also lost on the day were a pair of Women's prescription purple sunglasses. Any information would be greatly appreciated.


NCAA Regional Cross Country Results for 9th November
See here. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the information.


Information Re: Munster Qualifiers for National Juvenile Uneven Ages
  1. Michael Lillis, Munster Cross Country Secretary will enter the top 12 individual
  2. Club Secretaries will enter their Club teams that have qualified and any of their athletes for Open Entry (U/17 & U/19) and
  3. County Secretaries will enter their County Teams that have qualified
Entries can be done at this link -
https://events.athleticsireland.ie/ps/event/MunsterQualifiersNationalJuvenileUnevenAges
Closing date is midnight on Monday 26th November.


National Novice & Juvenile Uneven Age XC
Saturday 15th December in Navan Adventure Centre, Navan Racecourse
See information here.


National Senior, Junior & Juvenile Even Age XC
Sunday 25th November in the National Sports Campus, Abbotstown, Dublin.
See all important information here.

Munster Titles for Buckley, Hayde & O'Doherty

The Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior Cross Country Championships were held in the Middlepiece, Two Mile Borris on Sunday 11th November. There were Munster titles for Shane Buckley, Dundrum A.C. in the Boys U/13, Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. in the Girls U/17 & Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. in the Senior Women's race with Dundrum A.C. taking the title in the Senior Women's Club competition and Tipperary Senior Women winning the Inter-County title with Siobhan, Dymphna Ryan & Linda Grogan, Dundrum A.C. (6th & 7th) & Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in 8th. Best of the Tipperary Men was Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. in 5th with 3rd for the Tipperary team of Kevin, Paddy Cummins, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (26th), Paul Minogue, Clonmel A.C. (27th), Tony Fogarty, Templemore A.C. (30th), Joseph Feery, Clonmel A.C. (31st) & Eamon Morrisey, Dundrum A.C. (33rd). Bronze medals were won by Ben Walsh, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/13 and Cian Hodgins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. in the Boys U/15 with Nenagh Olympic A.C. taking the Club title in the Boys U/15 and Tipperary winning gold. Details of all juvenile medal winners in the Juvenile Report below.

See Juvenile PRO Report here. Final Results
 Photos here. More here.

Day 2 of Munster Development & Performance Squads
Saturday 24th November in Nenagh Indoor Stadium.

 
Development Squad from 11am to 1pm, 5 euro per athlete. Events covered will be Short Hurdles, High Jump, Javelin, Pole Vault, Middle Distance & Walks. Please note that anyone is welcome to join the Middle Distance group which will meet at 11am at the Stadium with coach Sean Finn and then train up in the CBS grounds. The Walks Development & Performance Squads will take place TOGETHER at 1pm with coach, Frank Lynch. All events will be covered for the Performance Squad which will run from 1pm to 3pm. Hammer, Discus and Javelin for the Performance Squad will be out in Borrisokane A.C. Grounds.
See details here.

Munster Juvenile Uneven Age & Senior Cross Country Championships
Sunday 11th November in the Turnpike, Two Mile Borris
See Revised Course Map here. Location & parking info here. Directions here.

EIRCODE E41 TX25 & GPS 52.668610 - 7.673947

Information Re: Munster Qualifiers for National Juvenile Even Ages
  1. Michael Lillis, Munster Cross Country Secretary will enter the top 12 individual
  2. Club Secretaries will enter their Club teams that have qualified and any of their athletes for Open Entry (U/18) and
  3. County Secretaries will enter their County Teams that have qualified
Entries can be done at this link -
https://events.athleticsireland.ie/ps/event/MunsterQualifiersNationalJuvenileEvenAges.
Closing date is midnight on Sunday 11th November.

Munster Schools AGM
The Munster Schools Athletics Association is holding it's Annual General Meeting on Monday 19th November in the Cahir House Hotel, Cahir, Co. Tipperary at 8pm. All interested parties are welcome to attend.


County Novice "B" & Junior Cross Country Championships
 
Sunday 4th November 2018 in Moyne
See results here.


County Juvenile "B" Cross Country Championships
Sunday 4th November 2018 in Moyne
See Results here.

Silver Team Medal for Ryan at SIAB Schools International

Congrats to Dillon Ryan, Thurles CBS/Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. who was Tipperary's only representative on the Irish Schools Combined Events team that competed in the Emirates Arena, Glasgow on Saturday 3rd November at the SIAB Schools International Combined Events. Ryan finished 8th overall in the Junior Boys competition scoring a personal best of 2930 points, also setting new personal bests in the 60mH & 200m. He was the 3rd scoring member for Ireland in the Boys U/16 competition with the team winning silver behind England. AAI report here.
See results & photos here. Results here.


Athletics Ireland Win's Bid to Host European XC in 2020
See details here.

County Juvenile "B", Novice "B" & Junior Cross Country Championships
Sunday 4th November in Moyne at 12 noon.
Closing date for Novice "B" & Junior Championships is midnight tomorrow (Thursday 1st November)
Closing date for Juvenile "B" Championships is midnight tonight (Wednesday 31st October).
See information about Juvenile "B" Championships here.

NCAA Conference D1 Results for 26th - 29th October
See Results here. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the information.

Reminder: Munster Official's Training Course
for Coaches & Club Members
Saturday 3rd November in Nenagh Indoor Stadium from 12pm to 3pm. This is a free workshop hosted by Munster Athletics. Coaches and Clubs who have athletes competing at Championships (Counties, Munsters or National Championships) must be represented in Nenagh. At least one member from each Club must be in attendance. E-mails have been sent out to all Clubs since beginning of September.

County Tipperary Community Games Cross Country Finals for 2019
See Results here.

Mansfield Wins European Police Marathon

David Mansfield, Clonmel A.C. ran a personal best of 2.20.14 to finish 6th at the Dublin City Marathon on Sunday 28th October. He is the first ever Irish winner of the European Police Sports Union Marathon which was held in conjunction with the Dublin City Marathon.
See more here. A big congratulations to David on his fantastic win. He was an integral member of our County team for the National League over the Summer earning valuable points in the 5km. Clonmel A.C. Senior Men's team won bronze at the Dublin City Marathon with team members, David Mansfield, Jimmy Boland (2.38.29) & David Ryan (2.43.47).
See more results from Dublin City Marathon here.


Hodgins & Hayde Win Munster XC Titles

The Munster Juvenile Even Age, Novice & U/23 XC Championships were held in Beaufort, Co. Kerry on Sunday 21st October. There were super wins for Cian Hodgins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Boys U/14) and Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. (Girls U/16) with Nenagh Olympic A.C. winning the Boys U/14 Club title and Tipperary taking the County title in the same age group (Cian Hodgins 1st, Shane Buckley, Dundrum A.C. 3rd, Tom Walshe, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 5th, Aaron Moore, Moyne A.C. 7th, Ben Walshe, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 8th & Connor O'Gorman, Clonmel A.C. 13th). Our other winners on the day were Sophie Moynihan, Dundrum A.C. (8th GU10), Colm Ryan, Newport A.C. (3rd BU10), Sophie Coughlan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (4th GU12), Charlie Tobin, Newport A.C. (10th BU12), Kate Ferncombe, Dundrum A.C. (4th GU14) with Tipperary team in 3rd place (Kate 4th, Orla Ryan, Dundrum A.C. 20th, Ruby Carroll, Clonmel A.C. 37th, Millie Kelly, Dundrum A.C. 38th, Jane O'Donnell, Clonmel A.C. 50th & Mary Cussen, Moyne A.C. 78th), Ailbhe O'Neill, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (10th GU16), Emmet Fogarty, Thurles Crokes A.C. (12th BU16), Thurles Crokes A.C. 2nd BU14 Club team, Siobhan Whelan, Clonmel A.C. (6th GU18), Gavin English, Clonmel A.C. (11th BU18), Aaron Quigley, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (2nd U/23 Men), Jacqueline Hughes, Thurles Crokes A.C. (5th Novice Women), Angela Fogarty, Moyne A.C. (8th Novice Women), Paddy Cummins, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (6th Novice Men) & Tipperary Novice Men were 3rd.
See Results here.


Purcell Set for Hall Of Fame at Irish Life Health Awards
See more here.

Munster Development & Performance Squads

Reminder & Important Information: Munster Development & Performance Squads tomorrow, Saturday 27th October in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Development Squad from 11am to 1pm, 5 euro per athlete. Events covered will be Sprints, Shot Putt, Pole Vault, Long Jump, Middle Distance & Walks. Please note that anyone is welcome to join the Middle Distance group which will meet at 11am at the Stadium with coach Sean Finn and then train up in the CBS grounds. The Walks Development & Performance Squads will take place together at 1pm with coach, Frank Lynch. All events will be covered for the Performance Squad. All Throws for the Performance group will meet up in Borrisokane A.C. Grounds at 1pm (except Shot which is 2.15pm). There is no need to come to the Stadium. The Discus and Shot Putt groups will be taken by Sean Whitney, Discus from 1pm to 2.15pm and Shot Putt from 2.15pm to 3.30pm. Athletes are welcome to do both sessions if they so wish. John Sheehan will take Javelin and John O'Farrell will coach Hammer.

County Tipperary Community Games Cross Country Finals
Thursday 25th October in Thurles Crokes A.C. Grounds
Registration from 6.15pm with first race starting at 7pm
See all the details here.


Win for Tobin at Autumn Cross Country
Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. was the winner of the Men's race at the Athletics Ireland Autumn Open Cross Country in Dublin on Sunday 21st October. His team mates, Kevin & William Maunsell finished 3rd and 6th. Matt Alexander, Coolquill A.C. was 3rd in the M65+ (25.15) & Siobhan O'Doherty, Borrisokane A.C. was 18th in the Senior Women's race (21.48).See AAI Report here.
Results here.


County Juvenile "B" Cross Country Championships
Sunday 4th November in Moyne @ 12 noon
See all the details here.
Closing date for online entries is