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County Award for Tadhg Vaughan, Coolquill A.C.

Tadhg Vaughan, Coolquill A.C. was recently presented with an award from Tipperary County Board in recognition of his outstanding services over the years in his capacity as County Treasurer and Vice Chairman. Congratulations Tadhg on your well deservied award and thanks for all your years of service to Tipperary Athletics.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer


Tipperary Throws Festival
               
The Tipperary County Board will be hosting their Annual Tipperary Throws Festival on Saturday 10th March in Templemore Track with the first event to start at 10am. Your support on the day would be greatly appreciated. Also included in the programme is a 1 Mile race and a 400m for both Women and Men at 12.30pm. Electronic timing will be provided.
See Programme of Events and all other information here.

County Juvenile Indoor Online Entry Now Open

The County Juvenile Indoor Online Entry system is now open. Fees are 2 euro per individual event and 6 euro per relay team. Closing date for entries will be midnight on Wednesday 28th February. See all the details here.  U/9 to U/11 athletes are limited to a maximum of  one track event on the day (ie. sprint or distance) and they have just one field event, the Long Jump. Any problems with online entry, please e-mail info@tipperaryathletics.com for assistance.
U/9 to U/12 Timetable     U/13 to Junior Timetable.

NCAA Results for 8th to 18th February

See here.
Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report.


Kilsheelan 10 Mile Road Race

Sunday 11th March @ 12 noon
See details here.



Healy Heads Team of Four for World Indoors

See AAI report here.

Munster Schools Cross Country Championships 2018

Friday 23rd February in WIT Sports Campus, Carriganore, Waterford. First race gets underway at 12.30pm. See Timetable, Course Map, Directions and other info here.
Good luck to all our athletes and schools who will be taking part.


AAI Coach Injury Prevention Manual
See details here.

Affidea Ireland Junior Endurance Camps
See Report here.

AAI Month End Registrations for January 2018

See details here.

Wins for Cummins & Boland at County Novice Road Championships
The County Novice Road Championships were held on Sunday 18th February in Moyne. The Women's race was won by Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. with silver and bronze for Thurles Crokes A.C. duo Jacorlin Hughes and Nuala Fitzgibbon. Team honours went to Moyne A.C., Clonmel A.C. and Thurles Crokes A.C. Winner of the Men's race was Jimmy Boland, Clonmel A.C. with 2nd and 3rd places for Dundrum A.C. athletes Gareth McGlinchy and Dermot Hayes. Clonmel A.C., Dundrum A.C. and Mooreabbey Milers A.C. took the team prizes. Well done to all.
See PRO Report here. See Results here.


Foster Flies as Records Fall in Abbotstown
See AAI Review and results here from the National Senior Indoor Championships in Abbotstown on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February. Our best performances came from Aoife Delargy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who was 4th in the 800m (2.16.46), Eimear Lynch, Newport A.C. who was 5th in the 200m (27.16) and 4th in 400m Heat (1.01.51) and Ross Alexander, Coolquill A.C. who was 6th in the 5km Walk (26.20.04). Other athletes who competed well but missed out on finals were:- Patrick Lynch, Newport A.C. (6th 60m Heat 7.47), Michael Quilligan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (2nd 400m Heat 51.15), Dan Finnerty, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (3rd 400m Heat 53.00), Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (6th 800m Heat (2.20.23) and Margaret Mary Grace, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (5th 400m Heat 1.02.44).

National Juvenile 2017 Star Awards for Daly, Hayde & Ryan
 

The Athletics Ireland Juvenile Star Awards for 2017 were held in the Tullamore Court Hotel on Saturday 17th February. Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. was awarded the Best Tipperary Athlete for the 4th time and is also a former winner of the Bill Battersby Award for Excellence in Long Jump. Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. won the "Aine Pobjoy Award for Outstanding Performances by an U/16 athlete" while Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. was recognised for her bronze medal win with the Irish 4 x 100m Relay team at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Gyor, Hungary. Congrats to all three athletes on outstanding results for 2017. See AAI Report here.

Munster U/13 to U/19 Indoor Championships

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See Start Lists here.
Any corrections to mossiewoulfe1@gmail.com by 6pm on Tuesday 20th February. Please note that athletes wishing to avail of OPEN ENTRY for the National U/17, U/18 & U/19 Indoor Championships must be entered in the corresponding event for the Munster Indoor Championships.


Medals for Tipp at Irish Universities Indoor Champs

The Irish Universities Indoor Championships were held in AIT International Arena, Athlone on Friday 9th February. Our medal winners on the day were Aoife Delargy, Nenagh Olympic A.C./UCC who won gold in the 800m (2.17.10) with silver medals for Paul White, Nenagh Olympic A.C./UL in the 400m (48.07), Tom Hennessy, Nenagh Olympic A.C./UL in the 800m (1.57.48) & Evan Lynch, Clonmel A.C./UL in the 2km Walk (8.14.62. Relay medals were won by Dan Finnerty & Oisin Fitzpatrick, Nenagh Olympic A.C./Carlow I.T. (gold Men's 4 x 200m Relay), Michael Quilligan, Nenagh Olympic A.C./DCU (2nd  Men's 4 x 200m Relay) & Deirbhile Ryan, Nenagh Olympic A.C./UL (3rd Women's 4 x 200m Relay). Other results from the day - Darren Dunne, Nenagh Olympic A.C./UL (5th 3km 8.33.49), Deirbhile Ryan (4th HJ 1.55m & 5th Shot 10.88m), Nuala Fitzgibbon, Thurles Crokes A.C./TCD (9th 3km 11.05.89), Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C./DCU (11th 1500m 4.52.46), Margaret Mary Grace, Nenagh Olympic A.C./UL (5th heat 400m 62.01 & 5th SF 800m 2.50.04), Oisin Fitzpatrick, Nenagh Olympic A.C./Carlow I.T. (8th 60mH), Dan Finnerty, Nenagh Olympic A.C./Carlow I.T. (7th heat 60m 7.43 & 3rd heat 400m 52.68), Darren Prout, Carrick-On-Suir A.C./LIT (3rd heat 400m 51.70), Michael Quilligan (5th heat 60m 7.33) & Patrick Lynch, Newport A.C./UL (7th heat 60m 7.59).
See Full results here.


Awesome Weekend in Store in Abbotstown

See AAI preview of Irish Life Health National Senior Indoor Champs here.

GT5k Series 2018 Launched
See details here.

County Novice Road Championships - ENTRY DETAILS

Sunday 18th February in Moyne @ 12 noon
We are still experiencing problems with AAI and PRIMO for the online entry system which is not open yet. Can all Clubs just send your entries on an Excel Spreadsheet to info@tipperaryathletics.com (to include name, club, date of birth & registration number). If the online system becomes operational before Sunday, Clubs will be notified and can also complete and pay for their entries online then. If not, payment on the day will be fine.


Silver for Moore at National Intermediate Cross Country Champs


A big congratulations to Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. who won silver at the Irish Life Health National Intermediate Cross Country Championships in Clarinbridge, Co. Galway on Sunday 11th February. See AAI Review & Results here.

Tipp Men Win Bronze with Dundrum A.C. Taking Home Silver

The winning streak continued for Tipperary at the Irish Life Health National Masters Cross Country Championships in Clarinbridge with the Tipperary 0/50 Men's team taking home bronze in the Inter-County competitions. Our team on the day was Dermot Hayes, Dundrum A.C. (27th), Tom Blackburn, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. (72nd), Willie O'Donoghue, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. (96th), Tommy Byrnes, Dundrum A.C. (142nd), Bernard Feery, Fethard A.C. (143rd) & Damian Holian, Mooreabbey Milers A.C. (173rd). Dundrum A.C. Men's 0/50 team went one better when they won silver in the Inter-Club competitions with their team of Dermot Hayes, Tommy Byrnes, Michael Moore (183rd) & Tony Delaney (201st). Congrats to all and to our County Team Manager, John Moore.
See AAI Review & results here.


National Silver for Nenagh Olympic A.C.

Congrats to coach Sean Finn and his Nenagh Olympic A.C. Boys U/14 team of Luke Purcell, Cian Hodgins,  Sean Hayes & Tom Walshe who won silver at the Irish Life Health National Juvenile Inter-Club Cross Country Relay Championships in Clarinbridge, Co. Galway on Sunday 11th February.  Well done also to Sophie Coughlan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (7th Girls U/11 race), Orla Ryan, Dundrum A.C. (12th Girls U/13 race) & Dara Kennedy, Newport A.C. (9th Boys U/13 race) who were our 3 individual medal winners at the National Juvenile "B" Cross Country Championships at the same venue in Clarinbridge.
See AAI Review and Results here.

Munster U/9 to U/11 Indoor Championships
Well done to our medal winners at the Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th February. Our gold medal winners were Jack Carroll, Templemore A.C. (Boys U/12 60m) & Sam O'Sullivan, Clonmel A.C. (Boys U/14 Walk). Silver medals were won by Jay O'Gorman, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (Boys U/10 LJ), Charlie Tobin, Newport A.C. (Boys U/11 600m), Colm Ryan, Newport (Boys U/10 500m), Emma Kennedy, Borrisokane A.C. (Girls U/11 LJ), Rebecca Kavanagh, Templemore A.C. (Girls U/11 Shot) & Grainne O'Connor, Clonmel A.C. (Girls U/15 Walk). Bronze medals went to Daire O'Donnell, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Boys U/12 600m), Sarah McGinley, Moyne A.C. (Girls U/11 Shot), Ellen Houze, Clonmel A.C. (Girls U/15 Walk) & Aaron McLaughlin, Moyne A.C. (Boys U/14 Walk).
See  results here:    Girls    Boys  

Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships - Important Information

See Housekeeping Rules here which includes parking arrangements at the stadium. Please circulate to all your applicable Club members. See heat qualification criteria for the 60m here. Munster Indoor Rules can be found here. Both the Girls and Boys U/12 High Jump competitions will take place on Saturday as per the timetable. Due to the National Cross Country Relays in Galway on Sunday 11th, the Boys U/12 600m will be held over until 1.30pm.

East  Munster Schools Cross Country Championships
See Results here.
The first 15 individuals and the first 4 teams in each age category for Girls and Boys now qualify for the Munster Schools Cross Country Championships in WIT Sports Campus, Carriganore, Co. Waterford on Friday 23rd February.


West Will be Awake for Cross Country Action

See AAI Preview, timetable and start lists here.

Do You Want to Win 500 Euro of Athletics Equipment for Your Club
See more here.

Munster Schools Indoor Games 2018

Tuesday 6th March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
All details have gone out to all Munster Schools.
See all the details here.

NCAA Indoor Early February results

See report here.
Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report.


Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer

Jack Blackburn, Mooreabbey, Galbally (1867 - 1942)
Ned Fogarty, Sopwell, Cloughjordan (1926 - 2006)
Jack Holloway, Cappauniac, Bansha (1878 - 1950)
Charles Carr, Ballybeg, Newcastle (1867 - 1904)

County AGM 2018
See list of our County Officers for 2018 here.
See updated County Bye-Laws here.

Barr and Healy Shine at AAI Games on a Busy Weekend
Well done to Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (400m 56.61), Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (9.48m Shot), Jack Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (14.56m Shot), Eimear Lynch, Newport A.C. (400m 1.00.67), Patrick Lynch, Newport A.C. (60m 7.31), Margaret Mary Grace, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (400m 1.03.11), Robert Kennedy, Templemore A.C. (800m 2.05.27), Robert Bennett, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (200m 22.61 & Michael Quilligan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (400m 51.08) who all represented the County on the day.
See more here.

Purchase Tickets for National Senior Indoor Championships

See more here.

Sean Tobin Breaks His Old High School Record in Mile at Millrose Games NY

Sean Tobin, Clonmel A.C. opened the day at the Millrose Games in New York with a 4th place finish in the invitational mile, running an all-time collegiate best time of 3.58.28 to break his own school record of 3.59.91 from the 2014 season. Tobin was steady with around a 59 second split at each 400m, keeping pace with a tight bunch in the top 4 spots. Tobin, who earned All-American honours in the cross country season with a 12th place finish at the NCAA Championships, now ranks No. 5 nationally in the mile in his first race of the indoor season. His all time career best however is 3.57.00 which was run out of season last summer in Ireland for a third place finish at the Cork City Sports Meet.

See more NCAA Early Indoor results here. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the report.


Thurles Crokes Tops at County Road Relay Championships

The County Road Relay Championships were held in Clonoulty on Sunday 4th February. Thurles Crokes A.C. scored a double win in the Women's and Men's "A" categories with Mooreabbey Milers A.C. and Moyne A.C. winning the Women's and Men's "B" section and Mooreabbey Milers A.C. Men winning the "C" section.
See Results here.

Munster U/9 to U/12 Start Lists
See here.
Any corrections to Mossie Woulfe at mossiewoulfe1@gmail.com by 6pm on Wednesday 7th February.

Nenagh Olympic A.C. Finish 4th at National Indoor League
Congrats to the Nenagh Olympic A.C. Men's team who finished in 4th place on 45 points just 3 points adrift of Donore Harriers A.C. in 3rd in their first Senior Indoor League Final. Team members were Michael Quilligan, Daren Dunne, Paul White, Tom Hennessy, Oisin Fitzpatrick, Joseph McEvoy, Mark Tierney, Dan Finnerty & Rob Bennett.
See AAI Review and results here.

Templemore Fit4Life 4 Mile Track & Trail Run

Sunday 25th February @ 11am
 See details here.


DCH & Clonliffe Favourites to Retain Indoor League Titles
See more here.

AAI Indoor Games

See Provisional Entry List and Timetable here.
Barr to star in AAI Games. See Preview here.

Munster Athletics AGM - Reminder
Tipperary Athletics County Board are hosting the Munster Athletics AGM this Saturday, 3rd February in the Horse & Jockey Hotel at 12 noon. Can all Clubs please try to send at least 1 representative to the AGM.
See Munster Juvenile PRO Report here.


2018 Athletics Meets for Throwers
See here.

Adeleke and Neville Light Up Athlone
The Irish Life Health National Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships were held in AIT, Athlone on Sunday 28th January. There were silver medals for Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (Junior 400m 56.77), & Jack Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Junior Shot Putt 12.79m) with bronze for Aoife Delargy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U/23 800m 2.15.13), Deirbhile Ryan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U/23 Shot Putt 10.59m) & Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Junior High Jump 1.90m). Other Tipperary athletes who competed well were Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (4th U/23 800m 2.17.01), Fiona Hennessy, Templemore A.C. (4th Junior Shot Putt 9.14m), Adam O'Dwyer, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (5th Junior Pole Vault 3.60m) & Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (9th Junior Pole Vault 2.70m). Robert Kennedy, Templemore A.C. ran 2.07.99 in the U/23 800m to finish 7th in his heat  but did not progress to the final.
See AAI Review and results from National Junior & U/23 Championships here.

Updated Statistics - Roll of Honour
See here.

AAI Year End Registrations 2017
See here.

Ireland's Next Generation Set for Athlone

See AAI Preview, Start List and Timetable for National Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships here.

Online Entry is Now Open for National Masters, Intermediate, Juvenile B & Juvenile Relay Cross Country Championships
See all the details here.

Online Entry is Now Open for the AAI Indoor Games

See all the details here.

Munster U/13 to U/19 Indoor Online Entry Now Open

See Timetable here. All details regarding online here.
Closing date for entries is midnight on Friday 16th February.
Any problems with online entry, please e-mail ahoey@munsterathletics.com.


County Tipperary Star Awards 2017

A very successful 3rd Annual County Tipperary Star Awards were held on Saturday 13th January 2018 in the Horse & Jockey Hotel. Congratulations to all our awards winner on the night. See List of Award Winners here.
Awards Booklet here.       See Photos here.

Munster Senior & Masters Indoors

A number of athletes were left short on medals at the Munster Senior & Masters Indoors. These medals are being ordered. If any other athlete did not receive/collect their medal, please email indoorsecretary@munsterathletics.com to make arrangements by 6pm Monday 29th January.

Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Online Entry Now Open

Please note that the Munster Juvenile Walks will also be incorporated in these Championships on Sunday 11th February.
See Timetable here. All details regarding online here.
Closing date for entries is midnight on Friday 2nd February.
Any problems with online entry, please e-mail ahoey@munsterathletics.com.

County Road Relay Championships
Sunday 4th February in Clonoulty @ 12 noon
Entry on the day, 12 euro per team.
Distances for both Women and Men are 800m, 1500m, 800m & 3km.


Irish Athletes Based in US

See updated list for 2018 here.
Keep up to date with all their results here.
Our thanks to Brother John Dooley, AAI Liaison for US Based Athletes, for all the information.

History of Tipperary Athletes By Michael O'Dwyer

Martin Egan, Attifineen, Shanaglish, Gort, Co. Galway (1920 - 2006)
Mick Cleary, Behamore, Cloughjordan (1927 - 2011)
Pat Hackett, Lanespark, Ballynonty (1908 - 1994)
Tom Fanning, Gortreagh, Loughmore (1904 - 1981)


Irish Life Health National Junior & U/23 Championships

Sunday 28th January 2018 in AIT International Arena.
Provisional Entry List here. See Timetable here. 

AAI Juvenile Competition Booklet 2018
See here.

Munster Juvenile Indoor Competition Booklet 2018
See here.

Munster Juvenile Inter-Club Indoor Relay Championships

Sunday 21st January 2018 in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
Tipperary was represented by teams for Nenagh Olympic A.C. (1 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze), Templemore A.C. (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze), Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (3 bronze) and Moyne A.C. (1 bronze)
The first 3 teams from U/12 to U/19 have qualified for the National Juvenile Indoor Relay Championships in AIT on Sunday 11th March. Can all Clubs please confirm their team names to tfsecretary@munsterathletics.com by return as all entries for National have to come through the Munster Juvenile Secretary.
See Link to Photos here.  See updated results here.

Host Clubs Wanted for 2018 Summer Camp Programme
See details here.

Apply for Irish Schools Team Manager Positions
See all the details here.

National Combined Events Indoor Championships
Well done to Alex Reynolds, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who was 5th in the Boys U/15 competition finishing on 1933 points.
See AAI Review and results here.

Munster Juvenile Indoor Walks Championships - Revised Date

The date for the Munster Juvenile Indoor Walks has been changed. They will now take place with the Munster U/9 to U/12 Indoor Championships on Sunday 11th February at 2pm in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. See Revised Timetable here.

Combined Events To Kick Off 2018

See AAI Preview, Start Lists and Timetable here.

Munster Juvenile Indoor Relays

Sunday 21st January 2018 in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See Start Lists here. Any errors/omissions to Mossie Woulfe at mossiewoulfe1@gmail.com.

Latest Report from US on Early NCAA Indoor Results
See here. Our thanks to Brother John Dooley for the results.

Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Championships

These Championships were held on Sunday 14th January in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Tipp athletes were in great form winning 70 medals (38 gold, 19 silver & 13 bronze) & setting new 9 Championship Best Performances. Hazel Galloway, Clonmel A.C. scored double records in the F60 60m & 200m, Edel Delaney, Moyne A.C. & Esme Alexander, Coolquill A.C. both came home with 400m records in the F35 & F55 categories with Dermot Hayes, Dundrum A.C. taking double records in the M50 1500m & 3km and Darren Dunne, Nenagh Olympic A.C. taking a record in the U/23 Men's 3km. In the Field Events, Noel Monteith, Borrisokane A.C. set a new record in the M70 Shot Putt along with Micheal O'Beirne, Dundrum A.C. in the M85 Weight for Distance.
See Tipp Results here. See Updated Results here.

Irish Team Selected for Armagh International Road Race

See details here.

Provisional Entry List & Timetable for National Combined Events

See here.

Fionnuala Captains Team Europe to Victory at Edinburgh
See AAI Review here.

Indoor League 2018
See AAI Review and results here.

Tipperary AGM and County Star Awards Night

Our County AGM takes place this Saturday, 13th January in the Horse & Jockey Hotel at 3pm. It will be followed by our County Star Awards Night in the same venue at 8pm. Refreshments will be served from 7pm onwards. Congratulations to all our Award Winners,  we hope everyone enjoys the night. See Awards Booklet here.
See Award Winners here.

Munster Juvenile Inter-Club Relay Championships
Sunday 21st January 2018 in Nenagh Indoor Stadium @ 11am
See Timetable here.
Closing date for online entry is midnight on Wednesday 17th January. Entry through your Club portal at this link - https://sso.primoevents.com/sso/
Please note that all Relays from U/12 to U/19 have to compete at the Munster Championships and qualify to be eligible to compete at National level.  There are no open entries to National in the Juvenile Inter-Club Relays. 


Munster Senior & Masters Start Lists
See here.
Any errors/omissions to indoorsecretary@munsterathletics.com
by midnight Thursday January 11th. A reminder that masters are limited to 4 events. No new entries or entry changes will be accepted on Sunday. A reminder that the programme has changed. See Revised programme below.

Revised Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Timetable
Sunday 14th January in Nenagh Indoor Stadium
See here.

Super Second for Hayde at Celtic International XC
Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. continued her winning streak when she came home in 2nd place in the Girls U/17 race at the Celtic International on Saturday 6th January. Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. had another great run in the Senior Men's race to finish 9th in 24.34 and 2nd home for Ireland.
See AAI Review and Results here.




Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Update
The PROGRAMMEfor this competition has been REVISED. The warm up area in Nenagh is currently unavailable so the programme has been revised to allow the outside track be available for warm up in the morning and part of the centre track will be available for warm up in the afternoon. Placings in the Senior 60m race will now be decided based on times. 
ONLINE ENTRY - If a Club is having difficulty with online entry, please e-mail entries to indoorsecretary@munsterathletics.com by midnight on Tuesday (January 9th). Late entries will be refused. 

Records for Alexander, Cummins & Lynch at Munster Junior & U/23 Indoors

The Munster Junior & U/23 Indoor Championships took place on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th January in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Congrats to Evan Lynch, Clonmel A.C. & Ross Alexander, Coolquill A.C. who both set records in the Senior (13.13.39) & 0/35 Walks (14.58.88) and to Ciara Cummins, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who set a new record of 2.19.36 in the Junior Women's 800m. Other gold medal winners for Tipperary were Fiona Hennessy, Templemore A.C. (Junior Shot), Deirbhile Ryan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U/23 Shot), Roseann Fitzgerald, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (Junior 200m), Joseph McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Junior HJ), Conor Ryan, Templemore A.C. (Junior 800m) & Darren Dunne, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (U/23 800m). Silver medals were won by Jack Pender, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (Junior 400m) Aaron Quigley, Nenagh Olympic A.C (U/23 800m), Adam O'Dwyer, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Junior Pole Vault) & Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. (Junior 200m & 400m).
Junior & U/23     Walks
Photos : Day 1   Day 2

Munster Juvenile & Youth Pentatlon Results
These Championships were held in Nenagh Indoor Stadium on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th January. Congrats to our best scorers over the weekend, Michael Ryan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. who was our only medal winner taking home bronze in the Boys U/11 competition finishing on 863 points  with both Ceola Bergin, Templemore A.C. and Alex Reynolds, Nenagh Olympic A.C. 4th in the Girls U/13 and Boys U/15 competitions. Well done also to the following athletes who competed very well: Girls U/11 - Rebecca Kavanagh (5th), Kate Nevin (8th) & Eimear Hennessy (11th) Templemore A.C.; Ellie McEvoy, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (8th Girls U/14); Dylan Bergin, Templemore A.C. (7th Boys U/11); Liam O'Callaghan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (5th Boys U/12); Kieran Proven (7th) & Shane Aherne (9th) Clonmel A.C. in Boys U/13; Boys U/14 - Killian Bergin, Templemore A.C. (5th), Matthew Hardy, Borrisokane A.C. (6th), Dylan Carroll, Templemore A.C. (7th) & Michael Aherne, Clonmel A.C. (8th);  Ben Connolly, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (5th Boys U/15).
Girls Results   Boys Results

Munster Juvenile & Youth Pentathlon Championships
See Provisional Start Lists here. Any errors/omissions to mossiewoulfe1@gmail.com by tomorrow (Friday) 2pm. All athletes must be registered for 2018 in order to be able to compete in this competition. No entries will be taken on the day.

Munster Junior, U/23 & Walks Indoor Championships

See Provisional Start Lists here. Any errors/omissions to indoorsecretary@munsterathletics.com by tomorrow (Friday) 6pm. All athletes must be registered for 2018 in order to be able to compete in this competition. No entries will be taken on the day.

Munster Senior & Master Indoor Championships

To enter these Championships, please go to this link (https://sso.primoevents.com/sso/) and enter your new Club login details to proceed.

County Senior Road & Cross Country Points Table 2017

See here.

Munster Entries for the Weekend
If you haven't done so already and you cannot access the online registration and entry system, can all Clubs please get their Juvenile/Youth Pentathlon entries to Mossie Woulfe at mossiewoulfe1@gmail.com and their Junior, U/23 and Walks entries to Padraig Kelly at indoorsecretary@munsterathletics.com by tomorrow (Friday) 2pm at the latest.
Start Lists will be published here shortly.

UPDATE on Entries for Munster Competitions 

AAI have resolved the entry issues now. Please note that for the Junior/U/23 & Pentathlon Championships, Clubs have to login and access these through the new Portal system (https://sso.primoevents.com/sso/or you can find same link at the end of the Junior & U/23 Entry Form).  Competition Entry Links are below-
Junior/U23 & Pentathlon & Walks competition:

https://events.athleticsireland.ie/ps/event/MunsterJunior23Women2018

Senior & Masters Indoor Championships
https://events.athleticsireland.ie/ps/event/MunsterIndoorChampionships2018

Successful Day at County Senior & Masters Indoor Champs

The County Senior & Master Indoor Championships took place on Sunday 31st December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Over 90 athletes took part in a variety of events from Senior to O/85 age categories with our oldest athlete, Micheal O'Beirne, Dundrum A.C. winning double gold in the 0/85 Shot & Weight for Distance and our youngest competitor, Anna Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. winning treble gold in the Senior Women's Long Jump, High Jump and Shot Putt. The Alexander family from Coolquill A.C. made it a family affair with Ross winning the 0/35 Walk, his Mam Esme taking gold in the 0/55 300m and 600m and his Dad, Matt winning gold in the 0/60 800m, 1500m & Shot Putt. Many thanks to all the athletes who turned out to compete on the day and to all who assisted in the running of the competition.
Photos  See Results here.

Famous Tipperary Athlete Series by Michael O'Dwyer
John O'Doherty, Sologheadbeg (1909 - 1970)
Tom Kiely, Ballyneale, Carrick-On-Suir (1869 - 1951)

County Senior & Masters Points Table for 2017

See here.

County Juvenile Cross Country Points Tables for 2017
Juvenile       Juvenile B

Tobin Wins MSD 4 Miler in Course Record


460 runners took to the start line at the annual St. Stephen's Day 4 Miler hosted by Clonmel A.C. Sean Tobin won the race in a course record of 18.34 with Brian Maher, Kilkenny City Harriers A.C. in 2nd (18.51) & Clonmel A.C. brothers Kevin & William Maunsell in 3rd & 4th places in 18.54 & 18.57 with Kevin Moore, Dundrum A.C. in 7th place (19.39). Lizzie Lee, Leevale A.C. was the first woman home in a course record of 21.32.
Video here. See race report
here. Race Results here.  Photos here and here.


County Tipperary Star Award Winners for 2017

The County Star Awards Night will take place in the Horse & Jockey Hotel on Saturday 13th January. More details will be available shortly. Congratulations to our 2017 award winners.
See List of Winners here

AAI Online Registration and Entry System for 2018

Please note that there are still problems logging into this system. AAI and Primo Solutions are working on the issues but the resolution date is unknown. For the County Senior & Masters Indoor Championships, Clubs may send their entries on an excel spreadsheet to info@tipperaryathletics.com and pay their entry fees on the day when collecting numbers. Please include athlete's name, club, date of birth, 2017 registration number and events. If the system becomes operational in the meantime, Clubs will be notified and entries can be completed online as normal.

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. All Discus, Javelin and Hammer throwers should go directly to Borrisokane Athletics Ground. The Walks Development Squad will take place from 1pm to 3pm with the Walks Performance Squad.


County Indoor and T&F Points for 2017
Indoor Points Table     T&F Points Table

Munster Star Award Winners for 2017 announced.

Congratulations to our Tipperary athletes and Clubs who will all be receiving awards at the Munster Star Awards Banquet in March. Award winners are Miriam Daly, Carrick-On-Suir A.C. & Sean Carolan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Tipperary T&F Winners), Daniel Ryan, Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. (Munster Junior Male), Deirbhile Ryan, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Munster U/23 Female), Robert Bennett, Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Munster Senior Male), Genieve Rowland, Templemore A.C. (Munster Master Female), Nenagh Olympic A.C. (Munster Junior/Senior Indoor Club), Aimee Hayde, Newport A.C. (Tipperary Cross Country) & Miriam Daly, Sharlene Mawdsley, Newport A.C. & Kevin Maunsell, Clonmel A.C. (Achievement Awards).
The Munster Star Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday 3rd March 2018 in the Auburn Lodge, Ennis, Co. Clare.
See all Munster Award Winners here.


The Night Run is Back for 2018
See all the details here.

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